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Durant High School’s girls’ basketball 2022 season will have a much different look over last year. Four of the five primary starters graduated, and seven seniors total, leaving junior … more
Durant High School boys’ basketball has all the ingredients to boast their first winning season since 2017 this season. With three returning starters, an up-and-coming big man, and a deep bench, … more
Tuesday, Nov. 15 was an historic night as the first sanctioned girl’s high school wrestling meet became a reality for Wilton. In past seasons there have been exhibition girls' matches, and more … more
It’s hard to get greedy if you are Wilton High School boy’s basketball coach Erik Grunder. After all, this year’s team is three years removed from a 4-18 team and early exit from postseason … more
Officially, Ken Bland of Wilton, who had a perfect entry and was just seven points off the tiebreaker score claimed the first place $25 prize in week 11 of the Wilton-Durant Advocate News weekly … more
When Mark Henning asked Wilton Superintendent of Schools Joe Burnett if he could start a trap team for Wilton High School, the outdoorsman never imagined what might develop. Henning won the okay … more
Beaver standout basketball star Caden Kirkman signed a letter of intent on Wednesday, Nov. 9, to play for Augustana University in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, joining a team that won a national … more
The new season is here for the Durant High School Wildcats. With it, comes new excitement of a new season and a new team. The Wildcats will field a girl’s team as girl’s wrestling is now a … more
Wilton native Even Reifert had quite a run in the Arizona Fall League this year. Reifert, a member of the Tampa Bay Rays organization, was assigned to the league and played for the Mesa Solar Sox. … more
The Wilton High School Beaver girl’s basketball team will look to reload this year after back-to-back winning seasons.  The Beavers have collected 26 combined wins in the past two … more
Wilton resident Josh Fretzke may have missed three guesses in a tough week of college football selections, but the contestant hung on to claim the first place $25 prize in week 10 of the … more
The River Valley Conference released its 2022 All-Conference teams late last week and several area players are listed among the honorees. Wilton collected four all-conference players while Durant had … more
MESA, AZ - The professional baseball career of 2017 Wilton High School graduate Evan Reifert has a couple of new turns this year, including his stomach. Reifert was a member of the South Atlantic … more
FORT DODGE - Two area girls’ cross-country runners competed at the 2022 state cross-country meet last Friday and Saturday at Lakeside Municipal Golf Course in Fort Dodge, Iowa. There, Wilton … more
Wilton High School freshman Audra Coss will be racing with the state’s best this weekend at the 2022 Iowa State Cross-Country Championships. Coss qualified for the state meet last week at the … more
It wasn’t the ending Wilton had hoped to attain. On Monday night, Oct. 25, the Beavers saw their season end at the hands of River Valley Conference North foe Dyersville-Beckman Catholic by a 3-0 … more
The Durant Wildcats (5-4) have made the playoffs for the third straight year, and four of the last five years, but they have yet to secure a postseason victory. This season, MFL MarMac Bulldogs (8-1) … more
With a 3-0 match sweep over rival Durant in the first round of Region 7 play, the Beavers sit two wins away from returning to the state tournament. Wilton played River Valley Conference North … more
Durant contestant Ken Ostofi missed just two games in a battle to claim the first place $25 prize in week seven of the Wilton-Durant Advocate News weekly Football Contest. Harmel Ostofi remained … more
What started as a dream season for the Durant High School Wildcats (5-3, 2-3) has quickly turned into sleepless nights for the team as Durant lost their third straight after winning their first five. … more
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