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Fearsome foursome fuels Burlington swimmers at conference tournament

Fearsome foursome fuels Burlington swimmers at conference tournament

SLC SWIMMING Catholic Central’s Bleser joins Waterford trio for quality performance   By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent And Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Catholic Central’s Bailey Bleser won three events and led the Burlington Co-op boys high school swimming team to a third-place finish Feb. 6 in the Southern Lakes Conference Varsity […]

 
 

New life sets up Wilmot-Union Grove first-place showdown Friday night

New life sets up Wilmot-Union Grove first-place showdown Friday night

  By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent Just when it seemed a Southern Lakes Conference championship had slipped through its fingers, the Union Grove girls basketball team got a reprieve last Friday, Feb. 5. The Broncos’ commanding 61-38 victory over Burlington, coupled with Delavan-Darien’s 71-69 upset victory over previously unbeaten Wilmot, […]

 
 

Strong second half lifts Burlington over Racine St. Cat’s

Strong second half lifts Burlington over Racine St. Cat’s

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Last week, after a closer-than-it-should’ve-been win over conference foe Union Grove, Burlington basketball coach Steve Berezowitz said his team needed to improve its free-throw shooting so games would stop going down to the wire. On Tuesday night at BHS, the Demons heard the veteran coach […]

 
 

Catholic Central alone in second place after 5th straight victory

Catholic Central alone in second place after 5th straight victory

Racine Lutheran honors Austin Neuhaus with “Team Peanut Night 2”   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor Austin Neuhaus is finally back home. After a long stint at Children’s Hospital from a New Year’s Day crash that caused severe injuries, the 17-year-old Catholic Central High School junior is still in the […]

 
 

Burlington boasts three conference champs

Burlington boasts three conference champs

Bird, Tiedt, Crayton capture crowns, Josh Bird hoping to return Saturday   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor While any chance for a sixth straight Southern Lakes Conference team title was probably out of the question Saturday at the SLC meet, the Burlington wrestling squad still found a way to flex […]

 
 

Stomping with the big dogs

Stomping with the big dogs

Complete performance highlighted by personal bests, season-high score   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor In a matter of roughly 45 days, the Burlington/Badger/Wilmot (BBW) gymnastics squad has nearly doubled its team score. That’s not too bad for a team that lost two of the best gymnasts in area history to […]

 
 

Burlington’s Wightman looks to bounce back on road to recovery

Burlington’s Wightman looks to bounce back on road to recovery

Wilmot senior stars in volleyball, softball   By Jason Arndt jarndt@southernlakesnewspapers.com It was either put away the softball gear for good, or undergo right shoulder surgery for Wilmot Union High School senior Sawyer Wightman. The was the difficult question presented to Wightman, a National Letter of Intent commit to Ferris […]

 
 

Poor shooting plagues Waterford

Poor shooting plagues Waterford

By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Poor shooting doomed the Waterford Union High School girls basketball team in Southern Lakes Conference games against Badger and Burlington. The Wolverines lost 50-35 Jan. 29 at home against Badger and lost 54-30 Jan. 26 at home against Burlington. Waterford (4-13, 2-8 SLC) played a […]

 
 

Waterford dance squad returns to state

Waterford dance squad returns to state

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent It is on to state for the Waterford Union High School Varsity Dance Team – again. The Wolverines are sending two events to the Wisconsin Association of Cheer and Pom Coaches State Dance Championships Saturday in La Crosse. Waterford has sent at least one […]

 
 

Catholic Central basketball wins third straight

Catholic Central basketball wins third straight

Heiligenthal’s double-double sparks CC Tuesday night   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor And Dana Ehrmann Sports Correspondent After two signature victories over perennial powers Kenosha St. Joe’s and Racine St. Cat’s, the Catholic Central boys basketball team took care of business on its home floor Tuesday night. Senior Ben Heiligenthal […]

 
 
 
 
 

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