Author Archive for seymour

Elementary numbers still growing at Shiocton

Some late arrivals have made the Shiocton school population a bit larger. First-week numbers show an elementary and middle school student body of 580. That is up 23 from last year at the same time and up 35 from two…

Center Valley’s one-room schoolhouse on national, state lists

he Center Valley School has been named to the Wisconsin and national registers of historic places

By Ray Barrington, reporter It’s obvious at first glance that the restored Center Valley School is historic. Now, it’s official. The one-room school, remodeled to its original look as a living museum, has been listed on the state and national…

Independent candidates have tough time

Independent Wisconsin governor candidates James James (right) and Jim Langer (center), and Langer’s wife get a tour of the Good Shepherd facilities from Director Deb Captain. - Photo by Rick Cohler

“When I decided to run for governor as an independent, people warned me it would be an uphill battle – it’s more like running into a brick wall,” James James, of Spring Green, one of two independent candidates for governor,…

Thunder volleyball opens strong

Seymour’s Rachael Behnke gets ready to spike the ball past  Beaver Dam’s Brittany Bleich (7) and Meagan Mazur during the Sept. 7 triangular. - Photo by Ray Barrington

The Seymour volleyball team started its season by going 3-1 at Southern Door on Aug. 25. “Having graduated a majority of its starters from the past two years, this year’s inexperienced team has already proven they are determined to do…

Two swimmers post quadrangular wins

Leisha Abel tackles the backstroke leg of the 200 individual medley during Sept. 7 swimming meet action at the Aquatic Center. - Photo by Ray Barrington

By Melissa Maass Student reporter On Tuesday, Aug. 24, the Seymour Swim Team participated in the Shawano Sprints. As a team, the Thunder finished sixth overall. Top finishers from Seymour were Jill Gorges taking fourth in the 25 freestyle; the…

Shiocton blanks Marion/Tigerton

After a rough loss in its opener, Shiocton balanced its record with a nonconference win over Marion/Tigerton Sept. 3 at Marion. The Chiefs got a first quarter touchdown, then added to the score in the final two quarters. “We started…

Shiocton goes 1-1 in home

By Laura Gomm Student reporter Shiocton had its home volleyball opener Thursday, Sept. 2, with a triangular including Kewaunee, Shiocton and Gibraltar. To start off the night Shiocton played Gibraltar. The match went into five games with scores of, 25-22,…

Diemel wins late-model finale

Bonduel’s A.J. Diemel passed New London’s Justin Ritchie for the lead on lap 11 and went on to win the caution-free, 30 lap late model feature at Seymour Speedway Sept. 5. The show was the final one for the 2010…

Golfers finish last in home Bay meet

Rachael Wendt tees off during Thursday’s Bay Conference golf meet at Crystal Springs. - Photo by Ray Barrington

Home course advantage didn’t help Seymour as it came in last in a Bay Conference match at Crystal Springs Golf Course on Thursday. The Thunder finished with a team total of 228, three strokes behind Luxemburg-Casco. Denmark took the meet…

Brill-Heagle

James and Karen Brill of Seymour are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter Courtney Sue Brill to Adam Michael Heagle, son of Dale and Christina Heagle, also of Seymour. Courtney is a 2005 graduate of Seymour High School…