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Burlington youth baseball program Junior Demons holding tryouts

Sign up for Junior Demons baseball   What: Tryouts for the 2017 Jr. Demon Baseball Teams. Players that are going into 7th and 8th grade are welcome to tryout. The hope is to have at least one 7th grade and one 8th grade team. Players will try out in front […]

 
 

Barons victorious in front of Hall of Fame crowd

Barons victorious in front of Hall of Fame crowd

By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor The Burlington Baseball Hall of Fame ceremony featured sunny skies, old friends and good baseball Sunday at Ginger Beaumont Field in Burlington. After the induction ceremony of Stan Heiligenthal and William Kruckman, who were both represented by family members, the Burlington Rotary Barons kept the […]

 
 

Heiligenthal, Kruckman to enter Burlington Baseball Hall of Fame Sunday

Heiligenthal, Kruckman to enter Burlington Baseball Hall of Fame Sunday

Burlington’s past, present to be honored at 7th annual event   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com For the first time since its inaugural year in 2010, the Burlington Baseball Hall of Fame will induct only two members in its 2016 class. This Sunday at Ginger Beaumont Baseball Field, William Kruckman and […]

 
 

Zarek rallies for Burlington Little League championship

Zarek rallies for Burlington Little League championship

Hensley, Stutzman provide late spark in rubber match   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Burlington Little League has become one of the most respected and feared baseball names in the state of Wisconsin. The 12-year-old All-Stars have won five out of six state titles, and in June the first group to […]

 
 

Tony Romo’s return to Burlington comes at a unique time

Tony Romo’s return to Burlington comes at a unique time

Former Demon star leads 13th Romo Camp, addresses Brett Favre Hall of Fame induction   By Jason Arndt jarndt@southernlakesnewspapers.com And Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Tony Romo’s hometown return to Burlington for his football camp might be an annual ritual for the Dallas Cowboys quarterback, but on June 22, it brought additional […]

 
 

Burlington baseball state title no surprise to Southern Lakes Conference foes

Burlington baseball state title no surprise to Southern Lakes Conference foes

Opposing coaches noticed virtually no weakness, team peaking at right time   By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent As miraculous as Burlington’s comeback victory WIAA Division 1 Championship game against Arrow-head was, it hardly surprised many Southern Lakes Conference coaches. After all, Lakes teams were unwilling witnesses to a Demons team […]

 
 

The bigger the stage, the better they play

The bigger the stage, the better they play

Little League success prepared Demons for high-profile competition   By Chris Bennett sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Bryan Sturdevant almost made the final out of a title game on television – twice. On the brink of being the goat a second time his teammates saved him, and rallied to win the WIAA Division 1 […]

 
 

Burlington baseball coach Staude never gave up in pursuit of state title

Burlington baseball coach Staude never gave up in pursuit of state title

18-year head man credits community, school, family for support   By Jason Arndt Staff Writer And Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor, sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com When Scott Staude took over the reigns of Burlington High School’s baseball program 18 years ago, the coach already faced a challenge, but he finally snagged the elusive WIAA […]

 
 

STATE CHAMPS: No-quit kids defy the odds

STATE CHAMPS: No-quit kids defy the odds

  Burlington High School sports teams don’t win state championships. As a 2000 graduate and former Demon baseball, football and basketball player, that breaks my heart. But for the most part, it’s true. You have to dig up the history books all the way back to 1965 to find the […]

 
 

STATE BASEBALL CHAMPS: Meet the Burlington Demons

STATE BASEBALL CHAMPS: Meet the Burlington Demons

By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com On June 20 and June 21 at Ginger Beaumont Field, Southern Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor Mike Ramczyk caught up with the Burlington Demons, who are fresh off winning the school’s first state baseball championship. Burlington overcame a 4-0 deficit with six runs in the final two […]

 
 
 
 
 

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