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Burlington police didn’t have to travel far Monday afternoon to respond to a car crash at the corner of Jefferson and Dodge streets in the city’s downtown Monday. This car ended up crashing into and knocking down a light pole that came to rest on an overhead utility line. According […]

 
 

MEET THE DEMONS: Introducing 2018 state softball runner-up Burlington

MEET THE DEMONS: Introducing 2018 state softball runner-up Burlington

  Bridi Allen Softball is: where I am happy and get to spend time with my friends We made it to state because: we have all the necessary elements of a good team, and we loved playing together so much we didn’t want it to end Favorite song: “Hey, Soul […]

 
 

BREAKING: Burlington softball falls in state championship, gains perspective with unforgettable season

BREAKING: Burlington softball falls in state championship, gains perspective with unforgettable season

Six-run inning too much to overcome   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com MADISON -The heartbreak of an emotional, frustrating state championship loss was evident as the Burlington softball players accepted their individual state runner-up medals moments after Saturday’s 7-1 loss to Sun Prairie at Goodman Diamond in Madison in the Division […]

 
 

Burlington soccer overcomes frightening injury to capture 3rd straight regional championship

Burlington soccer overcomes frightening injury to capture 3rd straight regional championship

Fifth-seeded Demons travel to No. 1 Waunakee Thursday at 6 By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com SAUK CITY – Sam Naber was straight killing it Saturday afternoon. The freshman attacking midfielder, one of Burlington soccer’s strongest two-way threats, only needed 10 minutes to exert her will in a WIAA Division 1 regional […]

 
 

Season ends in heartbreak for Catholic Central softball

Season ends in heartbreak for Catholic Central softball

Late rally thwarted by error, walk-off   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com OAKFIELD – Sydney Robson immediately broke down in tears after the conclusion of Tuesday’s WIAA Division 5 softball sectional semifinal in Oakfield. The Catholic Central senior pitcher sat and sobbed behind the dugout for a few extra minutes, as […]

 
 

Burlington softball rallies to capture regional championship

Burlington softball rallies to capture regional championship

Burlington hosts Elkhorn Tuesday in sectional semifinal   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com BURLINGTON – Coaches constantly preach the value of experience. Senior leadership. It’s something that can separate the good teams from the great teams, and usually the most high-pressure situations reveal a team’s level of experience. Enter Thursday’s WIAA […]

 
 

Union Grove soccer edges defending champ Burlington for 1st conference title in school history

Union Grove soccer edges defending champ Burlington for 1st conference title in school history

Panyk’s goal proves to be the difference in close battle     By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com UNION GROVE – The midfield team hug simply wasn’t going to be enough after a win this big. So Daphne Sieg and the rest of her Union Grove girls soccer teammates, moments after a […]

 
 

Burlington baseball inches closer to first place

Burlington baseball inches closer to first place

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com One extra-inning thriller wasn’t enough. The Burlington baseball team wanted more Tuesday night at conference-leading Wilmot. Much like their victory last week at Waterford, the Demons squandered an early lead and went to extra innings, only to win it in the eighth, 3-2. For their […]

 
 

SEASON PREVIEW: 2-time state qualifier Burlington features pitching, new-look lineup

SEASON PREVIEW: 2-time state qualifier Burlington features pitching, new-look lineup

Demons attempting third consecutive trip to state tournament   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com It’s easy to look at a high school baseball team winning a state title and following it up with another state appearance and exhale, “Wow!” Bystanders who have had the pleasure of watching the Burlington varsity baseball […]

 
 

Waterford slays rival Union Grove, captures regional crown

Waterford slays rival Union Grove, captures regional crown

Rohner averaging 26 in playoffs   By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent Minutes after upsetting rival Union Grove, the Waterford girls basketball team proudly carried its WIAA regional championship plaque over to their student section and led a boisterous chant of “We believe that we will win.” The sixth-seeded Wolverines, who […]

 
 
 
 
 

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