State Championship Photo Gallery

State Championship Photo Gallery

Morgan Feltz, Staff Photographer April 8, 2022

Jim Sturgis proudly holds his sign at the welcome home Rocket parade.

Social Media Exposé: Once a Rocket . . . Loyal Fan Supports the Boys’ Baskball Team – Thanks Jim

Morgan Feltz, Staff Reporter April 4, 2022

Author's Note:  This story was the result of a social media post of Jim holding his sign at the parade that was viewed by Rocket Nation.  Jim's photo exploded, and I was curious to know why.  I connected...

The game against Brookfield Central made the Neenah Rockets Boys Basketball team bring home its first championship gold ball in 44 years and the 4th in the teams history.

Boys’ Basketball Players Reflect on Uphill Battles During Season, 4th State Title in Team History

Robert Barthell, Lead Videographer March 24, 2022

The 2021-'22 Neenah Rockets Boys' Basketball team concluded its 29-1 season Saturday at Madison's Kohl Center with a decisive 64-52 victory against Brookfield Central, earning them the distinction...

The Juice:  Why Aaron Rodgers Deserves the 2021 NFL MVP Amidst Media Battle

The Juice: Why Aaron Rodgers Deserves the 2021 NFL MVP Amidst Media Battle

Bruce Argall, Student of Journalism January 1, 2022

Aaron Rodgers has given some pretty notable answers to reporter's questions. He once told Packers fans to "R-E-L-A-X" in 2014 after a 1-2 start, and they ended with a 12-4 record, and he also said in 2016...

Game-Winning Shot: Emery Shares His Thoughts on Defeating Two Undefeated Teams in a Row

Robert Barthell, Staff Writer December 27, 2021

(UPDATED - This story has been modified to include new information about the Boys' Basketball team's similar efforts in a more recent match.) The Pewaukee Pirates and Middleton Cardinals Boys' Basketball...

Chevalier Ice Emery (left) and Gradin Taschner (right).

Division 1: Behind the Scenes

Isaiah Balassi and Chevalier "Ice" Emery November 22, 2021

Division 1, the pinnacle of amateur sports, recently welcomed two Neenah students: Chevalier “Ice” Emery and Gradin Taschner who were able to make this dream come true. Senior Gradin Taschner...

Big-Time Runner has Big-Time Decision to Make

Bruce Argall and Isaiah Balassi October 26, 2021

It’s the night before a Neenah Varsity Cross Country meet, and senior Austin Henderson follows his routine.  Every night before a meet, he cools his nerves and body in an ice bath. After about a half-hour,...

High School Star Quarterback Continues to Climb the Ladder

George Eastman-Kiesow and Ice Emery October 26, 2021

Matt Jung entered high school as an ordinary football player. Committed to hard work and being the best, he grew stronger both physically and mentally -- eventually resulting in him becoming NHS’s star...

 Ziebel shooting a layup against Appleton West at NHS.

NHS Athlete Ready for the Next Level

Allie Galligan and Anna Jamroz October 26, 2021

Receiving scholarships from over a dozen division one schools, sophomore Allie Ziebell finds success on the basketball court. Her desire for reaching goals and dedication to the sport makes her stand out...

Team manager Bruce Argall says:  “This team knows what’s ahead of it, and they are determined to make the playoffs. They know they need to win this game.”

Team Manager Focuses on a Homecoming Win

Isaiah Balassi, Student of Journalism October 10, 2021

Homecoming Week is a big deal.  Across the country, schools are having dances, dress-up days, and the tradition of a Friday night football game. But for team manager Bruce Argall, this week is different.  “This...

Photo courtesy of Marin McClowry.

Column: Need for Unity in the NCAA

Colin McClowry, Student of Journalism December 23, 2020

College athletics, like many other facets of current life, have been extremely hindered by COVID-19. Throughout the NCAA, sports programs are being cut to cope with the damaging effects COVID-19 has had...

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