Archive for: October, 2015

Not without a fight

Village Board approve new DPW position, barely By Tracy Ouellette Editor The East Troy Village Board approved the hiring of a collections service operator at Monday night’s meeting in a 4-3 vote with board President Randy Timms and trustees Dusty Stanford, Forty Renucci and Fred Douglass voting yes and trustees […]

 
 

Boys capture tourney title

Boys capture tourney title

Andrew Slack (left) battles for the ball Monday night against Waterford. The Elks held on for a 1-0 victory. (Aaron Gottschalk photo) Soccer team plays Badger tonight By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School boys soccer team is responding well to its Sept. 15 loss at home to […]

 
 

Running their best on big stage

By Chris Bennett Correspondent Numerous personal bests ruled the day for the Elkhorn Area High School boys and girls cross country teams Sept. 26 at the 78th annual Midwest Invite at Blackhawk Golf Course in Janesville. “It is always exciting running at this meet because of the level of competition […]

 
 

Playoff hopes dashed for Elks

By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School football team’s dream of a third consecutive berth in the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division 3 playoffs is over. The Elks lost their Homecoming game Sept. 25 27-7 at home to Southern Lakes Conference foe Union Grove. The loss puts the […]

 
 

Off with a bang

Committee reviewing fireworks options, looking at another company By Kellen Olshefski Editor      In looking to prepare for next year’s July 4 celebrations, the City of Elkhorn Finance and Judicial Committee began reviewing it’s options for fireworks displays Monday evening, meeting with a sales representative from J&M Displays, Inc. Monday’s […]

 
 

Chiefs claim victory over Vikings

Chiefs claim victory over Vikings

Team to battle for playoff berth tonight By Dan Truttschel Correspondent In past seasons, a game on the schedule against Parkview meant fairly smooth sailing for the Big Foot football team. That certainly wasn’t the case last week, as the Vikings gave the Chiefs all they could handle. But in […]

 
 

Netters bring home conference titles

Netters bring home conference titles

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The Big Foot-Williams Bay girls tennis team got the tournament run started last week with a fifth-place finish at the RVC Tournament at Whitewater. Whitewater won the team title with 20 points, followed by East Troy with 12, Jefferson and McFarland with 10, Big Foot with […]

 
 

Rowbotham farms honored

By Fred Noer Contributor One hundred years of continuous ownership by the Rowbotham family of farm properties in Walworth Township was recognized at the Sept. 24 meeting of the Historical Society of Walworth and Big Foot Prairie. The meeting, attended by 75 people, was at the Rowbotham Farms property just […]

 
 

Lady Whippets make history on tennis courts

Lady Whippets make history on tennis courts

By Kevin Cunningham Sports Correspondent On Sept. 24, the Whitewater Whippets’ girls tennis team made history. For the first time in the program’s history since the Rock Valley Tennis Conference began, nine seasons ago, the team took home the conference tournament title.       In 2011, the Whippets and East Troy […]

 
 

Long-term goal hasn’t changed for Whippets

Long-term goal hasn’t changed for Whippets

By Kevin Cunningham Sports Correspondent After a 28-0 defeat at the hands of East Troy, the Whitewater Whippets’ football team had a home matchup on Friday against the Jefferson Eagles. Both teams entered the contest 1-4 overall and were coming off double-digit losses. It didn’t take long for the road […]