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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 […]

 
 

BHS, CCHS headed to state volleyball

Both the Burlington High School and the Catholic Central High School volleyball teams are headed back to state. BHS survived a concerted four-game challenge from Kenosha Tremper Saturday night at BHS, winning 25-17, 25-21, 23-25, 25-21. It is the Demons’ third straight trip to the WIAA Division 1 state tournament. […]

 
 

Hilltoppers survive Black Hawk, 35-34

Trailing 34-28 entering the final two minutes of the game, the Catholic Central High School football team managed to score one final time – and then hit the extra point to secure a 35-34 win over Black Hawk in a Level Two WIAA Division 7 playoff game at home Saturday. […]

 
 

Waterford routs Wilmot in Level Two

Heading into the second round of the WIAA playoffs, perhaps the most anticipated game was a Division 2 matchup between Wilmot and Waterford. But rather than create any drama, the Wolverines turned the game into a rout. Waterford led 14-0 early and cruised to a 52-0 win over the Panthers […]

 
 
 
 
 

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