Westosha places four on SLC girls’ volleyball

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent Four members of the Westosha Central girls volleyball team and one from Wilmot recently received All-Southern Lakes Conference recognition. Central placed two girls on first team, junior right-side/setter Lauren Hickson and senior outside hitter Jenna Jehlicka. They were joined on the second team by sophomore […]


Senior Michelau earns All-State first-team

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent Westosha Central senior Mike Michelau enjoyed his share of success during the past four years with the boys volleyball program. Michelau closed his career at the WIAA state tournament last weekend – but with a couple more awards to add to the resume. For the […]


Hunters reminded of firewood restrictions as gun deer season opens

As hunters across the state make plans for the upcoming gun-deer season that begins Saturday, Nov. 19, state officials offer this reminder to those who plan to pack up some firewood for the deer camp: Don’t move firewood out of quarantine areas; those sticks could spell disaster for your woodlot. […]


Nine-day gun deer season opens Saturday

Wisconsin’s traditional nine-day gun deer season opens this Saturday, and if the weather cooperates prospects should be excellent for hunters, as white-tailed deer are being reported as near peak or just past peak of their mating season known as the rut, with many reports this week of bucks actively pursuing […]


Westosha Central boys beat Burlington to advance

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent The road through the 2011 season hasn’t always been smooth for the Westosha Central boys’ volleyball team. But in recent weeks, the Falcons began to show they may be ready to again make another journey to the WIAA state tournament. And last weekend, they officially […]


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 […]