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Expectations greater for Whitewater tennis team

By Troy Sparks CORRESPONDENT This year, the Whitewater boys tennis team will be tested on the court and are expected to perform better than last season. “Last season we finished sixth out of seven in our conference,” head coach Jordan Dittmer said. “This season I expect to improve upon that […]

 
 

Young Whitewater track athletes earn some experience

Young Whitewater track athletes earn some experience

By Troy Sparks SLN CORRESPONDENT Some athletes from the Whitewater boys and girls track team didn’t compete in the Parker Varsity Invite at New Berlin West on March 24 due to a head start on this week’s spring break from school, according to head coach John Houwers. Freshmen and first-time […]

 
 

Whitewater athletes accept awards

Whitewater athletes accept awards
 
 

Whippets unable to curtail Shoreland’s top scorers

Whippets unable to curtail Shoreland’s top scorers

  By Troy Sparks SLN CORRESPONDENT Whitewater girls basketball coach Judy Harms said almost two weeks ago that the key to beating Shoreland Lutheran was to limit the scoring opportunities of junior Chelby Koker and sophomore Lauren Heathcock. Her words proved to be correct. Koker, who scored a game-high 31 […]

 
 

DuVal, Gamble compete at state

DuVal, Gamble compete at state

DuVal reaches podium By Troy Sparks CORRESPONDENT Whitewater senior Jimmy DuVal made his second consecutive appearance at the WIAA Division 2 Individual Wrestling Tournament, finishing his high school wrestling career in grand fashion and going out with a bang. DuVal reached the podium at the Kohl Center in Madison last […]

 
 

Whippet boys move on

Whippet boys move on

By Troy Sparks SLN CORRESPONDENT The Whitewater boys basketball season will continue following a win at home against Kenosha St. Joseph’s on Tuesday night. Whitewater, the no. 8 seed in the Division 3 Regional first round, took on the ninth-seeded Lancers and did just enough to survive. The Whippets ran […]

 
 

Whitewater boys basketball team controls Big Foot

Whitewater boys basketball team controls Big Foot

By Troy Sparks SLN CORRESPONDENT With controlling the tempo of the game and using sound ball movement, the Whippets boys basketball team was able to pick up a conference win against Big Foot Monday. The win also included improved rebounding. “I thought we played intense on the defensive end,” Whitewater […]

 
 

Whippets split 2 leading into playoffs

Whippets split 2 leading into playoffs

Playoffs start Friday night By Troy Sparks CORRESPONDENT Now that the regular season is over, the Whitewater girls’ basketball team can focus on the postseason. Before the regular season came to a close though, the Whippets split their last two Rock Valley Conference regular season games last week and ended […]

 
 

Wrestlers DuVal, Gamble to compete at state

Wrestlers DuVal, Gamble to compete at state

By Troy Sparks SLN CORRESPONDENT Jimmy DuVal will make a trip to the state wrestling tournament for the second straight year and senior Tyler Gamble will join him. The tournament will take place at the Kohl Center in Madison Feb. 22 through 24. DuVal punched his ticket in the 189-pound […]

 
 

Girls basketball team rebounds after tough Jefferson loss

Girls basketball team rebounds after tough Jefferson loss

By Troy Sparks SLN CORRESPONDENT The Whippets had to look past a tough loss at Jefferson and move on. However, it did not take long and they rebounded in their next game against Brodhead. In the first half of the Feb. 8 game, the Whippets took it to the visitors […]