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Area athletes earn Southern Lakes, Metro Classic all-conference

Area athletes earn Southern Lakes, Metro Classic all-conference

  Southern Lakes Conference FOOTBALL First team Offense Player of the Year – Will Keller, Lake Geneva Badger, 12. QB: Nick Klug, Burlington, 12. RB: Will Keller, LGB, 12. Tanner Keller, Waterford, 10. WR: Nick Webley, BUR, 11. Jack Pettit, Union Grove, 12. Nic Frederick, Westosha Central, 12. TE: Joe […]

 
 

Burlington swimmers cap banner season at state

Burlington swimmers cap banner season at state

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent One of the better seasons in recent years for the Burlington Co-op girls high school swim team ended in a restaurant in Janesville. The Demons sent three swimmers to the WIAA Division 1 State Girls Swimming & Diving Championships Nov. 11 at the University […]

 
 

Burlington volleyball program finds itself in rare air

Burlington volleyball program finds itself in rare air

  Only a handful of teams in WIAA history have won three state championships. Burlington can now join that elite group. After last weekend’s thrilling 3-2 victory over previously undefeated River Falls, a Lady Demons squad that many thought wouldn’t do much at state, based especially on an inexperienced roster […]

 
 

30 years young: Burlington volleyball coach Lynch continues long tradition of family

30 years young: Burlington volleyball coach Lynch continues long tradition of family

Lynch comes from volleyball family, Leach is his niece   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Thirty years ago, the volleyball landscape was much different. There weren’t any clubs, only four or five high school programs were dominant and studying film was a foreign language. A young, wide-eyed 24-year-old took over the […]

 
 

Burlington Co-op swimmers capture sectional championship, 3 advance to state

Burlington Co-op swimmers capture sectional championship, 3 advance to state

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Burlington Co-op girls high school swim team enjoyed a banner day Nov. 4 at a WIAA Division 1 Sectional Meet at Greenfield High School. Burlington Co-op won the sectional title, and is sending swimmers to the WIAA Division 1 State Girls Swimming & […]

 
 

A strong foundation: Burlington Elite paves way for high school volleyball success

A strong foundation: Burlington Elite paves way for high school volleyball success

Jorge, Heather Longoria started program after special request from coaches   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Around the mid-2000’s, if you were a kid that was any good at volleyball in Burlington, you were paying an unnecessary price. Parents coughed up large sums of money and logged tons of miles, sometimes […]

 
 

Meet the Demons: In-depth profiles of the 2017 D1 state volleyball champs

Meet the Demons: In-depth profiles of the 2017 D1 state volleyball champs

By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com   Maddie Berezowitz, junior Favorite movie: “A League of their Own” Favorite song: “Best Days of Your Life,” Kelly Pickler Volleyball is: my life. We won state because: the work ethic we put in outside of what people saw. Without Burlington Elite, I would: never have […]

 
 

Champions on parade: Volleyball girls receive royal treatment

Champions on parade: Volleyball girls receive royal treatment

Mayor Hefty, Principal Burling, pack of fans honor state champs   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com The celebration matched the accomplishment. And then some. Blinding spotlights and ear-shattering horns blasted Pine Street in downtown Burlington Monday night, as a convoy of area fire trucks, law enforcement and emergency vehicles paraded the […]

 
 

Catholic Central volleyball run stops one step from state

Catholic Central volleyball run stops one step from state

  By Dana Ehrmann Sports Correspondent The remarkable run for the girls Catholic Central volleyball team has come to an end. But only for this season. The Lady Toppers fell at Lourdes Academy on Saturday, Oct. 28, in a WIAA Division 4 sectional final, ending their playoff run. They dropped […]

 
 

BREAKING: Burlington volleyball nets third state championship in five-game thriller

BREAKING: Burlington volleyball nets third state championship in five-game thriller

Key dig, Koenen finish the job By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com GREEN BAY – The gold ball is back in the halls of Burlington High School. “It’s what you dream of since you’re 8 in Burlington,” said junior Maddie Berezowitz. After a roller-coaster ride of a WIAA Division 1 state volleyball […]

 
 
 
 
 

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