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Waterford’s Bertschinger battles at state golf

Waterford’s Bertschinger battles at state golf

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent It is safe to assume matching rounds of 93 is not what Waterford’s Breanna Bertschinger envisioned for her experience at the WIAA Division 1 Girls’ Golf State Championship Monday and Tuesday at University Ridge in Madison. Bertschinger finished with a two-day score of 186 […]

 
 

FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Burlington-Wilmot Vol. 2, Catholic Central earns home game

FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Burlington-Wilmot Vol. 2, Catholic Central earns home game

  By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association, or WIAA, the state’s high school sports governing body, knocked it out of the park regarding the Southern Lakes Conference when it determined playoff brackets Saturday. Burlington (5-4), Wilmot (6-3), Waterford (6-3) and Elkhorn all finished 5-2 in conference […]

 
 

Demons finish season strong despite loss

Demons finish season strong despite loss

Milton downs Burlington in playoff opener   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor The 2014 season may not have resulted in any wins for the Burlington boys soccer team, but steady improvement throughout the season has coach Phil Molitor optimistic for next year. “It is difficult to be satisfied with a season […]

 
 

Elks stun Burlington, forge 4-way tie for Southern Lakes title

Elks stun Burlington, forge 4-way tie for Southern Lakes title

  By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor BURLINGTON – With five fourth-down conversions, including two in overtime that led to the go-ahead touchdown, Elkhorn lived on the edge all night long in a battle for Southern Lakes supremacy Friday night in Burlington. But no worries. The Demons, down 34-28 and needing a […]

 
 

Crabtree, Cook cruise to state

Crabtree, Cook cruise to state

Team barely misses team berth   By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent If the Burlington High School girls tennis team wins one more match over two days of competition, the Demons are headed to the WIAA Division 1 State Tennis Team Championships Oct. 24 and 25 at the University of Wisconsin. […]

 
 

FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS: You really can’t please everyone

FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS: You really can’t please everyone

Demons battle Elks with outright SLC title at stake   In my 10 years of covering high school sports, I’ve never had a dilemma quite like the one I experienced Friday night. Both Burlington football teams, Burlington and Catholic Central, were in first-place conference matchups. I knew I couldn’t be […]

 
 

Why are Catholic Central sports so successful?

Why are Catholic Central sports so successful?

Dedicated coaches, parents help beat small-school odds     By Mike Moore Sports Correspondent Talent alone can’t explain it. No doubt, the kids who take the field, court, course, or mat for Catholic Central High School generally have as much natural athletic talent as the opponent across from them. But […]

 
 

Burlington football brings back the good old days

Burlington football brings back the good old days

Football team clinches share of 1st SLC title since 1996     By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor When Burlington High School football coach Steve Tenhagen finally got off Frank Bucci Field in Wilmot Friday night around 10:15 p.m., his cell phone had blown up with more than 30 text messages. […]

 
 

Chocolate City Invite brings out runners’ best

Chocolate City Invite brings out runners’ best

Demons, Toppers shine at local meet     By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor The venue may have changed, but the Burlington cross country teams felt right at home at their Chocolate City Invite Saturday. Competing in morning weather that resembled Christmas time much more than the beginning of fall, both […]

 
 

Catholic Central volleyball battles top teams

Catholic Central volleyball battles top teams

  By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor There is hardly an off night in the Metro Classic Conference when it comes to girls volleyball. The Catholic Central Hilltoppers experienced that first-hand last week. On Tuesday night, the Toppers took to the road against conference foe Racine St. Cat’s, Division 3’s sixth-ranked […]

 
 
 
 
 

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