Burlington High School

Elkhorn girls run past Demons for 74-58 win

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT Burlington head girls basketball coach Gordon Nikolic said his team is scoring enough points offensively to win games. The problem is, his team’s defense simply is not doing its job. That was glaringly obvious in a 74-58 loss to Elkhorn Friday in the opening Southern […]


Shebeneck earns Gatorade Player of the Year

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor   After helping lead the Burlington High School girls’ volleyball team to its first-ever state volleyball championship in November, the postseason awards started rolling in for BHS junior Kaysie Shebeneck. The latest came on Wednesday, when Shebeneck was named the Gatorade Wisconsin Volleyball Player of […]


Demon grapplers win Nicolet Scramble

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT With six weight class champions, the Burlington High School wrestling team dominated the Nicolet Knight Wrestling Scramble Saturday at Nicolet High School in Milwaukee. The Demon boys tallied 565 points to easily outscore second-place Wausau East, which had 483.5 points. “It wasn’t an overly tough […]


Demon girls shelled by Franklin 78-34

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT Shellshocked. That was the feeling of the Burlington High School girls’ basketball team after the first quarter of its non-conference matchup at Franklin Friday. After defeating Racine Horlick three days earlier by 33 points, the Demon girls were feeling pretty good about themselves. That was […]


BBW gymnastics team wins pair

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor The Burlington/Badger/Wilmot gymnastics team opened its season with a 141.200-137.575 win over Mukwonago/Kettle Moraine Dec. 1 at Karcher Middle School. BBW had the highest team score on three of the four events, and won all of the individual events except bars – which was behind […]


Demon boys look to contend again

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor A year ago, the Burlington High School boys’ basketball team was being led by the hot shot of senior Travis Crayton and six other seniors en route to a 14-0 Southern Lakes Conference record and title. Now, nine months later, the Demons are ready to […]


Demon grapplers hope to repeat as SLC champs

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT With 14 returning letterwinners and two state qualifiers on this year’s Burlington High School wrestling squad, the team hopes to repeat as champions in the Southern Lakes Conference this season. “With that many returning, we will have some returning letterwinners that will not be full-time […]


Co-op gym team takes aim at the top

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor Last year, the Burlington/Badger/Wilmot gymnastics team fell just short of rival Franklin/Muskego/Oak Creek/Whitnall at the WIAA Division 1 state meet. “I think for the upperclassmen, the seniors especially, (they were motivated),” said coach Diane Biedrzycki, whose team fell just .384 (less than one fall) short […]


Demons boys volleyball team bows out

Burlington's Nick Bartlett blocks a spike attempt by a Westosha Central player during Thursday's sectional match at BHS. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

Taken out of their offense by Westosha Central’s powerful jump-serving, the Burlington High School boys volleyball team fell one match short of qualifying for the state tournament Thursday evening. Central eliminated the Demons, 25-23, 15-25, 25-16, 25-19, in a WIAA sectional final game played at Burlington High School. Burlington coach […]


Demons rout Fort Atkinson

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor Just how ready was the Burlington High School girls volleyball team Saturday night in its WIAA Division 1 regional final against Fort Atkinson? So ready that the Demons didn’t allow the Blackhawks a single point in racing out to a 13-0 lead on junior Morganne […]


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