Tuesday, December 18, 2012
The Chargers remained undefeated Tuesday after holding off a 21-6 rally by the Menomonee Falls Indians in the fourth quarter.
The Sussex Hamilton Chargers staved off a fierce fourth-quarter rally on the road Tuesday against their archrivals in Menomonee Falls. The Chargers poured it on early and often in front of a raucous crowd in the cozy confines of Menomonee Falls High School. Though on the road, the Chargers had plenty of support from Hamilton fans clad in black. The Chargers held the Indians (0-7, 0-3 Greater Metro) to just two points in the first quarter and lead 11-2 after one. At the end of the third quarter the Chargers led 46-26, and it appeared the game was wrapped in a neat holiday bow. However, the Indians staged a rally in the fourth quarter and outscored the Chargers 21-6. Fortunately, the clock was on the Chargers’ side and they escaped with a 52…
Monday, December 17, 2012
Nick Knoebel sets personal history after the Appleton West Invitational held this past weekend.
A Hamilton High School wrestler reached a significant over the weekend at the Appleton West Invitational. Nick Knoebel, a senior at the high school, recorded his 100th career varsity win during the invite. Knoebel is among the top five wrestlers in the state for his weight class. The Chargers wrestling team will hit the mats again for a dual meet Thursday at Brookfield East High School.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Hamilton travels to Verona to face the Wildcats on Friday.
The Hamilton Chargers face their second playoff foe this Friday when they travel to Verona Wildcats. Both teams cruised to easy victories last week as the Chargers defeated Middleton 44-9 while the Wildcats beat Oconomowoc 23-13. Another similarity between the two clubs is a strong running game. Hamilton has Drew Patterson, who has gone for 1,797 yards and 24 scores while Verona has Dom Wise who has rushed for 988 yards and 18 touchdowns this season. If you plan to go to the game, Verona is a 90-minute drive west. The kickoff is at 7 p.m.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Hamilton plays host to Middleton at 7 p.m. Friday.
The Hamilton Chargers play host to the Middleton Cardinals on Friday in their opening game of the WIAA playoffs. The Chargers will look to continue their dominant running game behind junior running back Drew Patterson, who has rushed for 1,498 yards during the regular season. Patterson has also scored 21 times during the campaign. The Cardinals (5-3) are led by running back Jevarious Rockmore, who has cracked the end zone 12 times during the regular season. Rockmore has also rushed for 883 yards this season. Hamilton comes into the game with a bad taste in their mouths after losing a heartbreaker in overtime last week to Brookfield. Middleton enters the game feeling good about themselves after cruising past Madison La Follette 35-19 …
Monday, October 8, 2012
Most high school football teams learned their playoff fates Friday, but a few teams are still fighting for a postseason berth when the regular season ends this weekend.
The Hamilton Chargers sealed their playoff fate two weeks ago, but here is a rundown of other area teams and what they need to do to get into the WIAA playoffs. Muskego, Racine Horlick, Greendale, Martin Luther and Brookfield Academy all can lock up playoff berths with victories Friday, but losses would either eliminate them from contention or significantly hurt their chances. In the third edition of Patch’s Postseason Possibilities, we take another look at each high school team in the Milwaukee Patch area and break down its playoff chances. Records and scenarios are updated as of Oct. 7. Look for an update to include next weekend’s games by noon Oct. 15. (To get in, a team needs four or more league wins.) In for sure Waukesha West (3-4, …