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DEMON DAY: Burlington wrestling sends record 11 to state tournament

DEMON DAY: Burlington wrestling sends record 11 to state tournament

Seniors Crayton, Travis qualify after tough losses   By Troy Sparks Sports Correspondent There were some tense moments for the Burlington wrestling team at the Division 1 individual sectional meet at Racine Park Feb. 17. Two of last year’s state qualifiers were on the brink of missing out on a […]

 
 

BUW gymnastics captures 9th straight conference crown

BUW gymnastics captures 9th straight conference crown

  By Troy Sparks Sports Correspondent Everything worked according to the game plan for the BUW gymnastic team at the Southern Lakes Conference at Waterford, Feb. 16. Dominant performances in all four apparatuses gave the Demons the championship and the big trophy that coach Andrea Chart carried down the hall […]

 
 

Back to state: Catholic Central swimmer Bleser returns to Madison

Back to state: Catholic Central swimmer Bleser returns to Madison

    By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com All the Burlington Co-op swim team could do Saturday afternoon was wait. An empty, quiet Pleasant Prairie RecPlex, minutes removed from an exhilarating WIAA Division 1 swim sectional, gave way to a fun, yet nerve-wracking bus ride back to Burlington. The Demons and first-year […]

 
 

Walking the walk: Burlington wrestlers decimate Oak Creek, head to team state

Walking the walk: Burlington wrestlers decimate Oak Creek, head to team state

Lightweights help Demons build insurmountable lead   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com With the confidence of upperclassmen, Burlington sophomores Jake Skrundz, Max Ehlen and Qwade Gehring said it loud and proud – the varsity wrestling team would be going to team state. Perhaps the egos were a bit inflated, as the […]

 
 

Short-handed Burlington basketball upset on buzzer beater, title hopes crushed

Short-handed Burlington basketball upset on buzzer beater, title hopes crushed

Burling shut down, Crabtree, Anderson miss game   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com The constant war between club and high school sports damages relationships, both on and off the court. While intentions are mostly good, the push and pull from coaches, pressuring athletes to choose one over the other in the […]

 
 

Union Grove boys basketball in SLC driver’s seat

Union Grove boys basketball in SLC driver’s seat

Confidence grows with deep squad   By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent Editor’s Note: The following story appears in the Feb. 9 edition of the Westine Report, which remains on area newsstands until Thursday, Feb. 15. Since this story was published, the Grove beat Waterford Feb. 8, 54-52, by overcoming a […]

 
 

Bull’s eye: Union Grove guard breaks all-time scoring record

Bull’s eye: Union Grove guard breaks all-time scoring record

Lady Broncos remain atop SLC, Bull credits “family” atmosphere By Tim Wester sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com ELKHORN – When a pitcher in baseball nears a no-hitter, the ritual is to not mention the approaching feat. Antiquated rituals and silly superstitions weren’t about to spoil Union Grove senior guard Brooklyn Bull’s record-breaking moment Monday […]

 
 

Above and beyond: Catholic Central basketball players put in extra work

Above and beyond: Catholic Central basketball players put in extra work

    By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com After playing three games in four nights, Catholic Central boys basketball head coach Kyle Scott gave his guys the weekend off. But even though the Toppers picked up their third win of the season Feb. 1, they aren’t nearly satisfied. Tired and weary from […]

 
 

Catholic Central’s Bleser advances to state swimming

Catholic Central’s Bleser advances to state swimming

Bleser swims at UW-Natatorium next weekend   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com KENOSHA – All the Burlington Co-op swim team could do Saturday afternoon was wait. An empty, quiet Pleasant Prairie RecPlex, minutes removed from an exhilarating WIAA Division 1 swim sectional, gave way to a fun, yet nerve-wracking bus ride […]

 
 

Burlington wrestling cruises to regional title behind 8 champions

Burlington wrestling cruises to regional title behind 8 champions

Every Demon will compete at individual sectional   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com KENOSHA – One year ago, the Kenosha Bradford wrestling team made history with a regional title and first trip to team state in 80 years. This year, with a chance to repeat on its home turf, Bradford was […]

 
 
 
 
 

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