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Waterford edges Burlington, Catholic Central pounds Lutheran, other area scores

Along with throwing four touchdowns, quarterback Ben Heiligenthal (12) also broke off a big run in the second quarter. (Photo by Mike Ramczyk)

  By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor Waterford football gave Burlington every opportunity to win Friday night. The Wolverines punted the ball away to the Demons a few times in the fourth quarter. Dylan Malecki tossed an interception, and Waterford’s offense was in stall mode. The visiting Wolverines clung to a […]

 
 

Union Grove football wins first game in two years

Union Grove football wins first game in two years

By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor “It was one of those moments you want to capture forever.” First-year head coach Jordan Hein felt the magic after his Union Grove football team defeated Westosha Central, 24-6, on Sept. 13 in front of the home crowd. The win marked the school’s first varsity […]

 
 

Burlington boys volleyball enjoys best tournament finish ever

Burlington's Jon Martin slams home a kill last week.

By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor   Saturday proved last year was no fluke for the Burlington boys volleyball squad. Behind the powerful hitting of Nolan Rueter and Ben Geiger, the Demons went toe-to-toe with some of the state’s best and left with their best finish in school history at the […]

 
 

Burlington girls tennis winners of eight straight

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT The Burlington High School girls tennis team is heading into the home stretch of the season with a good head of steam. The Demon girls won seven duals last week and have won eight straight overall to improve to 15-5 overall. Three of those wins […]

 
 

BREAKING: Lake Geneva Generals semi-pro football team officially for sale

BREAKING: Lake Geneva Generals semi-pro football team officially for sale

WILLIAMS BAY – The Lake Geneva Generals semi-pro football franchise is no longer – again. After almost folding earlier this year, co-owners Derek and Jeni Diehl saddled up for one more season. And what a ride it was. For the first time in 12 years, Derek’s team missedthe playoffs but […]

 
 

Despite lackluster NBA Draft, Milwaukee Bucks should make playoffs

Despite lackluster NBA Draft, Milwaukee Bucks should make playoffs

By picking up a wet-behind-the-ears 18-year-old and a slow, unathletic guard who can’t shoot outside, the Milwaukee Bucks had me brimming with an ear-to-ear smile back in June. We seemed destined for a last-place season in the Central Division, and the Andrew Wiggins sweepstakes were about to begin. However, the […]

 
 

Big second half lifts Lake Geneva Badger football over Burlington

LAKE GENEVA – The Lake Geneva Badger football team keeps playing with fire. Penalties. Turnovers. Back-breaking infractions that would’ve been 60-yard touchdowns on consecutive plays. These things keep happening to the Badgers, but the boys are simply too good to let it affect the outcomes of their games. Although Badger […]

 
 

Battle of Beatens: Union Grove hosts Westosha Central tonight

By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor Two high school football teams at similar places in their development will face off in a Southern Lakes Conference contest Friday night. And by the time the dust settles, one of them will have their first win of the season. Union Grove is so close […]

 
 

BREAKING: Catholic Central names new girls basketball coach

By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor The wait is over. On Friday morning, Catholic Central Athletic Director Tom Aldrich announced via email the hiring of new girls varsity basketball coach Suzy Bittman. Bittmann was the assistant girls varsity basketball coach at Catholic Central for the past three years and the head […]

 
 

Burlington native killed in hunting accident honored on opening night

Burlington native killed in hunting accident honored on opening night

The Burlington High School student section was decked out in all blue for Friday night’s home opener against Union Grove. True, Burlington’s colors are black and orange, but this wasn’t your typical game. The cheers were amplified, the stands were packed and the football was action-packed, but the memory of […]

 
 
 
 
 

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