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11
May

Kaukauna golf team wins Heart of the Valley meet

The Kaukauna boys golf team had its highlight of the season last week when it won the Heart of the Valley meet at Wander Springs against its closest competitors. 
The Ghosts had 335 strokes, followed by Wrightstown with 340, Kimberly with 354, Freedom with 369, Kaukauna No. 2 with 384, and Little Chute with 390.
Wed
11
May

Kimberly, Kaukauna boys and girls finish 1-2 at FVA relays

Kimberly was first and Kaukauna second in boys and girls team scoring at the Fox Valley Association relays held May 3 at Hortonville High School.
Kimberly’s girls team nipped Kaukauna 113-111.5, while the Papermaker boys beat the Ghosts 111-75.5.
Girls
Wed
11
May

Kaukauna soccer team goes 2-1-1


Jen Pontow photo — The Kaukauna girls soccer team capped off four games last week with two wins on Saturday at the Kaukauna tournament. The ladies beat Wrightstown 1-0 on a goal by Karlyn Brockman and then Green Bay East 4-3, with two goals by Abril Gasca Ramirez and singles by Brockman and Kaylin Wegand. Earlier in the week, the Galloping Ghosts lost 3-0 to Kimberly and had a scoreless tie with West De Pere. The team held its annual cancer night last week when they hosted Kimberly.
Wed
11
May

Little Chute boys track and field team wins Two Rivers Invitational


Submitted photo — The Little Chute men’s track team won the Two Rivers Invitational on Friday with 128.5 points.
The Little Chute men’s track team won the Two Rivers Invitational on Friday. With 128.5 points, the Mustangs topped second-place Green Bay Preble, which had 118.
In the women’s meet, the Mustangs were fourth with 85 points, behind Two Rivers with 121, Luxemburg-Casco with 101.5, and Manitowoc Lincoln with 91.
Wed
11
May

Bruss drafted by Super Bowl champion Rams

By Greg Bates
Reporter
As the Super Bowl champion Los Angeles Rams submitted their pick, the team’s general manager, Les Snead, placed a call to northeastern Wisconsin.
On the other end, Kimberly graduate Logan Bruss answered his phone. 
Wed
11
May

Ghosts softball team keeps rolling past injury

By Greg Bates
Reporter
When the top-ranked softball team in the state lost its leadoff hitter to injury, no one panicked.
It was the next-up mentality. For defending Division 1 state champion Kaukauna, that’s been working out pretty well. 
Wed
11
May

Cullen hangs up whistle and white board after 22 successful seasons


Brian Roebke photo — After 22 seasons at the helm of the Papermakers’ girls’ basketball program, Troy Cullen decided it was time to step aside.
By Greg Bates
Reporter
A flood of messages started coming through on Troy Cullen’s phone.
Via text, calls and social media, former and current coaches and players were reaching out to the longtime Kimberly girls’ basketball coach to congratulate him.
Wed
04
May

Little Chute softball team improves showing against Waupaca


Brian Roebke photo — McKayla VanHandel threw a no-hitter through the first four innings of last week’s softball game against Waupaca, played at Little Chute High School.
What a difference three weeks made for the Little Chute softball team.
The Mustangs were beaten by Waupaca 15-0 in their season opener on April 5. The Little Chute players were determined to not let that happen again in a rematch on April 26. 
Wed
04
May

Kimberly boys win Gil Frank Invitational


Brian Roebke photo — Logan Salzmann leads the pack in the early stage of the 1600 meter run Friday. He finished second at 4:36 and fourth in the 3200 at 9:51.
The Kimberly boys team had a big win in Friday’s home track and field meet, the 10-team Gil Frank Invitational.
Kimberly was first with 174.25 points and West De Pere was runnerup with 149. Kaukauna was fourth and Little Chute sixth.
Wed
04
May

Rosner makes jump to D-1 for final season of college basketball


Winona State University photo — After playing for Division II Winona State University for the past four seasons, Kimberly High School graduate Alec Rosner has decided to use his fifth season to transfer to play at Western Illinois as a graduate transfer. The NCAA granted all players an extra year of eligibility because of the 2021 COVID-19 marred season.
When Alec Rosner was being recruited out of high school, Division I basketball programs didn’t show much interest in the Kimberly product. 

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