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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 […]

 
 

Season ends in heartbreak for Catholic Central softball

Season ends in heartbreak for Catholic Central softball

Late rally thwarted by error, walk-off   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com OAKFIELD – Sydney Robson immediately broke down in tears after the conclusion of Tuesday’s WIAA Division 5 softball sectional semifinal in Oakfield. The Catholic Central senior pitcher sat and sobbed behind the dugout for a few extra minutes, as […]

 
 

Burlington softball rallies to capture regional championship

Burlington softball rallies to capture regional championship

Burlington hosts Elkhorn Tuesday in sectional semifinal   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com BURLINGTON – Coaches constantly preach the value of experience. Senior leadership. It’s something that can separate the good teams from the great teams, and usually the most high-pressure situations reveal a team’s level of experience. Enter Thursday’s WIAA […]

 
 

Union Grove soccer edges defending champ Burlington for 1st conference title in school history

Union Grove soccer edges defending champ Burlington for 1st conference title in school history

Panyk’s goal proves to be the difference in close battle     By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com UNION GROVE – The midfield team hug simply wasn’t going to be enough after a win this big. So Daphne Sieg and the rest of her Union Grove girls soccer teammates, moments after a […]

 
 
 
 
 

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