Demon grapplers hope to repeat as SLC champs

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT With 14 returning letterwinners and two state qualifiers on this year’s Burlington High School wrestling squad, the team hopes to repeat as champions in the Southern Lakes Conference this season. “With that many returning, we will have some returning letterwinners that will not be full-time […]


Wolverines come up short in state title game

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor The turf at Camp Randall Stadium can be both welcoming – and unforgiving. The Waterford Union High School football team learned the latter lesson Nov. 18, running into a stingy Waunakee defense – and a brick wall in search of the school’s first state football […]


Co-op gym team takes aim at the top

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor Last year, the Burlington/Badger/Wilmot gymnastics team fell just short of rival Franklin/Muskego/Oak Creek/Whitnall at the WIAA Division 1 state meet. “I think for the upperclassmen, the seniors especially, (they were motivated),” said coach Diane Biedrzycki, whose team fell just .384 (less than one fall) short […]


2011 All-Area Girls Volleyball: Wilks is leader of the pack

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor Even though Sara Busalacchi was new to Union Grove Union High School and its volleyball team this year, you can’t say she didn’t do her homework. “The week after I got hired, I called the athletic director (David Pettit) and asked  who the captain was […]


Wolverines fall in state title game

Waterford players gather around the state Division 2 runner up trophy after falling to two-time defending champion Waunakee, 45-0, in Madison Friday. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

Unable to muster much offense against a swarming Waunakee defense, the Waterford Wolverines saw their season end on a 45-0 loss to the two-time defending state champions at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison. The Wolverines’ rushing game, normally part of a two-pronged Waterford attack, had -15 yards for the contest. […]


Wolverines ready for state title game

Wolverines ready for state title game

Waterford faces Waunakee at 1 p.m. Friday in Madison By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer As the clock ticked down Saturday evening in Kimberly – and it became apparent that the Waterford Union High School football team was going to make history – senior Dylan Dessart couldn’t believe it. “It’s crazy,” […]


Co-op swimmers take 13th at state

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor While Burlington co-op swim coach Ken France admittedly wanted more out of Saturday’s WIAA Division 1 state swim meet at the University of Wisconsin Natatorium in Madison, even he had to admit it was a great day for his swimmers. Two Burlington swimmers earned three […]


Turnovers cost CCHS in Level Four loss

By Bud Milroy Sports correspondent For the first time in four years, Catholic Central will not be playing in the WIAA Division 7 title game in Madison come Thursday. The playoff road ended for the Hilltoppers Saturday in Middleton, as the Seneca Indians handed CCHS a 24-8 loss. “It’s the […]


Standouts for the week of Nov. 10, 2011

Male Athlete of the Week Rayce Wadsworth, Catholic Central High School football: In a game devoid of defense, Wadsworth made sure his offense was enough for CCHS to win its game against Lake Country Lutheran. Wadsworth rushed for 319 yards on 33 carries, and scored six touchdowns in the Hilltoppers’ […]


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 […]


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