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Bob Petruska - Waupun / Kaukauna / Brookfield Central / Lake Mills

03/01/1983, 12:00am CST
By Wisconsin Sports Network

Born July 28, 1929 in Milwaukee, WI

Attended Lake Mills High School, Graduate of University of Wisconsin-Madison

Coached football at:

Waupun High School 1952-55,

Kaukauna 1955-57, Brookfield Central 1957-70, and

Lake Mills 1970-77.

His record was 147 wins, 67 losses and 10 ties, six championships with four undefeated seasons.

Bob coached football for 26 years. During this time his teams had a 32 game winning streak. He also coached basketball, track, golf, tennis, and baseball. He coached the Madison Mustangs Semi-Pro football team to a championship. His 1969 summer baseball team at Brookfield Central were WIAA State Champs.

At Lake Mills he guided the Girls Track Team to a Class B State Championship.

As an athlete Bob played in the 1947 High School All-Star game for the South. He played football and basketball at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was selected to play in the Blue-Gray Game in Montgomery, Alabama in 1950.

In 1978 Bob was head coach of the South All-Star team that defeated the North team 13-6 in the Shrine Game.

Very active in the Wisconsin High School Coaches Association Bob was District Representative for five years, Vice President for two years and President for two years.

Tag(s): Hall of Fame