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BHS players headline All-State selections

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor   After winning its first-ever WIAA state title Saturday evening, the Burlington High School girls’ volleyball team fared well in the Wisconsin Volleyball Coaches Association All-State team. Junior Kaysie Shebeneck was named to the first team, while junior Ciara Capezio was named to the second […]

 
 

Championship Saturday: BHS wins state title

Members of the Burlington High School girls' volleyball team celebrate after winning the WIAA Division 1 state title Saturday night. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

Either way it went Saturday night, there was going to be a first-time champion in the WIAA Division 1 state girls’ volleyball tournament. As it turned out, it swung Burlington’s way. The Demons survived a scrappy challenge by Fond du Lac in the first two games, and then blew the […]

 
 

Championship Saturday from the Resch Center – CCHS wins state title

Championship Saturday from the Resch Center – CCHS wins state title

Battling against an unconventional Owen-Withee court set-up, the Catholic Central High School girls’ volleyball team won its fourth state title in six years Saturday morning in straight sets against the Blackhawks, 25-19, 25-21, 25-23. For the Catholic Central senior class, it was their second gold ball, as they were part […]

 
 

WIAA football playoffs – Waterford, Catholic Central advance

Waterford shut out Whitefish Bay at the Bay, 17-0, and Burlington Catholic Central outlasted Lake Country Lutheran, 63-55, in WIAA football playoffs Friday night. The Wolverines held Bay to just 76 yards rushing to score their second straight playoff shutout in Division 2 play. Zach Fisher led Waterford, completing 9 […]

 
 

Night Two at the Resch Center: BHS into state finals

In a battle of two teams with powerhouse hitters, the Burlington High School girls’ volleyball team earned its first trip to the WIAA Division 1 state championship game, beating Watertown 25-15, 27-25, 23-25, 25-16 in a state semifinal. Fond du Lac downed Divine Savior Holy Angels in five sets to […]

 
 

Demons boys volleyball team bows out

Burlington's Nick Bartlett blocks a spike attempt by a Westosha Central player during Thursday's sectional match at BHS. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

Taken out of their offense by Westosha Central’s powerful jump-serving, the Burlington High School boys volleyball team fell one match short of qualifying for the state tournament Thursday evening. Central eliminated the Demons, 25-23, 15-25, 25-16, 25-19, in a WIAA sectional final game played at Burlington High School. Burlington coach […]

 
 

Day two from the Resch Center: Catholic Central routs Hillsboro

Day two from the Resch Center: Catholic Central routs Hillsboro

A state semifinal between the No. 1 and No. 3 ranked teams in the state should never be a rout. But that’s exactly what the Catholic Central girls’ volleyball team turned Friday morning into at the Resch Center, beating Hillsboro 25-10, 25-11, 25-11. Hillsboro never led in the match, as […]

 
 

From the Resch Center, Day One: BHS girls win

From the Resch Center, Day One: BHS girls win

The Burlington High School girls volleyball team admittedly had some opening jitters Thursday night at the WIAA Division 1 state tournament. But the Demons worked through them, rallying after losing the first game to defeat Eau Claire North 21-25, 25-18, 25-18, 25-14 at the Resch Center in Green Bay. BHS […]

 
 

Wolverines to face Whitefish Bay in Level 3 playoff

Wolverines to face Whitefish Bay in Level 3 playoff

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor For a game that was supposed to be the closest and most exciting of the Level Two matchups last week, Waterford vs. Wilmot, Round Two, turned into, well, a rout. The Wolverines jumped out to a quick 14-0 lead and were never challenged, as the […]

 
 

Top-ranked and title-focused

Senior members of the Burlington High School girls’ volleyball team, Cat Zimmermann (from left), Cassidy Robers, Bridget Vos, Katie Drohner, Emma Ketterhagen, Mackenzie Schneider and Casey Roberts celebrate with their trophy after winning the sectional Saturday.  (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

BHS, CCHS set sights on a Burlington state volleyball sweep By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer The Burlington and Catholic Central High School volleyball teams differ in many ways. One school plays in Division 1 led by two NCAA Division 1 recruits, the other in Division 4 with a collection of […]

 
 
 
 
 

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