Archive for: March, 2016

Dedick takes fourth at state wrestling tournament

Dedick takes fourth at state wrestling tournament

Braam, Vogel place sixth By Dan Truttschel Correspondent Life wasn’t always easy for the East Troy High School wrestling team this season, as injuries played a bit of a toll on the Trojans’ high hopes. But that didn’t stop four wrestlers from reaching the pinnacle last weekend – and a […]


Boys take conference title

Girls end season in regional semifinal By Dan Truttschel Correspondent In most circles, it’s polite to share. But not when it comes to winning conference basketball championships. East Troy was in less than a sharing mood last week – and bounced back from its only Rock Valley Conference loss in […]


Chiefs toppled in regional semi-final

Chiefs toppled in regional semi-final

Coach hopes to take team to new level next season By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The consensus this week seems to indicate that Madison Edgewood may now be the girls team to beat in the Division 3 field. It’s certainly hard to argue with the results. Edgewood ended a stellar Big […]


Sports roundup: Boys fall in first round of playoff

Berryman pinned by eventual state champ By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The postseason run lasted just one night for the Big Foot boys basketball team. Host Beloit Turner certainly made sure of that. Turner, the seventh seed and champion of the Rock Valley Conference’s South Division, cruised out to a 37-16 […]


County in talks with railroad commission about Peters Road bridge

By Kellen Olshefski SLN Staff An update provided to the Walworth County Public Works Committee on Feb. 15 showed the state of Peters Road bridge in Sharon won’t be changing anytime soon. Director of Central Services Eric Nitschke, said as the Highway Commissioner of Walworth County said he drafted a […]


Badgers throttle Comets

Badgers throttle Comets

Wrestlers compete at state By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Badger High School basketball team had to hold off a furious Delavan-Darien rally the last time it faced the Comets before holding on for a 70-61 road win Jan. 15. The Badgers had an easier go of things on Feb. […]


Girls end season with three-point loss to McFarland

Team sets new standard for D-DHS basketball By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent The Delavan-Darien High School girls basketball team went 3-19 a season ago. This year, the team had a 10-game turnaround and went 13-9 during the regular season with first-year head coach, Joe Lopez. Lopez knew about the expectations placed […]


School Board approves center-school model

Schools will house entire grade levels from district beginning next year By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent After two years of discussions, the Delavan-Darien school board decided Monday on a 4-3 vote to implement the center-school model for the 2016-17 school year. “This is the biggest thing the district has done […]


Meth lab busted in Lake Geneva

A methamphetamine lab was raided and its suspected operator arrested in Lake Geneva last week. On Feb. 25, a house at 1134 Williams St. was searched and resident Michael R. Koerner, 29, was arrested. Koerner is scheduled to appear in Walworth County Circuit Court on Thursday for a bond hearing […]


Whitewater man allegedly beat wife

By Vicky Wedig Staff Writer A preliminary hearing was scheduled for Feb. 29 for a Whitewater man charged with beating his wife on Valentine’s Day in East Troy. Jeffrey S. McKenzie, 39, was charged Feb. 19 in Walworth County Circuit Court with felony intimidation of a victim, strangulation and suffocation, […]