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FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Nelson’s feet help lift Union Grove to 2-0

FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Nelson’s feet help lift Union Grove to 2-0

Broncos playing complete football in two blowout wins   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com UNION GROVE – I bet you didn’t know he could run. Union Grove senior quarterback Matt Nelson, a 6-foot-3, 215-pound model of a pocket passer, is taking his game a different level in 2016 – and he’s […]

 
 

Nelson, Broncos feast in home opener

Nelson, Broncos feast in home opener

Grove hosts Tosa East tonight   By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent Union Grove senior quarterback Matt Nelson is already proving why he is a candidate for Southern Lakes Conference player of the year. Nelson fired four touchdown passes in the first 13 minutes of the Broncos’ opening game, en route […]

 
 

New-look Burlington volleyball plans to rule again

New-look Burlington volleyball plans to rule again

Burlington Girls Volleyball Preview   By Andrew Horschak Sports Correspondent Losing nine seniors, including five four-year varsity players, from a team that qualified for the WIAA State Tournament would cripple most high school volleyball teams. Not Burlington. The Demons still have the same high hopes and lofty expectations as they […]

 
 

Not half bad: Waterford needs only 24 minutes to wallop West Allis Hale

Not half bad: Waterford needs only 24 minutes to wallop West Allis Hale

Waterford Football 21, West Allis Hale 3   5-time defending conference champs win lightning-shortened opener   By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Waterford Union High School football team played only one half Aug. 19 in its season opener at home against West Allis Hale, but put forth effort worthy of […]

 
 

EXCLUSIVE: Week 2 High School Football predictions

EXCLUSIVE: Week 2 High School Football predictions

It’s that special time of year. School is about to start, the temperatures are cooling and Friday nights and Saturday and Sunday afternoons are dedicated to hitting, passing, catching, running and more hitting. Oh, and let’s not forget about gathering with friends and family, plopping down on the couch and […]

 
 

You’ve got a Friend in me: Slugger’s bomb lifts Barons to championship series

You’ve got a Friend in me: Slugger’s bomb lifts Barons to championship series

Richter, Stahulak combine for solid pitching outing   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com It doesn’t get much better than the Burlington-Waterford rivalry. Across the board, in all sports, at all levels, athletes live mere miles apart, toeing school district lines and playing sports against each other from an early […]

 
 

Good first impression: Burlington corrals Racine Case in season opener

Good first impression: Burlington corrals Racine Case in season opener

Burlington 32, Racine Case 20   Burlington dominates county foe with balanced attack   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com The Burlington football team was able to dictate things offensively Aug. 19, and the defense and special teams joined the party in a season-opening victory over Racine Case. Powered by 260 total […]

 
 

Team USA rep Grunze leads Waterford volleyball

Team USA rep Grunze leads Waterford volleyball

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Waterford Union High School girls volleyball team is not easing into the 2016 season. The Wolverines are scrimmaging the Demons Saturday at Burlington. Burlington is one of the better programs in the state, and will challenge for a berth in the WIAA Division […]

 
 

Burlington soccer boys capture 1st victory since 2013

Burlington soccer boys capture 1st victory since 2013

Burlington 4, Racine Lutheran 2   Experienced core of starters returns to pitch   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com And Daniel Schoettler Sports Correspondent The date was Oct. 1, 2013. Burlington High School defeated Waterford Union High School, 3-2, in a seemingly meaningless regular season affair. It was the Demons’ first […]

 
 

Londre, Jagodzinski fuel Burlington tennis

  By Andrew Horschak Sports Correspondent Boasting two of the best singles players in the Southern Lakes Conference in senior Lacey Londre and sophomore May Jagodzinski, the Burlington girls tennis team has the potential to pile up victories once the lineup gets squared away. “We’re splitting up our doubles teams,” […]

 
 
 
 
 

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