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Songs help fill the kettles

Songs help fill the kettles

Members of the Burlington High School DRIVEN program, (from left) Connor Raboine, Lauren Henning, Alyssa Caliva and Emma Benzow, sing Christmas carols and dance for donations during last week’s annual Christmas service project. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

PREVIEW: Kyle Scott era off and running for Catholic Central hoops

PREVIEW: Kyle Scott era off and running for Catholic Central hoops

Heiligenthal, Wilker leading Toppers offensively     By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor First-year head coach Kyle Scott isn’t in the most enviable position for the Catholic Central boys basketball team. Try replacing a Division 1 college coach, Eric Henderson, who led the Toppers to an 18-4 record and a Division […]

 
 

Puppies and children

Puppies and children

At least one child had a delightful time at the annual Burlington Christmas Parade Friday, as 14-month-old McCayla McVay is delighted to meet Harley the puppy on the parade route. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

WRESTLING: Elkhorn earns statement victory over Burlington

WRESTLING: Elkhorn earns statement victory over Burlington

  By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor   BURLINGTON – Maybe Elkhorn wrestling coach Ken Reynolds was onto something. Before the season, the veteran head man said his Elks squad has more talent this year than any he has ever coached. Reynolds’ teams have always been ranked in the top 15 […]

 
 

Can Burlington basketball return to top of SLC?

Can Burlington basketball return to top of SLC?

  By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor Last year was the first time in four seasons that the Burlington boys basketball squad didn’t win the Southern Lakes Conference championship. But after what some may call a down year considering the Demons won the title the previous three years, Burlington is back […]

 
 

Meeting for the first time

Meeting for the first time

Angela Nerby (from left) corrals her children Ella, Ainslee and Silas to see Santa Claus Saturday at the CATHE Center Santa Breakfast in Burlington. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

ALL-AREA VOLLEYBALL: Ketterhagen takes the cake

ALL-AREA VOLLEYBALL: Ketterhagen takes the cake

 Spieker, Wilks, Taylor lead repeat performers   It started last year on a wish and a prayer. The Southern Lakes Newspapers, or SLN, or even Western Racine County All-Area Volleyball team was born, and my goal from the start was to be different. This is the only awards team you […]

 
 

The feast will have to wait

The feast will have to wait

Young Jamison Bell appears more interested in his toy train than the food in front of him during the Thanksgiving meal served by the St. John the Divine Episcopal Church in Burlington last week. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

Love lights the night

Love lights the night

Melissa Easley (above) sings “One Voice” during the indoor portion of the Love Lights ceremony at Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington Dec. 1. The Love Lights tree outside the hospital (right) is adorned with lights purchased in honor or memory of loved ones. (Photos by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

Expectations sky high for Waterford girls basketball

Expectations sky high for Waterford girls basketball

    By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Expectations are high in Waterford this season for the girls basketball team, and deservedly so. Head coach Dena Brechtl is gifted with a deep and experienced squad anchored by eight seniors and five returning starters. Waterford’s roster goes 14 players deep, and Brechtl […]

 
 
 
 
 

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