Delavan-Darien

DDHS track athletes set personal bests

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent Though the Delavan-Darien High School boys and girls track and field teams didn’t finish how they had hoped in last week’s meet, head coach Robyn Adair said he was thrilled with the personal records that were set. “We had some very solid and promising performances on […]

 
 

WSD athlete named conference player of the year

WSD athlete named conference player of the year

Lucero Arreola, a senior at the Wisconsin School for the Deaf was recently named Indian Trails Conference Girls Basketball Player of the Year – a big honor for the entire WSD community, according to her coaches. Some of Arreola’s highlights from this season were: – Great Plains Schools for the Deaf […]

 
 

Comets soccer coach looking for ‘a progression’ of attitude

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent The Delavan-Darien High School girls soccer team won six total games last season, the final of those coming in the WIAA Tournament, advancing the Comets to the Regional Final. This year, the team has a number of starting returnees but lost its leading goal-scorer in Suleimy […]

 
 

Comets baseball begin season under new but familiar coach

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien Comet baseball program will begin its season on Thursday against Beloit Memorial at Beloit’s Pohlman Field, home of the Beloit Snappers. Paul Yanko returns as the varsity coach after stepping back to coach the JV team for three years as Mike Grover took […]

 
 

Comets, community come together

Comets, community come together

     The DDHS Comet Care donation drive hosted by the boys basketball program resulted in more than 300 items being donated and $600 raised during 50/50 raffles at basketball games, which went toward 72 new blankets as well as clothing and gift cards. Above; Members of the boys basketball program […]

 
 

Comets season comes to end

Coach says ‘it was an honor’ to coach the three seniors By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien boys’ basketball season came to an end on Feb. 26 at the hands of a familiar foe. The Comets lost their WIAA regional opener in Burlington 65-34. The Comets lost to the […]

 
 

Firebirds soar to new heights

Firebirds soar to new heights

Cheerleaders, basketball teams compete in tournament The basketball and cheerleading team from the Wisconsin School for the Deaf participated in the Great Plains Schools for the Deaf tournament at Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf in Faribault, Minn. recently. Despite the cold weather and snowstorm, according to school and coaching […]

 
 

Lopez’ final lap is complete

Lopez’ final lap is complete

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent By the age of nine, Delavan-Darien High School’s Luca Lopez was already swimming competitively. Fast forward nearly a decade – including a move from New Mexico to Wisconsin – and his final competitive race has now come to a close. The WIAA State boys swimming Division […]

 
 

Good effort by Comets brings tense moments

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien boys basketball team put on an inspired effort Feb. 9 in an effort to get its first win of the season but fell 71-52 at home to Milton. The game turned tense in the second half and even more extreme after the game. […]

 
 

Comets head to sectionals

Luca Lopez wins 200-yard individual medley at SLC tournament By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent At the Southern Lakes Conference boys swimming tournament Saturday at Jefferson High School, Delavan-Darien finished seventh as a team. The Comets finished all but two of the races with personal records and Luca Lopez won the 200-yard […]