Mistake-free football leads to Wilmot victory

Panthers get redemption in win over Waterfor By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Better, more disciplined play led the Wilmot High School football team to an 18-0 Southern Lakes Conference victory Sept. 11 at home against Waterford. “It was a huge relief,” Panthers coach Erick Kaiser said. “We knew we were […]


Late interception dooms Blue Devils

By Chris Bennett/Sports Correspondent If not for a few odd bounces, including in the game’s final seconds, the Southern Lakes Blue Devils might be celebrating the team’s first victory of the season instead of pondering a 0-4 record in Ironman Football League play. The Blue Devils lost 20-13 July 12 […]


From the bench Community lifts coach in time of need

By Dan Truttschel/Sports Correspondent To say I had quite the spring would be a huge understatement. But from something really bad came a lot of good, and a couple million reasons to count my blessings. My life changed drastically in the early afternoon of April 13, when I came home […]


Memorable rides comes to an end: Panthers earned first state win since 2009

By Mike Ramczyk/Sports Editor The Wilmot baseball team’s season may have ended last week at the state tournament, but head coach Josh Pye said it was a fun ride. “We went out with a bad loss, but it doesn’t take away from what we did this year,” he said. “We […]


Area teams earn top SLC honors

Southern Lakes   Girls Soccer First team – Merin Mundt, F, BUR. Ally Doerr, F, DD. Lauren Torhorst, F, WAT. Megan Skoczylas, M/F, ELK. Holly Grajera, M/F, UG. Ashlyn Barry, M/F, BUR. Tegan Rock, D, BUR. Madi Ruge, D, UG. Natalie Pufahl, D, WAT. Andi Wenck, G, WAT. Alex Swarthout, […]


Central, Wilmot track has best finish of the season

By Dan Truttschel~Sports Correspondent The end of the spring season is quickly approaching, and for the Wilmot boys and girls track teams, that means final tune ups before the real important part of the schedule. And in the case of the Panthers, that meant putting together a solid effort at […]


Haluzak fires dominant no-hitter

By Dan Truttschel/Sports Correspondent The Wilmot baseball team continues to score runs in bunches. In two non-conference games last week, the Panthers combined to outscore their opponents 21-2, and in the process, came away with a pair of wins. Wilmot, ranked second in the most recent Wisconsin Baseball Coaches Association […]


Panthers still perfect in SLC

By Dan Truttschel/Sports Correspondent Before the 2014 season began, it appeared the Wilmot baseball team had plenty of reasons for optimism. It’s still early, but the Panthers are living up to that billing. Wilmot stayed perfect in the Southern Lakes Conference last week with a doubleheader sweep at Elkhorn. The […]


Panthers have unfinished business

By Dan Truttschel/Sports Correspondent The 2013 Wilmot baseball team made a run at the WIAA State Tournament but fell short in the sectional final by just one run. This year’s team plans to take the next step. Led by seven returning seniors, the Panthers have high hopes as the 2014 […]


Hensel, Schattner earn first team honors

By Dan Truttschel~Sports Correspondent The impact that Wilmot senior boys basketball players Nate Hensel and Brandon Schattner made the past four years certainly can’t be overlooked. Both standouts recently landed on the All-SLC first team to highlight the postseason for Wilmot. They were joined by junior Bryce Kothe, who was […]


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