Union Grove High School

Girls basketball: Wolverine girls avenge early season loss to Grove

Girls basketball: Wolverine girls avenge early season loss to Grove

Teams fell into tie for 1st By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Waterford’s Katie Rohner didn’t have an easy first half during a Jan. 31 Southern Lakes Conference meeting with visiting Union Grove. But thanks to some encouragement from a senior teammate, and a halftime adjustment, she was able to find […]

 
 

Boys basketball: Broncos rally to capture third straight

Boys basketball: Broncos rally to capture third straight

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Union Grove boys basketball team overcame a sluggish start and a 16-point deficit to defeat visiting Delavan-Darien in Southern Lakes Conference play on Monday. The Broncos, who entered halftime trailing 33-24, saw their deficit widen to 53-37 with 9:55 left in regulation before they […]

 
 

Wrestling: Grove’s Cade Willis finishes first at Highlander Invite

Wrestling: Grove’s Cade Willis finishes first at Highlander Invite

Junior wrestler ‘fired up’ By Jason Arndt Editor Union Grove junior wrestler Cade Willis said his win against Delavan-Darien on Jan. 23 fired up his intensity entering the Highlander Invite at Homestead High School the following day. Cade Willis, top-ranked in Division 1 at 132 pounds by Wisconsin Wrestling Online, […]

 
 

Wrestling: Peterson’s patience paying dividends for Broncos

Wrestling: Peterson’s patience paying dividends for Broncos

By Tim Wester Correspondent Luke Peterson’s patience has certainly been tested the past two seasons. Two years ago, as a sophomore, Peterson patiently waited for his chance while freshman standout Cade Willis dominated at 106. Then Cooper Willis entered the program and dominated in the same fashion last year. Now […]

 
 

Girls basketball: Broncos late flurry beats Panthers

Girls basketball: Broncos late flurry beats Panthers

Team pounds Prairie 71-20 By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Broncos could have buckled with less than four minutes of regulation in a tightly contested battle with visiting Wilmot on Dec. 20. But, the youthful Union Grove girls didn’t break under pressure, even as the Panthers battled back take a […]

 
 

Wrestling: Grove grapplers gearing up for season

Wrestling: Grove grapplers gearing up for season

Willis brothers return to the mats By Tim Wester Correspondent Union Grove coach Andy Weis has plenty of enthusiasm for this season with 33 wrestlers in his program. But, with four wrestlers gone from last year’s squad, his enthusiasm will be tested. Sectional qualifier Keith Storm-Voltz and Barron Masi graduated, […]

 
 

Girls basketball: Grove’s tempo, transition play downs taller Elks

Girls basketball: Grove’s tempo, transition play downs taller Elks

By Tim Wester Correspondent Union Grove and Elkhorn feature two completely different styles of girls basketball. The Elks rely on a methodical style of play with a front line consisting of players taller than 6-foot-2. The undersized Broncos, who do not have a player taller than 5-10, rely on uptempo, […]

 
 

SLN All-Area Football: Burlington, Waterford offensive players highlight annual squad

Tanner Keller makes a dash for the end zone in an early season Waterford win (File Photo/Standard Press).

By Chris Bennett Correspondent Welcome to the fourth annual Southern Lakes Newspapers All-Area football team. This season marked many highlights, including Burlington, which came up short of reaching the WIAA Division 2 state championship game. While Waterford and Wilmot captured a share of the Southern Lakes Conference title, Burlington made […]

 
 

Grove girls hoops to bring speed, better offensive flow

Grove girls hoops to bring speed, better offensive flow

By Tim Wester Correspondent The Bronco is the official mascot of Union Grove High School. But when it comes to the Union Grove girls’ basketball team, the more appropriate mascot is a chameleon. The Broncos return a solid nucleus of upperclassmen that look to improve upon the 13-11 record and […]

 
 

Dir ends record-setting career on state stage

Dir ends record-setting career on state stage

Grove senior part of unforgettable season By Tim Wester Correspondent There wasn’t a single game, spike, or dig where Union Grove senior Olivia Dir realized her team was headed to an unforgettable season. Somewhere between her team’s pre-game line dancing ritual and taking the court before a match, the school’s […]