Movrich makes call to hang up coaching book

By Dan Truttschel ~ Sports correspondent Last week’s sectional semifinal loss to state-bound Westosha Central also marked the final time Wilmot softball coach Bob Movrich would lead the Panthers, as he said this week he plans to retire after 20 years with the program. Movrich started the Wilmot program in 1979. […]


Panthers come up short against Kimberl

By Dan Truttschel ~ Sports Correspondent What started out on a positive note with a pair of Southern Lakes Conference victories ended with a bit of a struggle Saturday for the Wilmot baseball team. And now the Panthers must find a way to bounce back. Wilmot dropped a pair of non-conference […]


Wilmot baseball hopes to contend yet again

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent A slew of newcomers will be counted on for the Wilmot baseball team this spring. But that doesn’t mean the Panthers’ goals will change – they only will be accomplished with a new crop. Wilmot enters the spring after a 2011 season that saw it post […]


Wilmot softball spring clinic scheduled

The Wilmot softball staff invites females in 4th through 8th grades to the annual softball clinic. The clinic is Saturday, March 31, and will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Student athletes will gain valuable coaching and lessons on throwing, fielding, base running, sliding, bunting, hitting and more. Players […]


Wilmot girls fall in regional final

By Dan Truttschel – Sports Correspondent One night after it drained 10 3-pointers in a WIAA Division 2 regional opener victory, the Wilmot girls basketball team couldn’t duplicate that feat when it traveled to Whitewater Saturday night. And as a result, the Panthers saw their 2011-2012 season come to an end. […]


Wilmot boys make Stoughton work for win

By Dan Truttschel – Sports Correspondent Heading into Saturday’s WIAA Division 2 regional semifinal at top-seeded Stoughton, Wilmot boys basketball coach Terry Bruton knew his team needed to bring its best effort to advance. When the final horn sounded, the Panthers did just about that – and that’s all he could […]


Wilmot boys drop three games in long week

By Dan Truttschel, Sports Correspondent The past week was a tough one for the Wilmot boys basketball team. Wilmot dropped all three games to see its record drop to 7-9 overall and 6-4 in the Southern Lakes Conference. The Panthers opened play with a 67-56 loss last Monday afternoon to New […]


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 […]