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Burlington baseball enjoys 25-0 victory, softball team 6-2

Burlington baseball enjoys 25-0 victory, softball team 6-2

Burlington improves to 7-2, one game behind rival Waterford   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com   Twenty-five runs. Nineteen hits. Twenty-four RBIs. Tuesday night at Ginger Beaumont Field in Burlington was one of those nights where everything worked for one team, and nothing worked for the other team. The Demons enjoyed […]

 
 

Building a history: Girls soccer team enters 1st varsity campaign

CCHS Spring previews Years of hard work, club ball helps Catholic Central soccer   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor For years, Catholic Central High School girls that played soccer only had one choice – club ball. Now, after increased interest in the world’s most popular sport, the Lady Toppers finally […]

 
 

Burlington trap shooting team captures 1st place

Burlington trap shooting team captures 1st place

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Just east of Burlington High School, off Brever Road, lies the Burlington Conservation Club, which hosts events for the Burlington Trap Shooting team. The Demons held their Burlington Invitational last weekend, as more than 700 shooters participated from schools across the state, including Waterford Union […]

 
 

Star-studded Waterford soccer squad starts slow

Star-studded Waterford soccer squad starts slow

  Wenck, Hunsucker, Ketterhagen, Torhorst all playing D1 college soccer   By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent A strong showing from the Waterford Union High School girls soccer team went for nothing April 23 in a non-conference match at Kenosha Tremper. Wolverines coach Rob Blascoe said referees allowed a goal that […]

 
 

Burlington Youth Wrestling puts on impressive showing at state tournament

Kumprey, Skrundz, Ehlen all reach final match   By Daniel Schoettler sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com   The Burlington wrestling team sent 16 wrestlers to the recent WWF Kids Folkstyle State Championships at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. The boys earned three runner-up finishes at the tournament. “The kids wrestled very well,” Burlington […]

 
 

Rap star 50 Cent will sign bottles of vodka Thursday at Racine grocery store

Rap star 50 Cent will sign bottles of vodka Thursday at Racine grocery store

  You may need to read the headline one more time and consider pinching yourself, but it’s true. International, award-winning rapper and movie producer and actor Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson will be in Racine, Wisconsin on Thursday afternoon from 1 to 3 p.m. at Twins Food Mart, 1812 16th St. […]

 
 

Union Grove softball bucks its way to state’s No. 1 ranking

Union Grove softball bucks its way to state’s No. 1 ranking

  Moore, Trudeau dominant on mound, power hitters carry offense   By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent As the new WBCA No. 1-ranked team in the state, Union Grove made sure it lived up to its ranking last week. In three Southern Lakes Conference games, the Broncos outscored their opponents 42-2, […]

 
 

Burlington native, former Demons coach takes over Catholic Central baseball

Catholic Central baseball preview     By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com For the high school level of competition, former Burlington Catholic Central baseball coach Tom O’Connell was just about as legendary as can be. He won 508 games and led the Toppers to five state championships, most recently in 2010 and […]

 
 

Waterford grad Wirsching an NFL hopeful at long snapper

Waterford grad Wirsching an NFL hopeful at long snapper

Dreaming big     By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Here’s an exercise. Place a football on the ground. Spread your legs shoulder-width apart and bend over to grab the ball. Now snap the football through your legs about 15 yards behind you. But it has to be a crisp, tight spiral […]

 
 

Winning the arms race: Burlington baseball loaded with pitching

Winning the arms race: Burlington baseball loaded with pitching

Burlington baseball preview Demons fire off to 5-2 start   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com If you are wondering what to think about the 2016 Burlington baseball team, look no further than Aaron Mutter and Zach Campbell. On Monday night, moments after a grueling 8-7 loss to Kenosha Bradford at Beaumont […]

 
 
 
 
 

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