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BREAKING: Burlington volleyball nets third state championship in five-game thriller

BREAKING: Burlington volleyball nets third state championship in five-game thriller

Key dig, Koenen finish the job By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com GREEN BAY – The gold ball is back in the halls of Burlington High School. “It’s what you dream of since you’re 8 in Burlington,” said junior Maddie Berezowitz. After a roller-coaster ride of a WIAA Division 1 state volleyball […]

 
 

Student fan bus for state volleyball leaves Burlington at 1 today

Student fan bus for state volleyball leaves Burlington at 1 today

Burlington (34-10) vs. River Falls (42-0), 4:30 p.m., Resch Center, Green Bay   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com GREEN BAY – For the second straight year, the Burlington girls volleyball team will play for the prestigious gold ball. That’s because last night the Lady Demons took care of business in a […]

 
 

Blue Devils youth football captures Super Bowl crown

Blue Devils youth football captures Super Bowl crown

  Talk about sweet revenge. The Burlington Blue Devils seventh-grade youth football team lost to unbeaten Union Grove earlier in the season by one point, but when a chance at redemption arose on the biggest stage, Burlington seized the moment. The Blue Devils captured the Southeastern Youth Football Super Bowl […]

 
 

Burlington swimming captures first conference crown since 2011

Burlington swimming captures first conference crown since 2011

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Burlington Co-op girls high school swim team is not second in the Southern Lakes Conference for the first time since 2011. The Demons won the Southern Lakes Conference Meet Oct. 28 at Whitewater High School, and clinched both the regular season and conference […]

 
 

Season ends, but Burlington soccer enjoys major step forward

Demons enjoy improved season after ineligibility   By Daniel Schoettler Sports correspondent The Burlington Demons boys soccer team ended a hard-fought season Oct. 19 as they fell in their WIAA regional matchup against Monona Grove, 6-0. “They were a very good team with some very exceptional players,” head coach Joel […]

 
 

Waterford stuns Union Grove in thrilling playoff shootout

Waterford stuns Union Grove in thrilling playoff shootout

Waterford wins in thrilling shootout   By Mike Ramczyk, Tim Wester and Chris Bennett sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com On paper, state-ranked Union Grove had all of the ingredients for a breezy, blowout home victory in a WIAA Division 2 regional semifinal Oct. 19. Playing rival Waterford, which only had five wins all season […]

 
 

Burlington boys volleyball overpowered in sectional final, season ends

Burlington boys volleyball overpowered in sectional final, season ends

Demons finished as conference champs with one senior   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com MIDDLETON – Fresh off a sweep over higher-seeded Mukwonago, the Burlington boys volleyball team was upset-minded early in Thursday night’s WIAA sectional final against top-seeded and state-ranked Middleton. The confident Demons jumped out to a 22-20 lead […]

 
 

Burlington boys volleyball sweeps Mukwonago, battles tonight for state berth

Burlington boys volleyball sweeps Mukwonago, battles tonight for state berth

Demons have chance to make first state trip since 2014   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com The Burlington boys volleyball team may have been the lower seed Tuesday night at Mukwonago, but the Demons didn’t play like it. In what head coach Mike Jones called the team’s best game of the […]

 
 

SPORTS CHECK: Big shouts out to Burlington volleyball, football teams

SPORTS CHECK: Big shouts out to Burlington volleyball, football teams

Lady Demons at state tonight, boys play in sectional final   It really didn’t matter that the Burlington girls varsity volleyball was particularly young this season, with only a few seniors. It didn’t matter that the Lady Demons lost top players like Alyssa Turzenski, Reba Thomsen and Megan Wallace to […]

 
 

Luck not on Martin’s side

Luck not on Martin’s side

Coach asking for rules change to help runner make state   By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent Call it an unlucky draw or a logistical oversight, but the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association’s questionable decision to send the Union Grove Cross Country team 50 miles north to the Hartland Sectional is haunting […]

 
 
 
 
 

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