Demons bow out in state wrestling thriller

In a meet that went down the bitter end, the Burlington Demons came up one point short in their first ever trip to the WIAA state team wrestling tournament Friday in Madison, losing to Holmen 27-26. The loss eliminated the Demons from the tournament while Holmen advanced to face Hartford […]


Saturday sports update: BBW wins sectional, Azarian top area wrestler at state

The Burlington/Badger/Wilmot gymnastics team did it again Friday night. Competing against its primary competition for the WIAA Division 1 state title, the BBW squad broke its own unofficial state title, scoring 150.475 to win the Burlington sectional at Burlington High School. The squad had at least two state individual qualifiers […]


Live from the Burlington gymnastics sectional!

Hi, everyone – this is Jennifer Eisenbart, and we will be bringing you updates today from the WIAA Division 1 Burlington gymnastics sectional. Because of the meet format, we will update at the end of each rotation, with a rough sketch of how the host team Burlington/Badger/Wilmot has fared – […]


Day One, state wrestling: Azarian, Gill into semifinalss

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor It was a mostly successful afternoon Thursday for area wrestlers at the WIAA Division 1 state individual tournament. Among the winners were 120-pound wrestlers Derek Gill of Burlington and Kody Azarian of Waterford – two wrestlers who wrestled essentially to a standstill in both regionals […]


Saturday wrestling – numerous wrestlers headed to state

Good afternoon, everyone, and welcome to today’s updates from the area individual wrestling sectionals. We are updating from finals now, courtesy of Track Wrestling. Information from earlier in the day is below: 106 – Burlington’s Ben Hornickle fell 10-7 to Bill Prochniewski of Waukesha South. Prochniewski is 45-0 and ranked […]


Friday night sports: BBW sets new record, Waterford basketball wins

The Burlington/Badger/Wilmot gymnastics team set a new standard in the Southern Lakes Conference Friday night – and in the state. For the second time this year, the squad beat the existing state team record. BBW scored a record-high 150.225 Friday night at the SLC meet, beating the closest team by […]


Friday night sports update for Feb. 10, 2012

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor The Burlington High School boys basketball team wasn’t looking for revenge at home against Lake Geneva Badger Friday night. Honest. The Demons got it anyhow, holding the Badgers to single-digit scoring in each of the four quarters in avenging a loss to Badger earlier this […]


Rank, team effort pace Wolverine girls

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor When Stephanie Rank looks back some day on the game she scored her 1,000th in, it’ll likely be with the attitude that she had to work for every point. Rank, facing a triple team from the Burlington High School girls basketball team and constant attention […]


Waterford boys pick up huge win over rival UG

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor In a night filled with emotions, the Waterford Union High School boys basketball team made sure it came ready to play. With archrival Union Grove in town for Tuesday night’s “Coaches vs. Cancer” game, the Wolverines took a six-point lead after the first quarter, an […]


Wolverine gymnasts continue to improve

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT With its best team score of the season, the Waterford High School gymnastics team edged Milton Feb. 2 in a girls’ gymnastics dual. The Wolverine girls tallied 126.975 points to Milton’s 125.500. “It came down to the last event,” head coach Carrie Buelow noted. Going […]


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