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Demon girls nab second at conference meet

Demon girls nab second at conference meet

  By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT With two runners in the top nine and four in the top 13 spots, the Burlington High School girls cross country team finished second at the Southern Lakes Conference Meet held at Lutherdale Saturday. Kit Kocha led the Demon girls by finished fifth overall […]


FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS PREVIEW: Toppers thinking upset, Waterford, Wilmot bank on defense

Catholic Central's Cole Kresken (43), a sophomore, led the Toppers with more than 750 rushing yards.

By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor Football weekend has certainly stirred up some emotions among area coaches, fans and players. One coach mocked by prediction that his team would lose and then taunted my poor decision when his team won and I was wrong. Players have blasted me on Twitter for […]


Towne & Country Lanes bowling scores, Oct. 11-17

10/11/13 Fri Night Industrial Womens High Game: Lynda Schlitz – 225 Womens High Series: Lynda Schlitz – 576 Mens High Game: Cotie Holbek – 298 Mens High Series: Cotie Holbek – 820 Other High Series: , Marcus Ludwig – 669, Jim Stardy Sr – 630   10/12/13 Sat Youth Majors […]


Catholic Central football manhandles Martin Luther

Tyler Burzawa stiff arms a would-be tackler in a game earlier this season. The junior wide receiver led the Toppers in catches, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns.

  By Bud Milroy Sports Correspondent Catholic Central (5-4, 5-2 MCC) closed out its regular season with a 34-0 shutout of Martin Luther (5-4, 3-4) in a Metro Classic Conference game last Friday night in Greendale. “Despite what the numbers may show, I think our defense has played pretty well […]


Waterford, Catholic Central, other area teams open playoffs Friday

Waterford senior Jake Bauer (32) has been running away from defenders this past month. He has amassed 592 yards in his last four games, all Waterford wins. Waterford and Wilmot host Division 2 playoff games Friday, while Catholic Central and Elkhorn are on the road. Badger and Big Foot, two top teams, also host action Friday. Pick up Thursday's Burlington Standard Press to see who Sports Editor Mike Ramczyk thinks will win Friday night. Happy playoffs!

Not your brother’s Bulldogs: Bay enjoys best season in 11 years

John Higgins (34) is consoled by his dad, assistant coach John Higgins, after Friday's loss as players walk off the field dejected.

  Flash back to 2002. The Williams Bay football team won six games, qualified for the WIAA playoffs, and life was good in the village if you were a fan of Bulldogs football. Playing in the Indian Trails Conference, the Bay had a comparable enrollment to schools like Ethan Allen […]


FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Wilmot, Waterford open at home, Catholic Central, Elkhorn on road

Yanni Skapinakis (33) is just one stud player on Waterford's stingy defense.

By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor On Saturday, the WIAA released the football playoff schedule, complete with seedings and matchups. Waterford, Wilmot, Badger and Big Foot earned opening round home games, but Elkhorn and Catholic Central must play road warriors. Here are the matchups, per (AREA TEAMS IN BOLD) DIVISION […]


Waterford earns share of third straight conference title, WIAA football playoff teams

Waterford quarterback Dylan Malecki pitches to Jake Bauer in a recent game. Bauer ran for 172 yards Friday and has been running over everyone the past four games.

  By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor WATERFORD – The Delavan-Darien football team, desperately needing a win to make the playoffs, almost pulled off the unthinkable Friday night. With two minutes to play, the Comets were trailing, 35-28, inside the Waterford 10-yard line. But like it has done all year, the […]


Heiligenthal, tennis girls highlight athletes of the week

Heiligenthal, tennis girls highlight athletes of the week

Male Athlete of the Week Ben Heiligenthal, Catholic Central The sophomore gunslinger was masterful in the two-minute drill Friday night. In less than a minute, Heiligenthal led his Toppers down the field 45 yards in two pass plays, culminating with a game-winning touchdown pass to Tyler Burzawa with 2 seconds […]


Burlington runners win Fox Trot

Burlington runners win Fox Trot

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT Capturing the top three spots in each race, the Burlington High School cross country teams won the three-team Fox Trot Meet at Wilmot Friday. The Demon girls tallied just 21 points, while the boys had just 24 points. Meta Ehlen, Brittany Ehlen and Ashlyn Barry […]


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