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Basketball briefs: Falcons edge Waterford to open slate 3-0

Basketball briefs: Falcons edge Waterford to open slate 3-0

Wilmot boys tip Union Grove Westosha Central captured its third consecutive boys basketball victory in spite of a late push from host Waterford in a Dec. 19 Southern Lakes Conference meeting. The Falcons, who opened the season with two nonconference losses, improved to 3-2 overall and remained unbeaten in conference […]

 
 

Boys basketball: Wilmot bests Comets to take first conference win

Boys basketball: Wilmot bests Comets to take first conference win

Team rebounds from tough loss to Burlington The Wilmot boys basketball team entered a Dec. 13 Southern Lakes Conference game with visiting Delavan-Darien looking to rebound from a heartbreaking loss at Burlington days earlier. Wilmot, which carried a 23-15 edge into halftime, outscored the Comets, 43-29, in the second half […]

 
 

Boys basketball: Young Falcons proving they can compete in SLC

Boys basketball: Young Falcons proving they can compete in SLC

Westosha opens conference slate 2-0 By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Being teachable is the cornerstone of any successful athletic program. At Westosha Central, where the boys basketball team has undergone a substantial youth movement, the newest crop of players has accepted guidance every step of the way. Falcons’ fifth-year coach […]

 
 

Girls basketball: Young Falcons could grow into contender

Girls basketball: Young Falcons could grow into contender

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Mindy Stewart has reasons for optimism entering her third season as head coach of the Westosha Central High School girls basketball team. She said that optimism includes a strong youth movement and key returning letter winners. “Overall expectations are high this season,” Stewart said. “I […]

 
 

Girls basketball: Wilmot girls poised to contend for conference title

Girls basketball: Wilmot girls poised to contend for conference title

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Can the Wilmot Union High School girls basketball team capture a Southern Lakes Conference title? Head coach Jerod Boyd certainly believes it could happen because the Panthers have been one of the early favorites, according to some observers. “I expect us to win the conference, […]

 
 

WIAA Cross Country: Central boys qualify for state cross country

WIAA Cross Country: Central boys qualify for state cross country

Anderson advances for Falcons girls; Wilmot sends Blount Keith Olsen’s last rodeo as head coach for the Westosha Central cross country programs will continue after the boys qualified for the WIAA Division 1 state meet alongside girls runner Heaven Anderson at the Oct. 26 Kenosha Bradford Sectional. Olsen, who plans […]

 
 

WIAA Football: Wilmot whips Reagan in playoff opener

WIAA Football: Wilmot whips Reagan in playoff opener

Panthers to host Waukesha West on Friday By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Waukesha West has been a persistent pest for the Wilmot Union High School football team within the last five years in postseason play. Since 2015, the Wolverines have ended Wilmot’s season twice, the most recent happening in a […]

 
 

WIAA Volleyball: Panthers prevail in regional title match

WIAA Volleyball: Panthers prevail in regional title match

Wilmot wins thrilling five-set decision at Elkhorn By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Wilmot Union High School girls volleyball team needed grit and heart to finish off Elkhorn in an exciting five-set victory Oct. 26 to claim its first WIAA Division 1 regional championship in at least two decades. The […]

 
 

Football: Westosha Central hangs on during wild 2nd half

Football: Westosha Central hangs on during wild 2nd half

Falcons get turnover in final 30 seconds to earn first win By Troy Sparks Correspondent Westosha Central’s defense faced crunch time with less than 30 seconds remaining in regulation and delivered last Friday night. The Falcons forced a fumble on a third-down play with visiting Delavan-Darien 9 yards away from […]

 
 

Sports Roundup: Allen leads Central to third-place finish at SLC cross country relays

Sports Roundup: Allen leads Central to third-place finish at SLC cross country relays

By Troy Sparks Correspondent Sophomore Will Allen’s winning effort in the freshman-sophomore division helped give the Westosha Central boys a third-place team finish in the Southern Lakes Conference cross country relays at Elkhorn on Sept. 12. The combined times for the top five runners, which included the junior-senior division, was […]