From the South Milwaukee School District …
Here is a quick update on the 2017 Homecoming Festivities at the end of the week and some sports updates.
- 6:00pm – Homecoming Parade. Route: 15th Avenue north from Rawson to the baseball field on the OC Parkway.
- 6:45pm – Homecoming Pep Rally outside of the baseball field
- 7:30pm – Homecoming Bonfire
- 7:00pm – Homecoming Football Game vs. Shorewood/Messmer
CROSS COUNTRY UPDATE
Jordan Janusiak defended his title at the 37th Annual Rocket Invite last Saturday with a time of 16:11, Also earning medals were Wyatt Schlager (9th) & Andrew Strasser (17th). Top runners for the girls were Mackenzie Thayer (39th), Susanne Bernovich (43rd) & Miranda Ekleberry (44th).
The previous week also saw Jordan take first at Minooka Park (16:23) where Andrew (8th), Wyatt (9th), and Max Moran (20th) all took top 20.
To start the season Jordan also won the Dog Days event at Kenosha’s Lincoln Park in a time of 16:03 while Andrew took 6th, Wyatt 7th, Jacob Meszaros 9th, Nick Sluga 11th and Max Moran 12th in the Senior Boys Division. In the Freshman Girls Division, Susanne Bernovich took 2nd, Julia Strasser 3rd, Kayla Solomon 5th, Genevieve Kell 9th and Katie Keller took 14th!
GIRLS VOLLEYBALL UPDATE
The SM Rocket Varsity Girls Volleyball Team won the Riverside Invitational last night for the 4th year in-a-row! Senior Kelsey Tehan has the distinction of being on all 4 of those championship teams!
GIRLS TENNIS UPDATE
The Rockets won their last 2 Woodland East matches over Greenfield and Milwaukee Lutheran 4-3 each and hope to extend that streak to 3 today at home against Brown Deer.
Here is a heartwarming update on a senior on the South Milwaukee Football team.