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Burlington softball captures outright conference championship, first in 30 years

Burlington softball captures outright conference championship, first in 30 years

Lonely at the top Lady Demons make historic conference title reality with drubbing of rival Waterford   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com What started out as a share has become official. The Burlington varsity softball squad is the 2018 Southern Lakes Conference champion, all by its lonesome, and it’s the first […]

 
 

Ludwig paces Burlington in rain-soaked SLC tennis meet

Ludwig paces Burlington in rain-soaked SLC tennis meet

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com The Burlington boys tennis team may not have come away from last week’s Southern Lakes Conference tournament with a champion, but two flights finished strong in the three-day, rain-extended event. What started Thursday at Westosha Central and Wilmot high schools was supposed to finish Monday […]

 
 

Burlington girls fourth, boys fifth at conference track

Burlington girls fourth, boys fifth at conference track

  By Daniel Schoettler Sports Correspondent Burlington junior Nick Webley made his mark at the Southern Lakes Conference meet May 15 in Elkhorn, helping land the Demons in the top five in three events. He won the long jump, took third in the 200 meter and was part of the […]

 
 

Burlington baseball clinches share of 3rd straight conference title

Burlington baseball clinches share of 3rd straight conference title

Five-game win streak includes key SLC victories   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com BURLINGTON – After a devastating home loss to Waterford last week, the Burlington baseball team’s chances of a third straight Southern Lakes crown seemed doomed. The Demons still had to play in Waterford and had to finish the […]

 
 

Union Grove’s Fruth breaks school record with title

Union Grove’s Fruth breaks school record with title

  By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent After focusing on softball the past few years, Union Grove junior Katie Fruth came back to her roots this spring. Fruth, who excelled in the shot put in grade school, transitioned to softball her first two years in high school. Fruth elected to return […]

 
 

Waterford girls track wins conference title

Waterford girls track wins conference title

The Waterford girls track team won the Southern Lakes Conference championship Tuesday at Elkhorn. Haleigh Reindl (far left) won the 400 (57.76), 800 (2:25.43) and anchored the winning 1,600 relay team (Julia Schroeder, Jayda Obluck, Olivia Busch, 4:11.37). Emma Karpinski won the 200 dash, and the 3,200, 800 and 400 […]

 
 

Koszarek lands second at conference golf

Koszarek lands second at conference golf

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Josh Koszarek finished second by five strokes and led the Waterford Union High School boys golf team to a sixth-place finish Tuesday in the Southern Lakes Conference Varsity Tournament at Browns Lake Golf Course in Burlington. The Wolverines competed Wednesday in a two-man best […]

 
 

Burlington softball clinches first conference championship since 1989

Burlington softball clinches first conference championship since 1989

Lady Demons use long ball to beat mighty Wilmot   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Burlington head coach Gary Caliva couldn’t even recall the last time the softball team won a conference championship in the post-game interview Tuesday night in Wilmot. It’s been that long. You have to go all the […]

 
 

Special delivery: Krause smashes game-winner, Burlington edges Waterford in extras

Special delivery: Krause smashes game-winner, Burlington edges Waterford in extras

Burlington 4, Waterford 3 (8 innings)   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com An old adage in baseball says you’re only as good as that day’s starting pitcher. That’s normally the case for the Burlington Demons when junior ace lefty Trey Krause is on the mound. While he turned in another stellar […]

 
 

Huge Waterford victory bumps Burlington into first place

Huge Waterford victory bumps Burlington into first place

Demons find themselves in rare air   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com WATERFORD – The parents in the crowd Thursday at Waterford Union High School didn’t look like people should look when their team is losing 9-1. Instead, the Waterford softball fans, braving a brisk, 50-degree night and sitting on aluminum […]

 
 
 
 
 

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