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ALL-SLC: Campbell, Hribar, Reindl among five area players of the year

ALL-SLC: Campbell, Hribar, Reindl among five area players of the year

All-Southern Lakes Conference   Spring 2017     BASEBALL Athlete of the Year: Zach Campbell, pitcher, Burlington.   First team Catcher: Aaron Sturdevant, sr, Burlington Pitchers: Zach Campbell, sr, Burlington; Kyle Gendron, jr, Wilmot Infielders: Jet Weber, sr, Elkhorn; Matthew Korman, sr, Waterford; Josh Leslie, jr, Westosha Central; Tanner Peterson, […]

 
 

Dalton’s legacy lives on

Dalton’s legacy lives on

  The news sent shockwaves through the Burlington community Monday. Don Dalton, the winningest coach in Burlington High School football history, died at the age of 75. With more than 200 career victories and only 57 losses, Dalton was about winning and dominating the opponent. He wanted to get the […]

 
 

The silver lining: Losses shouldn’t tarnish shining seasons

The silver lining: Losses shouldn’t tarnish shining seasons

  These days, it’s easy to fall victim to the moment. We can be so quick to judge, whether it’s ridiculous adulation for the victor or scornful criticism of the loser. This lesson was learned again last week, when both the Burlington baseball and girls soccer squads lost on the […]

 
 

STATE BASEBALL: Arrowhead exacts revenge on Burlington

STATE BASEBALL: Arrowhead exacts revenge on Burlington

Errors, big inning doom Demons   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com GRAND CHUTE – Murphy’s Law was an inescapable reality for the Burlington varsity baseball team Tuesday morning at the WIAA state tournament. Playing in a Division 1 quarterfinal against Arrowhead at Fox Cities Stadium, the team the Demons toppled in […]

 
 

Torhorst breaks scoring record, but soccer season ends

Torhorst breaks scoring record, but soccer season ends

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Waterford Union High School girls soccer team allowed three goals in the first half and lost 5-1 June 1 in a WIAA Division 2 regional semifinal match against the Panthers at Greendale. The Wolverines end their season with an 11-11 record. Waterford went […]

 
 

STATE ROUNDUP: Meseberg cherishes storybook career

STATE ROUNDUP: Meseberg cherishes storybook career

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com For Burlington senior golfer Justin Meseberg, making state was a dream come true. But it doesn’t mean he was satisfied after two sub-par rounds Monday at Tuesday at University Ridge in Verona for the WIAA state golf tournament. Meseberg shot an 83 Monday before tallying […]

 
 

SECTIONAL FINAL: Burlington soccer’s dream season ends in double-OT thriller

SECTIONAL FINAL: Burlington soccer’s dream season ends in double-OT thriller

Burlington finishes best season 15-2-3   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com OREGON – It was going to take a perfect kick to beat Burlington freshman goalie Cora Anderson. Saturday afternoon in a WIAA Division 2 sectional final, the Demon girls varsity soccer team was one win away from its first state […]

 
 

Joslyn captures four medals at state

Joslyn captures four medals at state

  By Andrew Horschak Sports Correspondent Leah Joslyn’s annual trip to La Crosse for the WIAA State Track and Field Meet was just as productive as ever. The Burlington senior, a four-time participant in the spectacle at Veterans Memorial Stadium, finished in second place in all four of her events […]

 
 

Waterford tennis doubles pair go down with a fight

Waterford tennis doubles pair go down with a fight

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent It took too long for Andrew Brockmann and Nate Buchholtz of the Waterford Union High School boys tennis team to find their mojo on the first day of the WIAA Division 1 Boys Tennis State Individual Championships. Brockmann and Buchholtz – Waterford’s No. 1 […]

 
 

Ike silences Lady Broncos

Ike silences Lady Broncos

  By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent Facing a daunting sectional, the Union Grove girls soccer team fell short of its quest for a deep postseason run. The sixth-seeded Broncos, who had six of the state’s top 10 teams in their sectional, were knocked off 3-1 by state-ranked New Berlin Eisenhower […]

 
 
 
 
 

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