Sports

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 […]

 
 

HOCKEY: Thunder nets first win

HOCKEY: Thunder nets first win

After eight contests, the Kenosha Thunder co-op hockey program captured its first victory on Dec. 27, when Kenosha defeated Madison La Follette/East 2-1. Against visiting Madison La Follette/East at the Pleasant Prairie Ice Plex, the Thunder jumped to a 1-0 lead in the second period, where Ryan Cope notched an […]

 
 

IN PHOTOS: Wilmot, Westosha split twinbill; Toys for Tots teddy bear toss

The Westosha Central student section proudly waves the school flag following the Falcon boys victory.

On Thursday, Westosha Central visited Wilmot for a girls and boys basketball doubleheader, which the schools split. While the Panther girls defeated Westosha Central 67-35, the Falcons boys responded with an 80-52 victory against Wilmot. At halftime of the boys contest, supporters from both sections tossed teddy bears and soft […]

 
 

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Panthers pounce on Lady Falcons

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Panthers pounce on Lady Falcons

By Jason Arndt Editor Courtesy of Delaney Brown, and key turnovers, the Wilmot Union High School girls basketball team defeated visiting Westosha Central on Dec. 20. Brown, coming off a game-high 18 points at Burlington Dec. 18, scored 10 in Wilmot’s 67-35 win against a Falcons squad experiencing a trying […]

 
 

BOYS BASKETBALL: Falcons coast to victory at Wilmot

Wilmot's Zack Watson (20) chases Falcon guard Jaeden Zackery during the team's Southern Lakes Conference contest Thursday at Wilmot (Jason Arndt/The Report).

By Jason Arndt Editor At times on Thursday, Wilmot tried to double team Jaeden Zackery, but the Westosha Central guard just dished the basketball to senior teammate Dylan Anderson, and vice versa. The Falcons duo, which scored a combined 45 points, helped the flourishing Falcons to an 80-52 defeat of […]

 
 

ALL-AREA VOLLEYBALL: Area girls dominate first team

ALL-AREA VOLLEYBALL: Area girls dominate first team

By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor With the Christmas season approaching, it’s time to fill your hearts and minds with a stocking stuffer – the third annual Southern Lakes Newspapers All-Area volleyball team. The super team features athletes from all 15 of the schools in our coverage area, which includes 15 […]

 
 

GIRLS GYMNASTICS PREVIEW: Westosha representatives bring experience to Kenosha Combined

GIRLS GYMNASTICS PREVIEW: Westosha representatives bring experience to Kenosha Combined

By Jason Arndt Editor Kenosha Combined Gymnastics coach Melissa Olson, who brings back a largely youthful, but dominant squad, views two Westosha Central seniors as catalysts entering the 2018-19 season. The two catalysts are Megan Zeller, who finished ninth in the vault at the WIAA Division state gymnastics meet last […]

 
 

WRESTLING ROUNDUP: Panthers start 2-0 in SLC

WRESTLING ROUNDUP: Panthers start 2-0 in SLC

Wittkamps lead for Falcons Logan Pye’s pin in the first period helped the Wilmot Union High School wrestling team secure another Southern Lakes Conference win on Thursday against visiting Lake Geneva Badger. The Panthers, ahead 32-29 after Mason Diedrich won on a technical fall at 145 pounds, looked to Pye […]

 
 

BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Falcons looking for return to state stage

BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Falcons looking for return to state stage

By Jason Arndt Editor When a basketball team returns the bulk of its lineup from an epic run to the WIAA Division 2 state championship series, replicating the feat is a challenging proposition. That level of expectation is what Westosha Central faces entering the 2018-19 boys basketball season. Last season, […]