Pioneers Get First Win

Sevastopol beat Mercer-Butternut, 36-8, for their first win of the season at Stiehm Stadium at Schofield DC Everest on Thursday.  The Pioneers bounced back from an 8-0 deficit by scoring two touchdowns in the final 4:07 of the first half.  Hunter Ebel connected with Max Krohn on a 10 yard touchdown pass to tie the game and then Ebel’s 2 yard run with :34 seconds … Continue reading

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Sister Bay Wins Title

Sister Bay beat Egg Harbor in a one game playoff to win the Door County League’s regular season championship.  Maplewood beat Washington Island to grab the final spot in the postseason.  Here are the details: Sister Bay scored three runs in the fourth inning and beat Egg Harbor, 6-0.  Winning pitcher Ryan Demmin tossed a one-hit, shutout with 13 strikeouts.  Sam Forkert had three hits … Continue reading

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Jets Rally Past Clippers

The Sturgeon Bay football team dropped their season opener Saturday, losing to Roncalli 27-18 at Rubik Field in Manitowoc.  Sturgeon Bay led 2-0 after the opening quarter as Anthony Moore sacked quarterback Cory Bahrs in the endzone for a safety.  The Clippers led 11-7 at halftime as Ethan Knipfer fired a 56-yard touchdown pass to Connor Gajda and Brady Wodack kicked a 31-yard field goal … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Opens Season At Roncalli

The Sturgeon Bay football team will begin its 2016 season with a Saturday morning kickoff at Manitowoc Roncalli.  The Clippers fell to the Jets in last season’s opener, 27-6.  Sturgeon Bay was 1-8 in 2015 while Roncalli was 3-6.  The Jets have a new head coach in Scoot Senglaub.  Mike LeRoy is in his second season of his second tenure with the Clippers, who are … Continue reading

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Big Second Half Leads To Southern Door Win

The Southern Door football team won their 2016 season opener as they beat Winneconne Friday night, 32-6.  Tied at six at halftime, the Eagles outscored the Wolves 26-0 in the second half.  Tory Jandrin’s one-yard touchdown run gave Southern Door a 6-nothing lead after the opening quarter.  Jandrin would haul in a four-yard TD pass from Nick LeCaptain snapping a 6-6 tie in the third … Continue reading

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Two Men Rescued After Sailboat Capsizes

Two men, a father and son, were rescued from the waters of Lake Michigan Thursday evening. Door County Sheriff’s officers, along with Sturgeon Bay Fire Department and the US Coast Guard were all on scene off Glidden Drive for an overturned sail boat. The Sturgeon Bay fire boat made contact with the 16 foot vessel and pulled it to shore. They also took Ryan Cantzler … Continue reading

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Improvements Coming to Ephraim-Gibraltar Airport

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has approved improvement projects for the Ephraim-Gibraltar Airport. State, federal and local money will be provide $625,000 for the design and development of a new hangar and tie down areas for local and transient traffic at the airport. The governor’s action releases $31,250 in state money, the Village of Ephraim and the Town of Gibraltar will provide another $31,250 and the … Continue reading

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Sister Bay Wins Two To Force Tie Atop DCL Standings

Sister Bay won a pair of Door County League games Sunday to tie Egg Harbor atop the regular season standings.  Kolberg earned a win over Baileys Harbor.  Here is a recap of Sunday’s games: Sister Bay beat Institute, 6-0.  Winning pitcher Ryan Demmin (5-1) tossed a one-hit shutout with 18 strikeouts.  Sister Bay (11-2) scored five of their six runs in the fifth inning.  Dusty … Continue reading

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Primary Winner Gallagher Carries Door County

Door County Republicans favored Green Bay businessman Mike Gallagher as their standard bearer in the November election for Congress in the eighth district.  Gallagher, a former Marine captain, led the field of three in the Republican primary with 2354 votes.  State Senator Frank La See was a distant second in the balloting with 770 votes.  Terry McNulty, President of the Forestville Village Board, finished with … Continue reading

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Nordin Earns Primary Victory

Barring a write-in candidacy, Door County will have a new district attorney in 2017.  She is 34-year old attorney Colleen Nordin of Sturgeon Bay.  Nordin, daughter of the late Michael Nordin, former Sturgeon Bay Police Chief, picked up 2138 votes or 59 percent of the ballots cast.  Incumbent D-A Ray Pelrine, who has held the position for a dozen years, finished with 1484 votes.  By … Continue reading

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