Category Archives: Sports

Batter up at Monches

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Batter up at Monches by Fr. Lincoln F. Whelan transcribed by Michael R. Reilly, July 24, 2017 A conjunction of the baseball stars (and lesser satellites) made 1972 a real diamond jubilee for the old ball game at Monches. Their championship in the Land O’ Lakes league was the frosting and foam on the celebration cake and fixings. Here the… Read more »

North Lake Sports and the Reign of the Stapletons

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North Lake Sports and the Reign of the Stapletons by Martin Weber and Joe Daley, 1960 Transcribed by Michael R. Reilly, July 24, 2017 with notes added In the late twenties and thirties, the line-ups for baseball and basketball were jam-packed with the Stapletons. For many years the basketball team was made up entirely of Stapletons. The first time that… Read more »

Chargers Athletic Programs: Hamilton High School: Coaches

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  Chargers Athletic Program Coaches at Hamilton High School transcribed and edited by Michael R. Reilly last updated07/25/2009 “Grove era ends at HHS” by John Tindall, Sussex Sun Staff Writer, December 11, 2001, pages 1, and 8. Am institution on the gridiron and in the classroom has taken his fianl snap with the end of the 2001 high school football… Read more »

Hamilton High School Briefs

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Posted: June 2, 2009 Hamilton student peace essay wins Hamilton High School senior Andrea Salus earned honorable mention in the 2008-09 United States Institute of Peace National Peace Essay Contest for her essay on crimes against humanity. One first place and one honorable mention from each state were selected from more than 1,000 student applicants. The institute is a nonprofit… Read more »

Chargers Athletic Programs: Hamilton High School

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Press box planned for football stadium Source: Living Sussex Sun, June 23, 2009 People attending events at the Grove Athletic Stadium at Hamilton High School next season will soon notice a new facility on its north side behind the visitors’ bleachers: a 500-square-foot press box. The Sussex Lions Club has committed $55,000 to the project and the Hamilton Athletic Booster… Read more »

Sussex sports year in review: 2010 By JR Radcliffe

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Sussex sports year in review: 2010 By JR Radcliffe Posted: Living Sussex Sun, Dec. 28, 2010  The 2010 calendar year in Sussex was characterized by some fine showings on the track, with a state title and silver medal by the girls sprint relay contingent, as well as some powerful showings in the distance department. A look at some of the… Read more »

Land O’ Lakes Baseball Western Division Final Standings 1997-2013

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  Land O’ Lakes Baseball Western Division Final Standings 1997-2013 Plus 2006 Tri County Standings 2006-2013 1997 LOL West Standings   W L Percentage Hartland Oilers 16 2 .889 Lannon Stonemen 16 2 .889 Menomonee Falls Lakers 12 6 .667 Oconomowoc Five Os 12 6 .667 Sussex Cardinals 8 10 .444 Monches Irish 6 11 .353 Merton Amvets 6 11… Read more »

Martin C. Weber, Father of Land O’ Lakes Baseball

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Merton News Living Lake Country Reporter, Posted: Sept. 18, 2008 LOL memorial Through the efforts of theLand O’ Lakes Old Timers Association and the Weber family, a new memorial in memory of Martin C. Weber Sr. and Martin C. Weber Jr. has been erected at the entrance to the hardball field at Merton’s Firemen’s Park. The public is invited to… Read more »

Barney Joecks – Lannon Groundskeeper, Scorekeeper

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Lannon Contributor Barney Joecks from the collection of Sussex Village Historian Fred H. Keller Posted: Living Sussex Sun, Dec. 27, 2011 Barney Joecks a volunteer groundskeeper is an honored man in the Village of Lannon. He died at age 50 in 1962 and 2012 will mark the 50th anniversary of his death and also the anniversary of the village and… Read more »

John Lutz – LOL Hall of Fame Inductee

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Do-it-all-player Lutz to be enshrined Sunday Hall of Fame inductee played many seasons with Lannon in LOL By CHRIS SCHUCK Posted:Living Sussex Sun. Nov. 3, 2009 ]]> Submitted Photo John Lutz lunges for a ball while playing baseball in 1983. Following in your father’s footsteps isn’t easy. Especially when your father is in the Old Time Ball Players Association Wisconsin… Read more »