Elkhorn area

A season to remember

A season to remember

Luke Umnus named conference soccer player of the year By Chris Bennett Correspondent The balls are put away and the nets taken down and waiting for next season, but Luke Umnus of the Elkhorn Area High School boys soccer team has an award from this past season that will be […]

 
 

Lady Elks improve to 5-0

Lady Elks improve to 5-0

By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School girls basketball team routed two opponents last week and improved to 5-0 on the young season. The Elks held non-conference opponent West Allis Central and Southern Lakes Conference rival Burlington to less then 20 points in the victories. Elkhorn beat […]

 
 

After banner year, Elks raise expectations

After banner year, Elks raise expectations

By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Expectations are high for Elkhorn this season, a point on which coach Josh Skatrud is abundantly clear. Elkhorn is in its fifth season under Skatrud, and enjoyed one of the program’s better seasons in recent memory last year. The Elks advanced to the WIAA Division […]

 
 

A promising start for Elkhorn girls hoops team

By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School girls basketball team improved to 2-0 on the young season with a 64-24 rout Nov. 15 in a non-conference game at Williams Bay. The Elks played a non-conference game last Tuesday at Palmyra-Eagle, and play a non-conference game Nov. 27 at […]

 
 

Lady Elks continue renaissance

By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School girls basketball team is in the midst of a renaissance that will, hopefully, continue through this season and seasons beyond. The program, moribund for years, returned to relevance in the Southern Lakes Conference and southeast Wisconsin last season under the […]

 
 

Trio of Elkhorn golfers earn academic honors

Trio of Elkhorn golfers earn academic honors

The Golf Coaches Association of Wisconsin recently announced that three Elkhorn Area High School girls golf team members were honored for their academic and athletic commitment. Marlie Lockhard, Ryley Rand and Afton Malvitz earned honors designations as Academic All-State honorees for the recently concluded 2018 girls’ golf season. Students are […]

 
 

Elks swimmers crunch opponent

Elks swimmers crunch opponent

By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Elks won eight of 11 events and beat Delavan-Darien 119-49 Oct. 16 in a Southern Lakes Conference girls high school swimming dual meet at Elkhorn. Elkhorn swims Saturday in the SLC Varsity Meet at Delavan-Darien High School in Delavan. Coach Jamie Richardson said the […]

 
 

Championship smiles!

Championship smiles!

      The Elkhorn boys pose triumphantly on their home turf after defeating Delavan-Darien, 5-0, in the Southern Lakes Conference tournament championship. See complete Elks sports coverage in the Oct. 18 Independent. (Rick Benavides photo)

 
 

High school lacrosse team forming

There’s been a youth lacrosse team in the area, the Elkhorn Kwik Stx for some time and soon there will also be a high school club team. On Sunday, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., a high school lacrosse clinic will be held in the fieldhouse at Elkhorn Area High School. […]

 
 

Elks Rand advances to golf sectionals

Elks Rand advances to golf sectionals

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent One member of the Elkhorn Area High School girls golf team lived to play another day after a WIAA Division 1 regional tournament Sept. 26 at Riverside Golf Course in Janesville. Ryley Rand advanced from the regional to Monday’s sectional tournament at The Highlands […]