Panther boys pick up win over Elkhorn

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent Through two weeks of practice, Wilmot boys basketball coach Terry Bruton had a feeling his team was on the right track. It’s just one game, but after Friday night, the Panthers haven’t done anything to change their coach’s mind. Wilmot put together a solid four-quarter […]


Westosha boys come up short

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent Late in Friday night’s Southern Lakes Conference opener at Burlington, the Westosha Central boys basketball team found itself within striking distance of the defending conference champions. A couple missed chances later, however, and the Demons were able to hang on. Central battled to a halftime […]


Show us your rack!

The Report Group is happy to publish a photo of your prize winning or not so record breaking deer this hunting season. Submit a high resolution photo (no phone photos) to with some basic info: where did you get your deer; how much did it weigh or how many […]


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. […]