Delavan-Darien

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 […]

 
 

DDHS soccer off to successful start

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent After the first week of the season, the Delavan-Darien High School boys soccer team owned a 3-0-1 record. Head coach Mike Marse said he’s happy with the start. “The things we’re trying to do are working. The thing we were worried about with playing the 4-3-3 […]

 
 

Ready, set, hike

Ready, set, hike

      In the Comets 50-0 win over Milwaukee North last week, quarterback Oliver Hetzel gets ready to take a snap. Tonight, Delavan-Darien will travel to Elkhorn for a Southern Lakes Conference matchup. The game between the Comets and Elks is known as the Hero Bowl as the schools raise money […]

 
 

Strong “D”

Strong “D”

The Comets defense including Luke Freitag (No. 15) and Ross Gengler (No. 6) get ready to tackle Lodi’s Colton Nicolay in Delavan-Darien’s season-opener last Friday. The Comets fell 14-0 to Lodi but the defense played well overall, according to the coach, holding Lodi to one touchdown until very late in […]

 
 

Local athlete plays in All-Star game

Local athlete plays in All-Star game

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent Back in 1996, the first Wisconsin Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association All-Star game took place at UW-Eau Claire and a local student recently took part in this year’s game. On June 18, the WFSCA held its annual All-Star game at the Woodside Sports Complex in the Wisconsin […]

 
 

Smart swimmers

Smart swimmers

      The Delavan-Darien High School girls swim team received the National Interscholastic Swimming Scholar Team Award for the 2018-19 season. The award is given to teams based on their cumulative grade point average for a season with the Comets reaching the silver level with a GPA of 3.631. The work […]

 
 

Softball season come to an end for Comets

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent Delavan-Darien High School’s softball team began the WIAA Tournament and its postseason with a 2-17 overall record, but in the first round on May 16, the Comets defeated Edgerton 4-1 on May 16. Five days later, on May 21, the Comets faced No. 1-seeded Whitnall. Whitnall […]