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Green Bay Packers weather actual Frozen Tundra of Lambeau Field

Green Bay Packers weather actual Frozen Tundra of Lambeau Field

    The Facebook post on my feed Saturday morning read something like this: “For sale: 2 tickets to Sunday’s Packer game. Row 5 – Row 5! – about the 30-yard line behind Packers’ bench. Selling for face value: $145 each. Yes, that’s a ton of money, and yes, it’s […]

 
 

COACH OF THE YEAR: Burlington’s Staude won school’s first baseball state title

COACH OF THE YEAR: Burlington’s Staude won school’s first baseball state title

Burlington baseball enjoyed historic run, come-from-behind state victory   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com It’s been more than six months since the Burlington baseball team won the school’s first state championship, but the postseason awards keep piling up for head coach Scott Staude. The 18-year head man had his ups and […]

 
 

MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Hip-hop and game film – Preparation key for Union Grove’s Nelson

MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Hip-hop and game film – Preparation key for Union Grove’s Nelson

Union Grove QB parlayed success into scholarship   By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent A pair of hip-hop playing headphones and some game film. That’s all Union Grove’s best high school two-sport athlete Matt Nelson uses for pregame preparation. “Some people say hip-hop doesn’t help motivate you for competition,” Nelson said. […]

 
 

Burlington gets defensive in second half to decimate Delavan

Burlington gets defensive in second half to decimate Delavan

Demons move into second place in SLC   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com BURLINGTON – After two blowout losses over Christmas break, the Burlington boys varsity basketball team returned to .500 overall on the season Friday night thanks to 18 minutes of suffocating defense. The Demons broke a 29-29 halftime tie […]

 
 

WATERFORD SPORTS STORIES OF 2016 IN PHOTOS: Beck, Grunze, D1 soccer stars stand out

WATERFORD SPORTS STORIES OF 2016 IN PHOTOS: Beck, Grunze, D1 soccer stars stand out

The following are the top sports stories of 2016 in the Waterford Post, as told in photos.                        

 
 

FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Three-sport star Wallace did it all

FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Three-sport star Wallace did it all

Volleyball state run, track state appearance highlight standout 2016   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com What didn’t Burlington High School senior Megan Wallace do in 2016? The 17-year-old city of Burlington native is a throwback to multi-sport athletes, a 5-foot-9 natural athlete who shows grace, quickness and explosiveness on the basketball […]

 
 

HOOPS ROUNDUP: Klug’s 30 powers Burlington past Elkhorn

HOOPS ROUNDUP: Klug’s 30 powers Burlington past Elkhorn

Catholic Central girls knock off Thomas More   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com On Tuesday night, the Demons returned to Southern Lakes Conference action in Elkhorn. Behind 30 points from Klug, who leads the team with 21 points per game, the Demons got 48 second-half points in a crucial road victory. […]

 
 

UNION GROVE SPORTS STORIES OF THE YEAR: Softball, basketball playoff runs lead Top 10

UNION GROVE SPORTS STORIES OF THE YEAR: Softball, basketball playoff runs lead Top 10

Sports Stories of the Year     By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent In a sports calendar full of triumphs and near misses, the Union Grove High School sports program had plenty of action-packed and record-breaking moments in 2016. Here are the 10 unforgettable moments and achievements from this past year. […]

 
 

STANDARD PRESS SPORTS STORIES OF THE YEAR: 4-10. Bird, Tiedt, Burlington soccer highlight best of rest

STANDARD PRESS SPORTS STORIES OF THE YEAR: 4-10. Bird, Tiedt, Burlington soccer highlight best of rest

SPORTS STORIES OF THE YEAR   DQ ends Bird’s storied wrestling career Two-time state champion Josh Bird suffered an unfortunate end to his storied career at a WIAA regional back in February. According to the referee at Muskego High School, Bird hit his opponent with aggressive, clubbing blows that teetered […]

 
 

SPORTS STORIES OF THE YEAR: 3. Catholic Central advances to basketball state title game

SPORTS STORIES OF THE YEAR: 3. Catholic Central advances to basketball state title game

Heiligenthal nearly led Toppers to promised land   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Ben Heiligenthal’s basketball dominance nearly brought the Catholic Central boys program another gold ball. The 2016 CCHS graduate’s 30 points and 10 rebounds per game, coupled with key roles from the likes of Aaron Rueber, Frank Koehnke, Cole […]

 
 
 
 
 

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