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A taste of the big leagues

A taste of the big leagues

Local athlete is living the dream By Lisa Smith Correspondent “It felt incredible! It was something I truly cannot explain but I’ve dreamed of since I was a little kid,” A.J. Vukovich said with a smile as he remembered his part in the 2019 High School All Star Home Run […]

 
 

Big Foot Red Sox take second at championships

The 2019 12U Quad County Champion Red Sox team members show off their second-place medals after the championship game July 21. Pictured front from left are: Carter Ries, Blake Hernandez, Carson Buchholz, Chase Nitsch, Brady Wojcik, Konnor Glos, Jackson Hirn, Skylar Jacobs, (back row) head coach Jeff Jordan, Owen Smith, Gudmund Mizialko Hnilo, Dakota Nordmeyer, Ben Lavariega, Matthew Bauman and assistant coach Jake Ries. (Bob Mischka photo)

The Big Foot Red Sox 12U baseball team finished fourth in the regular season in the seven-team West Division of the Quad County Conference with a record of 8-5-1. Whitewater Burtness Chevrolet was first with a record of 11-3. The Red Sox then competed in the end-of-season tournament in East […]

 
 

Championship material

Championship material

The Whitewater Toppers 12U baseball team finished third in the regular season in the seven-team West Division of the Quad County League with a 9-5 record. The Toppers then competed in the postseason tournament in East Troy from July 19-21. The Toppers were seeded fifth in the seven-team Gold Division. […]

 
 

Local athlete plays in All-Star game

Local athlete plays in All-Star game

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent Back in 1996, the first Wisconsin Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association All-Star game took place at UW-Eau Claire and a local student recently took part in this year’s game. On June 18, the WFSCA held its annual All-Star game at the Woodside Sports Complex in the Wisconsin […]

 
 

Elks Lacrosse Club wraps up first season

Elks Lacrosse Club wraps up first season

Team ‘exceeded all expectations,’ club president says By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer The Elks Lacrosse Club recently finished its inaugural season and “exceeded all expectations for a first-year program, week after week,” according to club president, Nancy DuPont. The team finished with a notable 8-5 record and earned a No. […]

 
 

East Troy runners bring home three state titles

East Troy runners bring home three state titles

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The East Troy senior duo of Henry Chapman and Rachel Bottum certainly know how to make an exit. In their final high school track meets, Chapman and Bottum left La Crosse on Saturday with three Division 2 state titles between them to punctuate a pair of […]

 
 

Lindow splits at state

Lindow splits at state

Freshman tennis player ends season 20-7 overall By Dan Truttschel Correspondent East Troy High School freshman Dayne Lindow advanced to the Sweet 16 of last week’s WIAA Division 2 State Boys Tennis Tournament, the third straight year an East Troy player accomplished that feat. The program’s first-ever state qualifier as […]

 
 

WHS’ soccer season ends in second round

WHS’ soccer season ends in second round

By Kevin Cunningham Sports Correspondent On May 30, the Whitewater High School girls soccer began WIAA tournament play as a No. 10 seed. The Whippets traveled to face No. 7-seeded East Troy and won 2-0. In the regular season, Whitewater had lost to East Troy twice. The third matchup went […]

 
 

BFWB soccer needs two more wins for state berth

BFWB soccer needs two more wins for state berth

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent Two victories last week sent the Big Foot-Williams Bay girls soccer team to within two victories of a trip to the WIAA Division 3 State Tournament. But now the Chiefs really face a big task. Big Foot, seeded fifth in the sectional, was slated to travel […]

 
 

Badger golf makes fifth straight trip to state

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Lake Geneva Badger golf team reached the WIAA state tournament at University Ridge in Madison for the fifth year in a row by winning the Mukwonago sectional at Big Bend’s Edgewood Golf Course on May 28. The Badgers shot 301 as a team, two […]