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Sports Notes: Aug. 2

July 31, 2012

Wauwatosa's Lueptow chosen for UWW Hall

Stacey Lueptow of Wauwatosa will be inducted into the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Athletics Hall of Fame on Oct. 20.

Lueptow, one of eight inductees, will be feted at a banquet on the Whitewater campus. She will also be honored at halftime of the Warhawks' football game that afternoon.

She excelled in track and field for the Warhawks. In 1989, she set school records in the 60 hurdles indoors and the 100 hurdles outdoors, going on to qualify in both events in NCAA Division III championship meets. She placed 11th indoors and ninth outdoors.

In 1990, she earned second place in the WIAC Indoor Meet and second and third places outdoors.

In 1991, she earned All-America honors and finished eighth in the 100 hurdles at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Meet.

She was the team captain and was named the top sprinter for the 1991 Whitewater squad. She left with school indoor and outdoor hurdles records and still owns a piece of the 400 relay mark of 1 minute, 9.54 seconds, set in 1991.

Lueptow is currently a lieutenant in the Wauwatosa Fire Department.

Junior Raider Football sign-up under way

The Junior Raider Football program is accepting registration for the 2012 season.

The Raiders will field teams from fifth to eighth grade.

To be eligible, players must live or attend school in the Wauwatosa East attendance area.

Go to www.ballcharts.com/tejrraiders to register.

Jr. Popes to have tryouts for baseball team

The Jr. Popes baseball program will hold tryouts from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 11, with U8-U9 tryouts running from 1 to 2:30 p.m. and U10-U11 at 2:30 to 4 p.m.

The tryouts will be at Lions Park in Franklin, located on 80th Street south of Ryan Road.

Coaches are being sought for the U8, U9 and U11 age level. The teams play between 14 to 20 league games and three to five tournaments per season. If interested, contact Joe at jrpopesbb@yahoo.com or call (414) 758-8150.

West cheerleaders fare well at camp

The Wauwatosa West Cheerleaders attended the UCA cheerleading camp at Great Wolf Lodge on July 16-19, coming home with first place in home dance and superior squad categories and fourth in extreme routine. They also were voted the best in leadership and received the leadership plaque.

Julia Anthony, Crystal Harris and Cierra Adenekan tried out and were selected for the All-American team.

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