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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Cowboys star QB Tony Romo goes 1-on-1 with Mike Ramczyk

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Cowboys star QB Tony Romo goes 1-on-1 with Mike Ramczyk

  By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor On Thursday afternoon, Southern Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor Mike Ramczyk conducted an exclusive interview with 1998 Burlington High School grad and Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo at his annual football camp. The former classmates played catch, and Romo didn’t take it easy on the […]

 
 

VIDEO: Cowboys star Tony Romo details bond with father, why he finally joined Twitter

VIDEO: Cowboys star Tony Romo details bond with father, why he finally joined Twitter

On Wednesday, 1998 Burlington High School graduate and current NFL quarterback Tony Romo returned to his hometown of Burlington, Wis., for his 10th annual Tony Romo Football Camp. The camp, which features football instructional for third-graders through high school seniors, began at 9 a.m., but Romo took about 20 minutes […]

 
 

Waterford baseball shocked in playoff opener

Waterford baseball shocked in playoff opener

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent A team that needs to score early did not and, as result, the Waterford High School baseball team exited the postseason after a 5-2 loss June 4 at home in a WIAA Division 1 regional semifinal game against Wilmot. The Wolverines, seeded second in […]

 
 

Chicago Blackhawks bandwagon bursting at the seams

Chicago Blackhawks bandwagon bursting at the seams

    Since when did we Cheeseheads care so much about hockey? You know, that Canadian sport where grown men get to fight each other, nobody scores and nobody can even see the ball (puck)? The sport that tries desperately year after year to become relevant in this state and […]

 
 

Catholic Central’s Stemper stands out in final act

Catholic Central’s Stemper stands out in final act

Catholic Central senior flirts with leaderboard at state meet   By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent After two near picture-perfect days at Madison’s University Ridge, Catholic Central’s Jeff Stemper finished his time as a Hilltopper as one of the best high school boys golfers in the state. Stemper finished with a […]

 
 

Waterford soccer edges Milton, advances to first sectional final

Waterford soccer edges Milton, advances to first sectional final

  By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor WATERFORD — The rain came down in sheets at times, literally punishing the players and soaking their uniforms. But it was going to take a tsunami to stop Waterford’s Lauren Torhorst, who continues to prove her status as the school’s all-time leading goal scorer […]

 
 

Union Grove’s Goodrich places 9th at state

Union Grove’s Goodrich places 9th at state

  By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent After failing to qualify for the WIAA State Track and Field finals the past two seasons, Union Grove junior hurdler Alex Goodrich finally got to experience the intensity of a final race last Friday, June 5. And the result left Goodrich eager to get […]

 
 

Burlington tennis coach reflects on topsy-turvy season

Burlington tennis coach reflects on topsy-turvy season

  By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor Last week, the Burlington boys tennis squad didn’t advance any flights through to sectionals, signifying the end of the season. One day after the WIAA subsectionals, head coach Ken Savaglia touched on the subsectionals, the season and the future of Burlington tennis. At last […]

 
 

WIAA SOCCER: Thrilling overtime classic ends in shootout

WIAA SOCCER: Thrilling overtime classic ends in shootout

  Season ends for Lady Demons in regional final   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor The gravity of the moment was simply too much for Burlington junior Merin Mundt. The team’s leading scorer, who scored a beautiful header goal in the second overtime to send the game to a shootout, […]

 
 

Controversial calls aside, Burlington softball bats disappear

Controversial calls aside, Burlington softball bats disappear

Burlington improves record fourth year in a row   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor You would think that on the highest level of the WIAA season, the playoffs, each game would be blessed with top-notch umpires. But at the end of the day, umps are humans, and humans make mistakes, […]

 
 
 
 
 

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