Archive for: April, 2016

Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival set for May 5

By Tracy Ouellette Editor Randy and Jo Timms have organized a Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival on the East Troy village square for May 5. The public is invited to visit the square from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and watch are students create pieces of art with nothing more than […]


School Board reviews several updated policies

By Kellen Olshefski SLN Staff The Elkhorn Area School District Board of Education took its first look at several policy changes for the district Monday night, including homebound instruction, use of school parking lots and early graduation requirements. Director of Pupil Services Rita Geilfuss said Monday night with a variety […]


City leaders discuss increase in ethnic groups

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent In 1989, Whitewater High School hosted three students of Hispanic origin. Today, 35 percent of the high school’s student body has some degree of Hispanic heritage. This rapid demographic change, revealed by former elected official Jim Winship at a Common Council meeting April 19, serves as […]


Elks edge Wilmot in extra innings

By Chris Bennett Correspondent Five runs in the final two innings helped the Elkhorn Area High School baseball team beat Southern Lakes Conference foe Wilmot 8-6 in extra innings April 21 at Wilmot. The Elks lost 9-0 Saturday in a non-conference game at Beloit Memorial and lost 8-2 to Wilmot […]


Lady Elks rally past Packers

By Chris Bennett Correspondent Elkhorn rallied late against the Packers and pulled out a 4-3 non-conference victory April 22 in a high school softball game at Cudahy. The Elks’ victory might have eased the sting of being no-hit by the Broncos’ Brittany Moore April 21 in an 11-0 Southern Lakes […]


Daehn leads tracksters in Brodhead

By Chris Bennett Correspondent Tyler Daehn won three events and led the Elkhorn Area High School boys track & field team to a third-place finish April 22 in the Jim Church Invite at Brodhead High School. The Elkhorn girls won three events and finished second. The Elks competed Tuesday at […]


Golfers enjoy breakthrough at SLC Major

By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School boys golf team posted its highest Southern Lakes Conference Major score in several years April 19 at Ives Grove Golf Links in Sturtevant. On Monday, Elkhorn scored a 379, good for 10th at the Geneva National Invite in Lake Geneva. Nick […]


May continues red-hot April

By Chris Bennett Correspondent Olivia May scored four goals and led the Elkhorn Area High School girls soccer team to a 6-1 non-conference victory April 23 at Stoughton. May scored two goals in the Elks’ 9-0 non-conference win April 21 at home against Kenosha Bradford and scored two in a […]


Girls trounce Brodhead in 21-2 victory

Baseball takes pair of wins from East Troy during matchups April 19 and 22 By Dan Truttschel Correspondent Offense was in plenty of supply Tuesday afternoon for the Big Foot softball team. Big Foot scored in each of its first four at bats and rolled to a 21-2 Rock Valley […]


Track takes fourth and sixth at invite at Brodhead

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The Big Foot girls track team finished fourth, while the boys were sixth at the annual Jim Church Invitational at Brodhead. Brooke Wellhausen led the Big Foot girls with two first-place finishes, as she won the 400 (59.4) and the triple jump (33-6). Also winning events […]