Archive for: January, 2016

George Street project back in the mix

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Whitewater municipal officials have revisited a familiar topic — reconstructing a residential corridor near the city’s Armory building — as 2016 gets underway. The Common Council on Jan. 19 approved a plan to address infrastructure improvements and upgrades along George Street. The seemingly unassuming residential corridor […]

 
 

Hot-shooting Wolverines dispatch Elks

Hot-shooting Wolverines dispatch Elks

By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Waterford Union High School boys basketball team heated up from beyond the 3-point arc in the second half and beat Elkhorn 66-50 Jan. 22 in a Southern Lakes Conference game at Elkhorn. The Elks (5-9, 2-6 SLC) played a non-conference game Monday at Big Foot […]

 
 

Lady Elks have roller-coaster week

Lady Elks have roller-coaster week

Girls post best and worst games of season back to back By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School girls basketball team played its best and worst games of the season on consecutive nights last week. The Elks outscored an opponent in a half for the first time this […]

 
 

Conference title hopes absorb major hit

By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School wrestling team lost its first Southern Lakes Conference dual meet in more than three years Jan. 21. when the Elks lost 36-30 at home to Lake Geneva Badger. Elkhorn wrestles its final SLC dual meet of the season tonight at home […]

 
 

Elkhorn swimmers nab fifth

Elkhorn swimmers nab fifth

By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School boys swimming team bested several bigger teams Jan. 23 at the Red Devil Swim and Dive Invite at Kenosha Bradford High School and finished fifth out of 15 schools. The Elks beat Burlington Co-op 92-78 Jan. 18 in a Southern Lakes […]

 
 

Jacobson helps Elks land in seventh

By Chris Bennett Correspondent Cameron Jacobson topped the Elks in scoring in every event and helped lead the Elkhorn Area High School gymnastics team to a seventh-place finish Jan. 23 in the Watertown Invitational. The Elks competed Monday in a Southern Lakes Conference meet at Waterford, and compete Saturday in […]

 
 

Bridges open at White River County Park

Bridges open at White River County Park

Friends of the White River Park to sponsor hike on newly accessible section of property this weekend By Kellen Olshefski Editor The recent completion of two new bridges at Walworth County’s White River County Park has opened up a whole new section of the park to visitors. The park, found […]

 
 

City mulls over Tasch Park options

By Kellen Olshefski Editor The topic of Tasch Park made its way back to the table as the only item on the agenda at the Feb. 25 meeting of the City of Elkhorn Municipal Services and Utilities Committee. While the council had previously approved plans to refurbish the park with […]

 
 

Win some, lose some

Win some, lose some

Chiefs fall to Elkhorn, triumph over Palmyra-Eagle By Dan Truttschel Correspondent There were plenty of chances to be had for the Big Foot boys basketball team Monday night. But an early deficit just proved to be too much to overcome. Big Foot fell behind 24-19 at halftime to visiting Elkhorn […]

 
 

Chiefs vanquish Trojans

Win over East Troy marks third time this season team’s held an opponent to less than 30 points By Dan Truttschel Correspondent A stingy defense can go a long way in a team’s quest for greatness. If that’s the case, the Big Foot girls basketball team may just be on […]