Author Archive: mramczyk

SEASON PREVIEW: Waterford girls enjoying lofty expectations

SEASON PREVIEW: Waterford girls enjoying lofty expectations

  By Chris Bennett sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Expectations are high this season for the Waterford Union High School girls basketball team. Experience and talent explain why. The Wolverines always upbeat and optimistic coach, Dena Brechtl, enters her eighth season confident the Wolverines are the team to beat in the Southern Lakes Conference. […]

 
 

Plot to Kill, 20 Years Later: We have the power to change toxic culture

Plot to Kill, 20 Years Later: We have the power to change toxic culture

  Life sure seemed a lot simpler back in 1998. At Burlington High School you could actually go outside, breathe, take a walk and then return to class – without a teacher questioning it. Yes, it was a banner era of open campus, lunch walks to Sentry and Hardee’s, and […]

 
 

STATE VOLLEYBALL CHAMPS: Meet the Burlington Demons

STATE VOLLEYBALL CHAMPS: Meet the Burlington Demons

Jordann Huisinga, senior   Volleyball is: a sport that I am passionate about, and has given me so many unforgettable memories and sisters. We went back to back because: we are a group of hard working girls who know how to compete for what we want. Biggest fear? clowns What […]

 
 

STATE VOLLEYBALL CHAMPS: Meet the Catholic Central Toppers

STATE VOLLEYBALL CHAMPS: Meet the Catholic Central Toppers

  Katie Goethal, junior Favorite Movie: Charlie St. Cloud Favorite song: “20 min,” Lil Uzi Favorite athlete: Stephen Curry Volleyball is: An outlet from everyday life and my passion We won state because: never once during the whole season did we doubt our ability to achieve a state title. Every […]

 
 

TITLETOWN: Burlington, Catholic Central volleyball unite to celebrate state championships

TITLETOWN: Burlington, Catholic Central volleyball unite to celebrate state championships

Parade, ceremony at BHS highlight historic titles   By Jason Arndt jarndt@southernlakesnewspapers.com A “Titletown” united. That’s what happened on Monday, when the Burlington area celebrated not just one, but two WIAA state girls volleyball championships after Burlington captured its second straight title in Division 1 and Catholic Central won in […]

 
 

BACK 2 BACK: Burlington repeats as state volleyball champion

BACK 2 BACK: Burlington repeats as state volleyball champion

Demons claim 4th crown in 8 years   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com GREEN BAY – Teri Little looked like a kid in a candy store Saturday night, exclaiming “Hell yeah!” as she walked to the media room. Burlington High School students, clad in tie-dye, littered with signs and beaming with […]

 
 

BREAKING: Burlington Catholic Central wins volleyball state championship

BREAKING: Burlington Catholic Central wins volleyball state championship

Lady Toppers sweep Clayton, capture sixth gold ball in 13 years, 1st since 2012   By Jason Arndt jarndt@southernlakesnewspapers.com The Catholic Central Hilltoppers approach each volleyball match with a calm and collected attitude, regardless of who they play. Winners of 21 straight entering Saturday’s WIAA Division 4 state championship, the […]

 
 

Burlington hangs on to sweep Waukesha West, will play for 2nd straight state title

Burlington hangs on to sweep Waukesha West, will play for 2nd straight state title

Demons tested in third game, advance to state title Saturday at 4 p.m.   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com GREEN BAY – For the fifth time in eight years, the Burlington High School girls volleyball team will play in a state championship match. The Lady Demons ripped through the Wolverines for […]

 
 

BREAKING: Catholic Central volleyball sweeps Newman Catholic, will play for state championship Saturday

BREAKING: Catholic Central volleyball sweeps Newman Catholic, will play for state championship Saturday

Toppers set D4 state ace record, battle at 9 a.m. Saturday for state title By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com GREEN BAY – The moment doesn’t get too big for the Catholic Central volleyball team – and it easily could have in a WIAA Division 4 state semifinal Friday morning at the […]

 
 

Two for the show: Burlington, Catholic Central volleyball attempt to recreate magic of 2011-12

Two for the show: Burlington, Catholic Central volleyball attempt to recreate magic of 2011-12

Demons earn 4 seed, Toppers 2 games from 1st title in six years   Burlington has seen this movie before. You know, the one where both the Burlington Demons and Catholic Central Hilltoppers make it to the state girls volleyball tournament in the same year. In fact, the Demons and […]

 
 
 
 
 

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