Wilmot to honor former hoops star Bush on Feb. 14

The Wilmot High School varsity boys basketball team will honor former standout Greg Bush during a halftime ceremony Friday, Feb. 14. Bush’s school-record 41 points in a single game was broken by current Wilmot senior Brandon Schattner in a game against Burlington Friday, Jan. 17. Schattner scored 45 points, including […]


Panthers punish Elks, face tough week

By Dan Truttschel/Sports Correspondent After it hit a low point in a 46-point loss to Kettle Moraine during the Christmas holiday, the Wilmot boys basketball team did a little soul searching. Based on last week’s return to conference play, the Panthers found some answers. Wilmot jumped out to an 18-8 […]


County battle goes to Lady Panthers

By Dan Truttschel/Sports Correspondent Forcing the opposition into mistakes has been the Wilmot girls basketball team’s mantra since coach Keiya Square’s arrival from Delavan-Darien. Through the first eight games of the 2013-2014 season, however, the Panthers had struggled to find their groove. That all changed Jan. 10. Wilmot forced visiting […]


Lady Panthers crush Comets, improve to 4-2

By Dan Truttschel~Sports Correspondent The Wilmot girls basketball team put together a strong defensive effort for just about all four quarters last week at Delavan-Darien. But it was the last three when the Panthers really went to work. Wilmot trailed 9-8 after the first quarter but allowed just 26 points […]


Three Panthers land on first team

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent The Wilmot football team, which tied for the Southern Lakes Conference title this fall, recently landed 11 players on three All-SLC teams. Leading the way was senior defensive lineman Zach Dodge, who was chosen by coaches as the Player of the Year on that side […]


Wilmot’s Coose wins match at state

By Dan Truttschel~Sports Correspondent   Back when the 2013 season kicked off, Wilmot senior girls tennis player Mikaela Coose had one goal in mind – state. That dream came true last weekend. Coose closed out a stellar fall season at the WIAA Division 1 State Tennis Tournament at the Nielsen […]


Panthers pummel rival Westosha

By Dan Truttschel~Sports Correspondent   It never seems to matter what direction the teams are headed when the Wilmot and Westosha Central football teams battle on the gridiron. It’s almost always a fight to the finish — and this year’s matchup was no different. Wilmot, with a chance at a […]


Panthers play on, Central looks to future

By Dan Truttschel~Sports Correspondent   The second season is upon us — and for the Wilmot football team, that means a little home cooking. Wilmot, which tied for the Southern Lakes Conference title with Waterford and Badger, closed the year at 7-2 overall after a 28-7 win over Westosha Central […]


Wilmot pushes Trails to limit

By Dan Truttschel~Sports Correspondent   Last week’s non-conference girls volleyball matchup between Indian Trails and visiting Wilmot appeared to be pretty evenly matched. And that’s just how it played out – unfortunately for the Panthers, they were on the short end of the final score. Wilmot dropped the first set, […]


Panthers stay in first, face Central Friday

By Mike Ramczyk~Sports Editor   The Wilmot football team needs to win out this season to assure a share of the conference title. The Panthers took care of business last Friday night at Burlington, and in turn squashed the Demons’ playoff hopes. Wilmot set the tone with a five-yard fumble […]