Sports

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)

 
 

Trojan sports roundup

Trojan sports roundup

Larson takes second at state By Dan Truttschel Correspondent A lingering shoulder injury delayed the start of the 2019-20 season for East Troy senior wrestler Tommy Larson. But he certainly made up for lost time. Larson, who returned to the Trojans’ lineup for the Rock Valley Conference Tournament, took his […]

 
 

Leaving a lasting legacy

Leaving a lasting legacy

Elk swimmers win state title, break school records By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School boys swim team ended its season with, arguably, one of the greatest days in program history. The Elks concluded their season with a state title in the 200-yard freestyle relay and a third-place […]

 
 

Whippets wrestler takes third to qualify for state

Whippets wrestler takes third to qualify for state

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent Carter Friend and David Cushman represented the Whitewater High School wrestling team at the WIAA sectional tournament Feb. 22. Needing to finish in the top three of their respective weight classes to advance to state, Friend won his first two matches and kept his season alive […]

 
 

Whitewater wrestlers stamp tickets to sectional

Whitewater wrestlers stamp tickets to sectional

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent All that remains for high school wrestling teams is postseason action. Whitewater High School competed in a WIAA regional held in Evansville on Feb. 15. To qualify for sectionals, individuals had to finish in the top two of their weight class, or a team could qualify […]

 
 

WIAA rule bumps wrestlers to Division 1

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent A long-standing WIAA enrollment rule forced Big Foot/Williams Bay and Delavan-Darien wrestlers to compete in Division 1 instead of Division 2 in the WIAA postseason that began on Feb. 15. Big Foot/Williams Bay has the smallest enrollment in the division; Delavan-Darien, the second smallest. The […]