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BREAKING: Furious comeback lifts Waterford to sectional final

BREAKING: Furious comeback lifts Waterford to sectional final

WIAA D2 SECTIONAL SEMIFINAL: Waterford 53, Monona Grove 51   Seniors spark second straight double-digit comeback     By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor   JANESVILLE – No lead is safe against the comeback kids, who were at it again Thursday night. Waterford senior Shauna Malchine capped a 27-14 rally with […]

 
 

Third-seeded Catholic Central hoops opens playoffs Tuesday night

Third-seeded Catholic Central hoops opens playoffs Tuesday night

Players embracing roles, enjoying best basketball of season     By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor The Catholic Central boys basketball team is a prime example that it doesn’t matter how you start, but more how you finish. The Toppers took their fair share of lumps and bruises under first-year Kyle […]

 
 

BREAKING: Bird, Fisher capture state wrestling titles

BREAKING: Bird, Fisher capture state wrestling titles

VIDEO: Bird saves his best for the end   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor MADISON – Josh Bird put two fingers in the sky, representing his second state championship in three years. One year after exiting the Kohl Center gym with his head down in defeat, Bird beamed at the legion […]

 
 

Driving it home

Driving it home

Cindy Robertson smiles from the silent auction table last weekend with the Daytona 500 running in the background. Robertson helped at the Burlington Lions Club annual Daytona party, held at Veterans Terrace. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

Undefeated Whitewater basketball rewriting record books

Undefeated Whitewater basketball rewriting record books

At 22-0, state’s No. 1 team opens playoffs Friday     By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent   Every season Whitewater High girls basketball coach Judy Harms comes up with a theme for her basketball team. This season, Harms’ theme for the Whippets is to write their own history. And that’s […]

 
 

From injury to victory: Union Grove wrestlers overcome steep odds

From injury to victory: Union Grove wrestlers overcome steep odds

Ryan, Kieslich, Braley never gave up     By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent In the unlikeliest of situations, injuries have created a strong bond between the Union Grove High state qualifying wrestlers. Seniors Adam Braley and Cole Ryan, along with junior Brett Kieslich have all persevered through serious injuries over […]

 
 

Birds, Hornickle, Gavin punch tickets to state wrestling tournament

Birds, Hornickle, Gavin punch tickets to state wrestling tournament

Burlington grapplers Josh Bird, Hornickle have eyes on state titles     By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor A middleweight persevered through a knee injury. A 132-pounder advanced through domination, and his little brother will join him. Finally, a hungry senior has one last shot at state glory. At Saturday’s Burlington […]

 
 

Making her case

Making her case

Ashely Monti – a former Miss Burlington Area ChocolateFest – was one of six competitors Saturday for the Miss Racine title. Monti finished as first runner-up to winner Alyssa Bohm. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

Banged-up Burlington exacts revenge on rival Waterford

Banged-up Burlington exacts revenge on rival Waterford

Demons move into sole possession of 2nd in SLC   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor On Jan. 23, the Burlington boys basketball team suffered a stinker and was upset by rival Waterford, a game which potentially knocked the Demons out of the race for the conference championship. Burlington coach Steve […]

 
 

Popped right

Popped right

Mariah Hegemann smiles from her booth at the Waller Elementary School learning fair last week. Students at Waller – and at St. Charles Borromeo School the same night – displayed all kinds of projects that showed knowledge on everything from rabbits to popcorn. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 
 
 
 

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