Wilmot

Wilmot girls take 1-2 overtime loss punch

By Dan Truttschel, Sports Correspondent Two overtime losses in the same week could be enough to hurt a basketball team’s confidence. But that’s not the case with the Wilmot girls squad — instead, it seems to have only made the Panthers stronger. Wilmot fell 70-65 to Waterford in the week’s first […]

 
 

Panthers’ defense rules against Broncos

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent Last week’s home game with Union Grove should have been a stiff test for the Wilmot girls basketball team. But once again, the Panthers’ defense made sure that didn’t happen. Wilmot held the Broncos to just nine second-half points, including only two in the fourth […]

 
 

Panther girls win pair of contests, go to 8-1 overall

  By Dan Truttschel Correspondent   Any chance the Delavan-Darien girls’ basketball team had of an upset Friday night disappeared rather quickly. The Comets had visiting Wilmot to thank for that. Wilmot raced out to a 13-2 first-quarter lead, followed by a 20-10 scoring edge in the second and never […]

 
 

Wilmot boys second at Hale

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent     About halfway through the third quarter Friday afternoon, it looked like the Wilmot boys’ basketball team might leave the West Allis Hale Tournament with the first-place trophy. That’s where Hale’s Nick Sotiros entered, however, and ruined the Panthers’ chances. Sotiros scored eight straight […]

 
 

Wilmot wrestlers put together title effort

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent A first-place finish at Saturday’s Oconomowoc Duals was certainly a nice feather in the cap of the Wilmot wrestling team. But veteran coach John Watson also knows there will be much bigger events down the road. Wilmot ran the table with a perfect 4-0 record […]

 
 

Panther boys pick up win over Elkhorn

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent Through two weeks of practice, Wilmot boys basketball coach Terry Bruton had a feeling his team was on the right track. It’s just one game, but after Friday night, the Panthers haven’t done anything to change their coach’s mind. Wilmot put together a solid four-quarter […]

 
 

Westosha Central boys beat Burlington to advance

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent The road through the 2011 season hasn’t always been smooth for the Westosha Central boys’ volleyball team. But in recent weeks, the Falcons began to show they may be ready to again make another journey to the WIAA state tournament. And last weekend, they officially […]

 
 

Falcons facing familiar opponents at state

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent Finding information about the other teams in this weekend’s WIAA boys’ volleyball tournament won’t be all that difficult for Westosha Central coach Wayne Schultz. There is a lot of familiarity – and that begins with the Falcons’ first-round opponent. Central  (25-13) will face Racine Horlick […]

 
 

Panthers finish with easy win over Comets

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent The Wilmot football team entered Friday night’s Southern Lakes Conference finale focused on defeating a solid Delavan-Darien squad. And that’s just what the Panthers did – but they also received an unexpected surprise at the same time. Wilmot (8-1 overall) defeated the Comets 41-20 and […]

 
 

Panthers survive trip to Burlington for victory

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent Host Burlington gave the Wilmot football team its best shot during a third-quarter scoring flurry Friday night. But the Panthers answered in a big way during the last 12 minutes – and survived a Southern Lakes Conference slugfest in the process. Wilmot held a slim […]