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Payback time: Burlington volleyball leapfrogs Racine St. Cat’s into 1st place

Payback time: Burlington volleyball leapfrogs Racine St. Cat’s into 1st place

Demons haven’t lost in three weeks   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Break up the Burlington boys varsity volleyball team. An outside force, one that may only exist in our imaginations, is the only thing that can stop the Demons right now. OK, that’s being a bit far-fetched, but over the […]

 
 

FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS: Homecoming fails, and oh yeah, my job, too

FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS: Homecoming fails, and oh yeah, my job, too

  This kind of stuff happens every year in the Southern Lakes Conference. A few football teams start out blazing hot, taking the world by storm and turning heads in the media and among local social circles. Waterford and Burlington were those teams this fall. But it’s been two months […]

 
 

Late rally lifts undefeated Burlington to first win over Lake Geneva Badger in 20 years

Late rally lifts undefeated Burlington to first win over Lake Geneva Badger in 20 years

Two late Webley touchdowns highlight comeback victory   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com BURLINGTON – A physical dogfight turned into fourth quarter fireworks Friday night at Burlington High School, and the Demon football team used a late rally sparked by more Nick Webley brilliance and crucial defensive stops to knock off […]

 
 

Waterford bashes rival Badger for first time in 4 years, seizes control of Southern Lakes Conference

Waterford bashes rival Badger for first time in 4 years, seizes control of Southern Lakes Conference

Wolverines pull away with 27 unanswered points   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com WATERFORD – It was a big stage thanks to local Milwaukee television station My24 carrying the game live, and the Lake Geneva Badger football opened the game like a team desperate for its first win of the season. […]

 
 

The Burlington pool is closing Saturday, but does it need to?

The Burlington pool is closing Saturday, but does it need to?

  OK, OK, OK, calm down. This is not a scathing criticism of the Burlington Community Aquatic Center staff or anybody in particular. For those that don’t know, the city’s new pool, perhaps the best thing that has ever happened to the community across all ages, is scheduled to close […]

 
 

Catholic Central grits way to first football victory since 2016

Catholic Central grits way to first football victory since 2016

Toppers rally, smash-mouth style prevails in 4th   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com BURLINGTON – Sure, it was only nonconference, and the result won’t affect playoff hopes. But the Catholic Central football team made a resounding statement Friday night at the Topper Bowl – we’re back. A dynamite contest saw the […]

 
 

Right next door

Right next door

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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