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GIRLS SOCCER: Wilmot to rely on core of senior leaders

GIRLS SOCCER: Wilmot to rely on core of senior leaders

By Jason Arndt Editor For Wilmot Union High School girls soccer coach Tim Stewart, he will look to three seniors to lead the Panthers on the field, where each of them bring a different set of strengths. The Panthers are led by defender Kordan Kopp, keeper Montana Peterson and striker […]

 
 

BOYS TENNIS: Falcons return several letter-winners

BOYS TENNIS: Falcons return several letter-winners

By Jason Arndt Editor Wicked weather, including cold and snowfall, may have been put a damper on some preseason quads, but the Westosha Central High School tennis team is persevering. “Because of bad weather, we never did play preseason quads,” said Falcons coach Paul Brings. “These are matches in which […]

 
 

SOFTBALL: Panthers edge Westosha Central in pitcher’s duel

SOFTBALL: Panthers edge Westosha Central in pitcher’s duel

By Jason Arndt Editor With gusty winds and rainfall, scoring runs in Friday’s softball contest between Wilmot Union High School and visiting Westosha Central would not be an easy task, and having two ace pitchers go head-to-head made it tougher. The challenging contest opened with five scoreless innings, and ended […]

 
 

GIRLS SOCCER PREVIEW: Fresh-faced Falcons look to grow

GIRLS SOCCER PREVIEW: Fresh-faced Falcons look to grow

By Jason Arndt Editor The Westosha Central High School girls soccer team enters its season with a youth movement, but after the first four contests, the Falcons have looked like an experienced squad. The Falcons, who finished 5-9-3 last year, opened their season without 11 graduated seniors and three seniors […]

 
 

SLN ALL AREA PLAYER OF YEAR: Zackery excels on both ends of the court

SLN ALL AREA PLAYER OF YEAR: Zackery excels on both ends of the court

Westosha Central junior tabbed top boys player By Chris Bennett Correspondent Basketball aficionados remember those players who excel on one side of the ball, but they revere and memorialize those who dominate on offense and defense. Dominance on each side of the ball is why Westosha Central High School’s Jaeden […]

 
 

SLN ALL-AREA GIRLS BASKETBALL: Accomplished seniors, area’s best team highlight 3rd annual squad

SLN ALL-AREA GIRLS BASKETBALL: Accomplished seniors, area’s best team highlight 3rd annual squad

By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor Throw convention out the window. This isn’t your mom and dad’s All-Area team. A passion for the unusual and an overall unwillingness to leave out deserving stars has the second annual Southern Lakes Newspapers All-Area Girls Basketball team featuring seven first team members, along with […]

 
 

BOYS GOLF PREVIEW: Falcon golfers seek county repeat

BOYS GOLF PREVIEW: Falcon golfers seek county repeat

Westosha returns senior Polick, strong sophomores By Jason Arndt Editor A year ago, the Westosha Central High School boys golf team not only made its first WIAA Division 1 state appearance since 2011, the Falcons also won the Kenosha County meet. For coach Mark Olsen, whose team qualified for the […]

 
 

BOYS GOLF PREVIEW: Strasser leads core of returners

BOYS GOLF PREVIEW: Strasser leads core of returners

Panther golfers qualified for sectionals last year By Jason Arndt Editor Featuring Southern Lakes Conference second team honoree Zach Strasser, and two other key letter winners, Wilmot Union High School golf coach Greg Olson believes his Panthers squad can stay competitive in conference play. Strasser, who was named team Most […]

 
 

SOFTBALL PREVIEW: Panthers ready to pounce conference competition

SOFTBALL PREVIEW: Panthers ready to pounce conference competition

By Jason Arndt Editor The Wilmot Union High School softball team made a statement last season, one in which the Panthers finished as runners-up in the WIAA Division 1 state tournament. However, second-year coach Jenny Jacobson said her squad has no plans to take any opponents lightly. The opponents, Jacobson […]

 
 

SOFTBALL PREVIEW: Westosha softball looks to stay atop SLC

SOFTBALL PREVIEW: Westosha softball looks to stay atop SLC

By Jason Arndt Editor Capturing a Southern Lakes Conference title has been an annual ritual for the Westosha Central High School softball team, but notching a seventh straight hinges on whether the younger Falcons can come together rapidly, co-coach Tom Lampe said. The Falcons, who enter the season without five […]