Crash victims honored by rival hockey, basketball groups | Coys Information

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (WBAY) – The neighborhood and highschool rivals are coming collectively Tuesday night time to assist the household of Tommy Koenigs, one of many youngsters concerned within the deadly crash in Fond du Lac County over the weekend.

A hockey sport between Fond du Lac Excessive College and the Fox Cities Stars will tackle a deeper that means and lift cash for the household. The JV sport began at 6. The varsity sport begins at 7.

Tommy was a ahead for the Fond du Lac Cardinals in 2022 however transferred to St. Mary’s Springs Excessive College this yr. Earlier than his switch, he was the third main scorer of his crew with 13 objectives final season. We talked to a few of Tommy’s Fond du Lac classmates, who all described him as a popular, well-liked child.

The crash leaves a gap in Fond du Lac Hockey’s coronary heart, one the place the crew tweeted, “As soon as a Cardinal, at all times a Cardinal.”

Fond du Lac Hockey booster membership president Tom Bolander says it is a tight-knit group that can play with a heavy coronary heart.

“It is at all times good to see these youngsters after they’re at any individual’s home, simply hanging out and being collectively and doing issues after college and after video games. And, it will be powerful for these guys which are there,” Bolander mentioned. “It does not matter in the event that they play for Springs or Fond du Lac. They’re all buddies on the finish of the day. And all of us really feel unhappy that this occurred.”

The booster membership matches donations at Tuesday night time’s video games, as much as $1,500. All proceeds will go on to the Koenigs household for bills.

The 2 boys within the automobile had been energetic in highschool athletics. Highschool basketball and hockey groups honor them.

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