Delavan-Darien

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 […]

 
 

The streak is finally over

Comets end 36-game losing skid with win By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien Comets recently ended a 36-game losing streak with a 63-59 home win over Lake Geneva Badger. It was the first Comet win since a 66-62 victory over Big Foot on Jan. 15, 2018. “I am so […]

 
 

New coach looks to re-build Comets culture

New coach looks to re-build Comets culture

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The new Delavan-Darien boys’ basketball coach Todd Pyszora is looking to build the House of Comet Basketball brick by brick. He said it will take patience, but he has faith in the process and feels the players – and community – are buying in. “I’m […]

 
 

Comets deliver shutouts en route to sectional

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent The Delavan-Darien High School boys soccer team began postseason WIAA Tournament action Oct. 24 when the No. 2-seeded Comets faced No. 15-seeded Mauston. Entering the contest, Delavan-Darien earned a first round bye, while Mauston defeated its first round opponent 7-0. In the game between the Comets […]

 
 

DDHS soccer team’s postseason underway

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent The Delavan-Darien High School boys soccer team brought its regular season to a close last week, which included the conference tournament final against Elkhorn. Going into the game, the Comets held a 16-1-3 record with the team’s only loss coming against Elkhorn earlier in the season. […]

 
 

Top five for Comets at invitational

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent The Delavan-Darien High School boys and girls cross country teams participated in one meet this past week – an invitational held at Cecelia’s Golf Course on Tuesday, Oct. 8. They were able to run in good weather according to head coach Robyn Adair. “(It) was a […]

 
 

DDHS soccer begins post-season play

Team coming off a week with three solid victories By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent Heading into the final week of play before the Southern Lakes Conference tournament, the Delavan-Darien High School boys soccer team held a 12-3-1 record. The Comets kicked off their play last week with a dominating, 7-0 win […]

 
 

Comets coach proud of his team’s ‘fight’

Comets coach proud of his team’s ‘fight’

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien football team gave undefeated Burlington all they could handle for a half on Sept. 27, but fell 28-10 in a game that Coach Hank Johnson said was closer than the score indicated. “We never felt out of the game at any point,” Johnson […]

 
 

DDHS soccer earns 10th win of the season

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent The Comets entered their senior night matchup against Milton Sept. 17 with a 9-0-1 record and improved to 10-0-1 thanks to a shutout victory. “We’ve got 14 seniors and they all played in the first half,” said Comets head coach Mike Marse. “That’s a good game […]

 
 

Young Comets tennis team has room to grow

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent A few weeks ago, the Delavan-Darien High School girls tennis team traveled to Elkhorn for a dual, which Comets head coach DJ Dunsker said was a tough match. “It was still early in the season and our kids are still getting as many touches on the […]