Elkhorn area

Elkhorn tennis welcomes new coach, and a new court

By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School boys tennis team might consider changing its name to “The Road Warriors.” The reason, according to Elkhorn Athletic Director Dan Kiel, is to wait until warmer weather comes before sealcoating its new tennis courts. The new high school tennis courts were […]

 
 

Elks swimmers honored

Elks swimmers honored

The Elkhorn boys swim team recently honored its season, which included its first regional championship since 2009. (Front row, from left) Hunter Johnson, Lucas Koepke, Spencer Ingersoll, Danny Bush, Alex Johnson. (Back) Derek Gauger, Mark Ambrose, Logan Radlein, Jeffrey Meersman, Willy Pinnow and Brevin Kruse.

 
 

Lady Elks place 4th at state gymnastics

By Chris Bennett Sports correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School girls gymnastics team ended its season on a high note March 3 at the WIAA Division 2 State Gymnastics Meet. The meet took place March 2 and 3 at Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln High School. Elkhorn finished fourth as a team […]

 
 

Elks can’t weather second-half storm, fall in basketball sectional semifinal

Elks can’t weather second-half storm, fall in basketball sectional semifinal

Tale of 2 halves ends Elkhorn’s historic run By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com And Tim Wester Sports Correspondent “MVP, MVP, MVP…” That’s the kind of reaction and ovation usually reserved for the star of the night, but sometimes it can be for the unsung hero. Westosha Central senior Joey Gilliland fit […]

 
 

Season ends for Lady Elks

By Chris Bennett Sports correspondent Union Grove closed the game with a 15-0 run and beat Elkhorn 66-40 Feb. 23 in a WIAA Division 1 regional semifinal girls high school basketball game at Union Grove. Elkhorn coach Jeff Brown said the Elks were within nine points with 13 minutes left […]

 
 

Elkhorn basketball captures first regional championship since 2009

Elkhorn basketball captures first regional championship since 2009

Defensive clinic shuts down top-seeded Union Grove, Elkhorn battles Westosha Thursday   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com UNION GROVE – The all-Southern Lakes Conference WIAA Division 2 sectional continues, but Thursday’s semifinal won’t involve the teams everyone expected. Fourth-seeded Elkhorn used its patented perimeter defense to smother the top-seeded Union Broncos […]

 
 

Elks Stilling grabs third at state

Elks Stilling grabs third at state

By Chris Bennett Sports correspondent Elkhorn’s Daniel Stilling gave up two points in five matches and finished third at 132 pounds at the WIAA Division 1 State Individual Wrestling Meet. The state meet took place Feb. 22-24 at the Kohl Center in Madison. Grant Truesdale went 2-2 at 126 and […]

 
 

Elks swimmers land best state finish in school history

Elks swimmers land best state finish in school history

By Chris Bennett Sports correspondent There is no doubt the Elkhorn Area High School boys swim team ended its season on a high note. The Elks finished fifth Feb. 16 in the WIAA Division 2 State Meet at the University of Wisconsin Natatorium in Madison. The top-five finish marks the […]

 
 

Wrestlers capture three SLC titles

By Chris Bennett Sports correspondent The Elks won three titles and finished third Feb. 3 in the Southern Lakes Conference Varsity Wrestling Tournament at Delavan-Darien High School. Coach Ken Reynolds said the Elks have finished either first or second in the SLC in eight of the previous 11 seasons. Elkhorn […]

 
 

Buzzer beater sparks perfect week for Elks

By Chris Bennett Sports correspondent The Elks finished with 15 steals and routed Verona 72-39 Feb. 3 in a non-conference boys high school basketball game at Elkhorn. Elkhorn won 61-45 Feb. 1 in a Southern Lakes Conference game at Badger, and won 60-57 Jan. 30 in a SLC game at […]