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VIDEO: Winona State commit Klug says family support helped him break scoring record

VIDEO: Winona State commit Klug says family support helped him break scoring record

  On Friday night at Lake Geneva Badger High School, moments after Burlington’s 59-50 victory over Badger, Nick Klug talks to Southern Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor Mike Ramczyk about breaking Tony Romo’s all-time scoring record. Romo, who graduated in 1998 and played in both the Southern Lakes and Southeast conferences, […]

 
 

Klug breaks Tony Romo’s all-time Burlington scoring record

Klug breaks Tony Romo’s all-time Burlington scoring record

Klug scores season-high 25, Demons down Badgers   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com LAKE GENEVA – For the rest of his life, whenever someone he meets finds out he’s from Burlington and asks if he knows Tony Romo, Nick Klug can simply smile and nod. Though he’s a pretty humble kid […]

 
 

Burlington wrestling establishes conference stronghold, Krattiger remains untouchable

Burlington wrestling establishes conference stronghold, Krattiger remains untouchable

Light, middle weights jump on Waterford early   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com WATERFORD – Elkhorn Area High School head coach Ken Reynolds is one of the most respected and knowledgeable wrestling people in the state. So when he speaks, it’s a good idea to listen. After the Burlington varsity wrestling […]

 
 

ALL AREA VOLLEYBALL: To the champs go the spoils

ALL AREA VOLLEYBALL: To the champs go the spoils

Koenen, Lynch, Leach lead Burlington-centric 2nd annual squad   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com You really can’t have a tougher decision when it comes to deciding these postseason awards. Do you go with the bona fide star, the All-American that’s set records in the process? Or do you stick with the […]

 
 

Burling first player in Burlington girls basketball history to surpass 1,000 points

Burling first player in Burlington girls basketball history to surpass 1,000 points

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com BURLINGTON – A grateful smile came across her face, and a sweet wave to the fans was in order. Not only were the Burlington High School parents and spectators on their feet cheering Tuesday night, but rival Waterford’s faithful did the same. She, once again, […]

 
 

Burlington wrestling dismantles defending SLC champ Elkhorn

Burlington wrestling dismantles defending SLC champ Elkhorn

Demons improve to 2-0 in SLC, capture tournament title   By Troy Sparks Sports Correspondent It wasn’t supposed to be that easy, but Burlington wrestling coach Jade Gribble probably didn’t think that his wrestlers would dominate the dual match against Elkhorn, Dec. 7, in a Southern Lakes Conference showdown. The […]

 
 

SLN ALL AREA FOOTBALL: Burlington’s Tully does it all for top spot

SLN ALL AREA FOOTBALL: Burlington’s Tully does it all for top spot

The Swiss Army Knife   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Last year, for the first time, we brought you the Southern Lakes Newspapers All-Area Football team, ripe with our best high school players from our vast coverage area in Walworth, Racine, Kenosha and Waukesha counties. This year, we’re back with the […]

 
 

What’s in a name? Talented Burlington gymnastics trio shows promise

What’s in a name? Talented Burlington gymnastics trio shows promise

BBW becomes BUW, much to coach’s delight   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com High school sports cooperatives can get tricky when it comes to acronyms. But the local gymnastics has taken it to another level, as the BBW (Burlington-Badger-Wilmot) has built a solid name for itself over the years. The elephant […]

 
 

Winona State commit Klug leads title contender Burlington

Winona State commit Klug leads title contender Burlington

Safar steps up to provide additional scoring   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Though the sharpshooting abilities of Luke Geiger are now on display at UW-Stout, his backcourt buddy from last year, Nick Klug, is back and ready to finish a storied career with a strong senior season. But while the […]

 
 

Burlington wrestling welcomes state qualifiers, large group of underclassmen

Burlington wrestling welcomes state qualifiers, large group of underclassmen

Seniors Crayton, Travis lead squad ready to contend in SLC   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com The wrestling machine is operating at full efficiency in the city of Burlington. Not only are four state qualifiers back for the Demons varsity squad, but head coach Jade Gribble, now in his 14th season, […]

 
 
 
 
 

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