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Football team battles elements at Clinton

    By Troy Sparks Correspondent It wasn’t the greatest day for Whitewater to play a football game with rain lasting all night in their game against Clinton, a game in which the Whippets had a tough time adjusting to a muddy and slick field. The undefeated Cougars were playing […]

 
 

FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Lake Geneva Badger exacts revenge on Kenosha Bradford

FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Lake Geneva Badger exacts revenge on Kenosha Bradford

Gallagher steps up with 101 yards     By Michael Hoey and Tim Wester   The Lake Geneva Badger football team gained sweet redemption in its WIAA Level 1 playoff win over Kenosha Bradford on Friday night. In week two, the Badgers (9-1) led the Red Devils (6-4) all night long […]

 
 

Postseason begins for spikers, runners

Postseason begins for spikers, runners

By Dan Truttschel Sports correspondent The Big Foot girls volleyball team is off to the second round of the WIAA Division 2 playoffs. Big Foot advanced to a regional semifinal with a hard-fought 25-16, 25-17, 27-29, 25-17 win over Rock Valley Conference foe in the opener Tuesday night.   The […]

 
 

Trojans make playoffs

Football team shuts out Brodhead-Juda By Dan Truttschel Correspondent Wet weather conditions Friday night forced East Troy football coach Jeff Crandall to change his team’s strategy in its season finale at Brodhead-Juda. But when passing became impossible, the Trojans just turned to their ground game – and in the process, […]

 
 

Medaling at state

Lindow, Rice finish sixth in Division 2 tournament By Dan Truttschel Correspondent Any time a season ends with a medal at the state level, it can be considered nothing but a huge success. And for the East Troy girls tennis duo of juniors Erin Rice and Mackenzie Lindow, the 2017 […]

 
 

Tennis duo earns third at state tennis

Hard work and staying positive paid off, coach says By Dan Truttschel Sports correspondent The Big Foot-Williams Bay girls tennis doubles duo of seniors Meredith Heckert and Izzy Klesmith put the finishing touches on a solid campaign at last week’s WIAA Division 2 State Tournament in Madison. Heckert-Klesmith won their […]

 
 

Swim coach Foucault changes it up for Jefferson/Cambridge

Swim coach Foucault changes it up for Jefferson/Cambridge

  By Troy Sparks Correspondent Whitewater girls swim coach Gina Foucault did something a little different to spice up the competitive nature for their dual meet against Rock Valley Conference foe Jefferson/Cambridge at home. “We knew going in that they would be most likely ahead of us in those relays,” […]

 
 

Cross country team finishes in top 3 at RVC meet

Cross country team finishes in top 3 at RVC meet

    By Troy Sparks SLN correspondent There were some expectations and surprises for the Whitewater boys and girls cross-country teams at the Rock Valley Conference meet, which they hosted. “The boys’ team goal was to be in the top three (in team points),” Whitewater coach Chad Carstens said. “The […]

 
 

Wolves earn No. 1 seeding for playoffs

Wolves earn No. 1 seeding for playoffs

Team looks to close regular season undefeated today The Wolves 7th/8th grade team has earned the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Northern Illinois Football Conference playoffs following the team’s 50-8 victory over Hampshire last Saturday. The Wolves got off to another fast start with a four-play drive ending in […]

 
 

Soccer boys batter Badger

Update: the Elks defeated Delavan-Darien, 2-0, Tuesday in the SLC championship and followed that up with a 3-0 shutout of Muskego Thursday. Pick up a copy of the Oct. 19 Independent for complete post-season coverage. By Chris Bennett Sports correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School boys soccer team won emphatically […]

 
 
 
 
 

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