Gibraltar High School basketball players paid tribute to the late Randy 'Chopper'' Pluff Friday night in Fish Creek prior to a game against Oconto. Pluff, who died of brain cancer Dec. 21 at the age of 43, coached both girls and boys basketball in recent years. Vikings girls basketball coach Josh Kropuenske, right, presented a commemorative basketball to his widow, Michele Pluff, and players and fans wore special gray T-shirts with the saying, 'Team Pluff ? Vikings Never Forget.'' Gray symbolizes brain cancer awareness.
Sturgeon Bay beat Northeastern Wisconsin Lutheran, 49-33, Friday night to snap a six-game losing streak and win its first home game of the high school girls basketball season.
In other Packerland Conference games Friday, Oconto beat Gibraltar, 52-34; Algoma defeated Southern Door, 69-30; and Kewaunee downed Sevastopol, 54-20.
Meanwhile, Kewaunee edged Gibraltar, 37-35; and Algoma beat Sevastopol, 74-13, in conference makeup games Thursday. ...