Archive for: December, 2014

School meal rules force healthier options

School meal rules force healthier options

Some districts find requirements too burdensome By Vicky Wedig Editor Opting out of federal school breakfast and lunch requirements isn’t an option for the Delavan-Darien School District where nearly 70 percent of students are eligible for free- or reduced-price meals. “We wouldn’t be in the position to go the route […]

 
 

Wrestlers return strong

Wrestlers return strong

Season opens this weekend at Trojan Invite By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The end of last season couldn’t have gone much better for the East Troy High School wrestling team. Now the Trojans have to see what they can do for an encore. Fresh off a 2013-14 campaign that saw East […]

 
 

Girls fall to McFarland

Girls fall to McFarland

High scoring can’t make up first-quarter deficit By Dan Truttschel Correspondent For three quarters last week, the East Troy High School girls basketball team played nearly even with visiting McFarland. But it was the opening eight minutes that proved to be the Trojans’ downfall. East Troy fell behind 23-7 in […]

 
 

Lady Elks smash rival Comets

Lady Elks smash rival Comets

By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School girls basketball team claimed a signature win Nov. 25 against Southern Lakes Conference foe and arch rival Delavan-Darien. Elkhorn beat the Comets 63-42 at Delavan-Darien and got the team’s first victory of the season. “I think it’s big,” Elks coach Jim […]

 
 

Boys hang tough with state power

By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School boys basketball team opened its season Nov. 29 playing point-for-point against one of the better squads the Elks will face this year. “Obviously we would have liked to have found a way to pull out a win, but there were a […]

 
 

Swimmers splash Waukesha with ease

By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School boys swimming team opened its season with a decisive 112-51 non-conference dual meet victory against Waukesha West/Mukwonago Nov. 25 at Elkhorn. The Elks won six of 11 events and relied on team depth to achieve their margin of victory. Coach Jamie […]

 
 

Raising the bar

Coach Reynolds says ‘most talent since I’ve been here’ By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School wrestling team is so stocked with talent head coach Ken Reynolds doesn’t know where to begin when trying to pinpoint his squad’s strengths. The Elks finished last season undefeated in Southern Lakes […]

 
 

Boys fail to gain lead over Shorewood, lose 77-56

Boys struggle in first quarter, bounce back and show improvement By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The first quarter of the new season didn’t turn out quite like the Big Foot boys basketball team hoped last week. But the last three were an improvement, which gave the Chiefs a bit of hope […]

 
 

Girls fall to Brodhead-Juda, 66-54

Girls fall to Brodhead-Juda, 66-54

Coach says putting other team on free-throw line a problem By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The Big Foot girls basketball team is getting closer. For all of three quarters Tuesday night, the Chiefs hung right with perennial Rock Valley Conference powerhouse Brodhead-Juda. But it was a 15-8 deficit in the third […]

 
 

Candidates for spring election able to circulate nomination papers

By Kellen Olshefski Editor As quickly as election season ended it has once again begun, as parties interested in running for an elected position on the Village of Walworth Board were able to begin circulating nomination papers on Monday. Village Trustee seats up for election in the April 2015 election […]