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Girl battle for each point against Brodhead

Coach: Trojans not allowed to play as physical as Cardinals By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The East Troy High School girls basketball team found itself in the midst of a physical battle last Friday night at Brodhead. And, while the Trojans hung in there the best they could – it was […]

 
 

Boys still undefeated in conference play

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent With a long break for the holidays, there could have been a little rust for the East Troy High School boys basketball team to shake off when it hosted Evansville last week. Not a chance. East Troy jumped out to a 32-22 first-half lead and cruised […]

 
 

Big Foot girls continue chase

Big Foot girls continue chase

The Big Foot girls resume action Friday night against visiting Evansville (5-7 overall, 3-5 RVC). They’ll host Brodhead tonight – results from both games will be covered in the Jan. 12 Times/Reporter. As of early last week, Big Foot was 7-4 overall and 6-2 in the RVC, good for a […]

 
 

Chiefs fall to Elks in nonconference game

Chiefs fall to Elks in nonconference game

By Dan Truttschel Sports correspondent With a little more than three minutes left in the first half Dec. 28, the Big Foot boys basketball team was well within range of visiting Elkhorn. From there, however, the Elks took control. Elkhorn went on a 12-4 run in the final 3:30 to […]

 
 

Elkhorn grapplers ride three 2nd-place spots to strong tournament

By Chris Bennett Sports correspondent Three Elkhorn Area High School wrestlers placed second in their respective weight classes, and it helped the Elks to a fourth-place finish Dec. 29 in the Mid-States Wrestling Classic at UW-Whitewater. This season’s field at Mid-States featured 43 schools Wisconsin and Illinois. “I’m really happy […]

 
 

Johnson leads Elkhorn swimmers in Illinois

By Chris Bennett Sports correspondent Hunter Johnson finished second among sophomores and helped the Elkhorn Area High School boys swim team to a strong performance Dec. 27 in the Boylan Bash at Boylan High School in Rockford, Ill. The Boylan Bash is split by class, and team scores are not […]

 
 

Meet EAHS coach, athletes of the year

Meet EAHS coach, athletes of the year

The Jan. 4 issue of the Independent includes feature stories on the newspaper’s coach and male and female athletes of the year by Chris Bennett, sports correspondent. Below is a portion of what’s included – pick up a copy of the paper for the rest – on stands now! COACH […]

 
 

UWW tourney a ‘great learning experience,’ Whippets coach says

UWW tourney a ‘great learning experience,’ Whippets coach says

By Troy Sparks SLN CORRESPONDENT The Whippets were one of 43 teams from Wisconsin and Illinois that invaded the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus to participate in the 39th annual Mid States Wrestling Championship. However, Whitewater did not have favorable results. The Whippets finished in 34th place with 54.5 team points. […]

 
 

Hard work secures second-place finish for second-year wrestler

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent The Delavan-Darien High School wrestling team competed in one tournament Last week, but head coach Diego Avila SAID the tournament, which spanned two days at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater on Dec. 28 and 29, “definitely separates the boys from the men.” He said wrestlers making it […]

 
 

Wrestling team struggles to find consistency

Wrestling team struggles to find consistency

Coleman, Storandt, Larson finish dual tourney with perfect records By Dan Truttschel Correspondent For whatever reason, the East Troy High School wrestling team seems to be a bit of a slow starter. But when it comes to the finish, the Trojans usually find a way to be right where they […]

 
 
 
 
 

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