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WIAA BASKETBALL: Furious second half boosts Catholic Central to blowout victory

WIAA BASKETBALL: Furious second half boosts Catholic Central to blowout victory

WIAA Division 5 playoffs: Catholic Central 71, Faith Christian 47   Hocking’s season high, Rueber’s 8 assists spark Toppers   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com For the first 18 minutes of Tuesday’s WIAA Division 5 boys basketball game between host Catholic Central and Faith Christian, the Topper faithful couldn’t help but […]

 
 

Milton shocks Union Grove in regional final

Milton shocks Union Grove in regional final

Bull’s 30 not enough to save top-seeded Broncos   By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent By its own admission, the Milton High girls basketball team has not been a good shooting team. Judging by the stunned looks on the faces of the Union Grove girls basketball team, the Red Hawks may […]

 
 

Follow state wrestling championship on Facebook Live tonight

Follow state wrestling championship on Facebook Live tonight

  MADISON – Hey there, wrestling fans, I just touched down in Madison in preparation for this evening’s WIAA state wrestling championship round. Elkhorn’s Benji Peak (44-2) is taking on Hortonville’s Jake Barnett (43-3) in the 126-pound championship at the Kohl Center in Madison, and we’re bringing you the action […]

 
 

WIAA BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS: Milton sharpshooting, missed opportunities lead to Burlington exit

WIAA BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS: Milton sharpshooting, missed opportunities lead to Burlington exit

Wallace’s double-double not enough as Milton hits eight triples   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com It was a game of untimely turnovers, missed layups and defensive breakdowns. Three Burlington girls basketball players scored all but five of the team’s points Friday night in a WIAA Division 2 regional semifinal at Burlington […]

 
 

Burlington wrestling qualifies five for state tournament

Burlington wrestling qualifies five for state tournament

By Andrew Horschak Sports Correspondent Comfortable in its home surroundings, the Burlington wrestling team had a standout showing in a WIAA Division 1 sectional on Saturday, Feb. 18. With eight sectional qualifiers, the host Demons finished with two champions, three second-place finishers and three third-place finishers. On the day, the […]

 
 

BBW gymnastics captures 8th straight conference championship

BBW gymnastics captures 8th straight conference championship

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com It was more of a formality than anything. With only one close Southern Lakes Conference dual on its 2016-2017 season’s resume, the Burlington/Badger/Wilmot gymnastics team fully expected a first-place finish at the conference tournament Feb. 17 at Elkhorn Area High School. After a slow start, […]

 
 

Seven Waterford wrestlers punch tickets to state

Seven Waterford wrestlers punch tickets to state

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Wolverines won just about everything Feb. 18 in a WIAA Division 1 sectional wrestling tournament at West Allis Central High School. Waterford won five individual regional titles and sent seven wrestlers to the WIAA Division 1 Individual Wrestling State Tournament. Waterford also won […]

 
 

Outmuscled and outhustled: Anderson, Rohner lead Waterford to playoff victory

Outmuscled and outhustled: Anderson, Rohner lead Waterford to playoff victory

WIAA girls basketball: Waterford 67, Elkhorn 35   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com And Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The percentages say it’s not easy to beat a team three times in the same season. The numbers didn’t take the Waterford-Elkhorn girls basketball matchup into account. After beating the Elks by 30 […]

 
 

Catholic Central sails in playoff basketball opener

Catholic Central sails in playoff basketball opener

WIAA D5 girls basketball regional: Catholic Central 54, Sheboygan County Christian 35   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com And Dana Ehrmann Sports Correspondent Normally when a team shoots 25 percent, it leads to disaster. The Catholic Central varsity girls basketball team suffered a poor shooting night Tuesday at home in a […]

 
 

Local swimmers just miss state meet

Local swimmers just miss state meet

Team records personal bests, finishes season strong   By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent And Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com A lack of entries at the WIAA Division 1 State Swimming & Diving Championships does not change how coach Chad Hinze feels about the Burlington Co-op boys high school swim team. “I honestly […]

 
 
 
 
 

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