Sports

Whitewater kickers expect to vie for RVC crown

Whitewater kickers expect to vie for RVC crown

By David Paulsen Correspondent After a disappointing season one year ago, the Whitewater High School boys soccer team fully expects to compete for a Rock Valley Conference title this fall. The Whippets return 14 letterwinners from last year’s 4-18-1 squad. Only one of the varsity players is not a returning […]

 
 

Whippet tennis team shaping up, but still in flux

Whippet tennis team shaping up, but still in flux

By David Paulsen Correspondent Losing five varsity starters off last year’s Rock Valley Conference championship girls tennis squad has left some big holes for head coach Tim Nelson to fill this fall. One year ago, the Whippet girls finished 21-3 overall. To do that well this year, the team has […]

 
 

Lauderdale Aqua Skiers bring home tournament titles

The Lauderdale Aqua Skiers pile on top of each other after spending all year practicing the four-high pyramid on land in preparation for pulling it off on water at the water show ski tournament in Wisconsin Rapids.

  A strong 43-member team of performers, ages 7 through 51, made area residents proud at the Wisconsin State Show Ski Tournament recently held at Lake Wazeecha near Wisconsin Rapids.       The Lauderdale Aqua Skiers placed sixth out of 14 teams in Division 2, and several individual members of the […]

 
 

Wide a‘wake’ on the water

Wide a‘wake’ on the water

Ed Kinerk catches some air as he twists above Geneva Lake in Gordy’s eight annual Wakeboard Tournament held earlier this week. Kinerk placed second in the advanced category. (Photo by Dave Baker) Matt Heinz grabs the end of his board as he one-hands the rope in a risky stunt. Heinz competed […]

 
 

Warhawks ranked No. 1 in preseason poll

Three time defending NCAA Division III champion UW-Whitewater is ranked number one in the D3football.com preseason poll released July 31. UW-Whitewater received 17 of 25 first place votes. The University of Mount Union, with the remaining eight first place votes, is second and Wesley College (Delaware) is third.  Mary Hardin-Baylor […]

 
 

East Troy Legion team falls short of state goal, but finishes strong

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent Last week’s regional tournament gave the East Troy Post 188 legion baseball team a shot to advance to state. While the legion fell short of that goal, East Troy did grab a victory to finish the summer on a high note. East Troy fell in the […]

 
 

Generals get defense righted

But offense struggles in loss to defending champs By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent It wasn’t a win Saturday night for the Lake Geneva Generals, but it was a step in the right direction. Now the Generals have to do something with their newfound momentum. The Roscoe Rush, who have won […]

 
 

Whitewater ends season at regional tourney

Whitewater ends season at regional tourney

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The 2012 season came to an end last week at the Class A regional level for the Whitewater legion squad. Playing at home, the seniors fell 12-9 to Horicon in its first game, followed by a 6-4 loss to Waterloo the next day. Whitewater finished the […]