Burlington High School

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 […]

 
 

BREAKING: Bird, Fisher capture state wrestling titles

BREAKING: Bird, Fisher capture state wrestling titles

VIDEO: Bird saves his best for the end   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor MADISON – Josh Bird put two fingers in the sky, representing his second state championship in three years. One year after exiting the Kohl Center gym with his head down in defeat, Bird beamed at the legion […]

 
 

Birds, Hornickle, Gavin punch tickets to state wrestling tournament

Birds, Hornickle, Gavin punch tickets to state wrestling tournament

Burlington grapplers Josh Bird, Hornickle have eyes on state titles     By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor A middleweight persevered through a knee injury. A 132-pounder advanced through domination, and his little brother will join him. Finally, a hungry senior has one last shot at state glory. At Saturday’s Burlington […]

 
 

Burlington senior becomes 1st D1 girls soccer player in school history

Burlington senior becomes 1st D1 girls soccer player in school history

McCourt commits to play soccer at D1 Cleveland State     By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor She isn’t the one scoring all the goals or stealing all the spotlight. Burlington senior Sydney McCourt would much rather wait in the wings and break down her opponent before making her move. The […]

 
 

Banged-up Burlington exacts revenge on rival Waterford

Banged-up Burlington exacts revenge on rival Waterford

Demons move into sole possession of 2nd in SLC   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor On Jan. 23, the Burlington boys basketball team suffered a stinker and was upset by rival Waterford, a game which potentially knocked the Demons out of the race for the conference championship. Burlington coach Steve […]

 
 
 
 
 

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