Author Archive: Ryan Spoehr

Fairest of the Fair promotes joining 4-H

Fairest of the Fair promotes joining 4-H

Fairest a UW-Whitewater Student By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF Support, family and a path to a career are all things that Avonlea Odling says were given to her in her 11 years in 4-H. Avonlea, now the Walworth County Fairest of the Fair, has visited local schools telling students of […]

 
 

Whitewater boys basketball team controls Big Foot

Whitewater boys basketball team controls Big Foot

By Troy Sparks SLN CORRESPONDENT With controlling the tempo of the game and using sound ball movement, the Whippets boys basketball team was able to pick up a conference win against Big Foot Monday. The win also included improved rebounding. “I thought we played intense on the defensive end,” Whitewater […]

 
 

Whitewater dodges bullet with flooding

Whitewater dodges bullet with flooding

Palmyra has road closure By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF Heavy rain throughout Monday and into Tuesday in Jefferson and Walworth counties left many areas underwater, but the City of Whitewater seemingly didn’t get hit too badly with flooding. “We are in pretty good shape,” said Brad Marquardt, the city’s public […]

 
 

Whippets split 2 leading into playoffs

Whippets split 2 leading into playoffs

Playoffs start Friday night By Troy Sparks CORRESPONDENT Now that the regular season is over, the Whitewater girls’ basketball team can focus on the postseason. Before the regular season came to a close though, the Whippets split their last two Rock Valley Conference regular season games last week and ended […]

 
 

Wrestlers DuVal, Gamble to compete at state

Wrestlers DuVal, Gamble to compete at state

By Troy Sparks SLN CORRESPONDENT Jimmy DuVal will make a trip to the state wrestling tournament for the second straight year and senior Tyler Gamble will join him. The tournament will take place at the Kohl Center in Madison Feb. 22 through 24. DuVal punched his ticket in the 189-pound […]

 
 

In this week’s Whitewater Register …

In this week’s Whitewater Register …

– A UW-Whitewater student, now Walworth County Fairest of the Fair, promotes 4-H in her old 3rd grade classroom – Warhawk women sit atop WIAC – Fairhaven Lecture Series continues with focus on Native American culture – 2 Whippet wrestlers to compete at state – 2 area musicians perform in […]

 
 

Girls basketball team rebounds after tough Jefferson loss

Girls basketball team rebounds after tough Jefferson loss

By Troy Sparks SLN CORRESPONDENT The Whippets had to look past a tough loss at Jefferson and move on. However, it did not take long and they rebounded in their next game against Brodhead. In the first half of the Feb. 8 game, the Whippets took it to the visitors […]

 
 

Whippet wrestlers will send 6 to sectionals

Whippet wrestlers will send 6 to sectionals

By Troy Sparks SLN CORRESPONDENT Whitewater will send six wrestlers to the WIAA Division 2 Sectionals on Saturday at Cedar Grove-Belgium. As a team, Whitewater finished in the top two in the regionals last Saturday at East Troy. With scoring 224 points, the Whippets finished second as a team at […]

 
 

Whippet gymnasts challenge 11 teams at Platteville

Whippet gymnasts challenge 11 teams at Platteville

Whippets in conference meet tonight The Whippets varsity gymnastics team took on 11 other teams at the Lisa Steger Memorial Invitational at Platteville High School last weekend. “The team started off strong on the vault,” coach Kelsea Fischer said. Autumn Lesar led the team in scoring with an 8.1 mark […]

 
 

Senior recognition

Senior recognition

Area resident and University of Wisconsin-Whitewater senior women’s basketball player Brooke Trewyn was honored during halftime of last Saturdays Warhawks game against UW-River Falls. Trewyn scored a career-high 31 points during the game, which was an 83-72 win for the Warhawks. Head coach Keri Carollo, Trewyn’s family and UW-Whitewater Chancellor […]

 
 
 
 
 

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