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Falcons facing familiar opponents at state

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent Finding information about the other teams in this weekend’s WIAA boys’ volleyball tournament won’t be all that difficult for Westosha Central coach Wayne Schultz. There is a lot of familiarity – and that begins with the Falcons’ first-round opponent. Central  (25-13) will face Racine Horlick […]

 
 

Falcons soar into state volleball meet

Westosha Central's Mark LaMeer (from left), Caleb Mobile, Jakob Stetson, Sam Picchietti and Mike Michelau celebrate after scoring the match-winning point Thursday at Burlington. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

Strong serving powered Westosha Central’s boys volleyball team past Burlington, 3-1, Thursday and into the WIAA state tournament. The Falcons are scheduled to open state play at Wisconsin Lutheran College in Milwaukee Friday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m. against Racine Horlick. The winner advances to the semifinal at noon Saturday. […]

 
 

Panthers finish with easy win over Comets

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent The Wilmot football team entered Friday night’s Southern Lakes Conference finale focused on defeating a solid Delavan-Darien squad. And that’s just what the Panthers did – but they also received an unexpected surprise at the same time. Wilmot (8-1 overall) defeated the Comets 41-20 and […]

 
 

Falcons can’t hold off Comets

Falcons can’t hold off Comets

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent Early in the second half Friday night, the Westosha Central football team found itself with a four-point lead over one of the Southern Lakes Conference leaders. Unfortunately for the Falcons, they couldn’t hang on quite long enough. Visiting Delavan-Darien scored three second-half touchdowns to hold […]

 
 

Panthers survive trip to Burlington for victory

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent Host Burlington gave the Wilmot football team its best shot during a third-quarter scoring flurry Friday night. But the Panthers answered in a big way during the last 12 minutes – and survived a Southern Lakes Conference slugfest in the process. Wilmot held a slim […]

 
 

Westosha boys starting to find stride

Westosha boys starting to find stride

Sports Correspondent Slowly but surely, the Westosha Central boys volleyball team is starting to round into form. Central swept the pool play at Saturday’s Shorewood Invitational, but fell twice in the Gold Bracket to finish third overall. The 2-2 record bumped the Falcons to 13-9 overall. “We’re making progress,” Central […]

 
 

Tough season continues for Panther girls

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent A season full of struggles continued down that path last week for the Wilmot girls volleyball team. The Panthers traveled to Union Grove in search of their first Southern Lakes Conference victory, but the Broncos refused to allow that in a 25-7, 25-15, 25-16 victory. […]

 
 

Central girls ready for week’s challenges

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent This week will tell a lot about the Westosha Central girls volleyball team. Central traveled to the state’s top-ranked Division 1 team Tuesday night and will follow that with its own Central Smash Tournament Saturday that features a field littered with quality programs. The invite, […]

 
 

Football roundup

No stopping Rockets for homecoming match up By Gregory Harutunian correspondent Marengo head coach Matt Lynch is an enthusiast and fun to watch, as he moves with the action of each play, up and down the sideline. Rockets head coach Pat Elder is more reserved by comparison, and lets his […]

 
 

Offense rules the night as Wilmot sprints past Burlington

Wilmot's Bennett Kothe rushes for some of the 167 he gained in Friday's 52-37 victory at Burlington. Photo by Ed Nadolski

A high-powered offense carried the Wilmot Panthers past Burlington, 52-37, Friday night. The teams combined for more than 1,000 yards of offense with Panthers quarterback Chris Nelson leading the way. He finished with 407 yards and four touchdowns passing and added 47 yards and two more scores on the ground. […]

 
 
 
 
 

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