Netters take step back against Elkhorn

By Dan Truttschel/Sports Correspondent Even in the midst of a difficult season, there have been many times when the Wilmot volleyball team appeared to take a step forward despite losing. Unfortunately for the Pan-thers, last week wasn’t one of those times, as they may have taken a step back. Now […]


Everything clicks as Panthers roll

By Dan Truttschel/Sports Correspondent At different points throughout the season, one part of the Wilmot football team’s overall game has been better than the others. But rarely have all phases clicked at the same time – until the first quarter Friday night. And that was more than enough to lead […]


Double OT thriller ends in tough loss

By Dan Truttschel-Sports Correspondent The difference between ecstasy and agony was as slim as it could be Friday night for the Wilmot football team. And, unfortunately for the Panthers, they experienced the bad emotion of the two. Host Waterford finally broke a scoreless tie on its first play of the […]



By Mike Ramczyk~Sports Editor   Waterford (2-2 overall, 1-1 Southern Lakes) at Burlington (3-1, 1-1), 7 p.m. This is the biggest game of the week in the Southern Lakes Conference. Two rivals, separated only by about six miles, will go at it in what should be an intense, physical contest. […]


Wilmot girls volleyball team aims to improve

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent There’s been plenty of learning going at Wilmot High School the first two weeks of the 2013 girls volleyball season. And that’s how it will go the rest of the season – as the young Panthers will be in for plenty of lessons along the […]


Panthers pick up shutout in opener

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent For the better part of three weeks, the Wilmot football coaching staff has been installing a new offense and defense in preparation for the 2013 campaign. The unveiling finally came Friday night – and while there were some mixed results, in the end, the Panthers […]


High School athletes can get custom mouthguards

Midwest Dental, 27650 75th St., Suite 3, Salem, is hosting a mouthguard clinic from July 30 through Aug. 19, on Mondays and Tuesdays, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Westosha Central and Wilmot high school athletes can get a custom-made mouthguard for $10. Those funds will return to the students’ respective […]


Tony Stewart to race at Wilmot Aug. 16

  Wilmot Raceway hosts IRA Outlaw sprints, mini-sprints, street stocks, modifieds, bandit 4’s and other track events, May through September. And now it gets to add something new to its resume: “Smoke” Tony Stewart will race in the IRA portion of the Friday, Aug. 16 races during the Kenosha County […]


Two Wilmot players also land on squad

By Dan Truttschel~Sports Correspondent Two members of the Wilmot softball team recently received All-Southern Lakes Conference recognition. Senior catcher Taylor Kontaxis was a second-team selection, while freshman infielder-outfielder Sawyer Wightman landed on honorable mention. Wilmot posted a 14-9 overall record in 2013, including an 8-6 mark in the SLC, good […]


Fonk highlights 2013 All-SLC softball team

By Dan Truttschel~Sports Correspondent It should come as no surprise to see several members of the Westosha Central softball team on this year’s All-Southern Lakes Conference list. The Falcons dominated the competition all spring – one that ended with the Division 1 state title last week – and the SLC […]


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