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Sports Notes: Feb. 8

Feb. 11, 2010

Greenfield wrestler completes perfect season

Tom Friedbacher, an eighth-grade wrestler at Greenfield Middle School, finished with a perfect season with 17 wins and no losses.

He capped his season by winning the Parkland Conference Championship on Jan. 16 at Mukwonago.

West Allis snowshoe athletes compete well in Wausau

More than 300 athletes gathered in Wausau to compete in the 2010 Special Olympics Winter Games on Jan. 30.

Among them were West Allis' Joy Kenney and Tyler Derringer. Kenney won first place in 50-meter showshoeing, third in the 100-meter race and fourth in the 400 relay event. Derringer was third in the 50 and second in the 100.

West Allis athletes compete in Special Olympics

Six West Allis athletes were among the more than 1,000 to compete in the Special Olympics Wisconsin Fall Sports Tournament on Dec. 5.

Michelle Levenhagen (fourth place), Julie Martens (fifth), Daniel Goodman (eighth) and Carol Rosenwirth (eighth) competed in the bowling tournament. Stephanie Becker (first) and Ryan Rutka (fourth) competed in volleyball.

The event was held at the Center Court Sports Complex in Waukesha, AMF Waukesha Lanes and AMF Bowlero Lanes in Milwaukee.

Whitnall preparing for 13-team powerlifting meet

Whitnall will host a 13-team high school powerlifting invitational from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 20.

Other schools participating include South Milwaukee, Racine Case, Racine Horlick Oak Creek, Greendale, Cudahy, Mukwonago, Marquette, Beloit, Big Foot and Arrowhead.

The meet is open to all high school athletes ages 13-19. Lifters are divided by weight class and get three attempts at three different lifts: squat, bench and dead lift.

Women's softball league registration now open

The West Allis-West Milwaukee Adult Women Softball League has open registration for its 14-week summer softball program.

Games are played Wednesday evenings.

Sign-up is on a first-come, first-served basis. For information, call (414) 604-4925 or visit

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