Junior receiver Connor Konshak motions into the backfield as the football is snapped to senior Chandler Diekvoss, left, during West De Pere High School's preseason football scrimmage against Kimberly at Papermaker Stadium in Kimberly on Friday morning, Aug. 16. Diekvoss has made the switch from receiver to quarterback this season and is penciled in to lead West De Pere's offense in its season opener against Antigo on Thursday night, Aug. 22.
Don't bother asking Bill Turnquist about the big hopes and seemingly bigger expectations that annually envelope the west side of De Pere in the late summer and the fall.
Want to talk the significance of and trying to extend 30 straight conference wins, seven consecutive conference titles and playing in Madison for a state title three of the last four years? Take it somewhere else.
Turnquist politely doesn't have the time to reflect on past accomplishments or predict future achievements with his West De Pere High School varsity football team. All the more so this week, when the Phantoms get the ...