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BASKETBALL BRIEFS: Falcon boys stay unbeaten in SLC play

BASKETBALL BRIEFS: Falcon boys stay unbeaten in SLC play

The Westosha Central High School boys basketball team remained undefeated in the Southern Lakes Conference after two victories last week. The Falcons, who defeated host Burlington 48-39 on Jan. 8, added their second win against Waterford three nights later. With both wins, the Falcons improved to 9-1 overall and 5-0 […]

 
 

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Wilmot’s transition game too much for Elks

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Wilmot’s transition game too much for Elks

By Jason Arndt Editor Once Wilmot Union High School found a rhythm on defense, the Panthers transition game could not be stopped on Jan. 11, when they hosted Elkhorn in a Southern Lakes Conference contest. The Panthers, who carried a 30-26 lead entering halftime, pulled away from Elkhorn in the […]

 
 

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 […]