Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Grant Menard, Rashadeem Gray and Jake Taylor all committed to Division I college athletic programs Wednesday.
Three Whitefish Bay senior athletes will move on to NCAA Division I athletic programs after graduating in the spring. Grant Menard formally committed to Drake University, a Division I football team in Des Moines, IA. Menard, who was named First Team All-North Shore Conference, had a 55 percent pass completion rate this year, finding a receiver on 66 of his 121 attempts for a total of 1,100 yards, according to WisSports. In his junior year, he completed 45 of his 109 attempts for a total of 744 yards. He's also a strong runner, with 247 rushing yards this year and 98 yards his junior year. Menard also plays basketball and baseball. Rashadeem Gray, who verbally committed to North Dakota last month, signed a letter of intent today to play for…
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The Whitefish Bay senior defender was also named to the West team for the High School All-American soccer game in Alabama next month.
Whitefish Bay soccer player Jake Taylor has been recognized as the best high school soccer player in the state and one of the top 40 players in the country. Taylor, a defender, is one of 40 high school seniors from across the country to be named to the the second annual High School All-American Soccer Game in Birmingham, AL on Dec. 8. He will play on the West team, along with Marquette University High School's Alex McBride, Taylor's teammate on the Bavarian Soccer Club U18 team. Taylor, who has committed to play at Marquette University next year, is looking forward to playing in the All-American game. "I was so honored to be selected out of all the soccer players in the country," Taylor said. "There's going to be a lot of players there, so…
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Brookfield East won the sectional final by defeating Whitefish Bay in a shoot out after two overtime periods.
After two overtime periods with a tied score of 2-2, Saturday night's Division I sectional finals came down to a penalty kick shootout between Brookfield East and Whitefish Bay. Brookfield East won the penalty kick shootout 4-2, sending Brookfield East to its third consecutive WIAA state tournament.
Friday, October 19, 2012
With a 6-0 win over Cedarburg Thursday night, Bay will now have to duke it out with Brookfield East to see which team advances to the state tournament.
Whitefish Bay comfortably shut out North Shore rival Cedarburg Thursday night, but they didn't let their large lead tamper down their aggression on the field. With the 6-0 win in an important sectional semifinal game, the Blue Dukes (14-5-2) are just one win away from the state tournament, and Cedarburg ends its season with a record of 11-5-3. Bay started scoring as soon as six minutes into the game, with a shot from Ian Haupt assisted by TJ Schmid. Just a couple minutes later, Jack Menard scored off an assist from Griffin Kerwin. Forward Paul Gwidt, a junior, scored the next two, with assists from Jack Menard and Joey Davey. Despite their first-half lead, Bay played strong until the end of the match. Andy Krugler scored with an assist …
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Whitefish Bay faced Cedarburg in regional play Thursday night.
xxxxxxxxxx The Blue Dukes, 13-5-2 according to WisSports.net. Cedarburg, which like Whitefish Bay finished 5-2 in the conference, is 11-5-2 overall. The winner of this match faces the winner of Thursday’s match between Brookfield East and Menomonee Falls on Saturday for a trip to state. East is ranked 10th in the state in the latest coaches poll; Whitefish Bay and Menomonee Falls each received honorable mention.
Friday, August 31, 2012
The Whitefish Bay boys squad improves to a record of 5-1-2 after a 2-0 win against Tosa East Thursday night.
The Blue Dukes captured their fifth victory of the season with a win over Wauwatosa East in Sheldon Lubar Stadium Thursday night. With the win over the Raiders, the team's record improves to 5-1-2. Earlier in the week, on Tuesday night, the Blue Dukes bested Cedarburg with a single goal from TJ Schmid. Earlier in the season, on Aug. 17, the Blue Dukes tied Marquette High, the top-ranked team in the state. Andrew Lee, the team's new head coach, said this year's team is stacked with talented juniors and seniors, but also has two sophomores on varsity. He said the team is prepared for a big year, as he has seen them improve gradually over the last eight games. "I think the expectations are pretty high, and the players have some high …
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
With a 10-0 win over Milwaukee Pulaski, Bay's kickers will face off against Milwaukee Bradley Tech Thursday afternoon.
Whitefish Bay defeated Milwaukee Pulaski 10-0 on Tuesday in the first round of the WIAA Division 1 boys soccer regional. The match was shortened to 60 minutes due to the margin, according to the WIAA website. On Thursday, the Blue Dukes — seeded second in their sectional — face Bradley Tech. The tournament continues next Tuesday and Thursday; Whitefish Bay is hoping to reach the sectional final against top-ranked Marquette. The sectional winner receives one of eight berths in the state tournament at Uihlein Soccer Park in Madison.