Author Archive: Heather Perkins

Laue comes up big for Whippets girls

Laue comes up big for Whippets girls

By Daniel Schoettler Sports Correspondent Cassidy Laue led the Whippets in scoring in posting two double-digit performances last week. On Feb. 2 against East Troy, the Trojans grabbed the halftime lead at 26-19 and held on to defeat the Whippets, 50-44, to complete the season sweep. The Whippets made 14 […]

 
 

Chiefs wrestlers head to regional competition

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent As was to be expected, the young Big Foot-Williams Bay wrestling team had its share of good and bad moments at last Saturday’s Rock Valley Conference Tournament at Beloit Turner. It’s all part of the learning process. Big Foot’s Raul Rojas advanced to the finals at […]

 
 

Badgers blitz Comets

Boys basketball takes out Delavan-Darien, 67-37 By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Lake Geneva Badger boys basketball team blitzed the Delavan-Darien Comets in the first half on Monday night in Delavan outscoring the Comets 36-6. The Comets played the Badgers evenly in the second half but could never seriously cut […]

 
 

Conference champs

Conference champs

      The Elkhorn swim team poses after winning the Southern Lakes Conference championship last Saturday in Jefferson. Pictured are (front row) Manager Rachel Gottschalk, Alex Johnson, Austin Boatman, Danny Bush, Derek Gauger, Cooper Wachs, Manager Alliah North, (middle) Spencer Ingersoll, Austin Muetzel, (back) Justin Pflanzer, Jeffrey Meersman, Brevin Kruse, Lucas […]

 
 

Comets head to sectionals

Luca Lopez wins 200-yard individual medley at SLC tournament By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent At the Southern Lakes Conference boys swimming tournament Saturday at Jefferson High School, Delavan-Darien finished seventh as a team. The Comets finished all but two of the races with personal records and Luca Lopez won the 200-yard […]

 
 

Housing could be key part of project in Whitewater

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Although final details are waiting in the wings for later this year, housing could be a key component to the so-called Library Block project that would intermingle mixed-uses with an expansion of the existing Irvin L. Young Memorial Library. The board of directors serving on the […]

 
 

Colorful morning

Colorful morning

      The sun drapes the snow, sky and roads with color early last Thursday morning from Springfield Road at Highway H in Geneva Township looking south toward Lake Geneva. The clear air in winter can provide more dramatic sunrises and sunsets. (Photo courtesy of Stephanie Rodgers)

 
 

Hear the band

UW Varsity Band concert a fundraiser for DDHS The Delavan-Darien High School Band Booster Club and the DDHS Band program will welcome the University of Wisconsin-Madison Varsity Band to the gymnasium at the high school in early March. Scheduled for 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 3 at 1:00 p.m., members […]

 
 

Betting on BFHS

Betting on BFHS

      At the 4th Annual Big Foot Booster Club’s Black and Red Casino Night fundraiser Jan. 26 at Pino’s Last Call, (from the left) Corey Hesselman, Lindsey Bauer, Kenny Martin, Bill Hamlin and James Eischeid are ready to roll at the roulette table. Stepping up to sponsor the event were […]

 
 

Star Center nominated for Blue Ribbon award

Star Center Elementary Schools is one of eight public schools in the state nominated for the 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools Program, which recognizes the highest performing schools in the state. Star Center is in the Lake Geneva J1 School District. “Our nominated schools are making strides on closing achievement […]