Delavan-Darien

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 […]

 
 

Comets fall to Elks

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien Comets knew they had a tough task ahead of them on Jan. 3 and the Elks didn’t disappoint in an 80-38 win over the Comets in Delavan. “Elkhorn is a good team,” Coach Chris Hembrook said. “They are very deep and it showed […]

 
 

Lady Comets gear up for five-game home stretch

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent The first eight games of the season gave Delavan-Darien High School’s girls basketball team three wins, which marked one more win than the team had all of last season (two). Going into last week, the Comets had one game over a two-week stretch, and it came […]

 
 

DDHS defense gives Burlington a challenge

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien boys’ basketball team hung with first-place Burlington for a half on Dec. 18, but the Demons pulled away in the second half for a 60-42 win in Delavan. The Comets switched from their usual 1-3-1 zone defense to a 2-3 zone for this […]

 
 

Lady Comets keep it even with .500 record

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent In the 2017-18 season, the Delavan-Darien High School girls basketball team won two games. This season, heading into this past week, the Comets had a 2-3 record with a game at Westosha Central on Dec. 11. It was the lone game of the week for the […]

 
 

Comets fall to Badger on the road

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien boys’ basketball team traveled to Lake Geneva Badger on Dec. 7 and came home with a 57-48 loss. The Comets led early and had a few nice runs, but inconsistency and poor shooting kept them from their first win of the young season. […]

 
 

Comets start season with two losses

Team also lost senior leader to knee injury By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien boys basketball team opened the season with two non-conference losses last week to Whitewater and Cudahy. They also lost senior wing man Reese Crull to a knee injury in Whitewater. The Comets faced a tough […]

 
 

Lady Comets expect to at least double last year’s win total

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent In 2017, the Delavan-Darien High School girls basketball team finished with a 2-19 overall record. The Comets lost in their first game of the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association tournament, and it was head coach Marty Speth’s first season. Now, in 2018, Speth expects his team to […]