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Chiefs continue to roll past opponents

Mason Dixon rushes the ball during the Chiefs’ homecoming game last week against Clinton. Big Foot tacked another consecutive win to its record, with the 65-22 victory. Dixon dominated the field with five touchdowns.  (photo by Dave Baker)

“…We are really focusing on getting better every week. We want to be the best in November.” – coach Rodney Wedig   Homecoming game marks 41 consecutive wins By Dan Truttschel Correspondent All season long, Big Foot head football coach Rodney Wedig has talked about his team being focused on […]

 
 

Trojan tennis team falls short of conference title

Trojan tennis team falls short of conference title

Last year the East Troy girls tennis team went into the conference tournament in third place and came out Rock Valley Conference champions. Last Saturday, they again went into this year’s tournament in third place, but came just short of pulling off the same result in the final matches. The […]

 
 

Home advantage helps McFarland surge past Trojans

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent For the first time this season, the East Troy football team has to deal with a bit of adversity. Now it’s up to the Trojans to bounce back as they move forward. Host McFarland celebrated the school’s 50th birthday and Homecoming in style Friday night, as […]

 
 

Whitewater falls to division-leading Evansville

Whitewater falls to division-leading Evansville

By David Paulsen Correspondent The Whitewater High School football team played the Rock Valley North Division-leading Evansville Blue Devils tough for nearly three quarters Friday in a 26-6 loss at Evansville. The Whippets trailed just 14-6 until late in the third quarter when the Blue Devils scored to make it […]

 
 

Elks keep pace with best in the Southern Lakes

Elks keep pace with best in the Southern Lakes

By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School soccer team played through a bit of a rollercoaster ride last week. In three games, the Elks outscored two of their opponents by a combined score of 14-1. The marquee game last week for the Elks was a showdown with heated […]

 
 

Chiefs show no mercy in 63-0 blowout

Chiefs show no mercy in 63-0 blowout

  By Dan Truttschel Correspondent   The last thing opponents of the Big Foot football team want to deal with another is another offensive weapon. But if last week’s rout at Beloit Turner is any indication, the Chiefs may just have another tool at their disposal. Senior quarterback Carter Hehr, who […]

 
 

Elkhorn runners make strides in Janesville

By Chris Bennett Correspondent Elkhorn raced Saturday in the Midwest Invitational hosted by Janesville Craig High School and run at Blackhawk Golf Course in Janesville. “Conditions were cold and windy,” coach Randi Wulf sid. “This is a huge meet, with about 2,400 total runners in all of the races.” Wulf […]

 
 

Golfers fail to defend conference crown

By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School girls golf team struggled Sept. 18, finishing fifth of seven teams at the Southern Lakes Conference meet at Hawk’s View Golf Course in Lake Geneva. Union Grove won the conference title with a team score of 409 on the 18-hole course. […]

 
 

Elkhorn swimmers post strong finishes at Hononegah

Elkhorn swimmers post strong finishes at Hononegah

By Laura Humphrey Correspondent The Hononegah Invite isn’t what you would call a normal swimming invitational. The invite is broken down into five events – 100 butterfly, 100 backstroke, 50 freestyle, 100 breaststroke, and 100 freestyle – and the girls compete in divisions by grade – freshmen, sophomore, junior or […]

 
 

‘A week in transition’

‘A week in transition’

Locally-rooted Badger discusses big changes for Wisconsin  By Dan Truttschel Correspondent It’s safe to say the first three weeks of the 2012 season have been filled with change and transition for the Wisconsin football team. And former Big Foot star Travis Frederick has found himself right in the middle of […]