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Ike silences Lady Broncos

Ike silences Lady Broncos

  By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent Facing a daunting sectional, the Union Grove girls soccer team fell short of its quest for a deep postseason run. The sixth-seeded Broncos, who had six of the state’s top 10 teams in their sectional, were knocked off 3-1 by state-ranked New Berlin Eisenhower […]

 
 

Burlington blanks Milton, one win away from state

Burlington blanks Milton, one win away from state

(2) Burlington at (1) Oregon, 4 p.m., Saturday, WIAA D2 sectional final   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com BURLINGTON – Morgan McCourt and the Burlington girls varsity soccer squad made history Thursday night by making sure history didn’t repeat itself. After two consecutive seasons of falling to Milton in the WIAA […]

 
 

Reindl nabs second at state track

Reindl nabs second at state track

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Haleigh Reindl finished second in the 800 with school record-time at the WIAA Division 1 Track & Field State Championships at UW-La Crosse. The state meet was contested June 2 and 3. Sam Krebsbach, Josh Butscher, Jack Duerst and Sean Pritchard finished 11th in […]

 
 

Union Grove softball bows out in regional final

Union Grove softball bows out in regional final

  By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent Union Grove’s season-ending 2-1 loss to Wilmot in a WIAA Division 1 regional final was a painful illustration of a season full of close calls. The Panthers scored a pair of first-inning runs and held on from there to post the narrow victory over […]

 
 

Catholic Central’s Klein soars to state track medal

  By Dana Ehrmann Sports Correspondent Elizabeth Klein’s skills and accomplishments in track and field reached new heights this season. After finishing in 13th place at the state meet last year, the Burlington Catholic Central sophomore leaped her way to third place in the high jump at the WIAA State […]

 
 

Waterford softball wins playoff game before season ends

Waterford softball wins playoff game before season ends

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Waterford Union High School softball team opened its postseason with a win against Elkhorn before succumbing to Janesville Craig. The Wolverines won 5-2 May 24 in a WIAA Division 1 regional semifinal game at Elkhorn, and lost 5-1 May 27 in a regional […]

 
 

A new purpose: At 80, Burlington pitching coach Lee draws inspiration from late wife

A new purpose: At 80, Burlington pitching coach Lee draws inspiration from late wife

Former Milwaukee Braves player, Kenosha Twins GM teaches mental game   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Two years ago, Bob Lee lost his wife of 58 years, Natalie Ann “Tootie” Lee, to a battle with leukemia. Lee, 80, a former left-handed pitcher in the Milwaukee Braves organization in the mid-50s, was […]

 
 

Burlington wallops Waterford, advances to 2nd straight state tournament

Burlington wallops Waterford, advances to 2nd straight state tournament

Burlington plays Arrowhead Tuesday, June 13 at 8 a.m. in Appleton   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com BURLINGTON – The Waterford baseball team picked the absolute worst time to have a bad game. In Tuesday night’s WIAA Division 1 sectional final at Burlington, starting pitcher Ryan Jungbauer had difficulty finding the […]

 
 

BREAKING: Five-run 4th lifts Waterford past Badger, sets up rubber match with Burlington

BREAKING: Five-run 4th lifts Waterford past Badger, sets up rubber match with Burlington

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com For the first time, rivals Burlington High School and Waterford Union High School will battle each other in a WIAA sectional final with a trip to the state tournament on the line. That’s because the Wolverines took care of business Tuesday afternoon, 6-3, over a […]

 
 

WITH VIDEO: Krause quiets Kenosha Indian Trail, Burlington plays for trip to state tonight

WITH VIDEO: Krause quiets Kenosha Indian Trail, Burlington plays for trip to state tonight

Burlington hosts Waterford-Badger winner at 5 tonight in sectional final     By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com BURLINGTON – A large, raucous crowd witnessed the continued maturation of a star pitcher in the making Tuesday afternoon at Beaumont Field. With people flooding the main bleachers, saturating the brick seats behind home […]

 
 
 
 
 

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