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Still untouchable: As expected, Burlington wrestling rolls to conference championship

Still untouchable: As expected, Burlington wrestling rolls to conference championship

Demons feature 8 in championship round   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com And Troy Sparks Sports Correspondent Take one glimpse at the 220-pound conference title bout between Burlington’s Max Travis and Waterford’s Jack Trautman last Saturday, and the casual spectator saw all he or she needed to know about the SLC […]

 
 

Bleser leads swimmers in Racine

Bleser leads swimmers in Racine

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Bailey Bleser won two events and led the Burlington Co-op boys high school swim team to a third-place finish Jan. 27 in the Racine Swimming and Diving Invite at Park High School. The Demons lost 104-66 to Badger Co-op Jan. 23 in a Southern […]

 
 

Farm strong: Union Grove wrestler learned craft from family, ranks 4th in state

Farm strong: Union Grove wrestler learned craft from family, ranks 4th in state

    By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent A father proudly playing catch with his son has been a piece of Americana for decades. In Union Grove freshman wrestler Cade Willis’ family, the father and son bond is a little different. Instead of throwing around the pigskin or shooting hoops, Cade […]

 
 

Burlington wrestlers complete perfect season, gear up for conference meet

Burlington wrestlers complete perfect season, gear up for conference meet

  By Troy Sparks Sports Correspondent The Burlington wrestling team completed a perfect Southern Lakes Conference dual meet season at 6-0 with a 62-15 win, Jan. 25, at Union Grove. The Demons got pins from freshmen Jaden Bird (106) and Hayden Halter (113), sophomores Jake Skrundz (145), Ben Kumprey (152) […]

 
 

Waterford basketball routs Elkhorn

Waterford basketball routs Elkhorn

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Wolverines opened the game on a 15-3 run and routed Elkhorn 63-24 Jan. 26 in a Southern Lakes Conference girls high school basketball game at Waterford Union High School. Waterford (5-11, 3-6 SLC) played SLC games Tuesday at Wilmot (11-6, 8-1 SLC) and […]

 
 

Pettit’s season high lifts Union Grove past Burlington

Pettit’s season high lifts Union Grove past Burlington

Balanced scoring, depth key for first-place Broncos   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com No Riley Hale, no problem for the Union Grove boys basketball team Tuesday night. With the team’s second-leading scorer and his running mate out with a pinched nerve, senior point guard Jack Pettit took it upon himself to […]

 
 

Burlington bests Badger, faces SLC leader Union Grove Tuesday

Burlington bests Badger, faces SLC leader Union Grove Tuesday

Tuesday battle against Grove biggest test of season for Burlington   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com BURLINGTON – For a team that lost handily at Union Grove, the three-time defending Southern Lakes Conference champions, earlier this season, the Burlington girls basketball team isn’t sweating the Lady Broncos. And why should they? […]

 
 

Badger basketball turns up pressure on Burlington for 2nd win

Badger basketball turns up pressure on Burlington for 2nd win

Turnovers, missed free throws spell doom for Burlington   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com BURLINGTON – It was simply one of those games for the Burlington varsity boys basketball team – a real stinker. On Friday night at home, it didn’t matter that visiting Lake Geneva Badger had only one win […]

 
 

Waterford staves off late rally, bests Badger

Waterford staves off late rally, bests Badger

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Badger cut Waterford’s lead to nine points late in the second half, but the Wolverines prevailed, 72-60, Jan. 19 in a Southern Lakes Conference boys high school basketball game at Waterford. The Wolverines’ non-conference game with Waukesha Catholic Memorial, scheduled for Jan. 23, was […]

 
 

Union Grove boys gain revenge on Westosha, move into 1st place in SLC

Union Grove boys gain revenge on Westosha, move into 1st place in SLC

  By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent For the past two seasons, Union Grove has been the foil to Westosha Central. The Falcons had won the last six games against the Broncos, including a dominating 73-39 victory over the Grove in a WIAA Division 2 Regional Final last year. The Broncos […]

 
 
 
 
 

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