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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 […]

 
 

Week 2 high school football predictions: Burlington, Badger in trouble

Welcome to the first exciting installment of my high school football picks series. Since I was transitioning from the Lake Geneva Regional News over to Southern Lakes Newspapers, it’s been hectic and I missed Week 1. What did we learn from opening weekend? Well, East Troy and Delavan-Darien can score […]

 
 

5 ways to win your fantasy football league

5 ways to win your fantasy football league

Some may call them nerds. Some call them delusional. Some would even go so far as to call them losers. I call them geniuses. That’s right, I’m talking about the brave men and women who don’t suit up or step on the field every Sunday but the ones who plop […]

 
 
 
 
 

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