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Panthers prepared for football title defense

Panthers prepared for football title defense

By Jason Arndt Editor The Wilmot Union High School football team enters season play Sept. 25 with visiting Union Grove as defending Southern Lakes Conference co-champions. But defending a championship, especially this year amid a COVID-19 pandemic, brings a different set of challenges and a series of unknowns. Under a […]

 
 

Central football enters new era

Central football enters new era

Franz leading program By Jason Arndt Editor Jared Franz spent many years on the football sidelines serving in multiple coaching roles. Franz, however, never took the reigns of an entire program until Westosha Central High School named him head varsity football coach last summer. The first-year Falcons coach, who began […]

 
 

Fun in the sand

Fun in the sand

Two local grads spend the summer mentoring youth players By Jason Arndt Editor Overseeing more than 100 youth and prep sand volleyball players during the summer can present challenges for some people. But for Kennedy Muff, a 2019 Westosha Central High School graduate, and 2018 Burlington High School graduate Brooklyn […]

 
 

Senior Snapshots: Falcon baseball seniors enjoyed camaraderie

Bryce Kerkman remembers running to his sister, Kayla, telling her he earned a varsity spot on the Westosha Central baseball team as a sophomore (Submitted/The Report)

By Jason Arndt Editor The Report looks to recognize senior student-athletes from all spring sports teams, which saw their seasons cut short because of COVID-19. Senior student-athletes will be profiled for the next several weeks in The Report as more information is submitted via email. Coaches, senior-student athletes, parents and […]

 
 

Senior Snapshots: Central softball seniors recall last year’s Chippewa Falls trip

Carlie Odejewski, a speedy outfielder, has played softball for 13 years and looks to continue her career at the University of Charleston in West Virginia where she will major in pre-pharmacy (Submitted/The Report).

By Jason Arndt Editor The Report looks to recognize senior student-athletes from all spring sports teams, which saw their seasons cut short because of COVID-19. Senior student-athletes will be profiled for the next several weeks in The Report as more information is submitted via email. Coaches, senior-student athletes, parents and […]

 
 

Softball: Pandemic dashes Panthers’ state hopes

Softball: Pandemic dashes Panthers’ state hopes

Wilmot softball sought 2nd straight appearance By Jason Arndt Editor The Wilmot Union High School softball team had hopes of making its third Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division 1 state appearance in four years entering the season. The Panthers’ pursuit, however, came to a heartbreaking halt last week when the […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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