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Chiefs get first two wins of the season

Chiefs get first two wins of the season

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The Big Foot boys basketball team threw the monkey off its back last week with its first victory of the season over visiting Clinton. Three days later, the Chiefs started a streak. Big Foot outlasted visiting Williams Bay in overtime Monday night for a 72-68 non-conference […]

 
 

Taylor takes 4th

Taylor takes 4th

      Elkhorn’s Aaron Taylor, shown in a meet earlier this season, finished fourth in the 170-pound weight class at the Port Washington Wrestling tournament last weekend. The Elks finished eighth out of 17 teams. See more EAHS sports in the Independent. (Bob Mischka photo)

 
 

Several Comets swim well in invitational

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent On Jan. 4, the Delavan-Darien High School boys swimming team competed for the first time in nearly two weeks when it participated in the Fort Atkinson invitational. Of the eight teams competing, the Comets placed seventh as a team but several swimmers had strong showings that […]

 
 

Trojan sports roundup

Trojan sports roundup

Girls basketball in transition with new coaches There is plenty of learning going in these days within the East Troy High School girls basketball program. And that goes for the players and the coaches. With new co-head coaches Ryan Vodnik and Kristin Michalski taking over after the resignation of Maurya […]

 
 

Losing streak snapped

Losing streak snapped

Whitewater returned to action Jan. 3 with a big 50-48 road win against Edgerton. Kacie Carollo runs into heavy traffic around the Crimson Tide basket. Carollo scored a team-high 14 points for WHS, while Brianna Zimdars added 13, which included making six of seven free-throw attempts. See more Whippets sports […]

 
 

Trojan sports roundup

Trojan sports roundup

Boys fall to Hamilton, wrestlers take eighth at invite By Dan Truttschel Correspondent For a non-conference contest even before the calendar changes, the East Troy High School boys basketball team’s game at Sussex Hamilton on Friday certainly had more of a different feel. A sold-out crowd, one of the nation’s […]

 
 

Chiefs host Columbus in hoops doubleheader

Chiefs host Columbus in hoops doubleheader

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent A huge first half was more than enough for the Big Foot girls basketball team Monday night. Playing in a girls/boys home doubleheader against Columbus, the Chiefs rolled to a 39-15 lead by intermission en route to a 62-46 non-conference victory. The win improved Big Foot […]

 
 

Trio of Elk swimmers win at Sauk Prairie

Trio of Elk swimmers win at Sauk Prairie

By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School boys swim team won three events and finished sixth Dec. 28 in a tough field at the Sauk Prairie Co-op Invitational at Sauk Prairie High School. Three different swimmers won events at Sauk Prairie. Hunter Johnson won the 200-yard freestyle in […]

 
 

Close loss

Close loss

Whitewater suffered a 78-71 defeat against McFarland on Dec. 20 despite Carter Brown’s 19 points. See more Whitewater area sports in the Register. (Peter Mischka photo)

 
 

Elk gymnasts ‘rocking their floor routines’

By Chris Bennett Correspondent Elizabeth Lockhart won two events and helped the Elks beat Milton/Edgerton 136.425-131.825 Dec.17 in a non-conference girls gymnastics meet at Elkhorn Area High School. “We had a few mishaps on vault and bars,” Elks coach Amanda Merlo said of the meet against Milton. “We are working […]