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Burlington dominates Sauk Prairie, advances to second straight sectional

Burlington dominates Sauk Prairie, advances to second straight sectional

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com BURLINGTON – You might be my Lucky Star. No, not the famous Madonna song, but actually the fine dining establishment in Burlington, where the Lady Demons varsity soccer squad gathered for breakfast Saturday morning before a WIAA Division 2 regional final tilt with visiting Sauk […]

 
 

Catholic Central’s Klein leaps way to school record, state tournament

  By Andrew Horschak Sports Correspondent Elizabeth Klein is entering the WIAA Division 3 State Track and Field Meet on a high note. Or, make that a school record-tying high mark. The Catholic Central sophomore tied her own school high jump record when she cleared 5 feet, 2 inches in […]

 
 

Burlington junior Ludwig advances to state tennis

Burlington junior Ludwig advances to state tennis

Rigorous offseason workouts improve Ludwig’s game   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor This past offseason, Burlington junior Jacob Ludwig ramped up his tennis game. After sneaking into state as a junior as an extra qualifier, the southpaw was determined to leave no doubt he belonged on the state’s grandest stage. […]

 
 

From handball to tennis, Union Grove’s Zeilinger the difference in state run

From handball to tennis, Union Grove’s Zeilinger the difference in state run

  By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent Seemingly every high school athlete’s goal is to make it to a state championship. But for Union Grove senior tennis player Nico Zeilinger, the importance of making state is a foreign concept. Zeilinger is a foreign-exchange student from Germany who came to Union Grove […]

 
 

Burlington softball hangs tough with Westosha in regional final loss

Burlington softball hangs tough with Westosha in regional final loss

  By Jason Arndt jarndt@southernlakesnewspapers.com Against No. 1 seed Westosha Central High School, visiting Burlington had a two-run lead after the first inning of Friday’s WIAA Division 1 regional final, but the Falcons capitalized on a jittery Demons team to come away with a 5-3 victory. The No. 9 seeded […]

 
 

Waterford sends 10 to state track and field

Waterford sends 10 to state track and field

By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Sean Pritchard and Haleigh Reindl each qualified in two events and lead a contingent of 10 Wolverines to the WIAA Division 1 State Track & Field Championships. The state meet is today and Saturday at Veterans Memorial Stadium on the campus of UW-La Crosse. The […]

 
 

PLAYOFF BASEBALL: Palmquist’s walk-off propels Burlington, Waterford captures first regional title since 2011

PLAYOFF BASEBALL: Palmquist’s walk-off propels Burlington, Waterford captures first regional title since 2011

Campbell, Krause 3-hit Broncos   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Riley Palmquist and Luke Hansel may have to re-evaluate their friendship after Thursday night. Teammates for the Racine Hitters club baseball squad, Palmquist describes his buddy as a “great guy.” With a WIAA Division 1 regional baseball final between Union Grove […]

 
 

Burlington sends Meseberg, Capozzi to sectional golf

Burlington sends Meseberg, Capozzi to sectional golf

  By Andrew Horschak Sports Correspondent WIAA Division 1 regional golf tournaments bring out the best in Justin Meseberg. Bolstered by two birdies on his first two holes, the Burlington senior fired a sectional-qualifying score of 2-over par 74 (37-37) and finished as the runner-up in Tuesday’s eight-team event at […]

 
 

Reindl, Pritchard, Butscher lead Waterford track to sectionals

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Waterford Union High School girls track & field team finished fourth, and the boys finished sixth, May 22 in a WIAA Division 1 regional meet at Waterford. The Wolverines competed in a sectional meet at Mukwonago High School. The first four finishers in […]

 
 

Waterford freshman Koszarek moves on to sectionals

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Josh Koszarek shot an 83 and will represent the Waterford Union High School boys golf team May 31 in a WIAA Division 1 sectional tournament at Naga-Waukee Golf Club in Delafield. Koszarek advanced as an individual qualifier out of a Division 1 regional event […]

 
 
 
 
 

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