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2014 ALL-AREA FOOTBALL: Burling, Fisher named best of the best

2014 ALL-AREA FOOTBALL: Burling, Fisher named best of the best

    You have to love the postseason awards season. A time to reflect at the best and brightest of the season, it allows you to remember the players and moments that made you jump out of your seat and scream in excitement. An experiment we started last fall, the […]

 
 

Burlington senior overcomes tragedy, injury, signs with D1 UWM

Burlington senior overcomes tragedy, injury, signs with D1 UWM

Taylor still strong one year after father’s death     By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor The odds were stacking. Last spring, Burlington senior Teagan Taylor suffered a back injury during club volleyball season that put her on the shelf for six months. At the time, it seemed very unlikely the […]

 
 

Union Grove’s Wilks honored to be named conference player of the year

Union Grove’s Wilks honored to be named conference player of the year

  By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent The list of accomplishments keeps growing for Union Grove girls volleyball player Kylie Wilks. The junior standout was named Southern Lakes Conference player of the year for her outstanding season with the Broncos. Wilks, who was first team all-conference last season, helped the Broncos […]

 
 

VIDEO: Burlington seniors reflect on state tournament, careers

VIDEO: Burlington seniors reflect on state tournament, careers

  Burlington boys volleyball seniors Josh Ketterhagen, Zach Morrow, Jacob Drettwan, Eli Miller, Bryan Batchelor, Trent Cramer and Tedman Yonash take some time after Saturday’s state semifinal loss to discuss the season and their careers as Demons. (Video by Mike Ramczyk)

 
 

Area athletes shine on all-conference squads

Area athletes shine on all-conference squads

  Southern Lakes All-Conference   Football   First team Offense QB – Brad Burling, sr., Burlington. RB – Keenan Leahy, sr., Elkhorn. WR – Jake Benzing, sr., Delavan-Darien. Frank Hozeska, sr., Burlington. TE – Ethan Cesarz, soph., DD. OL – Stephan Wieder, jr., Lake Geneva Badger. Ian McDonald, sr., Elkhorn. […]

 
 

STATE VOLLEYBALL: Marquette ends Burlington’s Cinderella story

STATE VOLLEYBALL: Marquette ends Burlington’s Cinderella story

    By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com   MILWAUKEE – Burlington fans can try to blame it on the quick turnaround, playing a match just 16 hours after an emotionally-draining, physically-grueling five-game battle. Or they can point to the fact that the Burlington boys volleyball team beat itself and played its […]

 
 

STATE VOLLEYBALL: Burlington erases 2-0 deficit, masters Middleton in quarterfinal

STATE VOLLEYBALL: Burlington erases 2-0 deficit, masters Middleton in quarterfinal

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com   MILWAUKEE – On Friday evening, the Burlington boys volleyball team finally lost a game in the 2014 postseason. In fact, they lost the first two in a WIAA state quarterfinal against Middleton at Wisconsin Lutheran College. That’s when first-year coach Kayla Uhlenhake implored her […]

 
 

STATE VOLLEYBALL: Stay tuned today for live Twitter updates

STATE VOLLEYBALL: Stay tuned today for live Twitter updates

  MILWAUKEE – The Burlington boys volleyball team (16-11) may be entering today’s WIAA state tournament as an underdog, but the program’s history would say otherwise. This is the fifth time the Demons have advanced to Wisconsin’s elite 8, and the second time in three years. In 2012, a more […]

 
 

Potosi outlasts Catholic Central in OT, season ends

Potosi outlasts Catholic Central in OT, season ends

  By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor On Nov. 1 in a WIAA Division 7 Level 2 playoff game roughly three hours west of Burlington, the Catholic Central football team was on the verge of an upset victory over fifth-ranked Potosi in its backyard. At the 7:02 mark in the third, senior […]

 
 

STATE VOLLEYBALL: Burlington drops heartbreaker in five games

STATE VOLLEYBALL: Burlington drops heartbreaker in five games

  GREEN BAY – A chilling mention came across my Twitter feed Thursday. A Muskego girls volleyball supporter predicted the Warriors would beat the heavily-favored Burlington Demons Friday night in a Division 1 state semifinal at the Resch Center. His exact quote was “It’s state. The best team doesn’t always […]

 
 
 
 
 

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