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Standouts for the week of Oct. 14, 2011

Standouts for the week of Oct. 14, 2011

Male Athlete of the Week Carson Biedrzycki, Burlington High School boys volleyball: The BHS junior proved to be a big factor for the Demons in a four-set win over Whitefish Bay last week. In the 20-25, 25-23, 27-25, 25-19 Burlington win, Biedrzycki had 22 kills and two block kills. Coach […]

 
 

Wolverine tennis team finishes best season ever

By David Paulsen Correspondent Playing in an extremely tough sectional featuring four of the top 10 teams in the state, the Waterford High School girls’ tennis squad saw its season come to an end at the WIAA Division 1 sectional at Brookfield Central Oct. 5. “We had the best season […]

 
 

All things bright and beautiful

All things bright and beautiful

Racine County’s rural roads are ablaze with color, as maples, birches and oaks dazzle passersby with a display of foliage in bright golden, orange and red hues. Scientists say the brilliant colors occur when production of chlorophyll, the green pigment in plants crucial to photosynthesis, slows down as days get […]

 
 

Kings of the Crop Walk

Kings of the Crop Walk

Eli (from left), Rob and Aidan King get ready to participate in the Crop Walk to end world hunger Sunday in Burlington. Participants registered at Cross Lutheran Church and then ventured out on a walking route in the city. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

Firefighters corral barn blaze

Firefighters corral barn blaze

Firefighters from Rochester and Waterford survey the remains of an old barn destroyed Monday afternoon in a fire at 736 N. Browns Lake Drive, Rochester. Rochester Fire Chief Jack Biermann said the blaze started after sparks from a pile of debris burning about 20 to 25 feet away were carried […]

 
 

Demons moved by the (school) spirit

Demons moved by the (school) spirit

Members of the Burlington High School senior class mug for the camera during the school’s homecoming pep assembly last week. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

King (and Queen) of the Hilltoppers

King (and Queen) of the Hilltoppers

King Scott Vrzan and Queen Bekah Shellberg bask in the spotlight after their crowning during Catholic Central High School’s pep rally Friday. (Submitted photo)

 
 

Offense rules the night as Demons fall to Wilmot

Chad Redmer runs the ball for the Burlington Demons in Friday's 52-37 loss to Wilmot. Photo by Ed Nadolski

A spirited third-quarter comeback wasn’t enough to carry the Burlington Demons Friday in a homecoming game loss to visiting Wilmot. The visiting Panthers withstood a Burlington rally that cut the lead to two points late in the third quarter, but that was as close as the Demons would get as […]

 
 

A patriot honored

A patriot honored

            Jeremy Morris, of Virginia, performs a solemn salute at the gravesite of his relative and Revolutionary War patriot, Andrew Lytle, Jr., during the final Wisconsin Historical Marker Program held at United Presbyterian Cemetery in Dover on Sept. 17.   Lytle, born in 1762, came to Wisconsin with his son […]

 
 

Lady Toppers make statement at Oshkosh

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports Editor The Lady Toppers showed the state that not all the action in state volleyball Saturday was taking place in West Bend. While many of the state’s top Division 1 and 2 teams were in West Bend East for the Lynn LaPorte Sprawl, the Lady Toppers […]

 
 
 
 
 

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