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. […]


Falcons fall to Waterford

Falcons fall to Waterford

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent All signs during the preseason pointed to the Waterford football team as being one of the favorites in the Southern Lakes Conference. Westosha Central had its chance to see the Wolverines up close and personal last week – and it’s safe to say, the Falcons […]


Panthers still searching for a net victory

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent The victories continue to be tough to come by for the Wilmot girls volleyball team. But the Panthers have made strides – now they just have to take the next step. Wilmot dropped three matches the past week, including a 25-14, 25-14, 25-21 non-conference loss […]


Badgers hand Wilmot first loss of the year

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent Designing a game plan to slow down the triple-option offense run successfully by the Badger football team is one thing. Executing that plan is quite another. For three quarters Friday night, Wilmot did an admirable job, but in the last 12 minutes, the Badgers showed […]


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