Shorewood Ripples

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 year. This did not affect the teams’ regular season, but it will change their roads to state comple...

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 into two groups: low-risk (girls tennis, girls swimming, cross country, mountain biking) and high-risk...

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 with his team. Prior to coaching at Shorewood, Gundlach worked for six years at the University ...

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 19, 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 categories: slalom, giant slalom and super G. “We actually placed tenth out of 22 teams, which was a l...

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 he will run cross country as well as the 3200 meters and 1600 meters in track.  “I’m 1...

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 of reference, nine points separated the top two teams of last year’s race.  Sitting around a campfire...

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 the boys soccer season.  McFarland out shot the Greyhounds 10-1 in the first half, a tally that ...

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 that I actually won a match in sectionals. So that was a big deal to me,” Bugnacki said. “This year I was ...

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 the guys this morning and [told them] I don’t care if we are on a winning streak,” said Noah Mader, head varsity coach...

Young boys soccer team looks to impress

Alek Kovalcik fights for the ball against a Greenfield player. Boys soccer has had much success with a young team this season.

Ella Kamm and Margaret Raicu

October 16, 2019

Boys soccer is continuing with their upward momentum from prior years, despite losing many graduating senior players.  “[Our record] has been really pretty good for us, pretty impressive from my point of view, just being that we had graduated 11 very experienced seniors last year, and now we hav...

Girls XC takes home first at Roy Griak Invitational

The girls country team looks at the scoreboard as it displays their first place score.

Shannon Carlson

October 9, 2019

On September 28, the girls cross country team placed first in the Roy Griak Invitational, making it the first time Shorewood has won the meet in 10 years.  The meet, located at the University of Minnesota, is the biggest meet that the team participates in every year. Only the top ten runners compete in ...

Girls swimming looks to improve with freshman class

Nick Bucciarelli

September 3, 2019

The girls swimming season has begun, and the team is looking to further improve upon last year’s success. This season, with about 20 girls on the team, head coach Cassie Rodriguez is looking to utilize her new and returning talent to achieve a high level of competition for the 2019 season.  Acco...

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