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WIAA Playoffs: Burlington opens postseason Wednesday at home

WIAA Playoffs: Burlington opens postseason Wednesday at home

  By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor Playing in the loaded Southern Lakes Conference can be both a gift and a curse for the Burlington softball team. Sure, throughout the year you must play state-ranked powers like Westosha Central, Union Grove, Wilmot and Delavan two times each. But when the WIAA […]

 
 

Burlington’s Dankle, Meseberg earn Player of the Year

Burlington’s Dankle, Meseberg earn Player of the Year

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Brian Dankle and Justin Meseberg finished first and second and led the Burlington High School boys golf team to a fourth-place finish Tuesday at the Southern Lakes Conference golf tournament at Evergreen Golf Course in Elkhorn. The Demons finished with a four-man team total […]

 
 

Burlington baseball outlasts state-ranked Waterford

Burlington baseball outlasts state-ranked Waterford

  By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor It was evident from the first inning that the young Burlington baseball team wasn’t going to back down from the conference’s best pitcher, Waterford’s Dylan Malecki. The Demon bats built a 6-0 lead off Malecki and held on for a 9-7 victory in a […]

 
 

Late-inning small ball lifts Waterford baseball to 8th straight victory

Late-inning small ball lifts Waterford baseball to 8th straight victory

  By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor UNION GROVE – The Union Grove baseball team’s bench was confident to say the least. Kicking empty buckets, shouting rally chants and generally loving the fact their team was in a 2-2 dogfight with the area’s best team, rival Waterford, Thursday evening. The jovial […]

 
 

Pitching prowess pushes Burlington baseball to .500

Pitching prowess pushes Burlington baseball to .500

  By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor Last season, the talented Burlington baseball team dominated the regular season with two top-of-the-line starters and a bevvy of heavy hitters. However, the higher-seeded Demons were shocked by a one-and-done playoff exit. This season, the young Demons are experiencing the exact opposite. A horrid […]

 
 

Tennis team grabs fourth at county tourney

By Christopher Bennett Correspondent The Waterford High School boys tennis team finished fourth May 2 in the Racine County Invitational. Matches were contested at Racine Case High School and in Wind Point at The Prairie School. Andy Yoder and Nate Bucholtz advanced to the title match at No. 3 doubles, […]

 
 

Demon soccer squad starting to roll

Demon soccer squad starting to roll

By Christopher Bennett Correspondent The Burlington High School girls soccer team came in second May 2 in the Racine County Invitational –a finish that is the program’s high-water mark in the tournament. “That’s the highest we’ve ever placed as a program,” Demons coach Joel Molitor said. “We played really well […]

 
 

Moore leads Bronco softball to victories

By Tim Wester Correspondent Union Grove junior pitcher Brittany Moore couldn’t have pitched any better last week. Moore backed up a 12-strikeout no hitter against Waterford last Tuesday, April 28 with another complete game shutout victory against Delavan-Darien Thursday April 30. Moore, who allowed no runs on just two hits […]

 
 

BHS baseball splits pair of conference tilts

By Christopher Bennett Correspondent The Burlington High School baseball team split two Southern Lakes Conference games last week with rival Lake Geneva Badger. The Demons beat Badger 8-4 April 30 at Badger and lost 5-1 April 28 at home. Burlington (4-8, 2-5 SLC) lost 3-1 Monday in a non-conference game […]

 
 

Wolverine baseball sweeps Zion-Benton

By Christopher Bennett Correspondent The Waterford High School baseball team improved to 12-2 overall with a May 2 sweep at home of non-conference opponent Zion-Benton (Ill.). The Wolverines beat Zion-Benton 7-2 in the second game and 11-1 in the first game. Waterford defeated Southern Lakes Conference foe Delavan-Darien 6-0 April […]

 
 
 
 
 

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