Archive for: February, 2015

County looks to repeal term limit for board chairman

The Walworth County Executive Committee voted unanimously Feb. 16 to repeal a section of a county ordinance that limits a supervisor from serving as chairman of the County Board for than four consecutive terms. Walworth County Board Chairman Nancy Russell recused herself from discussing and voting on the topic and […]

 
 

Candidate forum set for March 19

The East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce, the East Troy Times and East Troy News will hold a candidate forum on Thursday, March 19, for local candidates running for office in the April 7 election. Beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the East Troy Middle School auditorium, 3143 Graydon Ave., candidates […]

 
 

Off to state

Off to state

East Troy sends four wrestlers to state tournament By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The East Troy wrestling team headed to Saturday’s Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division 2 Milwaukee Lutheran Sectional with four wrestlers still alive for a state tournament berth. And the Trojans returned home with that same number with their […]

 
 

So close

So close

Two-point loss costs boys conference championship By Dan Truttschel Correspondent With a 14-point lead after the first quarter Friday night, it looked like the East Troy High School boys basketball team would cruise to its 13th Rock Valley Conference victory. Unfortunately for the Trojans, host Evansville and sudden cold shooting […]

 
 

Girls drop game to Whitewater

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent East Troy’s girls basketball team closed its regular season last week with a 61-32 RVC loss at Whitewater. The Whippets finished the regular season at a perfect 22-0. Whitewater currently is the state’s top-ranked Division 3 squad. Whitewater jumped out to a 29-7 first-quarter lead and […]

 
 

Wrestlers send record seven to state

Wrestlers send record seven to state

Reynolds: Team ‘best ever’ in school history By Chris Bennett Correspondent Elkhorn Area High School wrestling coach Ken Reynolds does not mince words when talking about the legacy that will be left by his squad after this season. “This definitely puts them in the category of best ever – the […]

 
 

Practice makes progress for Lady Elks

By Chris Bennett Correspondent Never underestimate the importance of practice. The Elkhorn Area High School girls basketball team put together one of its better halves of play this season Feb. 19 in a 54-39 Southern Lakes Conference loss at Wilmot. Elks coach Jim Henriott said being able to replicate the […]

 
 

Elks crush county rivals

By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School boys basketball team responded with two wins after a rough stretch of play, and is in strong position to close out the regular season and move into the postseason. The Elks beat Delavan –Darien 57-49 Feb. 20 in a Southern Lakes […]

 
 

Gymnasts take fifth at SLC meet

By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School gymnastics team finished fifth by less than a point Feb. 20 in the Southern Lakes Conference gymnastics meet at Waterford High School. The Elks scored 112.475 points, .525 of a point behind fourth-place Whitewater (113.000). Defending champion Burlington Co-op won its […]

 
 

Shamrock Shuffle set for March 21

Nick Van Dyke, who died at the age of 28, is seen at the bar of Lauderdale Landings. The bar will host the fourth annual Shamrock Shuffle in Van Dyke’s memory March 21.

Event to honor life of Elkhorn man The fourth annual Nick Van Dyke Memorial Shamrock Shuffle will kick off at 10 a.m. March 21 at Lauderdale Landing, W5625 Westshore Dr., Elkhorn. The Shuffle is an annual fund raising event honoring the life of Elkhorn native Nick Van Dyke, who died […]