Hilltoppers survive Black Hawk, 35-34

Trailing 34-28 entering the final two minutes of the game, the Catholic Central High School football team managed to score one final time – and then hit the extra point to secure a 35-34 win over Black Hawk in a Level Two WIAA Division 7 playoff game at home Saturday. […]


Waterford routs Wilmot in Level Two

Heading into the second round of the WIAA playoffs, perhaps the most anticipated game was a Division 2 matchup between Wilmot and Waterford. But rather than create any drama, the Wolverines turned the game into a rout. Waterford led 14-0 early and cruised to a 52-0 win over the Panthers […]


Burlington, Catholic Central move into sectional finals

It was a successful night for two of the three area volleyball teams playing in WIAA sectional action Thursday night, as Burlington High School and Catholic Central High School advanced. Burlington defeated Milton 25-16, 25-11, 25-20, and Catholic Central beat Central Wisconsin Christian 25-9, 25-15, 25-10. BHS will host the […]


Co-op swim wins Racine Invite

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor The Burlington co-op swim team dominated its final regular-season invite of the season Saturday, winning the Racine Invite at Case High School. The squad scored 601 points, easily outdistancing the rest of the field in spite of diving being included at the meet. Kenosha Tremper […]


Catholic Central squad makes trip to sectionals

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor Just how good the Catholic Central volleyball team is – and whether it can translate into a trip to the WIAA Division 4 state tournament or more – remains to be seen. But the Lady ’Toppers left no doubt that they were the No. 1 […]


Hilltoppers make way into second round of playoffs

By Bud Milroy Sports correspondent After a rough regular season, the Catholic Central football team was in an unfamiliar position last week when the WIAA Division 7 playoff bracket came out. The Hilltoppers – who have made the trip to the WIAA state finals the past three years, producing two […]


Demons rout Fort Atkinson

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor Just how ready was the Burlington High School girls volleyball team Saturday night in its WIAA Division 1 regional final against Fort Atkinson? So ready that the Demons didn’t allow the Blackhawks a single point in racing out to a 13-0 lead on junior Morganne […]


Standouts for the Week of Oct. 28, 2011

Standouts for the Week of Oct. 28, 2011

Male Athlete of the Week Rayce Wadsworth, Catholic Central High School football: A senior, Wadsworth had one of his best games in a Hilltopper uniform Saturday in Catholic Central’s 45-12 win over Randolph in a Level One WIAA Division 7 playoff game. Wadsworth rushed for 122 yards on nine carries, […]


Live from the Standard Press – it’s the postseason! (updated!)

In prep volleyball regional finals Saturday night, Burlington High School and Catholic Central High School both earned sweeps – over Fort Atkinson and Monticello, respectively. Union Grove defeated Oak Creek 3 sets to one, while the Waterford vs. Kenosha Tremper was still unavailable at 11 p.m. Meanwhile in football, Waterford […]


Bring out the brooms: Demons sweep opponents at SLC tourney

Bring out the brooms: Demons sweep opponents at SLC tourney

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor For the second year in a row, no one could get a set off the Burlington High School girls’ volleyball team at the Southern Lakes Conference tournament. The Demons swept Lake Geneva Badger, Waterford and finally Union Grove Saturday, winning its third consecutive SLC title. […]


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