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WIAA FOOTBALL: Catholic Central smashes Shullsburg

WIAA FOOTBALL: Catholic Central smashes Shullsburg

Three-hour road trip awaits in round two Friday   By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Catholic Central football team scored two first-quarter touchdowns and didn’t look back Oct. 24 in its 38-22 victory over Shullsburg in a WIAA Division 7 Level 1 playoff game at home. The Hilltoppers (8-2 overall) […]

 
 

In fine voice

In fine voice

Senior Ali Knight sings a solo on “We are the World 25 for Haiti” with the Burlington High School A Cappella Choir during the choral department’s fall concert Oct. 21 in the school auditorium. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

 
 

City volleyball squads cruise to sectionals

City volleyball squads cruise to sectionals

Demons, Toppers will be challenged this week   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor They took care of business, and it really wasn’t close. Both the Burlington and Catholic Central girls volleyball squads advanced to this week’s sectionals thanks to dominant, three-set victories on Saturday. In a Division 1 sectional, host […]

 
 

Experience trumps outcome for state tennis team

Experience trumps outcome for state tennis team

    By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent They lost their only match, but Burlington High School’s Lydia Crabtree and Hannah Cook enjoyed their time at the WIAA Division 1 Girls Tennis Individual Championships Oct. 17 at the University of Wisconsin’s Nielsen Tennis Stadium in Madison. “They really played well,” Burlington […]

 
 

FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS: Finally, the real season is here

FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS: Finally, the real season is here

  From the first day of training camp in August, teams think about this week. Playoff week. Seven whole days of pure bliss starting with Saturday’s release of the WIAA playoff brackets. It’s the best time of year to be a high school sports fan, as the best teams in […]

 
 

Burlington swimmers breeze past Whippets

Burlington swimmers breeze past Whippets

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Burlington Combined girls high school swimming team routed Whitewater 140-30 Oct. 14 in a Southern Lakes Conference meet at Whitewater. Burlington Combined consists of Burlington, Waterford, Union Grove, Burlington Catholic Central and East Troy. The Demons won six of 11 events and finished […]

 
 

Fishing in the mist

Fishing in the mist

Vapor rises from the White River at Wagner Park in Burlington Wednesday morning as a woman fishes along the riverbank. Temperatures dipped below freezing early Wednesday, but sunny skies soon had the thermometer on the way up. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

 
 

Demons finish season strong despite loss

Demons finish season strong despite loss

Milton downs Burlington in playoff opener   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor The 2014 season may not have resulted in any wins for the Burlington boys soccer team, but steady improvement throughout the season has coach Phil Molitor optimistic for next year. “It is difficult to be satisfied with a season […]

 
 

Game day fun

Game day fun

Visitors to the United Way Packers Tailgate party enjoy the silent auction Oct. 12 at Plaza Theater in Burlington. The event raised more than $5,000 for United Way. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS: You really can’t please everyone

FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS: You really can’t please everyone

Demons battle Elks with outright SLC title at stake   In my 10 years of covering high school sports, I’ve never had a dilemma quite like the one I experienced Friday night. Both Burlington football teams, Burlington and Catholic Central, were in first-place conference matchups. I knew I couldn’t be […]

 
 
 
 
 

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