Sports

Young Chiefs wrestling team to build on last year

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The work continues for the Big Foot-Williams Bay wrestling team and second-year head coach Tyler Heck. And by all accounts, things are trending in the right direction. Heck remains hopeful that lessons learned a year ago by his young squad will help the Chiefs take a […]

 
 

Elk gymnasts medal in We Believe Invite

By Chris Bennett Correspondent Lyndsay Ryan won on the uneven bars and helped the Elkhorn Area High School gymnastics team to a second-place finish Dec. 7 in the We Believe Invite at Sun Prairie High School. “We knew there would be some challenges going into this meet, since it was […]

 
 

Trojans struggle with injury, lack of depth

Trojans struggle with injury, lack of depth

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent Even before the season began, the East Troy High School girls basketball team was going to be fighting a numbers game. That fight became a whole lot tougher last week. Down to six girls because of one ineligible player and one season-ending knee injury to another, […]

 
 

Boys win on the road

Trojans hang on after Pirates make comeback By Dan Truttschel Correspondent With four minutes left Saturday night, it looked like the East Troy High School boys basketball team would cruise to its second win in as many tries. Host Pewaukee was determined not to let the Trojans off that easy. […]

 
 

New coach looks to re-build Comets culture

New coach looks to re-build Comets culture

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The new Delavan-Darien boys’ basketball coach Todd Pyszora is looking to build the House of Comet Basketball brick by brick. He said it will take patience, but he has faith in the process and feels the players – and community – are buying in. “I’m […]

 
 

Elk a national finalist for Heisman scholarship

Elk a national finalist for Heisman scholarship

From an applicant pool of thousands of high school scholar-athletes graduating with the class of 2020, 12 students – including Elkhorn’s Devon Davey – have been named National Finalists in the Heisman Trophy Trust scholarship competition. The Heisman High School Scholarship continues the legacy of the Wendy’s High School Heisman […]

 
 

Celebration time

Celebration time

Whitewater High School junior Ella Houwers won the 100-yard breaststroke in the WIAA Division 2 girls state swimming meet Nov. 15; Brianna Zimdars finished fifth in the 500-yard freestyle race. The two were also part of the 200-yard medley relay that earned a sixth-place finish at state: back row, Houwers […]

 
 

Swimming at state

Swimming at state

Elkhorn Area High School junior Sydney Balboni competes in the 200-yard freestyle race at the WIAA Division 2 State Swimming Championships in Madison Nov. 15. She finished 15th, nearly matching her personal record in the event and broke a dry spell for EAHS, which hasn’t sent a female swimmer to […]

 
 

So close 

So close 

The Elks season came to an end sooner than the team would have liked when they fell to Brookfield Central, 2-1 in the WIAA Division 2 state semifinal match Nov. 8 at Uihlein Park in Milwaukee. Above; Elkhorn fans are shown behind Luke Schoeneberg, who scored the lone goal for […]

 
 

Heading to state

Heading to state

Five Whitewater High School athletes will represent the Whippets in the WIAA Division 2 state girls swimming meet today in Madison. Front row, from left, junior Sophia Fanshaw (an alternate) and freshman Grace Foucault; back row, junior Ella Houwers, senior Brianna Zimdars and junior Amber Krebs. They will compete in […]