Home

Schedule/Directions

Roster

Records/Stuff

Team History

Player History

Touchdown Club

 DeWitt Touchdown Club   DeWitt Football Official Picture Site   TCP Photography  Please remember those who served.

Last Update: 01-08-2023   

Enjoy the drive to DeWitt High School from Clark Road along Panther Drive on a perfect autumn day.

DeWitt, MI (01/08/2023): The DeWitt school records have been updated to include the 2022 season.

Sports Page Links

DeWitt Athletics Twitter

Lansing State Journal

WLNS 5th Quarter

WILX Sports Blitz

The Game 730AM

Detroit Free Press

Detroit News

MLIVE High School Sports

State Champs Network

MHSAA Football

Geoff Kimmerly Second Half Sports

DeWitt Athletic Hall of Fame

Panthers Playing in College
(Denotes senior season at DeWitt)

 

Noah Koenigshnect (2017) - Central Michigan
Northwood University

Michael Nehf (2019) Northern Michigan

Mason Gilbert (2019) - Lafayette

Drew Schorfhaar (2019) - Michigan State

Andrew Debri (2020) - Hope College

Tyler Nordmann (2021) - Myrtle Beach Collegiate - South Carolina

Nick Flegler - (2021) - Hope College

Bryce Debri (2021) - Hope College

Tyler Holtz ( 2021) - Brown University

Tommy McIntosh ( 2021) - Wisconsin

Other Panther links of interest.

Memorial Stadium Upgrades

Panther Football Facilities

Panther Traditions

Panther All-State Players

    The 2022 season by the numbers
2.87 - Miles of total offense this season
4 - Number of first downs given up by defense against Haslett
6 - Number of games Bryce Kurncz had over 100 yards rushing
7  - Fumbles lost in 547 rushing attempts
7:28 - Average per game of time of possession DeWitt held the ball more than opponents
8.5 - Number of sacks by Matthew Nehf this season
12 - Actual number of games played by DeWitt this season
17 - Consecutive seasons DeWitt has made the playoffs
20 - Number of touchdown passes this season
21.9 - Average length of kick off returns by Jensen Ridley
25 - Average number of first downs per game this season
26 - Number of extra points Brand Soltis shattered the previous career record for extra points
35 - Number of first downs against Grand Ledge in Week 6
40 - Number of TDs scored by Bryce Kurncz in his career
41 - Number of touchdowns rushing this season
48 - Yards of total offense given up by defense against Haslett
49 - Longest punt of the season by Bryce Kurncz
56 - Number of TDs scored by Nathaniel Deak in his career, school record
63 - Length of the longest reception of the year by Jensen Ridley against Detroit Loyla
64 - Total number of touchdowns scored by DeWitt
77.8 - Overall winning percentage by Coach Rob Zimmerman
80 - Number of plays ran against Grand Ledge in Week 6
83.0 - Percent of games Coach Rob Zimmerman has won at DeWitt
88 - Length of Jensen Ridley's kick off return against Portland
90 - Length of the longest run of the the year by Bryce Kurncz against Cadillac.
119 - Number of wins Coach Gail Thornton achieved at DeWitt, 19 seasons
181 - Old state career record of extra points
207 - New state career record of extra points by Brandon Soltis
243 - Number of wins Coach Rob Zimmerman has achieved at DeWitt, 24 seasons 
293 - Total number of first downs this season
297 - Total number of solo tackles this season
518 - Total yards of offense against East Lansing
623 - Total number of yards of offense against Grand Ledge
753 - Total number of offense plays this season
2,373 - Yards of total offense for Bryce Kurncz this season (rushing + receiveing + returns)
5,056 - Total yards of offense this season
1 - Fantastic Season. Thanks guys. It was a blast.

Grand Rapids, MI (12/08/2022): DeWitt Panther.org would like to congratulate Tony Sigmon of Whitehall on being recognized as one of the top three coaches in the 2022 Associated Press Division 3-4 All-State Football Team. The Vikings finished the regular season 9-0 and won the West Michigan Conference Lakes Divsion with a 6-0 record. Whitehall lost to Grand Rapids South Christian 28-21 in the Divison 4 Regional Finals to finish the season 11-1. The Vikings stout defense only allowed 22 points in the conference.

Tony was the heart and soul of the 2001 DeWitt Panther team that finished 11-2 and lost to Chesaning in the Division 4 Semi-Finals. He was middle linebacker that registered a team leading 83 tackles and had 9 SMUKs as well as offensive guard. He went onto play and start at Alma College. He took over the Whitehall program in 2013 and his team finished 1-8 that season but in 2014 the Vikes went 9-3. He has made the playoffs 8 of his 10 seasons.  

Please send inquiries and comments to info@DeWittFootball.org