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TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2018 – No. 2: Wilmot boys cross country snaps title drought

TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2018 – No. 2: Wilmot boys cross country snaps title drought

On a muddy course last October at the Burlington School Forest, the Wilmot Union High School boys cross country team snapped a 36-year drought to win the Southern Lakes Conference championship, courtesy of five runners who finished in the top 15. Before the Oct. 13, 2018 meet, the last time […]

 
 

TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2018 – No. 3: Central boys volleyball stuns top-seeded Muskego

TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2018 – No. 3: Central boys volleyball stuns top-seeded Muskego

After defeating Greendale to open WIAA tournament play last fall, the Westosha Central High School boys volleyball team had a daunting task on Oct. 30, when the Falcons visited top-seeded Muskego in the sectional semifinal match. If playing on the road against No. 1 Muskego was challenging enough, the fourth-seeded […]

 
 

WRESTLING: DuChemins, Hebior lead Panthers on the mats

WRESTLING: DuChemins, Hebior lead Panthers on the mats

Benson and Jacob DuChemin, along with Drew Hebior, propelled the Panthers to a fourth place finish among 12 schools at Saturday’s Bauer Brawl hosted by West Allis Nathan Hale. Wilmot Union High School, which accumulated 141 points, finished 66 points behind team winner Hartford. For the Panthers, Benson DuChemin, at […]

 
 

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Falcons notch first conference win

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Falcons notch first conference win

After she missed a handful of games because of an injury, Michelle Frahm returned to the Westosha Central starting lineup last Friday, when the Lady Falcons hosted Burlington in a Southern Lakes Conference contest. Frahm, a 6-foot-2 sophomore, however, did not miss a beat as she helped the Lady Falcons […]

 
 

TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2018 – No. 4: Softball sectional semifinal brings marathon of dueling aces

TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2018 – No. 4: Softball sectional semifinal brings marathon of dueling aces

After Westosha Central and Wilmot split their season series, the two softball teams met for third time in a May 29 WIAA Division 1 sectional semifinal, where the squads pitchers combined for 25 strikeouts in a marathon extra-inning affair. The Falcons, who won 3-0 after 10 innings, garnered 13 strikeouts […]

 
 

TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2018 – No. 5: Falcons’ Capra earns first trip to state track

TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2018 – No. 5: Falcons’ Capra earns first trip to state track

When Meghan Capra finished her 1,600-meter run at the May 24, 2018 WIAA Division 1 sectional meet, the Westosha Central High School senior burst into tears, according to her teammates and coaches. After she placed second to qualify for the state meet, a first in track, no one could blame […]

 
 

TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2018 – Nos. 6-10: Area wrestling duo makes state

TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2018 – Nos. 6-10: Area wrestling duo makes state

6. Westosha’s battle with Burlington girls volleyball continues After winning the first two rounds at the Oct. 13 Southern Lakes Conference tournament, the Westosha Central High School girls volleyball team faced familiar opponent Burlington in the title match, just four days after the Demons handed the Falcons their lone conference […]

 
 

FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Andersen an ace on the court

FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Andersen an ace on the court

By Jason Arndt Editor In Southern Lakes Conference play, regardless of sport, not many student-athletes can say they have played as consistently as Wilmot Union High School’s Bianca Andersen. Andersen, a senior tennis player, captured four consecutive first team All-Conference honors, two conference Player of the Year awards and two […]

 
 

MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Playing for the love of the game

MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Playing for the love of the game

By Jason Arndt Editor After his freshman year, Westosha Central High School senior Jaeden Zackery had to decide whether to play baseball, basketball, or both. The decision, according Jaeden Zackery, presented itself when he discovered both sports conflicted with one another on the club circuit. Jaeden’s father, Marcus, remembers when […]

 
 

BOYS BASKETBALL: Wilmot wins back-to-back contests

BOYS BASKETBALL: Wilmot wins back-to-back contests

The Wilmot Union High School boys basketball team kept up with visiting Burlington Friday to hand the Demons their first Southern Lakes Conference loss of the season. Wilmot, which received a team-leading 18 points from Mason Moravectz, entered halftime clinging to a 32-30 lead and eventually came away with 67-64 […]