Shorewood Ripples

Senior doubles team ends season at state

Ripples' own Abi Knox (left) and Natasha Davis (right), seniors, stand at the state meet. Knox and Davis were the only pair from Shorewood to qualify.
Laura Oldfather and Olivia Steinmetz November 19, 2020

In a tennis season riddled with uncertainty, Shorewood’s top doubles team made it to the state tournament. Natasha Davis and Abi Knox played at Kohler on Oct. 15 and 16.  Going into the season,...

Individual runners place 4th and 18th at D1 state race

Noe Goldhaber, Maddie Pluckhahn, and Shubh Goyal November 19, 2020

Members of the boys and girls cross country teams reflect on a challenging yet rewarding season. This year, runners Annika Elliott, junior, and Nathan Cumberbatch, sophomore, were the only runners to make...

Cross Country moved to D1 this postseason

Isabella Lozier and Annika Elliott, juniors, Louisa Fowler, sophomore, Addie Kemp, senior, and Grace Optekar, junior, run on the track at practice. The team hopes to make it to D1 state.
October 15, 2020

As if social distancing and smaller meets weren’t enough changes for this year’s cross country season, the WIAA recently announced that Shorewood will be competing at the Division 1 level this...

Fall sports updates

The girls tennis team stands spaced out as they listen to their coach. Their season will continue, but with masks, social distancing and individual tennis balls.
Sadie Cumberbatch and Sonia Bendre September 10, 2020

All falls sports have been affected by the pandemic in some way, shape or form. The WIAA released guidelines earlier this summer outlining if and how sports will continue this year. They split fall sports...

Familiar face takes over as girls cross country coach

Geoffrey Gundlach, girls cross country head coach, at afternoon practice. Gundlach has been giving the runners individualized training plans to improve their fitness.
Noe Goldhaber and Alexis Hu September 10, 2020

This fall, Shorewood High School welcomes new girls cross country coach, Geoffrey Gundlach. Gundlach began running at the end of high school, and then ran in college at UW Oshkosh and qualified for nationals...

Shorewood athletic teams win WSN Cup

Laura Oldfather June 15, 2020

Wisconsin Sports Network (WSN) named Shorewood High School winner of the WSN Cup in the medium schools division for the 2019-2020 school year. With a total of 380 points, 335 from the fall season and only...

Girls skiing performs at state

Grace Bailey, junior, Bella Rosmann and Kate Dickman, seniors, Emma Bailey, freshman, and Lane Hammond and Grace Optekar, sophomores, huddle for a photo. The varsity girls ski team, comprising five Shorewood students, finished tenth at state.
Sophia Wiley February 18, 2020

The girls varsity ski team, a Nicolet and Shorewood co-op team, competed at state last weekend, placing tenth overall. The competition took place over the course of two days, each girl competing in three...

Senior commits to running cross country in college

Senior commits to running cross country in college
Abi Knox January 9, 2020

This year’s boys cross country WIAA Division II state champion has committed to running post-graduation. Lucas Florsheim, senior, looks to continue his success at Pomona College in Los Angeles, where...

Girls cross country makes program history

The girls huddle together after the state meet. The girls cross country team won state for the first time in program history.
Abi Knox November 23, 2019

For the first time in school history, the girls cross country team won state. Led by Isabella Lozier, sophomore, who crossed the finish line in fourth place, the team won by 41 points.  As a point...

Boys soccer impresses at state

Sajen Hardrath dribbles the ball. The team beat Seymour 2-1 in the semifinals, and then proceeded to defeat McFarland in the finals with the same scoreline.
Abi Knox November 21, 2019

Two minutes and 41 seconds: the time it took for McFarland to score against the Greyhounds. McFarland, who were in the finals for the second year in a row, were the favorites to win the final match of...

Senior tennis standout qualifies for state

Margaret Bugnacki, senior, slams the ball at a recent practice. Bugnacki has been aiming for state since sophomore year and hopes to continue playing in college.
Sophia Wiley October 16, 2019

On October 8, Margaret Bugnacki, senior, competed in sectionals on the behalf of the girls tennis team. Bugnacki placed second in the competition, qualifying for state. “Last year was the first year...

Boys volleyball continues their winning streak

Henry Claussen, sophomore, and Colin Kenney, senior, block a shot from a recent opponent. The team currently has an eight-game winning streak.
Natasha Davis October 16, 2019

The boys volleyball team started off their season with high hopes. Recently, their eight game winning streak has caught everyone's attention.  “Yes, we are in a winning streak but I messaged...

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