More numbers raise expectations for Wilmot track teams

By Dan Truttschel~Sports Correspondent With increased numbers on both rosters comes higher expectations and hopes for the Wilmot boys and girls track teams this spring. Longtime Wilmot coach Norm Preo said this week he’s been pleased to see more athletes signed up to compete on both squads. “The number of […]


Panthers look to find replacement for Wood

By Dan Truttschel~Sports Correspondent The recent past has been filled with success for the Wilmot softball team, including a pair of trips to the WIAA Division 1 state tournament and four straight Southern Lakes Conference titles. Many of the key contributors to those teams now are sharing their skills at […]


New coaches take over at Wilmot

Change is definitely in the air this spring for the Wilmot softball program. A core of standouts have graduated and taken their skills to the collegiate level, but that’s not the only difference Panthers’ fans will see. Also gone is former longtime head coach Bob Movrich, who retired at the […]


Wilmot girls come up just short of state

By Dan Truttschel~Sports Correspondent On paper, last week’s Division 2 sectional semifinal between the Wilmot girls basketball team and Milton looked about as even as it could be. As it turned, that was the case on the floor as well. Both teams slugged it out until the end, but Milton […]


Zembal, Wagemann face rough road at state

By Dan Truttschel~Sports Correspondent Both Wilmot wrestlers who competed at last weekend’s WIAA Division 1 State Tournament left with at least one consolation prize. Each fell to a wrestler who eventually would be on the medal stand – and that’s not a bad way to end a season. Senior Kody […]


Wilmot boys state hopes stopped by Stoughton

                  For the first time in 12 years the Wilmot Boys Basketball team advanced to the sectional round of the WIAA State Tournament, Feb. 28.                   The boys  (19-5 overall) were stopped by Stoughton (16-8 […]


Wilmot girls BB Regionals start at home tonight!

The road to Madison will start tonight, Friday, March 1, night when the Wilmot Panthers Girls Basketball team competes at 7 p.m. versus the winner of Delavan/Fort Atkinson at home.                   If they win Friday, the Wilmot girls will be return to Panther country on Saturday at 7 p.m. to […]


Vozel brings home Holy Rosary honor

By Dan Truttschel~Sports Correspondent There likely aren’t too many people inside Wilmot High School who don’t appreciate what senior Sarah Vozel has accomplished during her career. But as the years have gone on, those achievements have earned recognition outside the building – and Sunday night, she joined elite company as […]


Wilmot’s Zembal wins title at SLC meet

By Dan Truttschel~Sports Correspondent Wilmot’s Kody Zembal entered Saturday’s Southern Lakes Conference Meet at Burlington with just one blemish on his season record. And he was plenty determined to keep it that way by the time the meet came to an end. Zembal made quick work of his two opponents […]


Wilmot boys survive St. Thomas more, fall to Wolverines

By Dan Truttschel~Sports Correspondent Recent games have provided more than a few struggles for the Wilmot boys basketball team. But in all but one case – a hard-fought Southern Lakes Conference loss last Thursday night at Waterford – the Panthers have found a way to survive. And that certainly was […]