Burlington High School

Youth football: To tackle or not to tackle?

Youth football: To tackle or not to tackle?

  Two Burlington programs feature different philosophies By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor Burlington is a city of a little more than 10,000 people. While most onlookers would categorize Burlington as small, there is enough local interest in youth football to garner two separate programs, which offer fundamentally different views of […]

 
 

Burlington softball hopes to step up in SLC

Burlington softball hopes to step up in SLC

  By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor Last year, huge strides were made. The Burlington softball team, young as it was, advanced to the program’s first-ever sectional and boasted a 13-10 overall record. The Demons picked up victories over perennial Southern Lakes Conference powers Union Grove and Wilmot. Then, in the […]

 
 

Crucial losses may not matter for Burlington baseball

Crucial losses may not matter for Burlington baseball

  By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor When a high school baseball team loses it top two starters, and one was the All-Area Player of the Year, things have the potential to go south in a hurry. But don’t tell that to Burlington baseball coach Scott Staude. The always-optimistic, zest-filled skipper, […]

 
 

Burlington finds fountain of youth in wrestling

Burlington finds fountain of youth in wrestling

  By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor The wrestling world’s eyes were on Wrestlemania 31 Sunday night. But locally, it isn’t about high-flying moonsaults, Stone Cold stunners or tombstone piledrivers. It’s not the WWF you may know from childhood, but rather the WWF Kids Folkstyle State Tournament, and 13 Burlington boys […]

 
 

All-Area Player of the Year: Burlington’s Hozeska punished foes in paint

All-Area Player of the Year: Burlington’s Hozeska punished foes in paint

Van Dyke, Hunsucker join standout on first team   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor The temperature was a balmy 30 degrees Tuesday afternoon at Riverside Park in Burlington, but that didn’t matter much to Burlington High School senior Frankie Hozeska. The muscular, 6-foot-3 basketball junkie wore tight blue jeans, a […]

 
 

Burlington’s Stang etches name in record books

Burlington’s Stang etches name in record books

Miss Double-Double was best scoring-rebounding threat in area   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor Her friendly, serene demeanor draws you in. Burlington senior Ellen Stang is smart, tall, blonde and can pass as the typical “girly” girl. In fact, Stang modeled bridal dresses last weekend at the Bridal Showcase at […]

 
 

ALL-AREA GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Wolverines named area’s queens

ALL-AREA GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Wolverines named area’s queens

Blair’s versatility, leadership lands her top spot   With the girls basketball season ending last weekend in Green Bay, it’s time to reflect on a winter to remember. First off, I have to say congratulations to one of our Southern Lakes Newspapers teams, the Whitewater Whippets, on their first state […]

 
 

Burlington cheer squad making name for itself

Burlington cheer squad making name for itself

Girls advance to state for third time in 4 seasons   By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent A cheerleading renaissance is in its infancy at Burlington High School. The Demons advanced to the Wisconsin Association of Cheer and Pom Coaches State Cheer Championships for the third time in four seasons this […]

 
 

Sun Prairie sinks Burlington in regional semifinal

Sun Prairie sinks Burlington in regional semifinal

Demons enjoy lead for three quarters, but Cardinals fly in 4th   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor For three quarters last Friday night in a WIAA Division 1 regional semifinal, the Burlington boys basketball team proved it can play with a much larger, Division 1 powerhouse. Unfortunately for the Demons, […]

 
 

Lady Demons bow out in playoff opener

Lady Demons bow out in playoff opener

  By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor The momentum was shifting. Slowly but surely, the Burlington girls basketball team was inching its way back into a WIAA Division 1 playoff game in the second half Feb. 26 at Oconomowoc. Burlington freshman Jessa Burling’s layup cut the Cooney lead to 48-39, and […]

 
 
 
 
 

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