Blue Devils try to get back on track

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports Editor This weekend will be a big one for Tom Hawkins and the Southern Lakes Blue Devils. Hawkins, who originally founded the Blue Devils in 2006 and who is now co-owner of the Ironman Football League, will be inducted into the Semi-Professional Football Hall of Fame. […]


The best: Area volleyball players bring home national title

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports Editor While most teenagers were enjoying the start of summer vacation last week, four area volleyball players decided to make the most of a trip to Orlando, Florida. Playing at the Walt Disney World Resort, the Wisconsin Juniors 14-1s team – which includes Burlington High School […]


Former Waterford standout returns for camp

Waterford Union High School standout and former University of Wisconsin starter RaeLin D’Alie will return to the area to run a basketball camp Aug. 3-5. D’Alie, who led the Wolverines to a state runner-up finish in 2006 and the Badgers to the NCAA tournament her senior year, will be one […]


From Out in Right Field: Olympic fever starts to hit with trials

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports Editor Can you believe the London Olympics start in just about four weeks?                   Well, OK, that probably depends on whether you go for high levels of excitement over the Olympic Games – and whether you take “can you believe it” literally. But all joking aside, […]


Top teams dominate SLC softball selection for 2012

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports Editor Throughout the entire Southern Lakes Conference season, three schools spent most of the time trying to make a case for their claim of being the best – Wilmot, Westosha Central and Union Grove. In the end, all three schools ended up tied on top of […]


BHS on top of SLC baseball picks

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports Editor In a year where Wilmot narrowly edged out Burlington and Westosha Central for the Southern Lakes Conference baseball crown, the Demons could still claim they had the best of the best players in the conference. Burlington (9-4 in the SLC) finished with three players on […]


From Out in Right Field: Sometimes, it’s all about the way you move

In movement, there is beauty.       In sports, it can be present just about everywhere. Certainly, sports that involve dance and music – gymnastics, figure skating, competitive dance – invite you to admire the human form. But when a sport is done properly, every sport is a dance.       Late […]


From Out In Right Field: The good, the bad and the ugly: sports in perspective

If you read any kind of headlines on Yahoo News, you should recognize the story I’m about to share.       It certainly turned my head. Invariably, track and field is my favorite sport to cover, mainly because it’s not a huge-ticket event with a lot of egos involved. Mostly, you […]


Demons sweep SEC trap titles at Waukesha

Two days of sun and great shooting ended up with a familiar winner June 8-9 – Burlington High School. The Southeast Wisconsin Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) High School Trapshooting Conference wrapped up its third season over that weekend with the conference shoot, held at the Waukesha Gun Club. The […]


Area teams 0-2 in sectional finals

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports Editor   The Union Grove and Catholic Central High School softball teams both saw their seasons end Thursday night in the WIAA sectional finals. Union Grove committed four errors against Westosha Central, resulting in three unearned runs in a 4-1 loss to the Falcons in the […]


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