Author Archive: Jason Arndt

BOYS BASKETBALL: Falcons claim share of conference championship

BOYS BASKETBALL: Falcons claim share of conference championship

By Jason Arndt Editor For the Westosha Central boys basketball team, there was plenty on the line entering a Saturday afternoon contest with Elkhorn, according to senior Joey Michelau. The Falcons, hours after defeating host Waterford to stay unbeaten in Southern Lakes Conference play, returned to their home court for […]

 
 

BOYS BASKETBALL: Falcons win in battle of state-ranked opponents

BOYS BASKETBALL: Falcons win in battle of state-ranked opponents

Zackery notches 34 for Westosha Central By Jason Arndt Editor In a clash between two state-ranked boys basketball teams, Westosha Central had the upper hand Feb. 8, when the Falcons fast paced style overwhelmed visiting Waukesha West. The Falcons, No. 5 in Division 2, according to the WisSports.net Coaches Poll, […]

 
 

Salem Lakes man charged with attempted homicide

Salem Lakes man charged with attempted homicide

Sampsel, 40, allegedly drunk at time of incident By Jason Arndt Editor Justin Sampsel, 40, of Salem Lakes was charged with first degree attempted intentional homicide after he allegedly forced his wife to drive into a tree while she was driving on a Racine County road on Feb. 9. Sampsel, […]

 
 

Central to name Gendron as new district administrator

Central to name Gendron as new district administrator

By Jason Arndt Editor The Central High School District of Westosha did not have to look very far to find its next district administrator, according to a district announcement on Friday, which indicated the Board of Education could approve John Gendron to fill the leadership post at Tuesday’s meeting. Gendron, […]

 
 

For the love of the game

For the love of the game

Auseth, Central grad, takes over Demons softball program By Jason Arndt Editor Valerie Auseth’s passion for softball runs deep. Auseth, a Wheatland native, remembers playing softball, or baseball, with her sister and two brothers in their backyard as a child. The sport has been ingrained in her since, playing softball […]

 
 

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

In this week’s Twin Lakes Report…

Lindsey Dickey always wanted to help people. When the Twin Lakes native and Wilmot High School graduate left the United States for South Africa in 2016, she knew she wanted to get into the medical field but didn’t know exactly where that path would lead. Little did she know in […]

 
 

WIAA REGIONAL WRESTLING: Area sends a dozen to wrestling sectionals

WIAA REGIONAL WRESTLING: Area sends a dozen to wrestling sectionals

Wilmot boasts three regional title winners By Jason Arndt Editor Senior Logan Pye along with six of his Wilmot Union High School teammates are among a dozen area WIAA Division 1 sectional wrestling qualifiers after the Feb. 9 regional competition held on his own mat. For Westosha Central, meanwhile, five […]

 
 

College news: Fall 2018 Semester – Olivet Nazarene, Eau Claire, Madison, Green Bay, Stout

College news: Fall 2018 Semester – Olivet Nazarene, Eau Claire, Madison, Green Bay, Stout

Dean’s List Olivet Nazarene The following area student was named to the 2018 fall semester Dean’s List at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois: Salem: Rebecca Bell To qualify for the Dean’s List, a full-time student must have earned a semester grade point average of 3.50 or higher on a […]

 
 

Banding together

Banding together

Annual Band-O-Rama bolsters feeder school bonds By Jason Arndt Editor When Heidi Anderson was in grade school, she remembered participating in the annual Band-O-Rama at Westosha Central High School, where feeder schools collaborate on a collection of songs. Anderson, who attended Salem Grade School, is now the band director at […]

 
 

Central inducts eight to Athletic Hall of Fame

Central inducts eight to Athletic Hall of Fame

First two coaches recognized By Jason Arndt Editor Westosha Central High School welcomed eight new members, including two coaches, into its Athletic Hall of Fame in a ceremony held Jan. 26 the Club at Strawberry Creek in Kenosha. The ceremony, which is the second since 2017, was a collaborative effort […]