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No sleep ’til Green Bay: Burlington volleyball should contend for state crown

No sleep ’til Green Bay: Burlington volleyball should contend for state crown

BURLINGTON VOLLEYBALL PREVIEW   Three all-state performers back for state semifinalist   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor The last time the Burlington girls varsity volleyball team returned three all-state players, it won the Division 1 state title – in only three games. OK, so they may not be the once-in-a-generation […]

 
 

Suokko simply sensational for Union Grove golf

    By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent The 2014 Union Grove girls golf season will be remembered as one of the best in program history. So what can the Broncos do for an encore this season? Encore performances won’t come easy for Union Grove, who graduated four-year starters Jorey Staven, […]

 
 

Tully, defense lift Burlington past Racine Case in opener

Tully, defense lift Burlington past Racine Case in opener

Senior QB scores 5 TD’s in first start   By Jason Arndt Sports Correspondent RACINE – It did not take long before Burlington High School solved the Eagles defensive scheme in Friday’s 35-21 opening night win at Racine Case High School. After a scoreless first quarter, Demons senior quarterback Cal […]

 
 

Southern Lakes Conference football stronger than ever

Southern Lakes Conference football stronger than ever

  Year after year, people, myself included at times, tend to disregard the Southern Lakes Conference in football due to lack of talent, lack of competition or whatever the topic of negativity is that day. Sure, the SLC isn’t the Classic 8, or the Big Eight, or the Greater Metro. […]

 
 

WEEK 1 FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS: When in doubt, improvise

WEEK 1 FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS: When in doubt, improvise

  WARNING: This is a semi-serious, entertaining look at this week’s high school football games, fully equipped with playful banter, attempts at analysis and old-fashioned tomfoolery. The fact that nobody has played yet poses a serious threat to my predicting ability. So lay back, put your funny hats on, and […]

 
 

Waterford football features new QB, same old tough defense

Waterford football features new QB, same old tough defense

Wolverines an SLC favorite, Bakken says Burlington is biggest challenge   By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Right now is a good time to remember that the Waterford High School football team has won a share of the Southern Lakes Conference title and advanced to the WIAA Division 2 playoffs in […]

 
 

CATHOLIC CENTRAL FOOTBALL: Dynamic duo’s final act

CATHOLIC CENTRAL FOOTBALL: Dynamic duo’s final act

Kresken, Heiligenthal will lead Toppers this season   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor With the departure of more than 1,000 yards of total offense from last year’s 8-3, Level 2 playoff-qualifying Catholic Central football team, the passing game will feature all new faces. The running game, however, isn’t going anywhere. […]

 
 

Can I get an encore? Burlington built for 2nd straight title

Can I get an encore? Burlington built for 2nd straight title

BURLINGTON FOOTBALL PREVIEW Tully, Tiedt lead offense, defense for Demons   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor The Burlington High School football program went out and got its hometown boy, and he delivered. Second-year Demon head coach Steve Tenhagen’s formula for success in 2014 was simple: a dual-threat quarterback, weapons all […]

 
 

Burlington Little League falls just short of Williamsport

Burlington Little League falls just short of Williamsport

Burlington’s historic run ends one game from Little League World Series   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor After a month of district, state and regional tournament action, it all came down to Saturday afternoon for a confident Burlington Little League 12U All-Star team. And in a matter of minutes, the […]

 
 

Win today, and Burlington Little League advances to first-ever World Series

Win today, and Burlington Little League advances to first-ever World Series

  It’s easy to think the pressure is building on the Burlington Little League 12U All-Stars. The boys of summer are way too easily cruising through the Great Lakes Regional tournament down in Indianapolis, with 10-0 pastings of both Illinois and Kentucky. After ace Markus Thomsen’s perfect game Monday, Ethan […]

 
 
 
 
 

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