Monday, December 31, 2012
As the Wisconsin Badgers take the field on Tuesday, there are plenty of Waukesha County residents to root for in the game vs. Stanford.
For Waukesha County residents, the Rose Bowl is more than just a long-standing tradition of New Year’s Day football. With several local residents playing for the Wisconsin Badgers, there’s plenty to cheer for this year. Derek Watt, of Pewaukee, is making his own name on the Wisconsin Badgers. After switch from a linebacker to a fullback, Watt’s helped the Badgers’ offense this season with 12 receptions for 150 yards, including a 33-yard catch. Watt also recorded 12 defensive tackles this year. Watt, No. 34, was optimistic about the switch when first approached earlier this year, according to the Wisconsin State Journal. “He thought it was in my best interests,” Watt told the Wisconsin State Journal. “When the head coach tells you there’s a…
Monday, October 29, 2012
The Crusaders shutout Pewaukee High School while Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt watched on field.
Catholic Memorial High School is back on the road Friday as the Crusaders football team competes in the third round of the WIAA playoffs. The Crusaders shutout Pewaukee High School 21-0 Friday night. They travel to Wisconsin Lutheran High School, 330 N. Glenview Ave., Milwaukee, to compete in the Division 3 playoff game at 7 p.m. Friday. Catholic Memorial fell to Pewaukee in the playoffs in 2011. Catholic Memorial is the only Waukesha high school left competing. Waukesha West High School fell during a high-scoring game against Watertown High School on Saturday. Meanwhile, Houston Texans’ J.J. Watt was on the field Friday watching younger brother, T.J. Watt, play for Pewaukee. J.J. Watt declined to give an official interview with Waukesha …
Friday, December 30, 2011
Waukesha County family has standout football players from the NFL down to high school.
Waukesha Fire Lt. John Watt faces an interesting dilemma this New Year’s: go and watch one son play in the Rose Bowl or go to the Houston Texans game and watch another son play. He says it’s a good dilemma to have. Watt is the father of three football-playing sons – J.J., a rookie defensive end for the Houston Texans, an NFL team that made it to the playoffs for the first time this year; Derek, a freshman linebacker with the Wisconsin Badgers; and T.J., a Pewaukee High School junior who just finished a notable season. Watt is proud of all three sons’ football accomplishments but notes that what’s important is what they have learned by playing sports – teamwork, hard work and humility. “What we’ve emphasized and like about sports is that it…
Saturday, October 22, 2011
High scoring game sends Waukesha private school home.
Catholic Memorial High School’s football team lost in the first round of the WIAA Division 3 playoffs Friday night against Pewaukee High School with a score of 42-32, according to Wissports.net. The Crusader’s quarterback Charlie Walsh threw for 169 yards, a touchdown and an interception. Pewaukee’s T.J. Watt, brother of NFL rookie J.J. Watt of the Houston Texans, had five catches for 73 yards.