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By Dan Truttschel~Sports Correspondent   Early in Saturday’s non-conference game with visiting Kenosha Bradford, Wilmot boys basketball coach Jake Erbentraut decided to send his team a message. They received it loud and clear. Wilmot overcame a sluggish first quarter and cruised to a 70-44 victory. The win improved the Panthers […]

 
 

Debut successful for Boyd

By Dan Truttschel~Sports Correspondent   The varsity head coaching career of Jerod Boyd got off to a great start last week. In his debut with the Westosha Central girls basketball program, Boyd’s Falcons overcame a halftime deficit for a 64-38 non-conference win over visiting West Allis Central. The win improved […]

 
 

Gymnasts start strong, face uphill climb in SLC

By Dan Truttschel~Sports Correspondent   A year after it placed sixth at the Janesville Craig Invitational, the Westosha Central-Union Grove squad came home Saturday with a third-place finish. Mount Horeb won the team title with a combined score of 136.3750, followed by Kenosha with a 134.9500, Westosha with a 128.8750, […]

 
 

Lady Falcons snatch all-conference honors

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent Five members of the Westosha Central girls volleyball team and one from Wilmot recently were named to All-Southern Lakes Conference volleyball teams for 2013. Leading the way for Central was senior outside hiter Danielle Rampart, who was named Player of the Year. Rampart was joined […]

 
 

Boys volleyball ousted early by state champs

A loss to close out any season always has a bit of disappointment tied to it. But when your team gets to state, the sting quickly goes away. And that’s just how the Westosha Central squad is feeling this week, as it saw its 2013 season come to an end […]

 
 

Three Panthers land on first team

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent The Wilmot football team, which tied for the Southern Lakes Conference title this fall, recently landed 11 players on three All-SLC teams. Leading the way was senior defensive lineman Zach Dodge, who was chosen by coaches as the Player of the Year on that side […]

 
 

Clinched it! Falcons girls headed back to state

By Dan Truttschel/Sports Correspondent Longtime Westosha Central girls volleyball coach Charlie Berg has been involved in many heart-stopping battles through the years. But those experiences don’t make living through them any easier. Berg watched his Falcons’ squad take a commanding lead in the fourth set of Saturday night’s Division 1 […]

 
 

Falcon boys cruise past Bradford in opener

By Dan Truttschel/Sports Correspondent The recent roll continued last week for the Westosha Central boys volleyball team. And what that meant was the Falcons lived to fight another day in the WIAA Division 1 State Tournament. Central relied on its experience to outlast a valiant early effort by visiting Kenosha […]

 
 

Looking ahead to state

By Dan Truttschel/Sports Correspondent For the first time in six seasons, the Westosha Central girls volleyball team is headed to the WIAA Division 1 State Tournament. But the Falcons are from strangers from the big stage – in fact, no program has been there more in the state’s history. Central […]

 
 

White-tailed deer rut underway across state

Reports from across the state indicate the white-tailed deer rut is underway with a surge in scrapes and rubs that bucks use to mark territory, and bucks being seen in active pursuit of does. Archers are reporting some very good success with larger bucks now on the move. Deer movement […]

 
 
 
 
 

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