Archive for: August, 2016

Coach has high expectations for volleyball team

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The recent history of the East Troy High School volleyball team is etched in the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association record books forever. But as always is the case, eventually players graduate to open the door for new girls who must step in and create their own […]

 
 

Lady Whippets wrap up busy week in tennis

Lady Whippets wrap up busy week in tennis

By Kevin Cunningham Sports Correspondent The Whitewater High School girls tennis team has been busy the past week, and on Aug. 17, the Whippets participated in the 2016 Whitewater Quad. It was the team’s third meet in three days, and they finished second out of the four schools, going 2-1 […]

 
 

Still going strong

Still going strong

      Dee Burkey (left) checks out the goods being sold by vendor Karl Knuteson at the Whitewater Farmers Market Aug. 20, the 28th anniversary celebration of the local market. It’s open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Nov. 5, in the Whitewater True Value parking lot, 1415 […]

 
 

Village Board considers grant program for local businesses

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Village Board discussed the possibility of creating a grant program for village businesses looking to improve facades or services on Aug. 15. The board budgeted about $6,800 for “developer’s fees” for this year, but the use of that money has been debated […]

 
 

Fire destroys storage units on Nathan Lane

Fire destroys storage units on Nathan Lane

Fire being investigated by Elkhorn fire and police departments as potentially suspicious. By Kellen Olshefski SLN Staff A fire that ravaged Nathan Lane Storage Units Aug. 18 is being investigated by the City of Elkhorn police and fire departments as potentially being suspicious. Elkhorn Fire Chief Rod Smith said the […]

 
 

Trojans win season opener

Trojans win season opener

Football team travels to Big Foot tonight for next challenge By Dan Truttschel Correspondent Heading into the second half of Friday night’s season opener against visiting McFarland, the East Troy football team found itself in a tight battle with the Spartans. The changed drastically in the next 24 minutes, however. […]

 
 

Weather delay bodes well for Chiefs

Chiefs take 28-27 win over conference foe after game resumed on Saturday By Dan Truttschel Correspondent It took 24 hours longer than expected for the Big Foot football team’s season opener Friday night against Brodhead-Juda to reach a conclusion. But when you get a hard-fought win over a longtime Rock […]

 
 

First-game jitters

Miscues abound in season-opening loss By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School football team will be much improved this week as a result of the 37-7 loss it suffered Aug. 19 at Waukesha North in its season opener. The Elks continue the non-conference portion of their schedule Friday […]

 
 

Tennis team racks up win after win

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The East Troy High School girls tennis team is on quite a roll. Fresh off a perfect 3-0 mark in Altoona over the weekend, the Trojans posted three more victories at a home quadrangular Monday afternoon. East Troy, which has won its last nine dual meets, […]

 
 

Man ordered to pay back Elkhorn company

A Maine man was ordered to pay $12,000 restitution Aug. 4 to an Elkhorn company after taking money for equipment that he failed to deliver. Mark C. Bates, 45, of Gorham, Maine, pleaded guilty to theft of more than $10,000 by false representation and was sentenced Aug. 4 to pay […]