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Waterford gymnasts impressive in Madison

  By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent   Waterford High gymnastics coach Carrie Buelow couldn’t have planned it any better. With the conference and state tournaments in sight, Buelow Wolverines unleashed two impressive performances last week. Waterford finished second in the White Division at the Spartan Invite at Madison Memorial High […]


Waterford High senior two years cancer free

Before last Friday's game in Waterford, Josh Kurth rips a cancer sign, symbolizing how he overcame non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. (Rick  Benavides/Waterford Post)

Kurth honorary survivor at Coaches vs. Cancer game   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor FRANKSVILLE – “My heart dropped, and my stomach went up in my neck. Oh, my God, what happened?” Waterford Union High School senior Josh Kurth recalls that he wasn’t exactly sure what to think when he […]


Burlington swimmers earn conference victory

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Burlington Combined boys swimming team turned in a dominant performance in a Southern Lakes Conference dual meet Jan. 30 against Jefferson/Cambridge at Jefferson High School. The Demons won every event in the dual meet and finished 1-2-3 in several events and routed Jefferson/Cambridge […]


Waterford girls hoops enjoys perfect week

Waterford girls hoops enjoys perfect week

By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent Sometimes things just click for a sports team. Last week, things clicked perfectly for the Waterford girls basketball team after holding two conference opponents to a combined 60 points en route to a pair of impressive victories. The Wolverines (11-3, 6-1) thumped rival Union Grove […]


Union Grove outlasts Burlington in must-win showdown

Ben Geiger soars through traffic Tuesday night. The Demons' leading scorer (16 ppg) was held to 10 points. (Mike Ramczyk/Standard Press)

  By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor   In each of its last two home games, the Burlington boys basketball team has come out flat and found itself in an early hole. Though the Demons rallied and almost pulled off a miraculous comeback Tuesday at home, their 65-59 loss to Union […]


Broncos buck Wolverines early behind Kazikowski

Broncos buck Wolverines early behind Kazikowski

By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor WATERFORD – Friday was a night of celebration for the Waterford Wolverines. Students and fans wore “Coaches vs. Cancer” T-shirts in honor of senior guard Josh Kurth, who recently overcame non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. A large, warm ovation for Kurth echoed throughout the Waterford Union High School […]


Elkhorn wrestling edges Burlington, takes control of Southern Lakes

Elkhorn's Dylan Linhart (left) and Burlington's Chris Marks battled in the match of the night, a  four-overtime thriller at 195. (Mike Ramczyk/Standard Press)

By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor ELKHORN – The odds were stacked Thursday night. Wrestling on the road without star Josh Bird, the Burlington Demons needed a near-perfect match to knock off Elkhorn, their main rival in the Southern Lakes Conference. Both teams entered undefeated in the league, but after an […]


Burlington gymnastics slowly returning to full strength

Burlington gymnastics slowly returning to full strength

  By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor   The front-runners have officially become underdogs. So is the tale of the 2013-14 Burlington-Badger-Wilmot varsity gymnastics squad. Though ranked No. 2 in Division 1 in the first state rankings, this is unfamiliar territory for the Demons. But with a full month left of […]


Burlington girls basketball notches tough road victory

Ellen Stang is the only girls basketball player in Racine County averaging a double-double (11 points, 11 rebounds per game). (Photo by Dwight Beuthling)

By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor   The star known as Ellen Stang continues to rise. In an otherwise down year for the Burlington girls basketball team in conference play, Stang’s all-around performance helped propel the Lady Demons to a 58-55 win Jan. 24 at Southern Lakes foe Westosha Central. Stang […]


Alley Tally: Towne & Country Lanes, Jan. 17-23

1/17/14 Fri Jolly Seniors Womens High Game: Marge Crowley – 200 Womens High Series: Pat Schrack – 505 Mens High Game: Wayne Schlitz – 245 Mens High Series: Jack Olson – 579 Other High Series: Al Blum – 544, Ron White – 528   1/17/14 Fri Night Industrial Womens High […]


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