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Whippets soccer team lets one slip away

Whippets soccer team lets one slip away

By Troy Sparks SLN CORRESPONDENT The Whitewater girls soccer team needed to play defense a little bit longer to earn its second victory of the season in a nonconference home match against Delavan-Darien, but came up a little short. With the Whippets leading 1-0 late in the April 10 contest, […]

 
 

Opinion: Spring sports, sleet and snow don’t mix

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent This never-ending winter weather is taking its toll on all of us. Looking out my window last weekend was another exercise in deepening my six-month depression. After all, I checked the calendar and Monday was Tax Day, which unless the yearly painful deadline had changed, happens […]

 
 

Chiefs soccer team boasts strong roster

Chiefs soccer team boasts strong roster

By Dan Truttschel Sports correspondent The Big Foot-Williams Bay girls soccer team has its sights set on some lofty goals this spring. And it appears the Chiefs have every reason to believe they can reach those. Big Foot returns 10 letterwinners, including six who earned All-Rock Valley Conference honors a […]

 
 

New youth soccer program comes to Walworth County

SC Waukesha is pleased to announce that it has created a new satellite program to serve Walworth County and the surrounding areas. The new program, SCW Walworth, has commenced operations and will begin play in the 2018/2019 season. “We are very excited to provide a high-quality, inclusive soccer program for […]

 
 

Season opening win

Season opening win

The Elks Christina Crawford heads toward home April 2 in the season opener while Mukwonago’s third baseman keeps an eye on the play in the outfield. Elkhorn scored eight runs in the final four innings to beat the Indians. (Rick Benavides photo)

 
 

Big Foot golf team to focus on individual play

‘Effort still matters in a tough situation’ coach says By Dan Truttschel Sports correspondent Low numbers are the main concern this spring for longtime Big Foot boys golf coach Bob Sullivan. But the situation didn’t catch him entirely off guard. Big Foot enters the season with just five players in […]

 
 

Kraayvanger scores game-winner after missing 2017

Kraayvanger scores game-winner after missing 2017

By Troy Sparks SLN CORRESPONDENT It took the Whitewater girls soccer team until near the end of regulation to score against visiting Evansville last week in a Rock Valley Conference match. The goal came as junior Carmen Kraayvanger was fouled in the goal box. She was successful on the penalty […]

 
 

BFWB boys tennis team has high expectations

By Dan Truttschel Sports correspondent The expectations are high for the Big Foot-Williams Bay boys tennis team in 2018. And now it’s up to the Chiefs to turn those hopes into reality as the season begins to unfold. Big Foot must replace six seniors from last year’s squad, but returns […]

 
 

Elkhorn tennis welcomes new coach, and a new court

By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School boys tennis team might consider changing its name to “The Road Warriors.” The reason, according to Elkhorn Athletic Director Dan Kiel, is to wait until warmer weather comes before sealcoating its new tennis courts. The new high school tennis courts were […]

 
 

Rounding the Bases: Whippets softball scores 13 on Clinton in 1 inning

Rounding the Bases: Whippets softball scores 13 on Clinton in 1 inning

Baseball team racks up hits against Clinton By Daniel Schoettler Correspondent The Whippets softball team exploded for 13 runs in the second inning of a game against Clinton that was called after only three innings. In the April 5 game, Whitewater took advantage of nine walks and eight hit-by-pitches. Alyssa […]

 
 
 
 
 

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