Archive for: August, 2012

Swimmers post strong times at DeForest

Swimmers post strong times at DeForest

  By Laura Humphrey Sports Correspondent Elkhorn’s girls swim team opened their season by hosting Stoughton for a scrimmage Aug. 21 and also competed at the DeForest Invite Saturday, where the team finished second in the Blue Division and third in both the White and Red Divisions. “We swam some […]


Elks tie St. Cat’s, fall to Milton in non-conference games

By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent In the words of an old sports cliché, the Elkhorn Area High School soccer team kissed its sister once last week. In two non-conference games, the Elks tied Racine St. Catherine’s 1-1 and defeated Milton 3-1. Both games were on the road. “I think we […]


Golf squad edges out Wilmot by one stroke

By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent A one-stroke victory is close, but it’s still a victory. The Elkhorn Area High School girls golf team opened its Southern Lakes Conference season Aug. 21 with a 214-215 victory over Wilmot at Twin Lakes Country Club. The teams played the back nine, a par-35 […]


Tennis team comes up short against Comets

By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School Tennis team opened its Southern Lakes Conference season Aug. 23 with a 6-1 loss to arch rival Delavan-Darien at Delavan. The Elks’ victory came at No. 3 doubles, where Erika Sessing and Sam Price won their first conference match. Haley […]


Elks make strides in opening tournament

By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School girls volleyball team opened its season with victories over two non-conference rivals. The Elks defeated Fort Atkinson Aug. 21 in a triangular meet at Fort Atkinson. Elkhorn won the first set 25-22, lost the second set 25-19 and won the […]


Cheeseheads in Paradise

Cheeseheads in Paradise

Buffett brings beach party to Alpine Valley By Lisa Smith Correspondent With beach balls, boat drinks and bikinis aplenty, the scene at Alpine Valley Music Theatre on Saturday looked more like a day at the beach than a concert at the outdoor amphitheater.         Jimmy Buffett brought his “Lounging at the […]


Parading for the past

Parading for the past

A horse-drawn hearse led by Philip Nelson, director of the Sharon Toynton Funeral home and horse owner Philip Nielsen parade down the street in celebration of the Village of Walworth’s 175th anniversary held Aug. 25. The wagon hearse was used for local funerals in the past. (Photo by Penny Gruetzmacher)


Chiefs’ opener sets tone for another great season

Gus Wedig (44) and Charlie Peterson (10) team up to bring down a Westosha Central runner last Friday at the season opener at home. (Photo by Dave Baker)

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent While the Big Foot football team certainly is a talented group once again in 2012, there are some questions the Chiefs need to answer early in the season. It didn’t take long to get a few of those in the opener Friday night. Senior Carter Hehr, […]


‘Attractive attacking’

‘Attractive attacking’

Big Foot soccer team eyes conference title By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The goals for the Big Foot-Williams Bay boys soccer team before each season mirror those of every other program in the state. And at the top of the list is a conference title, which Big Foot hasn’t brought home […]


A new place to grow

Worshippers raise their hands in praise and thanksgiving during the grand opening service at Living Waters Assembly of God church. (Photo by John Koski)

Property swap benefits two diverse congregations John Koski Correspondent They each had something the other party was interested in. For the Jehovah’s Witnesses it was piece of property on which to build a new Kingdom Hall. For Living Waters Assembly of God it was a church home of their own. […]