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Big Foot remains undefeated after demolishing Clinton

Frederick breaks school sack record By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent For the first time this season, the ride Friday night for the Big Foot football team wasn’t always smooth. But it also didn’t take long for the Chiefs to right the ship – and once that happened, it was business […]

 
 

Authorities seeking tips in 1982 murder

Authorities seeking tips in 1982 murder

By Tyler Lamb Editor Tips are being sought in the case of a woman who was abducted and found dead in 1982. Walworth County authorities are working with the Dane County Sheriff’s Office on the case of Barbara Nelson. Nelson, 34, was abducted from her job at a gas station […]

 
 

Chiefs roll to 63-0 win over Beloit Turner

Chiefs roll to 63-0 win over Beloit Turner

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent While nobody associated with the Big Foot football team would admit it, there was little to any chance visiting Beloit Turner could pull off a miracle upset Friday night. And after the first quarter, that chance was exactly nil. Big Foot, the state’s top-ranked Division […]

 
 

Chiefs vanquish visiting Trojans

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent After a bit of a hiccup to start the week, the Big Foot-Williams Bay boys soccer team got back on track in convincing fashion Monday afternoon. And it didn’t take long to right the ship. Big Foot scored just three minutes into its Rock Valley […]

 
 

Long powers Big Foot in convincing road victory

Tim Long (above) battered Evansville for 198 yards rushing on 25 carries. For the second straight week, Long led Big Foot in rushing, this time in a convincing 35-0 road victory. (Photo: Dave Baker)

Chiefs ranked No. 1 in Division 4   By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent Big Foot’s Tim Long has waited patiently through the first three years of his high school football career. Not that Long didn’t play a key role in the Chiefs’ success – because he certainly did. But now […]

 
 

Village of Sharon President announces resignation

Village of Sharon President announces resignation

Tearful notice caps off spirited meeting   Edwin Scherzer Correspondent Sharon Village Board of Trustees will be looking for a new presiding officer by next spring as current board president Diana Dykstra announced her intent to resign the position. The announcement came at the end of an active agenda filled […]

 
 

Chiefs rout Westosha Central

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent Even with three of its key performers from last year’s state runner-up squad now in college, the Big Foot football team didn’t miss a beat Friday night. And once again, it was a Southern Lakes Conference squad that felt the pain. Big Foot scored three […]

 
 

Big Foot volleyball preview

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent With every new season, there always are adjustments for teams to overcome. The Big Foot volleyball team is no different than the rest, as the four-time defending Rock Valley Conference South Division champions face a number of challenges. But the goal remains the same, regardless […]

 
 

Big Foot squeaks past Delavan-Darien

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent Talk about your strong opening statements. For the first time in school history Monday night, the Big Foot-Williams Bay boys soccer team defeated Delavan-Darien to get its 2013 season off to a perfect start. Big Foot’s Christian Munoz scored the game’s only goal at the […]

 
 

164th Walworth County Fair coming

This year, the fair will stretch from Aug. 28 until Sept. 2. The theme is: “Start your engines and race to the fair.” Admission at the fair gate will be $9 for adults (13 and older), and $3 for children from 6 to 12. Ages 5 and younger are free. […]