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Running with the flame

Running with the flame

Members of the City of Burlington Police Department and the Racine County Sheriff’s Department – along with family members and friends – took part in the annual Special Olympics Torch Run June 8. (Photo by John Fisher) Editor’s note: the wrong photo credit for the photos ran in Southern Lakes […]

 
 

Late comeback not enough as Delavan-Darien softball falls in state championship

Late comeback not enough as Delavan-Darien softball falls in state championship

WIAA DIVISION 2 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP New Berlin West 2, Delavan-Darien 1 Historic run ends for Speth, Comets   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com MADISON – Hundreds of people from the communities of Delavan and Darien showed up to see the main attraction Saturday at the WIAA state softball tournament – Delavan-Darien […]

 
 

Union Grove softball team stunned at state, historic season ends

Union Grove softball team stunned at state, historic season ends

WIAA D1 SECTIONAL SEMIFINAL: Watertown 5, Union Grove 3 (8 innings) Late miscues allow four unanswered runs   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Visibly distraught, Union Grove softball head coach Ryan Boylen didn’t say much after Saturday morning’s WIAA Division 1 state semifinal game. One thing he repeated is that the […]

 
 

Happy grads

Happy grads

Andrew Ohm (left) and Jennifer Panackal look over their diplomas at the Burlington High School graduation Friday night. In spite of stifling temperatures because of the hot day, graduates celebrated the completion of 13 years of school. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

VIDEO: Burlington baseball team honored after sectional title, celebrated by parents, fans

VIDEO: Burlington baseball team honored after sectional title, celebrated by parents, fans

By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Two days after the Burlington baseball team’s third sectional championship victory in school history, the boys of summer were back on their grind. Despite heavy rain Thursday afternoon, the Demons took batting practice at Beaumont Field in preparation for Tuesday’s WIAA Division 1 state quarterfinal game […]

 
 

Hitting the road

Hitting the road

Participants in the annual Special Olympics Torch Run get ready to take off from the Burlington Kwik Trip on the north side of the city. The run went from the north side Kwik Trip to the south side Kwik Trip, bringing in law enforcement and service agency participants from all […]

 
 

McClelland’s three-run blast lifts Union Grove past Burlington

McClelland’s three-run blast lifts Union Grove past Burlington

WIAA SECTIONAL SEMIFINAL: Union Grove 4, Burlington 1 Stroke of luck lifts Lady Broncos   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com UNION GROVE – Union Grove head coach Ryan Boylen said third baseman Alyssa McClelland had been a habitual tough-luck out all season. Line drives right at fielders, deep balls caught at […]

 
 

All gave some…some gave all

All gave some…some gave all

Members of the local chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars march in Monday’s Memorial Day parade in Burlington. A ceremony honoring those veterans who have passed followed in Echo Park. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

ChocolateFest shuts down due to storm

ChocolateFest shuts down due to storm

The ChocolateFest grounds were officially closed following a line of storms moving through the area shortly after 8 p.m. Saturday. Heavy rain and pea- to dime-size hail pelted the area for more than a half hour. Shortly before the storm began, festival officials called for an evacuation. The night’s main-stage […]

 
 

Burlington softball wins regional championship

Burlington softball wins regional championship

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com BURLINGTON – For the first time in school history, the Burlington varsity softball team has 21 wins. But it was a different number shouted when the Lady Demons gathered for a final team huddle after winning Friday night’s WIAA Division 1 Regional Final against visiting […]

 
 
 
 
 

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