Sports

All Area Basketball Team: Crowded at the top

All Area Basketball Team: Crowded at the top

Southern Lakes Newspapers All-Area players rank among state’s best By Chris Bennett Correspondent Southern Lakes Newspapers released this year’s All-Area Basketball Team, which features two conference players of the year, including Kacie Carollo. Carollo, a senior at Whitewater, earned Rock Valley Conference Player of the Year en route to a […]

 
 

Trojan sports roundup

Trojan sports roundup

Boys head into playoffs, girls end season in regionals By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The East Troy High School boys basketball team managed to navigate quite the non-conference schedule during the regular season. And with that 23-game slate now complete, the Trojans have their sights set on a WIAA Division 2 […]

 
 

Trojan sports roundup

Trojan sports roundup

Runners compete at state, Depuydt takes 14th By Dan Truttschel Correspondent In a season cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic, East Troy High School senior Austin Depuydt made the most of what he was given. Competing at Saturday’s WIAA Division 2 State Cross Country Meet at Colby High School, Depuydt […]

 
 

Keeping it in the family

Keeping it in the family

Kayser name lives on in Elkhorn soccer program By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent The name Kayser has become an institution, not only Elkhorn Area High School athletics, but also the Southern Lakes Conference. BZ Kayser took over both boys and girls varsity soccer back in 2010 to try to revive a […]

 
 

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 […]