Saturday wrestling – numerous wrestlers headed to state

Good afternoon, everyone, and welcome to today’s updates from the area individual wrestling sectionals. We are updating from finals now, courtesy of Track Wrestling. Information from earlier in the day is below: 106 – Burlington’s Ben Hornickle fell 10-7 to Bill Prochniewski of Waukesha South. Prochniewski is 45-0 and ranked […]


Friday night sports: BBW sets new record, Waterford basketball wins

The Burlington/Badger/Wilmot gymnastics team set a new standard in the Southern Lakes Conference Friday night – and in the state. For the second time this year, the squad beat the existing state team record. BBW scored a record-high 150.225 Friday night at the SLC meet, beating the closest team by […]


Friday night sports update for Feb. 10, 2012

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor The Burlington High School boys basketball team wasn’t looking for revenge at home against Lake Geneva Badger Friday night. Honest. The Demons got it anyhow, holding the Badgers to single-digit scoring in each of the four quarters in avenging a loss to Badger earlier this […]


Rank, team effort pace Wolverine girls

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor When Stephanie Rank looks back some day on the game she scored her 1,000th in, it’ll likely be with the attitude that she had to work for every point. Rank, facing a triple team from the Burlington High School girls basketball team and constant attention […]


Waterford boys pick up huge win over rival UG

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor In a night filled with emotions, the Waterford Union High School boys basketball team made sure it came ready to play. With archrival Union Grove in town for Tuesday night’s “Coaches vs. Cancer” game, the Wolverines took a six-point lead after the first quarter, an […]


Wolverine gymnasts continue to improve

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT With its best team score of the season, the Waterford High School gymnastics team edged Milton Feb. 2 in a girls’ gymnastics dual. The Wolverine girls tallied 126.975 points to Milton’s 125.500. “It came down to the last event,” head coach Carrie Buelow noted. Going […]


BHS boys edge past Elkhorn

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor It wasn’t saying much Tuesday night that the Burlington High School boys basketball team played almost an identical game against Elkhorn that led to a loss against Union Grove last week. Except, of course, that this time the Demons escaped with a victory. “It was […]


BHS wrestlers bring home SLC tourney title

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT For the third year in a row, the Burlington High School wrestling squad is the Southern Lakes Conference champion. There is one difference, though, this year. The past two years, the Demon boys shared the crown with another team. This year, they do not have […]


Demon girls fall to Wolverines

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT The struggles of the Burlington High School girls’ basketball team continued Friday in a 64-44 loss to Waterford at home. Head coach Gordon Nikolic said his team keeps making the same mistakes. “We have to start correcting those things,” Nikolic noted if the team is […]


Demon swimmers finish sixth in conference meet

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT The Burlington boys’ co-op swim team, made up of swimmers from Burlington, Waterford, and East Troy, did something at the Southern Lakes Conference Meet Saturday at Jefferson High School. It defeated another SLC squad. The Demons finished sixth out of seven teams, tallying 153 points. […]


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