Sports

East Troy Express Baseball returns

Land O’ Lakes baseball returned for its 99th season last weekend and the East Troy Express is fielding a team for its 49th consecutive season this year. Although, there is a changing in the guard this year in the make-up of the roster, the Express asks area residents to come […]

 
 

Former Elk to lead football team

Former Elk to lead football team

Todd Ghilani received many accolades during his high school career By Travis Pipes Contributor Todd Ghilani, Elkhorn Area High School alum and Northern Illinois graduate, has officially accepted the head coaching job for the Elks football team. Elkhorn is a quiet city nestled among rolling cornfields, farms and light industry […]

 
 

East Troy’s Vukovich named All-SLN co-player of the year

East Troy’s Vukovich named All-SLN co-player of the year

By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Not too many players earn a scholarship to play Division 1 collegiately in one sport and also make all state in another sport. East Troy senior AJ Vukovich is not your average player. The 6-foot-4 athletic inside-outside presence has been the motor for the past few […]

 
 

Co-Players of the Year

Co-Players of the Year

Elkhorn’s Johnson has unfinished business; East Troy’s Vukovich dominates down low By Chris Bennett Correspondent Elkhorn Area High School’s Jordan Johnson knew he would be good on the basketball court this season. Johnson is the All-Southern Lakes Newspapers Co-Player of the Year for the newspaper chain’s boys basketball team. Johnson, […]

 
 

Coping with Corona

Area college athletes persevere despite lost seasons Note: This is part one of a spring series on college student-athletes. Please stay tuned for future editions for more. By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent While there has been no official word on whether high school sports seasons will be cancelled, several local collegiate […]

 
 

Athlete of the Year

Athlete of the Year

Elkhorn’s Jordan Johnson, shown putting up a shot in the paint against Lake Geneva Badger, was named the Southern Lakes Conference Athlete of the Year in boys basketball. In swimming, his Elkhorn schoolmate Hunter Johnson earned the nod while in gymnastics, another Walworth County athlete – Annie Murphy, of Williams […]

 
 

State run ends in heartbreak

State run ends in heartbreak

Local team’s dream ends as WIAA suspends season By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Burlington High School has hosted several boys sectional semifinal contests in the past five years. But a March 12 showdown between Elkhorn and Waukesha West brought the oddest of circumstances and put the Elks’ pursuit of another […]

 
 

Gymnasts roll to second place at state

Gymnasts roll to second place at state

Williams Bay’s Malia Bronson, champion Annie Murphy key to team’s success By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Wilmot Combined Gymnastics team beamed with optimism from event to event in last weekend’s WIAA Division 1 state meet at Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln High School. The team – composed of Wilmot, Union Grove […]

 
 

Tumbling to state

Tumbling to state

Wilmot Combined Gymnastics team, which includes athletes from Williams Bay High School, showcases its WIAA Division 1 sectional plaque following a Feb. 28 competition at Burlington High School. The team qualified for state this weekend in Wisconsin Rapids (top row, left) Aryana Kovach, Annie Murphy, Malia Bronson, Hannah Clark, Riley […]

 
 

Fighting for it

Fighting for it

      Delavan-Darien’s Jasmin Speth battles for a rebound with Waterford’s Grace Ketterhagen during last week’s game. It was the second round of WIAA regional play and brought the Comets season to an end. See more Delavan-Darien sports in the Delavan Enterprise. (Michael Stefanich Jr. photo)