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TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2017: 3. Catholic Central football forfeits season

TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2017: 3. Catholic Central football forfeits season

Injuries, numbers take toll, Toppers forced to play JV schedule   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com A rich football tradition was bruised in 2017. After injuries decimated the Catholic Central football team, losses piled up and numbers dwindled, the Toppers had no choice but to forfeit the remainder of their season. […]

 
 

TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2017: 2. Legendary football coach Don Dalton passes away

TOP SPORTS STORIES OF 2017: 2. Legendary football coach Don Dalton passes away

Dalton was AD, football coach, took care of community   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com The game-changing effects left by “Demon Don” Dalton on not only his former players but also community members will be felt in Burlington forever. One of the most influential educators and coaches in Burlington High School […]

 
 

TOP SPORTS STORY OF 2017: Burlington volleyball captures 3rd state title in 7 years

TOP SPORTS STORY OF 2017: Burlington volleyball captures 3rd state title in 7 years

Lady Demons overcame youth, rough start to season   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com State titles don’t come around too often. In 2017, the Burlington girls volleyball team knocked off an undefeated River Falls squad back in November to capture the team’s third state championship. The team’s rocky start turned into […]

 
 

ROUNDUP: Burlington wipes out Wilmot, BUW gymnastics 2nd in state

ROUNDUP: Burlington wipes out Wilmot, BUW gymnastics 2nd in state

  By Troy Sparks Sports Correspondent   The Burlington wrestling team had no problems with Wilmot Union on the road last Thursday in a Southern Lakes Conference dual match to close out the year. The Demons won 12 of their 14 matches in a 61-6 team win. They are the […]

 
 

Koehnke’s OT buzzer beater sinks Thomas More

Koehnke’s OT buzzer beater sinks Thomas More

    By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com And Dana Ehrmann Sports Correspondent It was a shot that turned into a popular social media post Dec. 19. Down 43-42 with 3.3 seconds remaining in overtime Dec. 18 at Milwaukee Thomas More, Catholic Central senior Frank Koehnke wouldn’t be denied. He took the […]

 
 

Union Grove’s Bull joins 1,000-point club

Union Grove’s Bull joins 1,000-point club

Senior only 4th Lady Bronco to accomplish milestone   By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent Union Grove senior guard Brooklyn Bull has joined an elite club. Bull became the fourth player in Union Grove girls basketball history to score 1,000 points in her varsity career. Bull eclipsed the elite mark during […]

 
 

What do you want for Christmas?

What do you want for Christmas?

It’s time for Christmas spirit   Tis’ the season for giving. With Christmas coming Monday, it’s a time to give back to those less fortunate, those who don’t have as much as you do. It’s not all about that new iPhone you want from mom and dad, or the latest […]

 
 

VIDEO: Winona State commit Klug says family support helped him break scoring record

VIDEO: Winona State commit Klug says family support helped him break scoring record

  On Friday night at Lake Geneva Badger High School, moments after Burlington’s 59-50 victory over Badger, Nick Klug talks to Southern Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor Mike Ramczyk about breaking Tony Romo’s all-time scoring record. Romo, who graduated in 1998 and played in both the Southern Lakes and Southeast conferences, […]

 
 

Klug breaks Tony Romo’s all-time Burlington scoring record

Klug breaks Tony Romo’s all-time Burlington scoring record

Klug scores season-high 25, Demons down Badgers   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com LAKE GENEVA – For the rest of his life, whenever someone he meets finds out he’s from Burlington and asks if he knows Tony Romo, Nick Klug can simply smile and nod. Though he’s a pretty humble kid […]

 
 

Burlington wrestling establishes conference stronghold, Krattiger remains untouchable

Burlington wrestling establishes conference stronghold, Krattiger remains untouchable

Light, middle weights jump on Waterford early   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com WATERFORD – Elkhorn Area High School head coach Ken Reynolds is one of the most respected and knowledgeable wrestling people in the state. So when he speaks, it’s a good idea to listen. After the Burlington varsity wrestling […]

 
 
 
 
 

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