Sports

Whippets wrestling gearing up for RVC meet

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent Whitewater High School competed in an 11-team tournament at Monroe High School last Saturday. Monroe took first while the Whippets placed second overall as a team. “The day was definitely a rollercoaster for the team,” Whippets’ head coach John Schimming said. “We started off wrestling very […]

 
 

Trojan sports roundup

Wrestlers compete at Kramer open, girls lose to Big Foot By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The East Troy High School wrestling team posted a 15th-place overall finish at Saturday’s Terry Kramer Open at Fort Atkinson. East Troy tallied 136 points in the 17-team event. Slinger was first with 383.5 points, followed […]

 
 

Elks swim well in season’s final home meet

Elks swim well in season’s final home meet

By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School boys swimming team won 10 of 11 events and beat Jefferson/Cambridge 124-46 Jan. 21 in a Southern Lakes Conference dual meet at Elkhorn. The Elks celebrated Senior Night against Jefferson/Cambridge, and the team’s seniors did not disappoint. An Elkhorn senior either […]

 
 

Comets hang on for win over Indian Trail

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien girls basketball team got off to a great start and held on to win by one, 38-37, in a home non-conference game against Kenosha Indian Trail on Jan. 14. Coach Marty Speth said he was happy with the start. “I thought we passed […]

 
 

Perfect day on the mat

Perfect day on the mat

     Big Foot-Williams Bay wrestler Raul Rojas (145 pounds) gets a pin in 29 seconds over Edgerton’s Jacob Nelson at the RVC Duals in Clinton last weekend. Rojas’ perfect day also included: a major decision 13-5 over Clinton’s Ben Jacobs; a 12-7 win against Turner’s Jackson Burk; a pin in […]

 
 

Chiefs get first two wins of the season

Chiefs get first two wins of the season

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The Big Foot boys basketball team threw the monkey off its back last week with its first victory of the season over visiting Clinton. Three days later, the Chiefs started a streak. Big Foot outlasted visiting Williams Bay in overtime Monday night for a 72-68 non-conference […]

 
 

Taylor takes 4th

Taylor takes 4th

      Elkhorn’s Aaron Taylor, shown in a meet earlier this season, finished fourth in the 170-pound weight class at the Port Washington Wrestling tournament last weekend. The Elks finished eighth out of 17 teams. See more EAHS sports in the Independent. (Bob Mischka photo)

 
 

Several Comets swim well in invitational

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent On Jan. 4, the Delavan-Darien High School boys swimming team competed for the first time in nearly two weeks when it participated in the Fort Atkinson invitational. Of the eight teams competing, the Comets placed seventh as a team but several swimmers had strong showings that […]

 
 

Trojan sports roundup

Trojan sports roundup

Girls basketball in transition with new coaches There is plenty of learning going in these days within the East Troy High School girls basketball program. And that goes for the players and the coaches. With new co-head coaches Ryan Vodnik and Kristin Michalski taking over after the resignation of Maurya […]

 
 

Losing streak snapped

Losing streak snapped

Whitewater returned to action Jan. 3 with a big 50-48 road win against Edgerton. Kacie Carollo runs into heavy traffic around the Crimson Tide basket. Carollo scored a team-high 14 points for WHS, while Brianna Zimdars added 13, which included making six of seven free-throw attempts. See more Whippets sports […]