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ALL-AREA PLAYER OF THE YEAR: A ‘Zerr’ thing on the diamond

ALL-AREA PLAYER OF THE YEAR: A ‘Zerr’ thing on the diamond

Wilmot senior lefty brings hitting, pitching By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent A power left-handed pitcher and clutch hitter on the softball diamond, Madison, or Madi Zerr, was the best player on the area’s best team, the Wilmot Panthers in 2019. Her 2019 season, however, came after she overcame a serious back […]

 
 

ALL-AREA SOFTBALL: Central, Wilmot players earn numerous spots on this year’s squad

ALL-AREA SOFTBALL: Central, Wilmot players earn numerous spots on this year’s squad

By Chris Bennett Correspondent Producing a Southern Lakes Newspapers All-Area softball team was a challenge, especially because this past year’s squad was so deep in talent, including players who garnered state recognition. The talent included many athletes who compete in the Southern Lakes Conference, which saw Wilmot head to the […]

 
 

Living his big league dream

Marshall Gilbert celebrates at home plate for Division 1 Mississippi State University last season. Gilbert, who graduated from Westosha Central, was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates and plays for the organization's rookie ball affiliate (Submitted/The Report).

Former Westosha standout drafted by Pittsburgh Pirates By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Life is good for Marshall Gilbert. The former Westosha Central star catcher, who also played for the Burlington Barons, recently stood out in the College World Series for the Mississippi State Bulldogs. And just last month the Pittsburgh Pirates […]

 
 

Peterson’s banner season garners state recognition

Peterson’s banner season garners state recognition

Wilmot senior outfielder invited to All-Star Classic By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Tanner Peterson, already named to the Southern Lakes Conference first team, added more accolades from the Wisconsin Baseball Coaches Association. The recent Wilmot Union High School graduate and future Illinois State University Redbird was named first team All-Southeast […]

 
 

Behind the plate

Behind the plate

Catching runs deep for Ketterhagens By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Like mother, like daughter. The Ketterhagens made family history last week when Kenzi Ketterhagen put on the catching gear for the Wilmot softball team at the state tournament, where her mother, Lesley, came away with the Panthers’ lone state championship […]

 
 

STATE SOFTBALL: Pulaski put a jam into Panthers state appearance

STATE SOFTBALL: Pulaski put a jam into Panthers state appearance

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer In retrospect, the WIAA Division 1 state softball quarterfinal contest between Wilmot and Pulaski had the makings of a tight contest on June 6, especially after their lone meeting earlier in the season. On April 20 in Wilmot, where the Red Raiders participated in the […]

 
 

WIAA SECTIONAL TRACK: Central sisters stamp tickets to state track

WIAA SECTIONAL TRACK: Central sisters stamp tickets to state track

Andersons notch personal bests in sectional By Jason Arndt Staff Writer When sisters Heaven and Kialis Anderson entered WIAA Division 1 sectional competition at Lake Geneva Badger last week, the Westosha Central duo had an outside chance of qualifying for state, according to coach Deirdre Reeves. However, that outside chance […]

 
 

WIAA SECTIONAL TRACK: Panthers send relay team, distance runner to state meet

WIAA SECTIONAL TRACK: Panthers send relay team, distance runner to state meet

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Wilmot Union High School track and field program has developed a strong reputation for sending relay teams to the WIAA Division 1 state meet at Veterans Memorial Stadium on the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse campus. Since 2015, the program has qualified 10 relay teams, […]

 
 

WIAA SOFTBALL: Panthers claim sectional title, punch ticket to state

WIAA SOFTBALL: Panthers claim sectional title, punch ticket to state

SECTIONAL FINAL: (6) WILMOT 5, (4) BELOIT MEMORIAL 3 – 8 innings Wilmot Union High School scored two runs in the top of the eighth inning and sophomore Anna Wischnowski shut the door in the bottom half to capture a WIAA Division 1 sectional softball title Thursday in Lake Geneva. […]

 
 

SOFTBALL: Central snaps Wilmot win streak

SOFTBALL: Central snaps Wilmot win streak

Falcons avenge early-season loss By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Against a scorching Wilmot Union High School softball squad, Westosha Central’s Olivia Kazumura had to bring her best effort in the pitcher’s circle, where she went head-to-head with the Panthers’ Madi Zerr on Monday in Wilmot. The Panthers, winners of their […]

 
 
 
 
 

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