It’s been a year since former Kenosha residents Amber and Steve Lemke guided the Stephen F. Austin bowling team to an NCAA Division I national championship.
And this weekend, the Lemkes have a chance to defend that crown.
The seemingly never-ending spring rainstorms in the area have slowed the high school spring and baseball seasons — actually, ground them to a halt for the time being.
The UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team finds itself in familiar territory as the postseason approaches — and Indian Trail graduate Andre Brown is right in the middle of the action.
Former Central volleyball standout Danielle Rampart and her Winona (Minn.) State teammates enjoyed more than their fair share of success this season.
In fact, the Warriors ended the campaign in the school’s record books.
Reuther graduate Denzel Smith won’t need a winter coat and gloves where he’s headed.
The former Silver Lake College men’s basketball standout left frigid Wisconsin this week for the 80-degree temperatures and sunny beaches of Brazil.
There certainly isn’t any shortage of former Wilmot girls basketball players competing in college this winter.
The collegiate volleyball season for a former Kenosha County standout will last at least one more night.
Former Central volleyball standout Danielle Rampart and her Winona State teammates are enjoying one success after another this fall.
And it doesn’t appear they’re quite done yet.
Playing on the national stage is nothing new for former Tremper tennis standout Megan Humphreys.
Former Bradford boys tennis standout Michael Savaglio recently put the finishing touches on an impressive collegiate career.
And that was both on the court and in the classroom as well.
The Humphreys siblings are at it again.
Both Jake and Megan Humphreys, former Tremper tennis standouts, recently landed berths in this weekend’s NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Tennis Championships in Kalamazoo, Mich.
Christian Life graduate Brie Tennyson’s name is all over the Judson University’s softball record book — and just has one more to get as her senior season is coming to a close.
For the second time this spring, a Kenosha native was in the middle of a national bowling championship.
The path toward an NCAA Division I national bowling championship took Stephen F. Austin University to New Jersey last weekend.
But it began in Kenosha long before that for head coach Amber Lemke and her assistant and husband Steve. (The Lemkes are Tremper graduates. Amber’s maiden name is Griffin.)
The brother-sister combination of Jake and Megan Humphreys is making plenty of noise this spring at UW-Whitewater.
And it’s not just locally where the two former Tremper tennis standouts are excelling — they’re currently among the best collegiate players in NCAA Division III.
Tremper graduate Danielle Riggins was a major contributor to Iowa Central’s recent National Junior College Athletic Association Indoor Track and Field championship.
The sophomore, who led Tremper to consecutive WIAA Division-1 titles in 2013 and 2014, won the 60-meter hurdles in 8.5 seconds in the meet at Winston Salem, N.C.
A pair of Kenosha County freshmen recently teamed to help the Madison College baseball team to a spring break road victory in Arizona last week.
Bradford graduate Jackie Baldwin had a stellar showing for the NCAA Division I Jacksonville University track and field team in the Atlantic Sun Conference Indoor Championships over the weekend in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Shoreland Lutheran graduate Taylor Bahr has been instrumental in the Wisconsin Lutheran College women’s basketball team winning its last six games and moving into a tie for first place in the 12-team Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference.
During the six-game winning streak, the 6-foot senior forward has averaged 11 points on 53 percent shooting (27-of-51), 7.5 rebounds, 2.7 steals and 2.0 assists per contest.
Bradford graduate Michael Savaglio is poised to close out his collegiate tennis career at Valparaiso on a high note.
In the recent Horizon League preseason poll, the Crusaders were picked first along with defending champion Green Bay. Both teams picked up four first-place votes and 46 total points. It was Valpo’s highest preseason ranking since joining the conference.
Central graduate Abbie Reeves couldn’t have asked for a better start to her senior season with the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team.
The 5-foot-8 guard, a starter in all 11 games, is averaging a team-high 11.5 points and the Warhawks are 11-0 — the program’s first unblemished record entering Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play since the 2007-08 season.