Archive for: November, 2014

Girls prepare for upcoming basketball season

Girls prepare for upcoming basketball season

Coach hopes success will stem from mix of ‘experience and youth’ By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The way second-year Big Foot girls basketball coach Rick Schoenbeck sees things, this year may be the start of a turnaround for the Chiefs. And why not? Big Foot returns its core, while several other […]

 
 

Council again approves additional EMS staff

Past year has seen better service from city due to additional EMT By Kellen Olshefski Editor The Elkhorn Common Council voted in favor of a contract to continue outsourcing to a private ambulance service through 2015. Continuing to contract with Paratech for staffing of one EMT-Intermediate Technician at the Elkhorn […]

 
 

In it for the long haul

In it for the long haul

Bethel House celebrates 20 years of helping the homeless By Tom Ganser Correspondent More than 50 people gathered to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the founding of Bethel House in Whitewater last month. Bethel House operates six private housing units providing interim housing for homeless families with children for up […]

 
 

DEER HUNTING PREVIEW: Herd strong; optimism high

DEER HUNTING PREVIEW: Herd strong; optimism high

Wisconsin’s annual nine-day gun deer season opens Saturday. State wildlife officials are optimistic for the southern district due to stability, and in some cases an increase in deer population. Check out our special season preview by clicking here.

 
 

Hot start

Hot start

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater womens basketball team, which finished third in the NCAA Division III conference last season, gets off to a good start with a 86-68 win over the University of Chicago in the Kachel Gymansium Nov. 15. Reilly Stewart led the scoring with 20 points. The team will […]

 
 

Whippets notch respectable swims at state

Whippets notch respectable swims at state

By Adam Knoll Sports Correspondent The two Whitewater High School swimmers had respectable showings at the WIAA State Swim Meet last weekend. Sara Foucault finished 7th in the 200 individual medley, posting a time of 2:13.65. This was a two spot improvement from where she began the meet. Also swimming […]

 
 

Suspect faces attempted homicide charge

Police say victim may have survived thanks to concerned citizen At 12:13 a.m. on Tuesday, Whitewater Police Department officers responded to 880 S. Janesville St. for a reported domestic altercation. Upon arrival officers located a 32-year-old victim with multiple stab wounds to the abdomen, arm and hands. The victim was […]

 
 

Whippets named to all conference teams

Whippets named to all conference teams

By Adam Knoll Sports Correspondent The individual play of local athletes in the three fall sports that recently wrapped up for the Whippets – football, soccer and volleyball – has resulted in several Whitewater High School students being named to the Rock Valley South All-Conference teams. The WHS football team […]

 
 

Strong comeback

Strong comeback

The Whitewater fifth grade traveling club basketball team played its first games of the season at the Edgerton Tournament Nov. 15. After dropping the first game to Edgerton 15-26, Whitewater improved its play in the final two games of the day, defeating Watertown 22-21 and the Madison Lancers 18-14 to […]

 
 

Playoff time

Playoff time

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Warhawks football team closed out its regular season with a 28-25 win over UW-River Fall Nov. 15, the team’s 27th consecutive victory and longest of any team in college football. Quarterback Matt Behrendt and the Warhawks, defending National Division III Champions, will host a first round […]