Panthers can’t find answers to Badger attack

By Dan Truttschel~Sports Correspondent All last week, the Wilmot football team prepared each day to try and stop the high-powered Badger offensive attack. But faring well against a scout team in practice and duplicating that effort in the glare of the bright lights are two different things. And the Panthers […]


Wilmot continues run at Delavan-Darien tourney

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent Based on history, the Wilmot girls volleyball team almost didn’t even need to compete at Saturday’s Delavan-Darien Tournament to ensure a first-place finish. Each of the past two years, the Panthers have come home with the title – and that trend continued again this year […]


Panthers survive slow start against Broncos

By Dan Truttschel~ Sports Correspondent It would make sense if the Wilmot football team was at least peeking a little bit at this week’s opponent while it prepared for Union Grove Friday night. But for the next team on the schedule – Badger – to have any significance, the Panthers had […]


Panther runners compete in Waukesha

The Wilmot Union High School cross country teams competed at the Waukesha South Cross Country Festival Saturday, with both teams finishing 12th at Minooka Park. Wilmot senior Kallen Crowe medaled for the girls, finishing 14th in a time of 16:51. She was followed by Lyndsey Clayton (58th, 18:26), Heaven Podgorski […]


Panther girls adjust to new coach, new season

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent The 2011 season was a struggle from start to finish for the Wilmot girls volleyball team, as the Panthers won just one regular-season match. Just two contests into the new year, Wilmot already has equaled that total – and the Panthers are hungry for more. […]


Mistakes hurt Wilmot in loss to Waterford

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent Through almost two quarters Friday night, it seemed like the Wilmot football team was on the right path with visiting Waterford in the Southern Lakes Conference opener for both squads. From there, however, a couple key miscues hurt the Panthers – and they never could recover. […]


Wilmot struggles to stop Notre Dame in opener

By Dan Truttschel~Sports Correspondent There were plenty of unknowns for the Wilmot football team as it prepared for its 2012 opener Friday night at Notre Dame Prep (Niles, Ill.). But it didn’t take long for the Panthers to realize their new non-conference opponent had plenty of firepower. Notre Dame drove […]


Panthers hope to build on 2011 success

By Dan Truttschel~Sports Correspondent The 2011 season was deemed a success on several fronts for the Wilmot football team. And why not? The Panthers had 10 wins, captured its first playoff victory in several years and brought home a share of the Southern Lakes Conference championship. How Wilmot follows up […]


Eterno headlines Wilmot All-SLC selections

By Dan Truttschel~ Sports Correspondent A serious knee injury last fall not only ended Wilmot senior Kenny Eterno’s football season, it threatened to end his final baseball campaign before it even began. There was no way Eterno would let that happen – so he spent the winter doing what it took […]


Wilmot comes up short in sectional semis

By Dan Truttschel ~ Sports Correspondent Not that playing Kenosha Bradford wasn’t difficult enough, the Wilmot baseball team found out moments before its WIAA Division 1 sectional semifinal contest last week that it would also be without its leading hitter. But the Panthers still battled the eventual state qualifier right to […]