East Troy area

East Troy girls find answer to first-quarter woes

East Troy girls find answer to first-quarter woes

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The visiting Evansville girls basketball team had its sights set on a major upset when it visited East Troy Friday night. And for one quarter, the Blue Devils were on that pace, as they held a one-point lead after the opening eight minutes. From there, however, […]

 
 

East Troy gets road win against Parkview

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The East Troy boys basketball team took its show on the road last week – and needless to say, the Trojans weren’t the most polite house guests. In a pair of Rock Valley Conference games, the Trojans were barely challenged, as they rolled to a 73-48 […]

 
 

Trojan wrestlers fourth at Terry Kramer Open

By David Paulsen Correspondent The East Troy High School wrestling squad finished fourth out of 16 teams at the Terry Kramer Open held at Fort Atkinson Saturday. The Trojan grapplers tallied 239.5 points and had one first-place finisher. Fort Atkinson won the invitational with 361 points. “We wrestled pretty well,” […]

 
 

Vikings are no match for Trojan girls

Vikings are no match for Trojan girls

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent Opponents of the East Troy girls basketball team oftentimes find themselves stuck between a rock and a hard place. Play zone and the Trojans can light it up from the outside – stick to man-to-man defense, and East Troy is just too quick to guard. Visiting […]

 
 

The 1,000-point club

The 1,000-point club

East Troy High School senior Breanna Gaspervich (third, from left) was recognized for passing the coveted 1,000-point plateau, as she continues to lead the Trojans into what they hope will be another storybook season. Breanna was joined at the recognition ceremony, held during the girls basketball game against Jefferson Jan. […]

 
 

Defense carries Trojans to ninth straight win

Defense carries Trojans to ninth straight win

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent In a season full of highly anticipated matchups, there are going to be nights when the East Troy girls basketball team has to just fight through to the end. Last week’s Rock Valley Conference contest with visiting Jefferson was one such occasion. East Troy held a […]

 
 

East Troy nabs two more wins

East Troy nabs two more wins

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent Through the first 10 games of the 2012-2013 season, it seemed like East Troy’s Brett Prahl always hung right around his average of 16.6 points per game. And there’s certainly nothing wrong with that production – but Prahl must have decided Monday night that it wasn’t […]

 
 

Trojan wrestlers third at Verona

By David Paulsen Correspondent With three dual wins and two losses, the East Troy High School wrestling team finished third at the Verona Duals Saturday. The Trojans defeated Verona 52-21 in the opening round, and Portage 37-29 in Round 2, but fell to tournament champion Lake Geneva Badger 36-22 in […]

 
 

Dedick first, Vogel second at Mid-States

Dedick first, Vogel second at Mid-States

By David Paulsen Corresp ondent With one first-place finish and a second-place, as well, the East Troy High School wrestling squad finished 15th overall among 43 teams at the Mid-States Wrestling Classic held Friday and Saturday at UW-Whitewater. Head coach Mike Howard noted that he told his squad to shoot […]

 
 

Trojans bring home Badger Tournament title

Trojans bring home Badger Tournament title

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent There is no doubt the East Troy girls basketball team can put up some huge offensive numbers every time they take the floor. But what’s becoming even more apparent is how tough the Trojans are defensively. In fact, they are down right stingy. East Troy, ranked […]