Luxemburg-Casco High School

Spartans' rally fall shorts 24-21 to Freedom on WBDK

In a nail-biting finish, the Luxemburg -Casco Spartans came up four yards short of a remarkable comeback Friday night in Freedom as the Irish prevailed 24-21 in a North Eastern Conference football game.  Down 24-7 in the fourth quarter, the Spartans rallied with two touchdowns and drove to the Irish four-yard line in the final three minutes.  Faced with a first and goal from the four-yard line with: 09 seconds left, the Freedom defense came up big and stopped quarterback Matt Cravillion on a rollout pass/run option play to secure the victory.  

After a scoreless first quarter, Freedom (3-0, 4-0 overall) controlled the middle two quarters by scoring 24 unanswered points after the Spartans took the lead early in the second quarter on a 17-yard touchdown run by Reece Worachek.  The Irish scored right before halftime on a one-yard quarterback sneak by Jackson Higgins after a long pass reception set up the score in the final seconds of the half.  

Worachek had another monster game for the Spartans rushing for an impressive 295 yards and two touchdowns.  

The Spartans (1-2, 1-3 overall) will now look to bounce back next week at home as they take on the Clintonville Truckers Friday night in a game that will be broadcast on 96.7 FM WBDK starting at 6:30 pm with the pregame show.  


(photo of Reece Worachek courtesy of Ron LeCloux from Fox Valley Lutheran Game earlier this year) 


Spartan volleyball sweeps Little Chute

The Luxemburg-Casco Spartan volleyball team won the battle of the L-Cs with a 3-0 sweep Thursday night.  The Spartans bounced back from two tough losses last week against Fox Valley Lutheran and Pewaukee.  The following stats are courtesy of Coach Jeff Frye of Luxemburg-Casco.


LC Wins 3-0 (31-29, 25-15, 25-7)


LC Record (11-7/ 1-1)


LC Stats:


Bekah Day 27 assists, 10 digs

Hannah Derenne 10 kills, 5 digs, 4 blocks

Holly Baierl 6 kills, 4 blocks

Allie Routhieaux-10 Digs, 2 aces

Luxemburg-Casco soccer off to a great start

Luxemburg-Casco soccer is off to a great start this season and has people thinking about 2014. That was the last time the Spartans were unbeaten after 5 games. This year's team is now 4-0-1 after winning their first conference game of the season on Tuesday 4-2 over Waupaca. So far, Luxemburg-Casco has outscored their opponents by a combined score of 27-4. In 2014, the Spartans got all the way to the State Semifinals.


2014 was the correct answer to Thursday's trivia question. Congratulations to Gilbert Annis for answering the question correctly! Gilbert will win a $25 certificate to The Rendezvous in Luxemburg.

L-C volleyball sweeps Little Chute

The Luxemburg-Casco volleyball team was pushed to the brink in the first set but settled in to sweep Little Chute 3-0.


Final set scores were 31-29, 25-15, 25-7.


The Spartans were led by Bekah Day, who had 27 assists in the match. Day and Allie Routhieaux had 10 digs in the match while Hannah Derenne collected 10 kills.

Spartans look to upset Freedom on WBDK

The Luxemburg-Casco Spartans travel to Freedom to take on the Irish Friday night in a North Eastern Conference game.  The Spartans (1-1, 1-2 overall) are coming off a 31-8 home-opener victory over Marinette last week.  Freedom (2-0, 3-0 overall)  shut out Seymour 21-0.  Freedom, considered one of the perennial favorites in the conference, has beaten Oconto Falls and Clintonville so far this year.  The game will be broadcast on 96.7 FM WBDK and streamed live on  Pregame is set for 6:30 pm with Coach Dillon Maney of the Spartans with kick-off scheduled for 7 pm.  Matt Piesler and Paul Schmitt will have the play-by-play. 


(photo courtesy of Ron LeCloux) 

L-C's Hanmann looks to make most of senior season

There are not too many Friday nights left for Luxemburg-Casco’s Bryce Hanmann, but he hopes the fun does not stop this season. The senior guard helped the Spartans earn their first victory last week at Marinette. Hanmann says it feels like yesterday he was a freshman going against the upperclassmen, but he is hoping for plenty of tomorrows with his fellow seniors on the line.

He believes his summer work has helped him with his run and pass blocking technique as he and the rest of the team prepare for the Freedom Irish on Friday. After high school, Hanmann hopes to attend UW-Madison to become a sports medicine physician.

High School Sports Trivia Contest Question of the day - 9-12-19

Thursday's trivia question is, "Luxemburg-Casco soccer has started this season off 4-0-1 led by goalkeeper Garrett Zuleger and company. When was the last time the Spartans were unbeaten after the first five games?"


You can find this question in the E-paper. If you answer correctly through the E-paper, you have an opportunity to win a $25 certificate to The Rendezvous.


The answer will be posted at 7 AM on Friday.

Griffin Saldana's hat trick leads L-C soccer

Luxemburg-Casco soccer has started the season off strong and opened Northeastern Conference play with a victory on Tuesday. The Spartans are now 4-0-1 overall and 1-0 in the conference after a 4-2 home victory over Waupaca. Griffin Saldana was the star for L-C picking up a hat trick and an assist. Carter Sewell scored the other goal for the Spartans and also added an assist. Garrett Zuleger was active in the net with 12 saves.


Luxemburg-Casco will next be in action on Friday and Saturday in the Port Washington Quad with Edgewood, Platteville and Port Washington.

Spartans volleyball takes 3rd in Larsen Invite

Luxemburg-Casco took four of its six matches Saturday at the Tom Larsen Invitational hosted by Green Bay's Notre Dame Academy.


The Spartans opened the day with two losses to Sun Prairie (14-25, 21-25) and tournament champion Pewaukee (21-25, 25-15, 18-20) before beating Greendale (25-17, 25-21), Notre Dame (25-9, 25-21), De Pere (25-16, 25-21) and Southern Door (25-18, 25-16).0





Spartans dominate Marinette 31-8 on WBDK

The Luxemburg-Casco Spartans defeated the Marinette Marines 31-8 at the Luxemburg-Casco Sports Complex Friday night in a North Eastern Conference game.  The Spartans were led by Reece Worachek who rushed for 155 yards and scored four touchdowns.  L-C  jumped out to a 21-0 lead in the first half as the Marines struggled to get going as they managed less than 100 yards of total offense.  Worachek scored his final touchdown with 5:58 left in the third quarter to seal the victory for the Spartans.  John Larsen added a 34-yard field goal in the fourth quarter to close out the scoring.  The Spartans (1-1, 1-2 overall) will now travel to Freedom to face the Irish next Friday in a game you can listen to on 96.7 FM WBDK starting at 6:30 pm with the pregame show and kickoff at 7 pm.


(photo courtesy of Ron LeCloux)

Spartans volleyball drop close match

The Luxemburg-Casco volleyball team could complete its comeback against Fox Valley Lutheran Thursday, dropping its match 3-2.


Final set scores were 25-23, 20-25, 15-25, 25-15, 15-17.


Standing out in the loss was Kenzie Hanson and Hannah Derenne, who combined for 27 kills and 22 digs. Bekah Day had a great day setting the ball, collecting 42 assists along the way.


Vandermause, Thiry pace Spartans at De Pere Invitational

The Luxemburg-Casco Spartans girls team took fourth place in an odd scene at the De Pere Invitational Thursday evening.


Heavy rains and lightning in the area made finishing one 5k race at the De Pere Invitational questionable let alone four, so at the suggestion of Green Bay West's most senior head coach, all the schools agreed to have all the kids run together -- boys and girls from the varsity and junior varsity. Luxemburg-Casco boys' team finished seventh while its girls squad took fourth. The Spartans' Spencer Thiry (18:46) and Megan Vandermause (23:10) were their team's top finishers.



7. 133 Luxemburg-Casco ( 20:26 1:42:10 2:51)

1 11 Spencer Thiry 9 18:46

2 25 Michael Otradovec 10 20:18

3 27 Lucas Joniaux 12 20:33

4 34 Gabe Havel 9 20:56

5 36 Tanner Alsteen 11 21:37

6 ( 38) Chas Shefchik 10 22:31

7 ( 39) Logan Kasten 11 22:34 



4. 111 Luxemburg-Casco ( 23:47 1:58:51 1:03)

1 18 Megan Vandermause 10 23:11
2 20 Madi Bevins 9 23:24
3 23 Alyssa Delebreau 10 23:52
4 24 Katie Krueger 12 24:10
5 26 Ella Junion 11 24:14
6 ( 30) Tara Dhuey 11 26:02


Photo by Don Buntman

Spartans host Marinette on WBDK Friday night

The Luxemburg-Casco Spartans will play host to the Marinette Marines in a North Eastern Conference football game Friday night.  The Spartans (0-1, 0-2 overall) are coming off a tough 21-19 loss to Fox Valley Lutheran last week.  Marinette (0-1, 0-2) lost in their M & M rivalry game with Menominee last week 43-14.  The home opener for the Spartans will celebrate Alumni Night, Veterans Night and Family Night at the Luxemburg-Casco Sports Complex.  Matt Piesler and Paul Schmitt will have the call starting at 6:30 pm with the pregame and kick off at 7 pm on 96.7 FM WBDK.  The game will also be streamed live on 



(photo courtesy of Ron LeCloux) --Reese Worachek rushed for over 200 yards last week versus FVL

Spartans face tough task on cross country course

The Luxemburg-Casco cross country teams will face some of the top teams in the area Thursday when they travel to run in the De Pere Invitational.


West De Pere, Green Bay West,  Lena, Shawano Community, Bay Port, Kewaunee Wrightstown, Notre Dame Academy, and De Pere will join the Spartans for the 5K races. Notre Dame Academy and De Pere had both their boys and girls teams qualify for the state meet last year. The Spartans are hoping to improve from last week's time when they ran at the Two Rivers Invitational. Girls race first with the junior varsity squads starting things at 4 p.m. followed by the varsity teams at 4:40.


Race Schedule

JV Girls @ 4, V Girls @ 4:40, JV Boys @ 5:10, V Boys @5:40



L-C soccer looks to add to win total

The Luxemburg-Casco soccer team hopes to get another win this evening when hosts Marinette.


The Spartans played to 1-1 draw on Tuesday earlier this week after earning its first win of the season last week. The match is set to begin under the lights in Luxemburg beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Spartan soccer ties with Roncalli

In what turned out to be their toughest game of the season so far, Luxemburg-Casco soccer was able to tie with Roncalli. The Spartans had outscored their first three opponents by a combined score of 22-1. The final score on Tuesday was 1-1. This was the first road game of the season for L-C. They will be back at home on Thursday when they take on Marinette, kickoff at 6:30 PM.

Spartans fall to Foxes 21-19 on WBDK

The Luxemburg-Casco Spartans rallied late but came up just short losing to the Fox Valley Lutheran Foxes 21-19 in a North Eastern Conference game Friday night in Appleton.  The Foxes scored two early touchdowns in the first quarter to take a 14-0 lead.  The Spartans responded with a 71 yard run by Reese Worachek before the Foxes scored with 4 minutes in the half to take a 21-7 lead into halftime. 


The Spartans took advantage of turnovers and breaks in the second half to score on a halfback option pass from Jonas Otradovec to quarterback Matt Cravillion.  Then with 10:59 left in the fourth quarter, Cravillion scored from one yard out to close within 21-19.  Worachek was denied on the two-point conversion that proved to be the difference. 


The Spartans had two chances near the end but Fox Valley Lutheran prevailed.  A holding penalty called back a Woracheck touchdown run midway through the 4th quarter and the Spartans turned the ball over on downs after advancing near midfield in the final seconds after taking over at their own 8-yard line with one minute to play.


Spartans were led by Worcheck who gained 207 yards on 20 carries and the one score.


Luxemburg-Casco (0-1, 0-2 overall) will play Marinette next Friday in their home opener on Veterans and Family Night.  The game will be on WBDK 96.7FM with the pregame at 6:30 pm.  Matt Piesler and Paul Schmitt will be on the call for the game that will also be streamed on 


(Photo courtesy of Ron LeCloux)

Luxemburg-Casco tries to have same result as second game last year

As Luxemburg-Casco football heads into their second game of the 2019 season, the Spartans are hoping to have the same success as they did in their second matchup last year. They knocked off Fox Valley Lutheran 34-6 at home. Anthony Otradovec was the star on offense that game catching 5 passes for 144 yards and three touchdowns. L-C will play the same team on Friday night, this time on the road in a game that can be heard on 96.7 WBDK starting at 6:30 PM.


Anthony Otradovec was the correct answer to Thursday's trivia question. Congratulations to Cheri Kline for answering the question correctly! She will win a $25 certificate to The Rendezvous in Luxemburg.

Saldana gets hat-trick in Spartan soccer win

The Luxemburg-Casco soccer team registered five second-half goals to in its shutout of Shawano Thursday. 


Griffin Saldana led the way for the Spartans, collected three goals in a span of 16 minutes. Carter Sewell scored four points in the afternoon contest on two goals and two assists.




56' Luxemburg-Casco (Griffin Saldana; Carter Sewell assist)
71' Luxemburg-Casco (Griffin Saldana; Carter Sewell assist)
72' Luxemburg-Casco (Griffin Saldana; Reece Glish assist)
75' Luxemburg-Casco (Carter Sewell penalty)
80' Luxemburg-Casco (Carter Sewell)

Luxemburg-Casco, Garrett Zuleger, 3 saves
Shawano, 5 saves

Luxemburg-Casco 5, Shawano 0


Luxemburg-Casco compete against stacked field at Two Rivers

Luxemburg-Casco faced stiff competition at its first cross country meet of the year at Two Rivers.


The boys team took eighth in the eight team invite, paced by Spencer Thiry's 19:28, which was good for 29th overall. The girls fared a little better, taking sixth as a team. Megan Vandermause led the way for the Spartans with a time of 24:17 on the 5K course.



1.29.9Spencer Thiry19:28Luxemburg-Casco2.52.12Lucas Joniaux20:25Luxemburg-Casco3.53.10Michael Otradovec20:27Luxemburg-Casco4.54.9Gabe Havel20:29Luxemburg-Casco5.73.11Logan Kasten21:21Luxemburg-Casco6.88.11Tanner Alsteen21:46Luxemburg-Casco7.104.10Chas Shefchik22:36Luxemburg-Casco8.108.10Weiss Waege22:50Luxemburg-Casco9.119.11Adam Kline23:12Luxemburg-Casco10.128.12Emilio Feldt24:00Luxemburg-Casco11.129.11Evan Rank24:04Luxemburg-Casco12.130.10Hunter Joniaux24:04Luxemburg-Casco13.135.11Nathan Ledvina24:15Luxemburg-Casco14.146.12Jacob Delebreau24:37Luxemburg-Casco15.148.11Jacob Vanden Avond24:43Luxemburg-Casco16.166.12Brandon Bouche27:49Luxemburg-Casco17.173.11Alex Hanmann30:46Luxemburg-Casco18.176.11Kyle Nuthals31:10Luxemburg-Casco19.178.9Hank Goldsmith34:23Luxemburg-Casco



1. 24. 10 Megan Vandermause   24:17 Luxemburg-Casco
2. 29. 10 Alyssa Delebreau   24:34 Luxemburg-Casco
3. 31. 9 Maddy Bevins   24:39 Luxemburg-Casco
4. 35. 11 Ella Junion   24:54 Luxemburg-Casco
5. 54. 12 Katie Krueger   26:01 Luxemburg-Casco
6. 70. 11 Tara Dhuey   27:08 Luxemburg-Casco
7. 81. 9 Savannah Jandrin   27:57 Luxemburg-Casco
8. 86. 11 Brianna Paye   28:18 Luxemburg-Casco
9. 110. 10 Rosanna LeGrave   30:10 Luxemburg-Casco
10. 124. 12 Megan Jodar   31:10 Luxemburg-Casco
11. 136. 11 Teddi Froelich   32:22 Luxemburg-Casco
12. 152. 11 Alena Feldt   36:36 Luxemburg-Casco
13. 155. 12 Grace LeGrave   37:18 Luxemburg-Casco
14.   11 Kaitlin Vogt     Luxemburg-Casco
15.   9 Haley Paye     Luxemburg-Casco
16.   11 Savannah Kruse     Luxemburg-Casco
17.   9 Eva Junion     Luxemburg-Casco
18.   10 Micaela Boucher     Luxemburg-Casco
19.   12 Katherine Brand     Luxemburg-Casco
20.   12 Mackayla DeBaker     Luxemburg-Casco

Spartans travel to Appleton take on Foxes on WBDK

The Luxemburg-Casco Spartans (0-1) will travel this Friday night to Appleton and face the Fox Valley Lutheran Foxes in a North Eastern Conference matchup.  The Spartans are coming off a 35-7 non-conference loss to  New London last week while Fox Valley Lutheran (1-0) came back from a 12-0 halftime deficit to defeat Denmark 19-12 in the conference opener.  


You can listen to the game on 96.7 FM WBDK beginning with the pregame at 6:30 pm with Matt Piesler and Paul Schmitt bringing you all the action.  The game will also be streamed live on


(photo courtesy of Ron LeCloux) 

High School Sports Trivia Contest Question of the day - 8-29-19

Thursday's trivia question is, "With Luxemburg-Casco football heading into their second game tomorrow, let's take a look at last year's second game. Who had three touchdown catches against Fox Valley Lutheran in the second game of the season in 2018?"


You can find this question in the E-paper. If you answer correctly through the E-paper, you have an opportunity to win a $25 certificate to The Rendezvous.


The answer will be posted at 7 AM on Friday.

Luxemburg-Casco cross country kicks off season

The Luxemburg-Casco cross country team hopes to cash in on their summer miles Thursday afternoon when it travels south for the Two Rivers Invitational.


The Spartans will also be competing against runners from Fox Valley Lutheran, Kohler, Manitowoc Lincoln, Manitowoc Lutheran, NEWCHAA (Northeast Wisconsin Christian Homeschoolers Athletic Associaton), Notre Dame De La Baie Academy, Oostburg, Ozaukee, Two Rivers, and Wrightstown. 


Last year, the boys took 9th place with 218 points while the girls took sixth with 167 points. Top finishers returning to the team are Lucas Joniaux (43rd, 20:23) for the boys and Alyssa Delebreau (43rd, 24:07) for the girls.


The first gun fires at 4:00 p.m.



L-C Fall Sports Preview on WBDK packs the Rendezvous

The Luxemburg-Casco Spartan Fall Sports Preview drew a huge crowd Wednesday evening at the Rendezvous of Luxemburg.  Five coaches and over 20 student-athletes participated in the 90-minute showcase of fall sports. 


L-C girls golf coach Dwight Will shared the goals of the upcoming team which is coming off their first state appearance in school history last year.  already has seen four matches in August. 


Cross Country coach Katie Waege visited about upcoming meets that begin with the Two Rivers Invitational Thursday. 


Boys Soccer coach Cory Romdenne recapped the Spartans first victory over New Holstein Tuesday night that was played under the lights. 


The L-C volleyball team, a perennial powerhouse in the North Eastern Conference will travel to Sun Prairie for the annual tournament this Thursday and Friday.  Coach Jeff Fyre has high expectations again for this squad. 


The evening concluded with Coach Dillon Maney from Spartan Football recapping last weeks loss to New London and the upcoming matchup with Fox Valley Lutheran Friday night in a game broadcast starting at 6:30 with the pregame show on 96.7FM WBDK. 


You can listen to the broadcast of the L-C Spartan Fall Sports Preview by clicking “on demand” on the WBDK 96.7FM Listen Live streaming button on the homepage.

Luxemburg-Casco Fall Sports Preview on WBDK 96.7FM Wednesday night

Coming off a impressive 2018-19 sports season, the Luxemburg-Casco Spartans fall sports will be previewed for the upcoming fall campaign on WBDK 96.7 FM Wednesday night from the Rendezvous of Luxemburg.  Coaches and student-athletes from girls golf, cross-country, boys soccer, volleyball and football will be featured during the show that will run from 5:30 pm until 7pm.  The broadcast will also be streamed on  The schedule for the evening is listed below.


5:30 pm   Girls Golf

5:45 pm   Cross Country

6:05 pm   Boys Soccer

6:25 pm   Volleyball

6:40 pm   Football