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SLN PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Burling shatters record books, leads Demons to best finish in 15 years

SLN PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Burling shatters record books, leads Demons to best finish in 15 years

BHS senior will study neurobiology at UW-Madison   By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent When it comes to girls basketball, the Burlington High School basketball record book might as well be renamed the Book of Burling. Burlington senior Jessa Burling recently concluded her high school basketball career as the school record […]

 
 

SLN ALL AREA GIRLS BASKETBALL: Burling, Mukwonago stars highlight 3rd annual squad

SLN ALL AREA GIRLS BASKETBALL: Burling, Mukwonago stars highlight 3rd annual squad

Burling, Andersen battle for top spot   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Throw convention out the window. This isn’t your mom and dad’s All-Area team. A passion for the unusual and an overall unwillingness to leave out deserving stars has the third annual Southern Lakes Newspapers All-Area Girls Basketball team featuring […]

 
 

SEASON PREVIEW: Union Grove softball must replace serious power

SEASON PREVIEW: Union Grove softball must replace serious power

    By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent After struggling through some growing pains last season, the Union Grove softball team looks to improve under second-year coach Tom Odell. Last season, the Broncos struggled at points in the season, falling to a 10-14 record and tying for fourth place with a […]

 
 

SLN ALL-AREA GIRLS COACH OF YEAR: Hometown girl turns poor start into improbable postseason run

SLN ALL-AREA GIRLS COACH OF YEAR: Hometown girl turns poor start into improbable postseason run

Brechtl grew up in Waterford, became Wolverine coach when injury ended playing career   By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent A 1-9 record with an inexperienced team struggling to figure out varsity basketball seems like impending doom for a season. Or does it? Certainly not to Waterford girls basketball coach Dena […]

 
 

Weathering the storm: Bousman back to track after tragedy rattles family

Weathering the storm: Bousman back to track after tragedy rattles family

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Work has the ability to consume people, as many struggle to differentiate between personal and professional. Long hours, overtime and business trips may help the bottom line, but personal lives are affected, for both good and bad. But when personal tragedy strikes, suddenly we’re thrust […]

 
 

SEASON PREVIEW: Former assistant takes over Burlington golf, must start from scratch

SEASON PREVIEW: Former assistant takes over Burlington golf, must start from scratch

  Herrick steps down, Demons lose entire varsity lineup   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com The next time you see Nick Schilleman, ask him to fly. Tell him to walk, on water, and chew gum at the same time while counting backwards with his eyes closed. Heck, go as far as […]

 
 

Full Circle: Former Union Grove baseball player, assistant coach promoted to top spot

Yorkville native Meyer has lifelong affinity for area   By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent When first-year baseball coach Nathan Meyer applied for the Union Grove varsity baseball coach job last year, he could have easily just forwarded a few yearbooks instead of a resume. Meyer, a Yorkville native and a […]

 
 

Women’s softball league seeking players, teams

Tuesday night league has featured solely women since 80s, but officials open to co-ed league   Since the early 1980s there has been a Women’s Recreational Slow-Pitch ( unlimited arc ) Softball League playing on Tuesday evenings from just after Memorial Day through late August at Congress Street Softball Diamond […]

 
 

TUESDAY ROUNDUP: Burlington softball rocks 4 spot in 7th to stun Union Grove

TUESDAY ROUNDUP: Burlington softball rocks 4 spot in 7th to stun Union Grove

Klein, Allen come through in clutch for 2-0 Demons   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com All signs pointed to the first loss of the season Tuesday evening for the Burlington softball team. Then magic happened. Down 6-3 in their last at-bat, the Demons rallied for four runs with no outs and […]

 
 

They got the power: Waterford powerlifting squad flexes at nationals

    By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent The Waterford High School powerlifting team was a force at the USA Powerlifting High School Nationals March 22-25 in Appleton. The Waterford boys junior varsity raw team took first place, while the varsity boys equipped team took fifth. Out of the 10 Wolverine […]

 
 
 
 
 

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