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Burlington wrestling qualifies five for state tournament

Burlington wrestling qualifies five for state tournament

By Andrew Horschak Sports Correspondent Comfortable in its home surroundings, the Burlington wrestling team had a standout showing in a WIAA Division 1 sectional on Saturday, Feb. 18. With eight sectional qualifiers, the host Demons finished with two champions, three second-place finishers and three third-place finishers. On the day, the […]

 
 

BBW gymnastics captures 8th straight conference championship

BBW gymnastics captures 8th straight conference championship

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com It was more of a formality than anything. With only one close Southern Lakes Conference dual on its 2016-2017 season’s resume, the Burlington/Badger/Wilmot gymnastics team fully expected a first-place finish at the conference tournament Feb. 17 at Elkhorn Area High School. After a slow start, […]

 
 

Seven Waterford wrestlers punch tickets to state

Seven Waterford wrestlers punch tickets to state

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Wolverines won just about everything Feb. 18 in a WIAA Division 1 sectional wrestling tournament at West Allis Central High School. Waterford won five individual regional titles and sent seven wrestlers to the WIAA Division 1 Individual Wrestling State Tournament. Waterford also won […]

 
 

Outmuscled and outhustled: Anderson, Rohner lead Waterford to playoff victory

Outmuscled and outhustled: Anderson, Rohner lead Waterford to playoff victory

WIAA girls basketball: Waterford 67, Elkhorn 35   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com And Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The percentages say it’s not easy to beat a team three times in the same season. The numbers didn’t take the Waterford-Elkhorn girls basketball matchup into account. After beating the Elks by 30 […]

 
 

Catholic Central sails in playoff basketball opener

Catholic Central sails in playoff basketball opener

WIAA D5 girls basketball regional: Catholic Central 54, Sheboygan County Christian 35   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com And Dana Ehrmann Sports Correspondent Normally when a team shoots 25 percent, it leads to disaster. The Catholic Central varsity girls basketball team suffered a poor shooting night Tuesday at home in a […]

 
 

Local swimmers just miss state meet

Local swimmers just miss state meet

Team records personal bests, finishes season strong   By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent And Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com A lack of entries at the WIAA Division 1 State Swimming & Diving Championships does not change how coach Chad Hinze feels about the Burlington Co-op boys high school swim team. “I honestly […]

 
 

Underwear-gate: Bizarre rule keeps local wrestler out of state tournament

Underwear-gate: Bizarre rule keeps local wrestler out of state tournament

Elkhorn’s Heidemann loses match based on multi-colored underwear   It’s not every day that you see “#underweargate” come across your Twitter notifications. Especially from a former mayor. But that’s exactly the post I received from former City of Elkhorn mayor Brian Olson Saturday concerning the Elkhorn Area High School wrestling […]

 
 

Burlington plays spoiler to Wilmot’s conference title hopes

Burlington plays spoiler to Wilmot’s conference title hopes

Lady Demons enter playoffs on five-game win streak   By Jason Arndt jarndt@southernlakesnewspapers.com And Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com With a second consecutive Southern Lakes Conference title at stake, the Wilmot Union High School girls basketball team had history on its side at Thursday at Burlington, but the outcome was unlike its […]

 
 

Burlington dismantles Delavan, keeps pace in SLC race

Burlington dismantles Delavan, keeps pace in SLC race

Burlington one game out of first with one to play   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com DELAVAN – All season, the lethal shooting of Burlington guards Luke Geiger and Nick Klug has been the catalyst of the Demon offense, but the team has been looking for more scoring balance. On Friday […]

 
 

Union Grove captures outright conference title thanks to Burlington assist

Union Grove captures outright conference title thanks to Burlington assist

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com UNION GROVE – The final score said it all. Burlington 46, Wilmot 41. That announcement over the Union Grove High School loud speakers was a belated Valentine’s Day gift from the Demons Friday night that sent the home fans into a cheering frenzy. It was […]

 
 
 
 
 

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