Recent Eleva-Strum High School graduate Carter Gunderson laughed with coach CJ Christianson after reaching the basepaths in last Thursday’s WIAA Division Four state baseball championship game at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox City Stadium in Grand Chute. Gunderson played a crucial role in the Cardinals’ state title and said his love for the sport stems from his father, Ryan.             (Times photograph by Benjamin Pierce)

Five minutes after the Eleva-Strum High School baseball team claimed its first state championship in program history, senior Carter Gunderson received a phone call that meant more than any other ‘Congrats’ he could ever receive. Gunderson’s father, Ryan, was too excited to start with a ‘Hello’....

Above: Eleva-Strum High School baseball coach CJ Christianson celebrated with fans moments after the Cardinals won the Division Four state championship last Thursday.

Below: Members of the Eleva-Strum High School baseball team took their turn with the state championship trophy. The 11-1 win over Solon Springs/Northwood marked the first state title in program history.          (Times photographs by Benjamin Pierce)

Before the Eleva-Strum High School baseball team stepped onto Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium in Grand Chute for the WIAA Division Four state championship game last Thursday, they were prepared for a tight-scoring, emotional final game. Coach CJ Christianson told his players their...

Eleva-Strum senior Carter Gunderson (left) was cheerfully mobbed by classmate Justin Becker moments after the Cardinals won a WIAA Division Four state semifinal behind a game-winning hit from Gunderson, who also pitched four scoreless innings in the 3-2 win over Pacelli.    (Times photograph by Benjamin Pierce)

With the top of the Eleva-Strum High School baseball team’s batting order due up in the sixth inning of Tuesday’s WIAA Division Four state semifinal, the Cardinals embraced an opportunity with their season hanging in the balance at Appleton’s Fox Cities Stadium. Eleva-Strum, the top-seeded team in...
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Eleva-Strum senior Carter Gunderson (left) was cheerfully mobbed by classmate Justin Becker moments after the Cardinals won a WIAA Division Four state semifinal behind a game-winning hit from Gunderson, who also pitched four scoreless innings in the 3-2 win over Pacelli.    (Times photograph by Benjamin Pierce)

With the top of the Eleva-Strum High School baseball team’s batting order due up in the sixth inning of Tuesday’s WIAA Division Four state semifinal, the Cardinals embraced an opportunity...

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