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STANDARD PRESS SPORTS STORIES OF THE YEAR: 4-10. Bird, Tiedt, Burlington soccer highlight best of rest

STANDARD PRESS SPORTS STORIES OF THE YEAR: 4-10. Bird, Tiedt, Burlington soccer highlight best of rest

SPORTS STORIES OF THE YEAR   DQ ends Bird’s storied wrestling career Two-time state champion Josh Bird suffered an unfortunate end to his storied career at a WIAA regional back in February. According to the referee at Muskego High School, Bird hit his opponent with aggressive, clubbing blows that teetered […]

 
 

SPORTS STORIES OF THE YEAR: 2. Burlington volleyball makes improbable state run

SPORTS STORIES OF THE YEAR: 2. Burlington volleyball makes improbable state run

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com An underdog all season, the Burlington girls volleyball team saved its best for the postseason. In early November, the Lady Demons, buoyed by the disqualification of top-seeded Westosha Central, took their No. 2 spot to the state tournament with ease. But at the state tourney, […]

 
 

SPORTS STORIES OF THE YEAR: 1. Burlington baseball wins state

SPORTS STORIES OF THE YEAR: 1. Burlington baseball wins state

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com It’s that time of year again. We’re taking a look back at the best of 2016, which featured historic team and individual accomplishments, plenty of controversy and a ton of new coaches. The year brought heart-warming tales of help, along with heartbreaking defeats and personal […]

 
 

Dynamic duo, big second half pushes Burlington hoops past Kenosha Bradford

Dynamic duo, big second half pushes Burlington hoops past Kenosha Bradford

Klug, Geiger among league scoring leaders   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com KENOSHA – The Honda Classic at Carthage College may have resulted in a 1-1 record for the Burlington boys varsity basketball team, but Tuesday’s impressive victory may have provided a glimpse at the promising ceiling for the young Demons. […]

 
 

Longtime Burlington running coach takes over Catholic Central track

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Longtime Burlington High School cross country head coach Rick Koceja was planning a meet against crosstown rival Catholic Central for next fall. The retired teacher contacted Toppers track coach Sean Birren, who said he didn’t think he was returning to the team next spring. The […]

 
 

Area sporting events cancelled this weekend

Area sporting events cancelled this weekend

By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Demons fans will have to wait until next week to catch any basketball, wrestling or gymnastics action. All sporting events scheduled Friday and Saturday for Burlington High School have been either postponed or cancelled. With snow accumulations of 7- to 11-inches expected, sparking a Winter Storm […]

 
 

ROUNDUP: Late free throws lift Union Grove over Burlington

ROUNDUP: Late free throws lift Union Grove over Burlington

  By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor And Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Union Grove junior Riley Hale had ice in his veins Tuesday night, as his four free throws in the final minute helped the Broncos edge Burlington, 61-60, in a Southern Lakes Conference clash. The Broncos (3-3, 1-1 SLC) squandered […]

 
 

SLN ALL-AREA FOOTBALL: All-purpose quarterback Nelson leads tri-county squad

SLN ALL-AREA FOOTBALL: All-purpose quarterback Nelson leads tri-county squad

Waterford, Burlington lead Racine County contingent   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewpapers.com For the first time, the Southern Lakes Newspapers All-Area Football squad will take into consideration all 15 of its high schools. Though Williams Bay doesn’t have a varsity football team for the first time, Sports Editor Mike Ramczyk along […]

 
 

Defending SLC champ Burlington eager for state return

Defending SLC champ Burlington eager for state return

Four-school roster highlighted by solid senior core   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Even powerhouse programs go through transitional seasons – if you can call it that. For the first time this decade, the Burlington/Badger/Wilmot varsity gymnastics squad didn’t send a single athlete to the state tournament last season. Longtime head […]

 
 

Late surge pushes Waterford wrestling past Burlington

Late surge pushes Waterford wrestling past Burlington

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com With a wealth of experience and talent, the Waterford varsity wrestling team has lofty goals for this season, namely a conference title and success at the state tournament. A younger Burlington squad is still trying to figure out its identity, but the Demons showed fight […]

 
 
 
 
 

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