Author Archive: mramczyk

Former Waterford star D’Alie leads Italy to basketball World Cup championship

Former Waterford star D’Alie leads Italy to basketball World Cup championship

  At 5-foot-4, D’Alie still dominates the game   By Andrew Horschak Sports Correspondent If this summer is any indication, there appears to be no slowing down former Waterford High School star Rae Lin D’Alie on the basketball court. Entering her eighth season playing professionally in Italy, the 5-foot-4 ball-handling […]

 
 

SLN ALL AREA BASEBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Former bat boy takes turn as Burlington superstar

SLN ALL AREA BASEBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Former bat boy takes turn as Burlington superstar

Star Demon pitcher just getting started   By Andrew Horschak Sports Correspondent Looking back, the 2010 Burlington baseball team had even more success than originally thought. The Demons, led by seniors Cody Peterson, Mike Porcaro, Tell Taylor and Dylan Friend, captured the Southern Lakes Conference championship and finished with a […]

 
 

SLN ALL AREA BASEBALL: All hail, Racine County as 3rd annual squad features stars from 15 schools

SLN ALL AREA BASEBALL: All hail, Racine County as 3rd annual squad features stars from 15 schools

Southern Lakes Newspapers All Area Baseball 2018   Krause, Chapman, Wilmot trio lead largest 1st team   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com The 2018 area high school baseball season didn’t necessarily feature bona fide, blue chip superstar players. But what it did have was strong talent across the board, and our […]

 
 

SOFTBALL ALL-AREA PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Westphal, Klein combined talent, leadership to make history

SOFTBALL ALL-AREA PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Westphal, Klein combined talent, leadership to make history

Co-players of the year have built friendship for past decade, will both play college softball   By Mike Ramczyk and Andrew Horschak sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com During an unconventional softball season where a team like Burlington makes its first state tournament in 30 years and traditional powers like Wilmot and Westosha Central withstand […]

 
 

SLN ALL-AREA SOFTBALL: State runner-up Burlington dominates first team

SLN ALL-AREA SOFTBALL: State runner-up Burlington dominates first team

Largest first team highlights 16-team, four-county 3rd annual squad   Despite a stacked conference, 30 years without a state trip and 34 from winning it all, the 2018 Burlington Demons came up big…Co-captains Jaina Westphal and Josie Klein sparked a postseason run the area, and state, won’t soon forget. Naturally, […]

 
 

Local man wins bowling national tournament

Local man wins bowling national tournament

Towne & Country’s own credits success to late grandpa, bowling family     By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent It’s not bragging if you can back it up. After finishing his final round at the 2018 United States Bowling Conference National Bowling tournament in Syracuse, N.Y., Cotie Holbek turned to his […]

 
 

The fight for what’s right: Hall of Fame coach pioneered for women’s sports, equality

The fight for what’s right: Hall of Fame coach pioneered for women’s sports, equality

Hanson lost mom, others during historic four-decade journey   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Last fall, Teri Leach won her third volleyball state championship at Burlington High School. Diane Biedrzycki turned BHS gymnastics into a powerhouse. And Rosemary Dolatowski has built a legit, popular girls tennis program at the school. None, […]

 
 

After devastating injuries derail senior season, Klug back and better than ever

After devastating injuries derail senior season, Klug back and better than ever

Demons’ all-time leading scorer overcomes several injuries, shines in all-star game   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Just a few short months ago, Nick Klug, Burlington High School’s all-time leading scorer, saw what should’ve been a dominant senior season cut short due to injury. While his team struggled without its top […]

 
 

Don’t panic just yet, these Milwaukee Brewers are for real

Don’t panic just yet, these Milwaukee Brewers are for real

  The most wins in the National League. Rumors of being the front-runner for one of the top sluggers in the game. A guy they call ‘Zeus’ resembling the God that his name implies. A record five all-stars. There is a lot going right for the Milwaukee Brewers, who sit […]

 
 

Volleyball camp coming to Waterford

Any young girl who wants to learn how to play volleyball will soon enjoy the opportunity to learn from one of the area’s better coaches. Ashley Ingish, head coach of the Waterford Union High School volleyball team, and the Wolverines are hosting the Waterford Volleyball Youth Camp and Skill Clinics […]

 
 
 
 
 

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