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Young Union Grove soccer squad looks to build on history

Young Union Grove soccer squad looks to build on history

  By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent Despite having just three upperclassmen on his roster, Union Grove girls soccer coach Sean Jung is as optimistic as ever for his team’s prospects this season. Jung’s team had eight freshmen on the roster last sea-son that accounted for more than half of the […]

 
 

Locked and reloaded: Waterford baseball seeking conference championship

Locked and reloaded: Waterford baseball seeking conference championship

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Waterford Union High School baseball team scored eight runs in the seventh inning and beat Elkhorn 22-15 April 8 in a Southern Lakes Conference game at Elkhorn. The Elks won the first game of the doubleheader 4-2. The Wolverines played Wilmot Tuesday at […]

 
 

Longtime Burlington coach takes over Catholic Central track

Koceja plans to stick with Demons cross country   By Andrew Horschak Sports Correspondent As a cross country and track and field coach at Burlington High School for more than three decades, Rick Koceja undoubtedly has a lot of orange and black in his wardrobe. A little more blue and […]

 
 

The champs are back: Lineup features firepower, pitching question mark for Burlington baseball

The champs are back: Lineup features firepower, pitching question mark for Burlington baseball

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Teenagers that can throw a baseball 90 miles per hour don’t exactly fall from trees. Burlington High School senior Jacob Lindemann is one of those rare breeds, a big, strong, intimidating figure on the pitching mound that literally strikes fear in opposing batters. This spring, […]

 
 

Walking away from the game: Romo leaves football for broadcast booth

Walking away from the game: Romo leaves football for broadcast booth

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com The pride of Burlington is hanging up his football cleats, but he won’t have any trouble finding work. On Tuesday, Burlington High School 1998 graduate Tony Romo, who played 14 seasons at quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys, announced his retirement from the NFL as the […]

 
 

SLN BOYS PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Mukwonago big man made positive impact on, off court

SLN BOYS PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Mukwonago big man made positive impact on, off court

IUPUI recruit became Indians’ all-time leading scorer   By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Brandon Hau helped some teammates on the Mukwonago High School boys basketball team celebrate their birthdays this past season. It is Hau and some others who helped make sure a birthday cake was waiting to commemorate the […]

 
 

SLN ALL-AREA BOYS BASKETBALL: Mukwonago’s Hau, Williams, Klug lead second annual squad

SLN ALL-AREA BOYS BASKETBALL: Mukwonago’s Hau, Williams, Klug lead second annual squad

SLN All-Area Boys Basketball   First team spans four counties   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com They say variety is the spice of life. After having several clear-cut favorites for Southern Lakes Newspapers All-Area Girls Basketball player of the year last week, the choice was a bit more difficult on the […]

 
 

Former Burlington star, Cowboys quarterback Romo retires from NFL

Former Burlington star, Cowboys quarterback Romo retires from NFL

Romo will join CBS No. 1 broadcast team CBS 58 By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com The pride of Burlington is hanging up his football cleats, but he won’t have any trouble finding work. On Tuesday, Burlington High School 1998 graduate Tony Romo, who played 14 seasons at quarterback for the Dallas […]

 
 

GIRLS PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Union Grove’s Shiffler out-worked everyone on way to top

GIRLS PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Union Grove’s Shiffler out-worked everyone on way to top

SLN GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR   By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent You don’t get better by simply doing the same thing. That’s been Union Grove senior Janelle Shiffler’s philosophy the past four seasons as a varsity basketball player. Her unsurpassed dedication to improving helped her go from scoring […]

 
 

SLN ALL-AREA GIRLS BASKETBALL: Shiffler edges Smith-Traore, Beyer for top player

SLN ALL-AREA GIRLS BASKETBALL: Shiffler edges Smith-Traore, Beyer for top player

2017 Southern Lakes Newspapers All-Area Girls Basketball   Second annual SLN team features 15 teams, unique first team   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Throw convention out the window. This isn’t your mom and dad’s All-Area team. A passion for the unusual and an overall unwillingness to leave out deserving stars […]

 
 
 
 
 

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