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Taylor takes 4th

Taylor takes 4th

      Elkhorn’s Aaron Taylor, shown in a meet earlier this season, finished fourth in the 170-pound weight class at the Port Washington Wrestling tournament last weekend. The Elks finished eighth out of 17 teams. See more EAHS sports in the Independent. (Bob Mischka photo)

 
 

Trio of Elk swimmers win at Sauk Prairie

Trio of Elk swimmers win at Sauk Prairie

By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School boys swim team won three events and finished sixth Dec. 28 in a tough field at the Sauk Prairie Co-op Invitational at Sauk Prairie High School. Three different swimmers won events at Sauk Prairie. Hunter Johnson won the 200-yard freestyle in […]

 
 

Elk gymnasts ‘rocking their floor routines’

By Chris Bennett Correspondent Elizabeth Lockhart won two events and helped the Elks beat Milton/Edgerton 136.425-131.825 Dec.17 in a non-conference girls gymnastics meet at Elkhorn Area High School. “We had a few mishaps on vault and bars,” Elks coach Amanda Merlo said of the meet against Milton. “We are working […]

 
 

Elk gymnasts medal in We Believe Invite

By Chris Bennett Correspondent Lyndsay Ryan won on the uneven bars and helped the Elkhorn Area High School gymnastics team to a second-place finish Dec. 7 in the We Believe Invite at Sun Prairie High School. “We knew there would be some challenges going into this meet, since it was […]

 
 

Elk a national finalist for Heisman scholarship

Elk a national finalist for Heisman scholarship

From an applicant pool of thousands of high school scholar-athletes graduating with the class of 2020, 12 students – including Elkhorn’s Devon Davey – have been named National Finalists in the Heisman Trophy Trust scholarship competition. The Heisman High School Scholarship continues the legacy of the Wendy’s High School Heisman […]

 
 

Swimming at state

Swimming at state

Elkhorn Area High School junior Sydney Balboni competes in the 200-yard freestyle race at the WIAA Division 2 State Swimming Championships in Madison Nov. 15. She finished 15th, nearly matching her personal record in the event and broke a dry spell for EAHS, which hasn’t sent a female swimmer to […]

 
 

So close 

So close 

The Elks season came to an end sooner than the team would have liked when they fell to Brookfield Central, 2-1 in the WIAA Division 2 state semifinal match Nov. 8 at Uihlein Park in Milwaukee. Above; Elkhorn fans are shown behind Luke Schoeneberg, who scored the lone goal for […]

 
 

Ready to make waves

Ready to make waves

The Elkhorn Area High School girls swim team finished ninth at the Division 2 sectional meet Nov. 9. Elk Sydney Balboni advanced and will represent the Elks at the WIAA Division 2 Girls State Swimming & Diving Meet at the University of Wisconsin Natatorium in Madison today. She will compete […]

 
 

Elks advance to state tourney

Elks advance to state tourney

By Chris Bennett Correspondent For the second time in four years and third in 10, the Elkhorn Area High School boys soccer team will conclude its season with a chance at hoisting a gold ball. The Elks defeated Oregon 2-0 Nov. 2 at Elkhorn in a WIAA Division 2 sectional […]

 
 

Upset by Panthers ends Elks volleyball run

Upset by Panthers ends Elks volleyball run

By Chris Bennett Correspondent It took five sets for the Elkhorn Area High School girls volleyball team’s season to come to a close. The Elks lost in a five-set upset to Wilmot Oct. 26 in a WIAA Division 2 regional final at Elkhorn Area High School. Elkhorn advanced to the […]