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FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS: Finally, the real season is here

FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS: Finally, the real season is here

  From the first day of training camp in August, teams think about this week. Playoff week. Seven whole days of pure bliss starting with Saturday’s release of the WIAA playoff brackets. It’s the best time of year to be a high school sports fan, as the best teams in […]

 
 

Burlington swimmers breeze past Whippets

Burlington swimmers breeze past Whippets

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Burlington Combined girls high school swimming team routed Whitewater 140-30 Oct. 14 in a Southern Lakes Conference meet at Whitewater. Burlington Combined consists of Burlington, Waterford, Union Grove, Burlington Catholic Central and East Troy. The Demons won six of 11 events and finished […]

 
 

Catholic Central runners overcome adversity for strong showing

Catholic Central runners overcome adversity for strong showing

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Catholic Central High School boys and girls cross country teams did not overlook the Metro Classic Conference Cross Country Meet Oct. 18 at UW-Parkside in Kenosha. The Hilltoppers overcame illness, runners with other commitments and lousy weather and finished third in both the […]

 
 

Advance tickets for Burlington-Wilmot playoff football on sale

Advance tickets for Burlington-Wilmot playoff football on sale

By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor BURLINGTON – It isn’t a game you will want to miss. All signs points to another classic, much like the one these two teams encountered in a four-overtime clash back on Oct. 10. High school football games don’t reach overtime, much less four extra frames. […]

 
 

Waterford shuts down Delavan, shares 4th straight conference championship

Waterford shuts down Delavan, shares 4th straight conference championship

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent A stout performance on defense helped lead the Waterford High School football team to a 28-0 victory against Delavan-Darien Oct. 17 at Delavan and a share of the Wolverines’ fourth consecutive Southern Lakes Conference title. “We took this game as a conference championship game, […]

 
 

Waterford’s Bertschinger battles at state golf

Waterford’s Bertschinger battles at state golf

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent It is safe to assume matching rounds of 93 is not what Waterford’s Breanna Bertschinger envisioned for her experience at the WIAA Division 1 Girls’ Golf State Championship Monday and Tuesday at University Ridge in Madison. Bertschinger finished with a two-day score of 186 […]

 
 

FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Burlington-Wilmot Vol. 2, Catholic Central earns home game

FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Burlington-Wilmot Vol. 2, Catholic Central earns home game

  By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association, or WIAA, the state’s high school sports governing body, knocked it out of the park regarding the Southern Lakes Conference when it determined playoff brackets Saturday. Burlington (5-4), Wilmot (6-3), Waterford (6-3) and Elkhorn all finished 5-2 in conference […]

 
 

Demons finish season strong despite loss

Demons finish season strong despite loss

Milton downs Burlington in playoff opener   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor The 2014 season may not have resulted in any wins for the Burlington boys soccer team, but steady improvement throughout the season has coach Phil Molitor optimistic for next year. “It is difficult to be satisfied with a season […]

 
 

Elks stun Burlington, forge 4-way tie for Southern Lakes title

Elks stun Burlington, forge 4-way tie for Southern Lakes title

  By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor BURLINGTON – With five fourth-down conversions, including two in overtime that led to the go-ahead touchdown, Elkhorn lived on the edge all night long in a battle for Southern Lakes supremacy Friday night in Burlington. But no worries. The Demons, down 34-28 and needing a […]

 
 

Crabtree, Cook cruise to state

Crabtree, Cook cruise to state

Team barely misses team berth   By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent If the Burlington High School girls tennis team wins one more match over two days of competition, the Demons are headed to the WIAA Division 1 State Tennis Team Championships Oct. 24 and 25 at the University of Wisconsin. […]

 
 
 
 
 

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