Sports

Lady Falcons hope to contend in SLC

By Dan Truttschel~Sports Correspondent It’s still early, but longtime Westosha Central girls volleyball coach Charlie Berg has a good feeling about his 2012 squad. Now it’s up to the girls on the team to confirm those positive thoughts. Central returns five seniors that advanced to a Division 1 sectional semifinal […]

 
 

Westosha football hoping for improved season

By Dan Truttschel~Sports Correspondent The success of football teams in the Southern Lakes Conference last year was well documented, as a trio tied for the title and one, Waterford, almost brought home a state title. Those accomplishments haven’t gone unnoticed by others in the SLC – including Westosha Central, which […]

 
 

Rockets prepare for 2012 season with eye toward playoffs

By Gregory Harutunian Correspondent As the scorched Earth summer gives way to the milder temperatures of fall, the Richmond-Burton Rockets varsity football team has already been practicing in preparation for another Big Northern conference campaign and run deep into the post-season. The Rockets finished 12-2 last year including a third […]

 
 

Warhawks ranked No. 1 in preseason poll

Three time defending NCAA Division III champion UW-Whitewater is ranked number one in the D3football.com preseason poll released July 31. UW-Whitewater received 17 of 25 first place votes. The University of Mount Union, with the remaining eight first place votes, is second and Wesley College (Delaware) is third.  Mary Hardin-Baylor […]

 
 

Mustangs trample Blue Devils

By Dan Truttschel~Sports Correspondent It was no secret prior to Saturday’s game that the Southern Lakes Blue Devils would have to be almost perfect to hang with Ironman Football League power Madison Mustangs. Almost from the start, however, very little went right for the Blue Devils – and the final […]

 
 

Wilmot’s Wood, other seniors finish as All-Stars

By Dan Truttschel~Sports Correspondent When the Wilmot softball team lost a heartbreaker to eventual state qualifier Westosha Central in the sectional round, it marked the end of a successful coaching career for Bob Movrich. As it turned out, however, he had two more games left as the head coach of […]

 
 

Eterno headlines Wilmot All-SLC selections

By Dan Truttschel~ Sports Correspondent A serious knee injury last fall not only ended Wilmot senior Kenny Eterno’s football season, it threatened to end his final baseball campaign before it even began. There was no way Eterno would let that happen – so he spent the winter doing what it took […]

 
 

Seniors pace Falcons on SLC baseball squad

By Dan Truttschel ~ Sports Correspondent Throughout the spring baseball season, Westosha Central coach Randy Appleby often marveled at the efforts, skills and leadership of his senior class. Apparently, his fellow Southern Lakes Conference coaches felt the same way. Central placed six athletes on the All-SLC teams, all seniors, including first-team […]

 
 

Falcons battle past Wilmot for sectional final spot

By Dan Truttschel ~ Sports Correspondent In a high-pressure game, the team that takes advantage of its scoring opportunities is usually the one that moves on. And that definitely was the storyline in a WIAA Division 1 sectional semifinal softball contest last week. Westosha Central and Wilmot, longtime conference rivals, met […]

 
 

Wilmot comes up short in sectional semis

By Dan Truttschel ~ Sports Correspondent Not that playing Kenosha Bradford wasn’t difficult enough, the Wilmot baseball team found out moments before its WIAA Division 1 sectional semifinal contest last week that it would also be without its leading hitter. But the Panthers still battled the eventual state qualifier right to […]