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Wilmot grad Nelson ready for chance with Warhawks


It seems like a lifetime ago that Chris Nelson was flinging the football all over the place at Wilmot.

From there, he traveled to Northern Michigan on a scholarship — but that lasted just one year before he decided to get closer to home.

The past two seasons, he’s been lurking in the shadows as a back-up at UW-Whitewater.

Prep ticker: Tremper 2-2 in volleyball tourney


Burlington Invite

Prep soccer roundup: Hawks, Trojans score shutouts


KENOSHA — The two-day Conference Clash concluded on Wednesday at Ameche Field. The event featured eight boys soccer teams from the Southeast Conference, Southern Lakes Conference, Metro Classic Conference and Midwest Classic Conference.

Here’s a closer look at Wednesday’s results:

Prep swimming preview: Tremper’s DuChene one to watch

Tremper girls swimming coach Joe Kosman isn’t containing his excitement over the season he’s expecting from junior Lexie DuChene.

DuChene had a strong sophomore year, qualifying for three events in the WIAA Division-1 State Swimming and Diving Meet at the University of Wisconsin Natatorium in Madison. DuChene posted 10th-place finishes in the 200-yard individual medley (2 minutes, 9.99 seconds) and the 100 backstroke (58.45) and was also part of the Trojans’ state-qualifying 200 freestyle relay team.

Coaching transition has been smooth at UW-Whitewater

After two years as a back-up, the last thing former Wilmot star Chris Nelson planned on was a having a new head coach this fall, his first as the starting quarterback at UW-Whitewater.

But life in the coaching profession changes quickly, as Nelson and his teammates found out shortly after Whitewater captured its second straight NCAA Division III national championship and sixth since 2007 last December.

Briefs: Parkside volleyball team fifth in preseason poll

The UW-Parkside volleyball team was picked to finish fifth in the eight-team Great Lakes Valley Conference East Division in the annual preseason coaches’ poll, which was announced on Wednesday.

The Rangers garnered 64 points, 14 shy of fourth-place Southern Indiana and 14 ahead of sixth-place Bellarmine. Defending GLVC East champion Indianapolis was picked to defend its title, accruing 110 points and seven first-place votes. Lewis was second (109 points, five first-place votes), while McKendree was third (97 points, four first-place votes).

Girls v-ball preview: Trojans set sights on another big year


There isn’t any shortage of big-match experience on this year’s Tremper girls volleyball team.

And, while it’s early, the Trojans seemed poised for success — but that wouldn’t be anything out of the ordinary.

Prep ticker: Central volleyball opens at 2-3


Watertown Tournament

Soccer teams clash at Ameche


KENOSHA — The two-day Conference Clash kicked off Tuesday at Ameche Field. The event, featuring eight boys soccer teams from the Southeast Conference, Southern Lakes Conference, Metro Classic Conference and Midwest Classic Conference, concludes today.

Here’s is a look at Tuesday’s results:

New Shoreland girls volleyball coach a familiar face

There will be a new face roaming the sideline this fall for the Shoreland Lutheran girls volleyball team.

But she certainly won’t be an unfamiliar one.

Local briefs: Troyanek loses tourney in playoff

Brighton Dale Links assistant pro Andrew Troyanek, a former Central High School and UW-Parkside standout, tied for second Monday at the National Car Rental Wisconsin Assistant Golf Professionals Association Championship at South Hills Golf and Country Club in Fond du Lac.

Troyanek finished the 36-hole, one-day event at 2-under 140, tied for the lead in the 32-player field with Charlie Brown of Tuckaway Country Club (70-70) in Franklin and Mick Smith (70-70) of Storm’s Golf Range in Brookfield.

Conference Clash opens boys soccer season today at Ameche Field

The annual Conference Clash kicks off the local high school soccer season today at Ameche Field.

The two-day, eight-team event featuring four conferences starts at 2:30 p.m. when Central of the Southern Lakes Conference takes on Racine Horlick of the Southeast Conference.

Getting their kicks


The Bradford and St. Joseph boys soccer teams will take to the pitch this season with new coaches.

Gino Alia takes over at St. Joseph while Scott Wolf is in for Jeff Reget at Bradford.

Equipped to excel



PITTSBURGH — If the Green Bay Packers must play the season without the superb Jordy Nelson, their offense still should be among the absolute best in the National Football League.

MMQB Alumni Spotlight: Michael Roach


Indian Trail graduate Michael Roach showcased his big-play ability in Wofford College’s second scrimmage of the preseason on Saturday at Gibbs Stadium in Spartanburg, S.C.

In the scrimmage, comprised of approximately 100 scripted plays, Roach returned an interception 65 yards for a touchdown.

Monday Morning Quarterback: Wilmot football team makes a statement


The Wilmot football team’s 21-16 victory over Bradford at Frank Bucci Field on Friday may have sent a few reverberations through the southern portion of the Wisconsin football community.

A smaller school from a smaller division beating a large school with large athletes can certainly be seen as an upset.

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