Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Hamilton was 21-3 this season and Brady Ellingson, a junior, was among the top 20 scorers in the state.
Brady Ellingson, a junior at Hamilton High School, was voted the boys basketball Player of the Year in the Greater Metro Conference, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ellingson averaged 22.7 points per game, according to WisSports.net. That was tied for 19th in the state, based on the website’s rankings. The Chargers finished tied with Brookfield Central atop the conference standings at 13-1, and then lost 49-36 to Arrowhead in the WIAA Regional final. Also on the Greater Metro first team from Hamilton was Tony Gumina, and Andy Cerroni was Coach of the Year. Mark Gryszkiewicz and Jake Knueppel were awarded honorable mention, according to the Journal Sentinel.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Local videographer Justin Clough puts his special touch on the 2011-2012 Hamilton boys basketball season with a truly cinematic recap.
After a great season and being only one spot away from state semi-finals, the Hamilton boys basketball team of 2011-2012 certainly won't be forgetten. That's expecially true thanks to Justin Clough, a local teen who uses his video skills to create internet memories that last forever. Clough created a season recap video for the boys basketball team that outlines the team's difficult and rewarding run to state. The Hamilton boys were 6-8 in their Greater Metro Conference and 13-12 overall after the unstoppable Germantown Warhawks (28-0) defeated them on March 8. Check out Clough's video, and tell us what your favorite part of the season was in the comments below.
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
The girl Chargers are facing Waukesha West in regionals while the boys are on to sectionals versus the undefeated Germantown boys.
Both the boys and girls teams at Hamilton High School have proven themselves this basketball season, but this Thursday and Friday will truly be judgement days. The boys team (13-11) is facing off against the undefeated Germantown team (24-0) at Waukesha North High School at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday. And this game certainly won't be a cakewalk for the Chargers as Germantown took down Menomonee Falls on Saturday 84-47. The winning team will be up against either De Pere (23-1) or Sheboygan North (21-3) in the state semi-finals. Also, with the first conference championship in school history under their belts, the girls basketball team at Hamilton (17-5) is on to regionals versus Waukesha West (9-13). The two teams will go head-to-head on Friday …
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Menomonee Fall's Justin Clough produces another jaw-dropping video of the rival schools.
The Menomonee Falls Indians and Sussex Hamilton Chargers stormed the court Friday for a fiery game that put the cross-town rivals to the test, and Justin Clough was there to capture all the action. In his stunning video titled, "Border Wars 3: The Final Stand," Clough filmed the action at the game and pieced it together for his final installment of the Border Wars series. "I am still covering sports but I have to keep it fresh," said 18-year-old Clough. "I got an amazing reaction from the communities with ‘Border Wars’ and don't want to end up wearing it out. So I am starting a new project now! Similar, but something fresh." Menomonee Falls ended up beating Sussex 68-57 on Friday, securing revenge after a defeat by the Chargers in January.
Saturday, February 11, 2012
The Indians exacted revenge against their conference rivals 68-57 and split the season series.
It was the anticipated rematch between the Menomonee Falls Indians and the Sussex Hamilton Chargers Friday night at Menomonee Falls High School, and both teams entered the game hot. Something had to give. After a quick start by both teams in the first quarter, it was the Chargers’ defense that gave up the most scoring runs. As a result, the Indians exacted revenge against their cross-town rivals 68-57 and split the season series. JP Tokoto led the Indians in scoring with 27, but got a lot of support from CJ Malone who added 21 of his own. Malone also scored 9 points from beyond the arc. Brady Ellingson, on the other hand, led the Chargers in scoring with 17 points and drained three three-pointers. Nick Patterson and Tony Gumina were the …
Thursday, February 9, 2012
Though rivals on the court, both teams are coming together to raise funds for cancer research and awareness.
The Menomonee Falls Indians are primed to reignite the border war Friday at Menomonee Falls High School against Sussex Hamilton in a big Greater Metro Conference showdown. However, Friday's game is about more than just basketball. Although they are rivals on the court, both teams are coming together Friday for a good cause. Falls Head Coach Dan Leffel and Chargers Head Coach Andy Cerroni are both teachers in the Falls school district, and they are turning Friday’s matchup into a “Coaches Versus Cancer” game. Coaches Leffel and Cerroni will wear sneakers during the game and sell “Together We Can Beat Cancer” t-shirts for $10 to fans of both teams. All proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society. The players have all purchased shirts, …
Monday, February 6, 2012
Check out the photo gallery of the Hamilton Boys versus Tosa.
Saturday, January 21, 2012
The Brookfield Central Lancers defeat the Hamilton Chargers 74-63
Brookfield Central (12-2, 7-0 Greater Metro Conference) remained atop the league standings Friday with a 74-63 boys basketball victory over Hamilton (7-7, 3-4 GMC). Seth Mortag and Riley LaChance scored 19 points each for the Lancers. Brady Ellingson topped the Chargers with 20. Central hosts West Allis Hale on Tuesday. The Chargers are at Marquette on Tuesday.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
This is a photo scrapbook of last night's game.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
The Hamilton boys have a strong record, but Oconomowoc isn't afraid.