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The legend of ‘Hondo’ is born

The legend of ‘Hondo’ is born

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com The Wilmot head baseball coach summed it up perfectly as he left the Burlington Demons’ sectional final game at Kenosha Tremper to walk to his car June 5. “You guys are going to win it again,” said Josh Pye, wearing a red Wilmot pullover. “It’s […]

 
 

Like mother, like daughter

Like mother, like daughter

Pitcher Klein follows in mother’s state footsteps   By Andrew Horschak Sports Correspondent Surprisingly, there has been no smack talk in the Klein household in recent weeks. “No, it’s been pretty civil,” Josie Klein said with a chuckle. After leading her team to a runner-up finish in the WIAA Division […]

 
 

STATE BASEBALL: Arrowhead edges Burlington in rubber match

STATE BASEBALL: Arrowhead edges Burlington in rubber match

Krause gets state revenge, but bats can’t come through in clutch By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com GRAND CHUTE – After beating Arrowhead for their first state championship in 2016 but falling to the Warhawks the next season at state, the Burlington Demons once again faced their state nemesis Tuesday afternoon in […]

 
 

BREAKING: Burlington softball falls in state championship, gains perspective with unforgettable season

BREAKING: Burlington softball falls in state championship, gains perspective with unforgettable season

Six-run inning too much to overcome   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com MADISON -The heartbreak of an emotional, frustrating state championship loss was evident as the Burlington softball players accepted their individual state runner-up medals moments after Saturday’s 7-1 loss to Sun Prairie at Goodman Diamond in Madison in the Division […]

 
 

STATE SOFTBALL: Burlington slams Slinger, will battle undefeated Sun Prairie for state championship tonight

STATE SOFTBALL: Burlington slams Slinger, will battle undefeated Sun Prairie for state championship tonight

Demons bang 15 hits in another offensive onslaught By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com MADISON – It was going to take more than a change of venue, delayed start and the latest game of the season to stop this offensive juggernaut. On Friday night and into the early moments of Saturday morning, […]

 
 

STATE SOFTBALL: Burlington ‘upsets’ #2 seed Chippewa Falls, plays Friday night in semifinal

STATE SOFTBALL: Burlington ‘upsets’ #2 seed Chippewa Falls, plays Friday night in semifinal

Schmalfeldt’s 3-run blast sparks five-run first inning   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Apparently, someone didn’t get the memo about the Southern Lakes Conference. It makes sense, a little, that the Burlington Demon softball squad wasn’t seeded in the top four of the eight-team WIAA Division 1 state tournament, with its […]

 
 

Burlington baseball trumps Tremper, clinches 3rd straight trip to state tournament

Burlington baseball trumps Tremper, clinches 3rd straight trip to state tournament

WIAA SECTIONAL BASEBALL: (2) Burlington 6, (1) Kenosha Tremper 3 Turzenski starts, Krause finishes as Demons capture 3rd straight sectional championship   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com How’s this for coaching? The nails were bitten shorter, and the gray hairs were beginning to stand up for the lawn-chair sporting Burlington baseball […]

 
 

Burlington baseball advances to 3rd straight sectional championship

Burlington baseball advances to 3rd straight sectional championship

(1) Kenosha Tremper (21-4) vs. (2) Burlington (19-7), 4 p.m., tonight, Kenosha Tremper High School   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com KENOSHA – Trey Krause pitched like the ace he is, and the Burlington bats eventually erupted in a WIAA Division 1 sectional semifinal Tuesday at Kenosha Tremper’s Alan Smith Field. […]

 
 

Burlington soccer overcomes frightening injury to capture 3rd straight regional championship

Burlington soccer overcomes frightening injury to capture 3rd straight regional championship

Fifth-seeded Demons travel to No. 1 Waunakee Thursday at 6 By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com SAUK CITY – Sam Naber was straight killing it Saturday afternoon. The freshman attacking midfielder, one of Burlington soccer’s strongest two-way threats, only needed 10 minutes to exert her will in a WIAA Division 1 regional […]

 
 

State bound: Burlington’s Goliath-slaying campaign culminates with 3rd win over mighty Westosha, sectional championship

State bound: Burlington’s Goliath-slaying campaign culminates with 3rd win over mighty Westosha, sectional championship

Klein allows three runs to Central all year, SLC team makes state 9th straight year   By Jason Arndt jarndt@southernlakesnewspapers.com Before the season, if someone would have told Burlington High School senior Jaina Westphal her team would be competing for a shot at a state softball berth, the Demon second […]

 
 
 
 
 

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