Demon girls run past Falcons, then fall Wilmot

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT A 35-13 bulge in the second half turned a 24-14 halftime lead into a rout for the Burlington High School girls basketball team Friday. Played at home, the 59-27 victory over Westosha Central got the Demon girls Southern Lakes Conference schedule off to a great […]


Demons survive rough finish against Westosha

By Jennifer Eisenbart SPORTS EDITOR The Burlington High School boys basketball team couldn’t stand prosperity Tuesday night. Leading by 20 points at one point in the third quarter, the Demons got cold in the fourth, and had to hang on for a 48-41 win over Westosha Central to open Southern […]


Gymnasts pick up easy win

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports Editor The Burlington/Badger/Catholic Central/Wilmot gymnastics team opened with a victory Tuesday night, downing Jefferson at Karcher Middle School 141.3875 to 102.50. “We had some falls, but the girls handled themselves well,” said coach Diane Biedrzycki. “It was a great start.” Molly Benavides won the vault with […]


Standouts for the week of Dec. 7, 2012

Male Athlete of the Week Carson Biedrzycki, Burlington High School boys basketball: If there was supposed to be an adjustment period from boys volleyball to basketball, Biedrzycki didn’t get the memo. Biedrzycki went out and dominated in Burlington’s first game of the year last week, as BHS downed Kenosha Bradford […]


Co-op swim team has best finish ever at Cudahy

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT It was their best finish ever at an invitational. At least, that is what head coach Denita Jones said after consulting previous coaches for the Burlington-Waterford high schools co-op boys swim team. The Demons took second at the eight-team Cudahy Packer Invitational Saturday, tallying 201.5 […]


Quarterbacks Essman, Meinholz, lineman Miller top All-Area team

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports Editor Depending on which philosophy you take in the game of football, you can either tout the importance of scoring with the football – or subscribe to the old adage of “the best offense is a good defense.” This year, there were standouts on both sides […]


Sunday night football looked like ‘Zombieland’

I’m not entirely sure what the problem was Sunday night for the Green Bay Packers.       Maybe the team had too much turkey on Thanksgiving. Maybe New York was just giving off bad vibes.       Or, maybe the Packers decided to emulate a popular television show that was on at […]


Learning curve critical for UG girls basketball

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT Girls on this year’s Union Grove High School girls basketball team have some big shoes to fill. After all, the Broncos lost their top four scorers on last year’s squad – a total of over 33 points per game – to graduation. Last season, Union […]


Broncos even record at 2-2 with win over Racine Lutheran

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT A 50-40 win Tuesday over Racine Lutheran at home evened the Union Grove High School boys basketball teams season record at 2-2. It also broke a mini two-game losing streak. Racine Lutheran jumped out to a 14-10 lead after one period, largely on the strength […]


Wolverines drop pair of games to Indians

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports Editor It was not a good night Tuesday in Mukwonago for the Waterford Union High School boys and girls basketball teams. The Wolverines played a girls/boys doubleheader versus the Indians and dropped both contests. The girls went first and dropped a 60-46 decision to Mukwonago, and […]


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