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Aces wild

Aces wild

Krause, Turzenski lead Demons squad searching for another state baseball run By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor The three-time defending Southern Lakes Conference champions are back. And once again, there will be no shortage of arms. The Burlington Demons baseball team has enjoyed unprecedented success the past three years, starting with […]

 
 

Union Grove grad comes home to run new weight room

Union Grove grad comes home to run new weight room

Clapper hopes to take UG athletics to higher level   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com UNION GROVE – The new weight room is ready to go for student-athletes and community members at Union Grove High School. Cody Clapper, a 2012 Bronco alum, is the new strength and conditioning coordinator, and he […]

 
 

Former Burlington standouts Wallace, Fitzpatrick shine on college stage

Former Burlington standouts Wallace, Fitzpatrick shine on college stage

Wallace caps banner track season   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com For the second straight year, Burlington High School graduate Megan Wallace is an All-American. After taking eighth at the NCAA Division 3 nationals as a freshman for UW-Eau Claire last year, Wallace recently took third overall. Competing in the Pentathlon, […]

 
 

Strength in numbers: Burlington track hopes to contend thanks to record participation

Strength in numbers: Burlington track hopes to contend thanks to record participation

Webley looking for return to state   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com For the first time ever, the Burlington boys and girls track and field teams have cracked the century mark. And they’re not doing it with a whimper. In fact, a jaw-dropping record of 130 boys and girls are in […]

 
 

Living the dream: Catholic Central grad will help coach in the NCAA college basketball tournament

Living the dream: Catholic Central grad will help coach in the NCAA college basketball tournament

CC grad follows coach’s footsteps to North Dakota, joins team staff   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com It’s March Madness time in America, a magical couple of weeks where college basketball’s best 64 teams battle it out for the national championship – and millions of fans fill out their brackets in […]

 
 

Rohner, Bronson lead area Southern Lakes winter all-conference

Rohner, Bronson lead area Southern Lakes winter all-conference

  Southern Lakes Conference   Winter Sports All-Conference   Boys basketball   First team – Jaeden Zackery, guard, sr., Westosha Central. Luke Umnus, G, sr., Elkhorn. Dylan Anderson, forward, sr., WC. Dylan Runkel, F, jr., Burlington. Nick Brown, F, jr., ELK. Zackary Watson, G, jr., Wilmot. Athlete of the year […]

 
 

Burlington captures first ever boys state bowling title

Burlington captures first ever boys state bowling title

Demons rallied for comebacks to knock off some of the state’s best   By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Most in bowling don’t call it a “bowling alley.” The preferred nomenclature is “house.” And the Burlington High School boys bowling team ruled the house March 1-2 in the Wisconsin High School […]

 
 

BUW gymnastics nabs state runner-up in final year as original co-op

BUW gymnastics nabs state runner-up in final year as original co-op

Finishing strong   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com From 2011 to 2014, the BUW (Burlington-Badger-Wilmot-Union Grove-Williams Bay) gymnastics team was at the top of the state stage, placing second four straight years, including missing out on a state title by only .05 points in 2014. With the “Big Three” of Bailey […]

 
 

Leaving it all on the mat

Leaving it all on the mat

Wrestling team state: (3) Marshfield 39, (6) Burlington 26 Burlington battles in back-and-forth battle, but injuries too much to overcome   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com It was a season riddled with injuries for the Burlington wrestling squad. Despite that, the Demons still won the Southern Lakes Conference and enjoyed a […]

 
 

Burlington hangs tough, but season ends at Elkhorn

Burlington hangs tough, but season ends at Elkhorn

WIAA Regional semifinal: (3) Elkhorn 62, (6) Burlington 51 Runkel, Turzenski lead way down low, but guard play too much   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com       The host Elks came out sluggish in potentially their last home game of the season March 1. Thanks to inside muscle from seventh-seeded Burlington’s […]

 
 
 
 
 

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