Sports

Chiefs wrestlers are hard-working kids, coach says

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent A significant obstacle to success in recent seasons for the Big Foot-Williams Bay wrestling team has come down to numbers. And the Chiefs didn’t have enough of them. But that looks like it’s about to change in 2018-19, as first-year head coach Tyler Heck has 20 […]

 
 

Badger girls suffer first loss

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Badger High School girls basketball team suffered its first loss of the season in a non-conference match-up with Kenosha Tremper in Kenosha on Nov. 20. The game was much closer than the final score indicated. Tremper won the game 67-52, but the Badgers were […]

 
 

After banner year, Elks raise expectations

After banner year, Elks raise expectations

By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Expectations are high for Elkhorn this season, a point on which coach Josh Skatrud is abundantly clear. Elkhorn is in its fifth season under Skatrud, and enjoyed one of the program’s better seasons in recent memory last year. The Elks advanced to the WIAA Division […]

 
 

Lady Comets expect to at least double last year’s win total

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent In 2017, the Delavan-Darien High School girls basketball team finished with a 2-19 overall record. The Comets lost in their first game of the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association tournament, and it was head coach Marty Speth’s first season. Now, in 2018, Speth expects his team to […]

 
 

Whippets look to new starting lineup

By Daniel Schoettler Sports Correspondent After losing its starting lineup to graduation, the Whitewater High School boys basketball team will depend on its size to begin the 2018 season. The Whippets finished sixth in the Rock Valley Conference a season ago with an 8-10 record in league play and an […]

 
 

Chiefs girls basketball team welcomes (almost) new coach

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent After a year away, Mike Dowden is right back where it all started. The former Big Foot standout who was the head varsity girls basketball coach for one season six years ago is back at the helm in 2018-19. And to say he’s glad to be […]

 
 

Badger boys basketball moves in new direction

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Badger High School boys basketball team is under new leadership as the Forrest Larson era ended last year with the retirement of the Wisconsin Hall of Fame coach. The John Witte era begins Nov. 27 at home against Grayslake North. Witte is in his […]

 
 

A promising start for Elkhorn girls hoops team

By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School girls basketball team improved to 2-0 on the young season with a 64-24 rout Nov. 15 in a non-conference game at Williams Bay. The Elks played a non-conference game last Tuesday at Palmyra-Eagle, and play a non-conference game Nov. 27 at […]

 
 

Comets boys basketball team looks to improve

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien High School boys basketball team is looking to work hard and get better than it was last year, said to Coach Chris Hembrook. The team suffered through a winless conference season (2-21 overall) last year but never gave up. “The kids worked hard […]

 
 

History made

History made

Whitewater High School athletes competed in five events at the WIAA Division 2 girls state swimming meet in Madison on Nov 9. Ella Houwers (third from right) stands on the podium after finishing third in the 200-yard individual medley. She also gave WUSD its first state championship, winning the 100-yard […]