Delavan-Darien

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 […]

 
 

Comet wrestlers take winning record into tourney

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent Delavan-Darien High School’s wrestling team competed in its first meet in 12 days last week – a dual on the road against Waterford. Head coach Diego Avila said that the stretch without official competition might have contributed to the struggles the Comets experienced on the mat […]

 
 

Hoops teams travel to Kentucky

Hoops teams travel to Kentucky

      The boys and girls basketball teams from the Wisconsin School for the Deaf, Delavan, recently participated in the Kentucky Classic Basketball Tournament and the WSD girls team wom the championship, including (from the left, kneeling) Paige Sheffield, Jazmin Victorino, Brianna Henke, Lucero Arreola, Caitlyn Buchman, (standing) head coach Matthew […]

 
 

D-DHS grapplers finding their grip, coach says

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent On Jan. 10, the Delavan-Darien High School wrestling team hosted its final meet of the season and it came in a dual against Burlington. Comets head coach Diego Avila said that he took a few forfeits in the meet by only sending six wrestlers out to […]