Posted Friday, January 21st, 2022 5:40am by
The Algoma girls’ basketball team hosted Kewaunee and faced the Storm in Packerland conference play on Thursday night.
Kewaunee came out of the gates hot and never looked back, holding Algoma to single digit point totals in both halves. The Storm were led by Taylor Schelis who posted 17 points and Alyssa Wesely added 13.
Algoma made second-half improvements as they gave up 41 points in the first half but only 19 in the second frame. The Wolves were led by Ryley Zimmerman and Emily Kirchman who each posted 5 points in the game.
Posted Thursday, January 20th, 2022 6:01am by
The Algoma girls’ basketball team will host Kewaunee in Packerland Conference play on Thursday night.
Kewaunee is coming off of an 18 point loss to New Holstein their last time out, while Algoma is coming off a 48-27 win against Gibraltar. The Storm are 2nd place in the conference standings and Algoma is currently in 5th.
Algoma is led by Ryler Zimmerman who is averaging 10 points per game, and Kewaunee is led by Mykenzi Uhlers and Taylor Schleis who are averaging 13 and 11 points respectively.
Posted Tuesday, January 18th, 2022 9:51pm by
The Algoma boys’ basketball team traveled to Stockbridge for a non conference matchup that they would end up winning 63-41.
The Wolves controlled this game from the start, outscoring Stockbridge by 14 points in the first half. Stockbridge would give Algoma some struggles in the second half only being outscored by 8 but Algoma would come away with the 22 point victory.
Carter Zimmerman led the Wolves with 27 points, while Owen Robertson added 11.
The Wolves will be in action again on Friday as they take on Gibraltar.
Posted Monday, January 17th, 2022 9:34am by
The Algoma boys’ basketball team is looking to get back in the win column as they take on Stockbridge on Tuesday night.
Algoma is coming off two straight losses against conference opponents in Southern Door and Sturgeon Bay. They are looking to turn things around here as they will be traveling to Stockbridge in what will be their first of three straight road matchups. Carter Zimmerman is leading the Wolves averaging 23 points per game, while Owen Robertson and Kaden Vardon are both averaging 11 points.
Stockbridge is coming off a 63-18 win over Chesterton Academy on Friday, and is looking to keep that momentum rolling against Algoma. Stockbridge is led by Gavin Cullen who is averaging 21 points per game, while Ian Smith and Conner Funk are averaging 16 and 15 points per game respectively.
Tip is set for 6:00 p.m. from Stockbridge High School
Posted Saturday, January 15th, 2022 6:14am by
The Algoma girls’ basketball team will host the Gibraltar Vikings on Saturday in a Packerland Conference battle.
Algoma is looking to avoid back to back losses as they dropped their last matchup to Luxemburg-Casco by a score of 46-38. The Wolves would like to get back into the win column by beating the Vikings and getting back to .500 in the conference play. The Wolves are led by Ryley Zimmerman who is averaging 10 points per game.
Gibraltar comes in seeking their first win of the season after dropping their first 12 games of the year. The latest loss for the Vikings came against Packerland opponent Peshtigo Bulldogs by a score of 51-31. The Vikings are looking to gain big momentum by going on the road and beating the Wolves in front of their home crowd. The Vikings are led by Andie Schar and Colleen Carlisle who are averaging 12 and 11 points per game respectively.
Posted Saturday, January 15th, 2022 12:15am by
The Algoma boys’ basketball team lost to Sturgeon Bay by a score of 64-46 on Friday night in Packerland Conference play.
The Wolves took a 21-20 lead into the halftime break, but Sturgeon Bay would answer with perhaps their best second half of the season to end up taking the 18 point win. Isaak Aune led the Clippers with 18 points, while Gannon Evers added 16, and Preston Newton added 11.
The Wolves were led by Carter Zimmerman who posted 28 points, while Carter Zimmer added 12.
The Wolves will next be in action next Tuesday as they travel to take on Stockbridge.
Posted Friday, January 14th, 2022 7:03am by
The Algoma boys’ basketball team will host Sturgeon Bay on Friday night in conference play.
The Clippers are coming off of a tough loss against Chilton on Tuesday, in a game where they had the lead going into halftime, but were not able to hang on in the second half losing by 6. The loss for the Clippers marks their sixth in a row, and they will try and get back in the win column over the Wolves on Friday. The Clippers are led by Isaak Aune who is averaging 12 points per game.
The Wolves are coming off a conference loss to Southern Door their last time out. This game will be the first game for the Wolves in nearly a week. The Wolves are looking to avoid losing back to back games in front of their home crowd on Friday night. The Wolves are led by Carter Zimmerman who is averaging 23 points per game, and Kaden Vardon and Owen Robertson who are averaging 12 and 11 points respectively.
Posted Tuesday, January 11th, 2022 10:44pm by
On a special evening at the Luxemburg-Casco High School Tuesday, the Lady Spartans of Luxemburg-Casco prevailed over a determined Algoma Wolves team 46-38 in non-conference girls’ basketball.
The game started slowly as Algoma led 2-0 in the first three minutes, only to see Luxemburg-Casco score seven straight points to take a 7-2 lead. The Wolves responded with five straight to tie it up and set the stage for a see-saw affair all night long.
Both teams battled turnovers forced by full-court pressure but managed to be tied at 18-18 with one minute left in the half when the Wolves scored five straight to go into intermission with a 23-18 lead.
In the second half, the Spartans and Wolves fought hard and the game stayed close until the final three minutes. Key free throws by Maggie Hanmann and a clutch three-pointer by Gabby Wech sealed the game for the Spartans.
Taylor Thiry led the Spartans with 13 points, while Hanmann added 12 and Wech chipped in 11.
Algoma was led by Ryley Zimmerman with 13 points and Halle Panger’s 12 points before she fouled out.
The game featured Algoma Coach Mark Zastrow coaching against his former star player Taylor Braedel-Schmidt. It was also the first time Algoma and L-C played against each other since 2014.
An emotional halftime program called “Take Down Cancer” had both teams remain on the court as the communities of Algoma and Luxemburg-Casco came together to help raise awareness and funds to families fighting cancer. Names of people impacted by cancer were read and over $2500 was raised during a one-minute fundraiser in the stands.
Posted Monday, January 10th, 2022 8:58pm by
The Algoma Wolves girls basketball team will travel to Luxemburg Tuesday night to take on the L-C Spartans in a non-conference matchup. The Wolves are coming off a 54-32 victory last Friday against Sturgeon Bay in Packerland Conference play. Algoma is led by Ryley Zimmerman who is scoring 10.8 points per game. The game will be broadcast on 96.7 FM WBDK and streamed on New Radio Sports Network. Matt Piesler and Paul Schmitt will have the call starting at 6:30 pm with the pregame show with tip off scheduled for 7 pm.
(photo courtesy of Algoma Wolves Girls Basketball Facebook)
Posted Saturday, January 8th, 2022 2:20pm by
The Algoma Wolves and the Southern Door Eagles will face off in another Packerland Conference matchup on Saturday.
Southern Door has won back to back games including an impressive 32 point victory over conference rival Sturgeon Bay. Drew Daoust is leading the Eagles averaging 17 points per game and Jared Hawkey is averaging 10 points per game.
As for Algoma, they are coming off of a win against Sevastopol their last time out and are looking to keep that momentum going against the Eagles. The Wolves have three players averaging double figures with Carter Zimmerman leading the charge averaging 24 points per game, Owen Robertson is averaging 12 points per game, and Kaden Vardon averaging 12 points per game.
Tip is set for 7:30 p.m. from Southern Door High School.
Posted Friday, January 7th, 2022 9:31am by
The Algoma boys’ basketball team will welcome Green Bay West to town on Friday night and take on the Wildcats in non conference play.
Algoma is coming off of a win against Packerland Conference opponent Sevastopol on Tuesday and are looking to string together two wins in a row against the Wildcats. Carter Zimmerman has been the leading scorer all year for the Wolves, averaging 24 points per game including a 31 point performance last time out against the Pioneers. Owen Robertson and Kaden Vardon have also helped the Wolves offensively, as both are averaging 12 points per game.
The Wildcats come into this contest with a record of 1-7 and are led by Brandon Wilson who is averaging 10 points per game.
Posted Wednesday, January 5th, 2022 11:31am by
The Algoma boys’ basketball team faced off against the Sevastopol Pioneers in a conference matchup on Tuesday night.
The Wolves were able to hold Sevastopol to 23 points in both the first and second half, while they scored 34 in the first half and 37 in the second half to secure the win. The Wolves got a big boost offensively from Carter Zimmerman who posted 31 points while Carson Lischka added 10.
As for the Pioneers, Jack De Young scored 22 of the 46 Pioneer points with the next highest scorer being Tommy Giblin with 7.
The Algoma Wolves will next be in action on Friday January 7th as they will host Green Bay West.
Algoma survived a furious second-half rally to beat Southern Door at Fulwiler Fieldhouse Monday night, 53-48. With a strong inside game from Emily Kirchman early and points from six other team members in the first half, the Wolves jumped to a 31-15 lead. Southern Door heated up after the break, with freshman Kendra Shimon scoring inside and out. She had 18 points in the second half, including the bulk of the points in a 20-4 run to give the Eagles their first lead, 35-34 with 11:06 left. The game was tied twice after, the last time at 46-46 with 2:51 remaining. Ella Madden knocked down a three-pointer to give Algoma the lead for good with 2:15 left. SD's Shimon and Algoma sophomore guard Rylee Zimmerman each had a game-high 23 points. Kirchman added 8, Madden 7, Halle Panger and Amelia Robinson each 5, Rylee Fenendael 3 and Julia Vandervest 2 for the Wolves. Zimmerman had 3 3s and Madden, Fenendael and Robinson each one. Sophomore Bella Price scored 11 for the Eagles. Kendra Shimon had two threes, Payton Gilbertson one and Alaina Shimon one. SD was 8-of-17 from the FT line; Algoma, 7-for-22.
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Posted Friday, December 31st, 2021 10:54am by
The Algoma boys basketball team traveled to Two Rivers to take on the Purple Raiders on Thursday December 30th.
Algoma was not able to beat the Purple Raiders on Thursday despite some big offensive contributions from Carter Zimmerman who led the Wolves by scoring 20 points. Kaden Vardon also had 18 for the Wolves.
The Purple Raiders were led by Casey Hibbard who had 14 points, while Elijah Mott added 11 points.
Algoma will next be in action on Tuesday January 4th as they host Sevastopol.
Posted Thursday, December 30th, 2021 5:47am by
The Algoma boys basketball team will look to get their first win in nearly a month as they travel to Two Rivers on Thursday December 30th.
Algoma has lost 4 in a row however 3 of those 4 losses were by a combined 5 points. Algoma currently has three players averaging double figures per contest with Carter Zimmerman averaging 23 points per game, Owen Robertson averaging 13 points per game, and Kaden Vardon averaging 12 points per game.
Two Rivers comes in playing below average basketball as they have won just one of their first seven matchups. The Purple Raiders are led by Orian Gauger and Brady Richards who are both averaging 8 points per game.
Tip is set for 3:00 PM from Two Rivers High School.
Posted Tuesday, December 28th, 2021 5:45am by
The Algoma Wolves' boys basketball team easily could have rolled over and played dead after a tough first half in its 67-54 loss to Peshtigo on Monday night.
Buoyed by 14 first-half points by Kaine Fort, the Bulldogs took a 42-13 lead into halftime. The Wolves would claw back, outscoring the Bulldogs 41-25 in the second half. Owen Robertson hit four three-pointers after the break en route to team-leading 19 points on the evening. Kaden Vardon also erupted in the second half, scoring 14 of his 18 points after the break. Fort went on to score 25 points for the Bulldogs in the victory.
Posted Monday, December 27th, 2021 6:02am by
The gifts have been opened and boys' basketball is back in action with a Packerland matchup on Monday featuring Algoma and Peshtigo.
Algoma is in the middle of a three-game losing streak, although they have lost their last two games by a total of just three points. The Wolves held a one-point advantage of its 61-59 loss to Oconto last week. Carter Zimmerman scored 23 points and Owen Robertson added 17 points in the loss. Landon Lemke and Kaine Fort have both been averaging over 12 points a game as they have led the Bulldogs of Peshtigo to a 6-0. That includes a 59-52 win over Sturgeon Bay in their last game.
Posted Thursday, December 23rd, 2021 11:33pm by
The Algoma Wolves girls basketball team lost a hard fought battle to Brillion on Thursday evening.
Algoma trailed by just two points at halftime, but couldn’t slow down the Lions offense in the second half. Halle Panger was the leader of the pack for Algoma and was the only player in double figures with 10 points.
Brillion got a big lift once again from their top two scorers. Megan Schuman posted 28 points, and got some help from teammate Maya Emmer who was also in double figures with 16 points.
Algoma returns from the holiday break on Monday January 3rd to host Southern Door with tip scheduled for 7:30 PM from the Algoma High School gym.
Posted Wednesday, December 22nd, 2021 2:42pm by
The Algoma girls basketball team is looking for their second win in a row as they host Brillion on Thursday night.
Algoma were winners this past Monday, taking care of Green Bay East 59-23. The Wolves had two players post double figures, Ryley Zimmerman led the team with 12 points, and Halle Panger added 11.
Brillion enters this contest looking to remain hot, as they have been winners in their last 5 games. Their latest win was against Denmark 63-23. Brillions top two leading scorers led the way in the victory, with Maya Emmer leading all scorers in the game with 20 points, and Megan Schuman adding 11.
Posted Tuesday, December 21st, 2021 6:19am by
The Algoma Wolves' girls basketball team picked up a big non-conference win Monday night with a 59-23 win over Green Bay East.
Ryley Zimmerman led the Wolves with 12 points while Halle Panger chipped in 11. Three other players scored at least seven points in the victory. The Wolves had the game in hand by halftime as they entered the break with a 39-11 advantage. Judit Munoz-Lopez led the Red Devils with nine points in the loss.
Posted Monday, December 20th, 2021 5:59am by
The Algoma Wolves' girls basketball team will stick around town on Monday night when Green Bay East comes calling for a non-conference matchup.
The Wolves struggled in its matchup against Sevastopol on Friday. falling 60-26. Nine different players got baskets in the game against one of the Packerland's leading teams, but Kirchman was the only one to score more than four points in the game with six. The Red Devils are winless on the season, losing their last game to Oconto 71-29.
Posted Wednesday, December 15th, 2021 6:59am by
Algoma Wolves battled Tuesday night but came up just short against the Peshtigo Bulldogs in a nonconference high school girls’ game. Trailing 19-16 at halftime, the Wolves closed out the second half scoring 19 points but it was not enough to upend the Bulldogs. Sydney Lund tallied 18 points to lead the Bulldogs while Algoma was led by Halle Panger and Ella Madden who both scored seven points.
Posted Tuesday, December 14th, 2021 6:48am by
The Algoma girls' basketball team will take another crack at a top Packerland team when they host Peshtigo on Tuesday.
The Wolves' two conference losses are to Kewaunee and most recently Oconto, who are combined 5-0 on the young season. The Bulldogs are 2-0 in the Packerland, but lost to Bonduel 75-60 in its last game on December 6th.
Posted Tuesday, December 14th, 2021 6:16am by
Algoma Wolves boys' basketball is proving to not be for the faint of heart as they dropped a nailbiter to Oconto on Monday 61-59.
It was an offensive struggle in the first half with the Wolves taking a slim 15-14 lead into the break. Both teams broke out in the second half with the Blue Devils outscoring the Wolves 47-44 in the second frame. Leading that charge for the Blue Devils was Christian Koch, who scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half. The Wolves got 23 poins from Carter Zimmerman and 17 from Owen Robertson, who was able to match Koch's output in the second half.