Delavan-Darien

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 […]

 
 

Comets boys basketball team looks to improve

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien High School boys basketball team is looking to work hard and get better than it was last year, said to Coach Chris Hembrook. The team suffered through a winless conference season (2-21 overall) last year but never gave up. “The kids worked hard […]

 
 

Delavan freshman qualifies for state swim meet

Delavan freshman qualifies for state swim meet

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent Making it to state and competing against the best of the best is hard. Ask any Delavan-Darien High School student-athlete. But to make state as a freshman is that much more difficult. Last Saturday, Comet Maggie Person accomplished that feat. Person, a member of the Comets’ […]

 
 

Comets win first game, lose in Round 2 of playoffs

Comets win first game, lose in Round 2 of playoffs

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent At 14-5-4 overall, Delavan-Darien High School’s boys soccer team earned a No. 6 seed in its regional for the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association tournament. In 2016, the Comets won the state title. One year later, the team made it back to the final, but lost 2-1. […]