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WIAA football playoffs – Waterford, Catholic Central advance

Waterford shut out Whitefish Bay at the Bay, 17-0, and Burlington Catholic Central outlasted Lake Country Lutheran, 63-55, in WIAA football playoffs Friday night. The Wolverines held Bay to just 76 yards rushing to score their second straight playoff shutout in Division 2 play. Zach Fisher led Waterford, completing 9 […]

 
 

Dogs take center stage

Dogs take center stage

Bogie, played by Tim Beringer, sings with Daisy, played by Amber Fox during a recent rehearsal for“Dog Park: The Musical,” a bonus production this fall by the Haylofters. The show runs Nov. 3-6 and Nov. 10-13. Thursday through Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday matinees begin at 2 […]

 
 

(Not so) haunted hayride

(Not so) haunted hayride

Attendees at Burlington’s Spooky City event take a hayride through the streets of downtown Burlington Saturday morning. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

Tales of the Great Pumpkin

Tales of the Great Pumpkin

Janice Bear, Mukwonago, also known as “Mama Bear,” tells spooky stories to children at Union Grove’s Great Pumpkinfest at the Union Grove High School on Saturday. In addition to storytelling, there were costume, baking and pumpkin carving contests, a pet photo contest, games and refreshments. The event was sponsored by […]

 
 

She ain’t heavy, she’s our daughter

She ain’t heavy, she’s our daughter

The parents of Waterford senior cross country runner Rhea Fiorita support their exhausted daughter at the conclusion of last Saturday’s sectional race at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside in Kenosha. As she has all season,  Fiorita led the team, finishing eighth overall in a time of 16 minutes, 1 second, to […]

 
 

School district officials defend BHS schedule switch

Proposal is driven by desire to improve achievement, the say By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer Answering criticism from a local couple, Burlington Area School District officials have reaffirmed their support to switch to a seven-period day next year at Burlington High School. “Yes, absolutely,” said BASD Superintendent David Moyer. “There’s […]

 
 

Co-op squad dominates in SLC victory

Co-op squad dominates in SLC victory

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor Just how good was the Burlington co-op swim team Tuesday night at Jefferson? Consider this: even with most swimmers doing off events, the squad swept the victories at the meet and finished 1-2 in all three relays and 1-2-3 in four of the 11 events. […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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