Elkhorn area

Making history

Making history

Elkhorn swim team caps stellar season with 3rd place at state By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School boys swim team turned in the best night in program history Feb. 15 at the WIAA Division 2 State Boys Swimming & Diving Championships at the University of Wisconsin Natatorium […]

 
 

Elks swimmers gear up for state

Elks swimmers gear up for state

By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The 400-meter freestyle relay of the Elkhorn Area High School’s boys swimming team is seeded No. 1 in the state in the WIAA’s Division 2 headed into today’s state meet at the University of Wisconsin Natatorium in Madison. The Elks sent swimmers to state in […]

 
 

Conference champs

Conference champs

      The Elkhorn swim team poses after winning the Southern Lakes Conference championship last Saturday in Jefferson. Pictured are (front row) Manager Rachel Gottschalk, Alex Johnson, Austin Boatman, Danny Bush, Derek Gauger, Cooper Wachs, Manager Alliah North, (middle) Spencer Ingersoll, Austin Muetzel, (back) Justin Pflanzer, Jeffrey Meersman, Brevin Kruse, Lucas […]

 
 

Leaving their mark

Leaving their mark

      The Elkhorn Area High School gymnastics team recently made it in the school’s history books by breaking the school record with a score of 139.375 against Jefferson, beating the previous scoring record for EAHS of 137.9. Team members include, from the left (front) Brianna Taylor, Becca Wheeler, Tapanga Summerville, […]

 
 

Elkhorn girls flatten Demons

By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School girls basketball held Burlington to seven points in the second half and beat the Demons 56-19 Jan. 18 in a Southern Lakes Conference game at Burlington. The Elks beat Kenosha Bradford 65-47 Jan. 15 in a non-conference game at Elkhorn. […]

 
 

Elkhorn swimmers dunk opponent

By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School boys swimming team won nine of 11 events and beat Delavan-Darien 129-39 Jan. 8 in a Southern Lakes Conference dual meet at Elkhorn. Elkhorn celebrated Parents Night against the Comets, and Lucas Koepke used the occasion to break his school […]

 
 

Elkhorn swimmers win Relays

Elkhorn swimmers win Relays

By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School boys swim team finished first or second in each event and won the Connor Bourke Relays Jan. 5 at Fort Atkinson High School. The Elks beat three other teams Jan. 3 in a four-team Southern Lakes Conference meet at Elkhorn. […]

 
 

Athlete of the year honors

Athlete of the year honors

      Elkhorn Independent’s male athlete of the year is Daniel Stilling, who went 4-1 in five matches at the state wrestling meet last year to finish third. He is currently ranked No. 1 at 145 and said his goal this year is to be on top of the podium. (Submitted […]

 
 

Lady Elks edge Fort

By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Coach Jeff Brown said the Elkhorn Area High School girls basketball team found a way to win Dec. 21 in a non-conference game at Fort Atkinson. In their final game before a two-week break for the holidays the Elks beat the Blackhawks 40-36. Elkhorn beat […]

 
 

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 […]