Whitewater area

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 […]

 
 

Whippet wrestlers will send 6 to sectionals

Whippet wrestlers will send 6 to sectionals

By Troy Sparks SLN CORRESPONDENT Whitewater will send six wrestlers to the WIAA Division 2 Sectionals on Saturday at Cedar Grove-Belgium. As a team, Whitewater finished in the top two in the regionals last Saturday at East Troy. With scoring 224 points, the Whippets finished second as a team at […]

 
 

Whippet gymnasts challenge 11 teams at Platteville

Whippet gymnasts challenge 11 teams at Platteville

Whippets in conference meet tonight The Whippets varsity gymnastics team took on 11 other teams at the Lisa Steger Memorial Invitational at Platteville High School last weekend. “The team started off strong on the vault,” coach Kelsea Fischer said. Autumn Lesar led the team in scoring with an 8.1 mark […]

 
 

Senior recognition

Senior recognition

Area resident and University of Wisconsin-Whitewater senior women’s basketball player Brooke Trewyn was honored during halftime of last Saturdays Warhawks game against UW-River Falls. Trewyn scored a career-high 31 points during the game, which was an 83-72 win for the Warhawks. Head coach Keri Carollo, Trewyn’s family and UW-Whitewater Chancellor […]

 
 

DuVal notches 100th career win on the mat

DuVal notches 100th career win on the mat

By Troy Sparks Correspondent At 182 pounds, Whippet senior wrestler Jimmy DuVal earned his 100th career win in the first Rock Valley Conference Dual Tournament. The win came in his second of his five matches, all of which he won, at the tournament on Jan. 13. Duval wrestled at 182 […]

 
 

UWW tourney a ‘great learning experience,’ Whippets coach says

UWW tourney a ‘great learning experience,’ Whippets coach says

By Troy Sparks SLN CORRESPONDENT The Whippets were one of 43 teams from Wisconsin and Illinois that invaded the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus to participate in the 39th annual Mid States Wrestling Championship. However, Whitewater did not have favorable results. The Whippets finished in 34th place with 54.5 team points. […]

 
 

Whippets looking to dig out of early hole

Whippets looking to dig out of early hole

Boys basketball team still trying to find 2nd RVC win By Troy Sparks Correspondent The Whippets have tried to define themselves as a team after picking up two wins early on the season, one in the Rock Valley Conference and one in non-conference play. Whitewater started the season 1-0 after […]

 
 

Whippet wrestlers earn championships at Mount Horeb

Whippet wrestlers earn championships at Mount Horeb

By Troy Sparks Correspondent Whitewater had five wrestlers in the semifinals of the 17-team Mount Horeb Invitationa, with three coming away with championships. Seniors Tyler Gamble and Jimmy DuVal remained undefeated on the season by winning the championships in their weight classes in the Dec. 16 invite. This is the […]

 
 

Whippets prepare for conference showdown vs. Big Foot

Whippets prepare for conference showdown vs. Big Foot

By Troy Sparks CORRESPONDENT Entering this week, second place in the Rock Valley Conference belonged to the Whitewater girls basketball team with a 6-1 record. Big Foot is breathing down the neck of the Whippets at 5-2 and a game behind. It would be a great end-of-the-year present for either […]