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Whippets riding high after start of December

Whippets riding high after start of December

  By Troy Sparks SLN Correspondent The Whitewater girls basketball team is right where they need to be after the first full week of December. The Whippets are creating their own identity instead of comparing themselves to teams in the past. And they are navigating this journey together, letting the […]

 
 

Boys drop first game of the season

Coach takes blame for 78-44 loss to Madison Memorial By Dan Truttschel Correspondent Putting together a challenging nonconference schedule has been the plan for East Troy High School boys basketball coach Darryl Rayfield since he took over the program. The 2017-18 season is no different. East Troy opened its schedule […]

 
 

Grapplers get ready to hit the mat

Coach has high hopes for young team By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The growth of the East Troy High School wrestling team is already starting to show itself. Now the Trojans have to take those gains from the offseason and through the first several practices and turn those into successes on […]

 
 

Chiefs outscore Trojans by nearly 2-1

Chiefs outscore Trojans by nearly 2-1

Girls fall to Big Foot, 69-38 By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The Big Foot High School girls basketball team entered the season considered the favorite in the race to the Rock Valley Conference title. And last week, the East Troy High School team had its first up-close-and-personal look at the Chiefs. […]

 
 

Chiefs show intensity, unselfish play early on

By Dan Truttschel Sports correspondent It’s still early and there’s plenty of work ahead, but first-year Big Foot boys basketball coach Jeff Fenrick already is encouraged by what he’s seen. He knows this will be a process. Big Foot returns three of its top-five scorers from last season’s team that […]

 
 

Lady Chiefs rebound after season-opening loss

Lady Chiefs rebound after season-opening loss

By Dan Truttschel Sports correspondent After a hard-fought season-opening loss to Milton, the Big Foot girls basketball team has wasted little time in getting right back on track. And they’ve done so in dominating fashion. Big Foot improved to 2-1 Nov. 21 with a convincing 69-38 win at East Troy, […]

 
 

Gymnastics team heads into season with wealth of experience

By Troy Sparks SLN Correspondent Experience is on the side of the Whitewater gymnastics team, and the Whippets will need every bit of it to be competitive all-season long. Whitewater will lean on one senior and six juniors to lead the way for the five new gymnasts. Caitlin Zimdars will […]

 
 

Whippets coach Gnatzig bullish on 2017

    By Troy Sparks Correspondent Things could be looking up in a big way for the Whitewater boys basketball team after its first playoff win at home this decade last season against Marshall in the Division 3 regional semifinals. The Whippets have a trio of senior leadership with some […]

 
 

Five Chiefs kickers earn all-conference nods

Five Chiefs kickers earn all-conference nods

By Dan Truttschel Sports correspondent The Big Foot-Williams Bay boys soccer team recently landed five players on All-Rock Valley Conference teams. Leading the Chiefs were seniors Eder Lavariega and Carson Luberda, who were named to the first team as a midfielder and defender, respectively. Senior midfielder Heath Dillenbeck was named […]

 
 

Harms remains positive early in season

Harms remains positive early in season

  By Troy Sparks SLN Correspondent Whitewater girls basketball coach Judy Harms was positive in her assessment of her team in a scrimmage after the first week of practice just days before the regular season kicked off. “I was real happy how we looked though (in the scrimmage),” she said […]

 
 
 
 
 

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