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Halter appeal could be decided by May

Halter appeal could be decided by May

Waterford wrestler won second state championship in late February   By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The odyssey of Hayden Halter competing in the postseason took another twist on Feb. 21 when the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association appealed the Feb. 8 injunction from Judge Michael Piontek that allowed Halter to wrestle. […]

 
 

Burlington bowling captures state championship

Burlington bowling captures state championship
 
 

Catholic Central basketball enjoys strong playoff run

Catholic Central basketball enjoys strong playoff run

Underdogs get all the way to regional finals, fall in close battle   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com It’s times like these when those lopsided drubbings against Dominican and Martin Luther on those frigid winter nights pay off. The Greater Metro Conference featured three state-ranked teams, and several other quality clubs, […]

 
 

A star is Am-born: Catholic Central freshman medals at state wrestling

A star is Am-born: Catholic Central freshman medals at state wrestling

Waterford native takes 3rd in Division 3 at 120 pounds   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com While many people will be plopped down on their couches, or posted up in their favorite local establishments watching March Madness college or high school basketball next month, Catholic Central freshman Henry Amborn will be […]

 
 

BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS: Koch’s 22 propels Union Grove to next round

BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS: Koch’s 22 propels Union Grove to next round

WIAA Playoffs: Union Grove 56, Fort Atkinson 34   By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent After dropping a painful regular season finale to Southern Lakes Conference champion Westosha Central, Union Grove had less than a week to regroup for the playoffs. Turns out it was plenty of time. The Broncos jumped […]

 
 

Waterford’s Karpinski delivers in playoff-opening victory

Waterford’s Karpinski delivers in playoff-opening victory

WIAA PLAYOFF BASKETBALL: Waterford 53, Milton 48   By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Hunter Karpinski scored the go-ahead basket with less than 30 seconds left in regulation and helped lead the Waterford Union High School boys basketball team to a 53-48 victory Feb. 26 at home against Milton in a […]

 
 

Burlington wrestling sets school record with four state place-winners

Burlington wrestling sets school record with four state place-winners

Weiler, Bird, Welker, Skrundz all stand on podium, most in history   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com With the second-most wrestlers at the state tournament, 10, behind Mukwonago’s 11, the odds were in Burlington’s favor at last weekend’s WIAA Individual state wrestling tournament. The Demons came through with four place-winners, the […]

 
 

Breaking through: Catholic Central juniors earn first playoff victory in style

Breaking through: Catholic Central juniors earn first playoff victory in style

WIAA playoffs: (6) Catholic Central 63, (11) Stockbridge 45   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com The Catholic Central boys basketball juniors – all seven of them – have been waiting for this moment for three years. After a regular season in which they tripled their conference wins, the Toppers took another […]

 
 

Burlington blows out Delavan in playoff basketball opener

Burlington blows out Delavan in playoff basketball opener

Runkel leads Demons with 18 points   By Andrew Horschak Sports Correspondent BURLINGTON – After misfiring twice during the regular season, the Burlington boys basketball team earned another shot against the Elks. Sparked by a 21-0 run early in the first half, the sixth-seeded Demons tipped off the postseason by […]

 
 

Waterford knocks out rival Union Grove, captures 2nd straight regional championship

Waterford knocks out rival Union Grove, captures 2nd straight regional championship

WIAA REGIONAL FINAL: Waterford 49, Union Grove 34 Check out Thursday’s sectional coverage on www.myracinecounty.com   By Tim Wester sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com It’s hard to top the Waterford/Union Grove rivalry. The physicality. The raw emotion. The full-court intensity. Then throw the two teams into a single-elimination regional final, and it becomes a […]

 
 
 
 
 

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