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ALL-AREA VOLLEYBALL: Waterford’s Grunze grabs top spot

ALL-AREA VOLLEYBALL: Waterford’s Grunze grabs top spot

SLN All-Area Volleyball   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com With the Christmas season approaching, it’s time to fill your hearts and minds with a stocking stuffer – the inaugural Southern Lakes Newspapers All-Area volleyball team. The super team features athletes from all 15 of our schools, including 15 girls varsity and […]

 
 

Reloaded and ready: Waterford wrestling poised for banner season

Reloaded and ready: Waterford wrestling poised for banner season

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Waterford Union High School wrestling team returns three state qualifiers, and is looking for success in the 2016-17 season. The Wolverines opened the season Dec. 1 at home against Southern Lakes Conference foe Wilmot. Waterford wrestles Saturday in a dual meet tournament at […]

 
 

Catholic Central’s Bleser, Waterford boys lead area swim squad

Catholic Central’s Bleser, Waterford boys lead area swim squad

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent On the strength of a handful of key returnees, the Burlington Co-op boys high school swim team is ready for the 2016-17 season. The Demons competed in their first meet of the season, the Southern Lakes Conference Relays, Thursday at Delavan-Darien High School in […]

 
 

Lengthy Waterford basketball squad looking for first win

Lengthy Waterford basketball squad looking for first win

Wolverines feature tall front line   By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent At the very least, Paul Charapata won’t have to ask how to get to the locker rooms at Elkhorn, or wonder where the restroom is at Wilmot. In his second season in charge of the Waterford Union High School […]

 
 

Small ball: Union Grove seeks way to curb height deficit

Small ball: Union Grove seeks way to curb height deficit

  By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent What is the best way to combat a lack of height on a basketball team? That is the question that Union Grove boys basketball coach Dave Pettit must answer as his team looks to build off a strong finish last season that saw the […]

 
 

Former Westosha basketball coach takes over at Catholic Central

Former Westosha basketball coach takes over at Catholic Central

Catholic Central Girls Basketball Preview   By Dana Ehrmann Sports Correspondent After a lifetime of basketball experience, Jerod Boyd is getting his shot as the girls Catholic Central basketball coach this year. Boyd was slated to help coach the boys Catholic Central basketball team when the girls’ position opened up. […]

 
 

Youth movement: Key departures make Burlington wrestling rare underdog

Youth movement: Key departures make Burlington wrestling rare underdog

  By Andrew Horschak Sports Correspondent Upperclassmen are in short supply on the 2016-17 Burlington wrestling team’s roster. Of the 31 wrestlers listed, there are 10 sophomores and 14 freshmen, including only six returning letter-winners. “We will be a very young team this year, but young doesn’t mean not talented,” […]

 
 

Koehnke’s 28 not enough as last-second shot misses mark

Koehnke’s 28 not enough as last-second shot misses mark

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Heading into a season opener on the road against a larger, successful athletic program like Lake Country Lutheran Saturday night in Hartland seemed like a daunting task for the Catholic Central boys basketball team. After all, the Toppers have to find a way this season […]

 
 

Holiday thriller: Burlington sinks Mount Horeb at free-throw line

Holiday thriller: Burlington sinks Mount Horeb at free-throw line

Burlington 70, Mount Horeb 65 (OT)   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com It had everything the people could possibly want, on a Saturday afternoon two days after Thanksgiving. Burlington boys basketball hosted Division 2 nonconference foe Mount Horeb in a holiday treat of a season opener, and fans enjoyed plenty of […]

 
 

Late rally sparks Burlington’s upset victory over Union Grove

Late rally sparks Burlington’s upset victory over Union Grove

Burlington 40, Union Grove 34   Lady Demons overcome late deficit, knock off defending champs   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com It’s only November, and it was only the conference opener, but the Burlington girls basketball team sent a message to two-time defending champion Union Grove Tuesday night – we’re coming. […]

 
 
 
 
 

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