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East Troy’s postseason hopes come to disappointing end

East Troy’s postseason hopes come to disappointing end

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent As the 2012 season wore on, it became pretty clear the East Troy football team was starting to feel the effects of the sport’s physical nature. By the time the first round of the Division 3 playoffs rolled around Friday night, the Trojans were in full-out […]

 
 

Chiefs maintain winning record going into playoffs

Chiefs maintain winning record going into playoffs

  By Dan Truttschel Correspondent With each passing week, the Big Football team has been building toward a postseason run. That time is here. Big Foot closed one chapter of 2012 last week with a 49-19 Rock Valley Conference win over visiting Palmyra-Eagle. The victory improved the Chiefs to 8-0 […]

 
 

Despite loss, Big Foot girls show they are state material

Despite loss, Big Foot girls show they are state material

    By Dan Truttschel Correspondent In a season full of dominating performances, it was maybe a five-set loss that turned into a highlight for the Big Foot girls volleyball team. Even in defeat in the title match of Saturday’s Rock Valley Conference Tournament, the Chiefs showed they belonged with […]

 
 

Elks bring home soccer regional title again

Elks bring home soccer regional title again

By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School soccer team is the champion of its WIAA Division 1 regional for the second consecutive season. Elkhorn (16-3-3) defeated Delavan-Darien 1-0 Oct. 11 at Elkhorn in the final of the WIAA Division 1 Elkhorn regional bracket. The victory allows the Elks […]

 
 

Elkhorn runners post strong times at SLC meet

Elkhorn runners post strong times at SLC meet

By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School boys and girls cross country teams each finished seventh Oct. 13 in the Southern Lakes Conference boys and girls cross country meet at The Wayne E. Dannehl National Cross Country Course on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside in Somers. […]

 
 

Elk swimmers end up third at Cougar Relays

By Laura Humphrey Correspondent Elkhorn’s girls swim team competed at Janesville Craig’s Cougar Relays October 13 where they finished third and seventh overall. “We had some great times for the day,” said coach Jamie Richardson. “The girls have been working hard and they really showed that they are tough competitors. […]

 
 

Fast times at ‘Mountain High’

Fast times at ‘Mountain High’

By Alexandrea Dahlstrom Staff Writer   “I’m not going to lie. It was pretty terrifying. I never got that scared before, but I love it. I live for it,” said 25-year-old Kerry Lofy of his recent BASE-jumping experience in Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland. BASE (bridges, antennae, spans and earth) jumping is when […]

 
 

Geldermann wins twice at State

Geldermann wins twice at State

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Cricket Geldermann won two matches at the Individual State tennis tournament last Thursday and Friday. Geldermann won her first round match against Elizabeth Edsell of Oshkosh West 6-0, 6-4 on Thursday. On Friday Geldermann defeated Lily Simonson of Madison West 6-0, 6-0. Geldermann lost in […]

 
 

Badgers defeated by Wolverines for SLC title

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent   The Waterford and Lake Geneva Badger football teams had been winning games with the same formula all season: strong running games and defense. The two teams met last Friday with the Southern Lakes Conference title on the line and something had to give. Unfortunately […]

 
 

Comets face familiar game against Elks Elkhorn knocks D-DHS out of soccer regionals

By Jennifer Cesarz CORRESPONDENT Entering post-season, the Delavan-Darien High School boys’ soccer players knew they might face Elkhorn in the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association regional final, and after losing to the Elks in the Southern Lakes Conference final, the Comets were ready. But like just two weeks before, the Elks […]