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Chiefs hit hard by Comets in 37-13 loss        

Chiefs hit hard by Comets in 37-13 loss            

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent       Delavan-Darien senior quarterback Jesse Collins figures to be a thorn in the side of many opposing teams this fall.       He certainly was in Big Foot’s last week.       Collins, the reigning Southern Lakes Conference Offensive Player of the Year, accounted for three touchdowns […]

 
 

Enz steps in, kicks off training camp  

Coach credits solid core of returning players for easing the transition By Dan Truttschel Correspondent       The Greg Enz era is officially under way at Big Foot.       And while it was just a two-day team camp at the end of June, the new leader of the football program left […]

 
 

Wedig eases into transition  

Wedig eases into transition   

All-Star game will be last chance to coach Big Foot players By Dan Truttschel Correspondent       When he left the comfort of the Big Foot High School football program after last season, Rodney Wedig knew there would be a transition period into his new surroundings.       That time arrived late […]

 
 

Early innings scoring run ends Big Foot postseason  

Early innings scoring run ends Big Foot postseason   

Chiefs fall behind in second inning at sectional, fall to Evansville 9-1   By Dan Truttschel Correspondent One inning was all that separated the Big Foot and Ripon baseball teams Tuesday afternoon. Unfortunately for the Chiefs, that was enough to end a successful 2014 campaign. Ripon scored eight runs, all […]

 
 

Big Foot athletes bow at state  

Big Foot athletes bow at state   

Halma takes 33rd at sectional, soccer falls in shootout By Dan Truttschel Correspondent       The 2014 spring season ended at the highest level for three Big Foot High School athletes.       Freshman Brooke Wellhausen competed at the WIAA Division 2 State Track and Field Meet at the University of Wisconsin-La […]

 
 

New season brings new hope for wrestlers

Numbers are up, fueling optimism at Big Foot By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent Numbers are up from a year ago in the Big Foot-Williams Bay wrestling program as the 2013-2014 season gets under way. And with those increased numbers comes added optimism. Big Foot enters the new year with about […]

 
 

Bay pulls away in final quarter

Big Foot's Brett Morris takes the ball to the hoop in Monday's game against Williams Bay. (Photo by Dave Baker)

Big Foot comes up short in rivalry game By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent For three quarters Monday night, the yearly battle between nearby boys basketball rivals Big Foot and Williams Bay was almost a dead heat. That ended in the fourth quarter when the Bulldogs took control – and there […]

 
 

SPORTS COLUMN: Interview with Big Foot’s departing football coach Wedig

SPORTS COLUMN: Interview with Big Foot’s departing football coach Wedig

Wedig excited to lead another program from obscurity to pinnacle By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor WALWORTH – What more can Rodney Wedig do? The Big Foot teacher, who coached the Chiefs football team the past 11 seasons, has a resume at the school reserved for folk lore and how-to coaching […]

 
 

Wedig will leave Big Foot

Big Foot High School football coach Rodney Wedig hugs Tyler Vara following his team’s season-ending loss to Platteville in the WIAA playoffs in November. The game was the last at Big Foot for Wedig, who will become head football coach at Beloit Memorial next fall. (File photo by Dave Baker)

Coach led Chiefs to a state title, 52-straight RVC wins By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent The highly successful Rodney Wedig football era at Big Foot High School has come to an end. After a couple weeks of rumors that he may be taking on a new challenge, it was confirmed […]

 
 

In my opinion: Thanks to Wedig, Chiefs will rebound

In my opinion: Thanks to Wedig, Chiefs will rebound

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent                   It’s been two years since I was on the football coaching staff at Big Foot High School, but every chance I get to go back and see the Chiefs in action, it’s certainly an opportunity I enjoy.                   And now that I’m on the […]