Burlington High School

Riggs, Aguirre 1-2 in pole vault at Racine Invitational

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT Paced by a 1-2 finish in the pole vault, the Burlington High School boys’ track and field squad finished sixth out of 14 teams at the Racine Invitational held Saturday at UW-Parkside. “For us, that was a good finish,” noted boys’ head coach Trent Tonn. […]


Demon soccer squad still looking for first victory

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT A 3-1 loss at Racine Case Tuesday kept the Burlington High School girls soccer team looking for its first win of the season. With the loss, the Demons fell to 0-2-1 on the season. Case played a very physical game in the first half and […]


Demon netters shut out by Muskego

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT “(We) just did not play well.” Those words by Burlington High School head boys’ tennis coach Ken Savaglia told the tale of a 7-0 loss at Muskego Tuesday. The best opportunity for a win came at No. 4 singles where Brandon Novak lost 6-2, 3-6, […]


BHS bounced in semis by Indians

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor Seldom do you get anything in sports when you want it too badly. That – and a case of maybe trying to overthink the game plan – cost the Burlington High School boys basketball team March 8 in the sectional semifinals. The Demons trailed 23-5 […]


Slow start dooms Demons in sectional opener

A furious second-half rally wasn’t enough to lift the Burlington High School boys basketball team out of a huge rut Thursday against Mukwonago in the opening round of the WIAA Division 1 sectional play at Kenosha Tremper. The Demons found themselves trailing 40-14 early in the second half before mounting […]


Demons bow out in state wrestling thriller

In a meet that went down the bitter end, the Burlington Demons came up one point short in their first ever trip to the WIAA state team wrestling tournament Friday in Madison, losing to Holmen 27-26. The loss eliminated the Demons from the tournament while Holmen advanced to face Hartford […]


BHS boys edge past Elkhorn

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor It wasn’t saying much Tuesday night that the Burlington High School boys basketball team played almost an identical game against Elkhorn that led to a loss against Union Grove last week. Except, of course, that this time the Demons escaped with a victory. “It was […]


BHS wrestlers bring home SLC tourney title

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT For the third year in a row, the Burlington High School wrestling squad is the Southern Lakes Conference champion. There is one difference, though, this year. The past two years, the Demon boys shared the crown with another team. This year, they do not have […]


Demon girls fall to Wolverines

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT The struggles of the Burlington High School girls’ basketball team continued Friday in a 64-44 loss to Waterford at home. Head coach Gordon Nikolic said his team keeps making the same mistakes. “We have to start correcting those things,” Nikolic noted if the team is […]


Demon swimmers finish sixth in conference meet

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT The Burlington boys’ co-op swim team, made up of swimmers from Burlington, Waterford, and East Troy, did something at the Southern Lakes Conference Meet Saturday at Jefferson High School. It defeated another SLC squad. The Demons finished sixth out of seven teams, tallying 153 points. […]


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