Catholic Central High School

No Big 3? No problem for Burlington gymnastics

No Big 3? No problem for Burlington gymnastics

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com   Gone are the “Big 3.” You remember them, don’t you? How could you not? Jenna Fitzpatrick, Bailey Fitzpatrick and Molly Benavides racked up a pile of individual state gymnastics awards, including several state titles. The dynamic trio helped lead the Burlington/Badger/Wilmot team, better known […]

 
 

PREVIEW: Catholic Central wrestling must make do with two

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Now is the time, young man, if ever you wanted to wrestle at Catholic Central High School. Opportunity is plentiful because bodies are not. Two wrestlers are participating for the Hilltoppers this season. “It will be a challenge,” first-year coach Zach Fisher said. “I […]

 
 

PREVIEW: Kyle Scott era off and running for Catholic Central hoops

PREVIEW: Kyle Scott era off and running for Catholic Central hoops

Heiligenthal, Wilker leading Toppers offensively     By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor First-year head coach Kyle Scott isn’t in the most enviable position for the Catholic Central boys basketball team. Try replacing a Division 1 college coach, Eric Henderson, who led the Toppers to an 18-4 record and a Division […]

 
 

Potosi outlasts Catholic Central in OT, season ends

Potosi outlasts Catholic Central in OT, season ends

  By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor On Nov. 1 in a WIAA Division 7 Level 2 playoff game roughly three hours west of Burlington, the Catholic Central football team was on the verge of an upset victory over fifth-ranked Potosi in its backyard. At the 7:02 mark in the third, senior […]

 
 

WIAA FOOTBALL: Catholic Central smashes Shullsburg

WIAA FOOTBALL: Catholic Central smashes Shullsburg

Three-hour road trip awaits in round two Friday   By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Catholic Central football team scored two first-quarter touchdowns and didn’t look back Oct. 24 in its 38-22 victory over Shullsburg in a WIAA Division 7 Level 1 playoff game at home. The Hilltoppers (8-2 overall) […]

 
 

City volleyball squads cruise to sectionals

City volleyball squads cruise to sectionals

Demons, Toppers will be challenged this week   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor They took care of business, and it really wasn’t close. Both the Burlington and Catholic Central girls volleyball squads advanced to this week’s sectionals thanks to dominant, three-set victories on Saturday. In a Division 1 sectional, host […]

 
 

Burlington swimmers breeze past Whippets

Burlington swimmers breeze past Whippets

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Burlington Combined girls high school swimming team routed Whitewater 140-30 Oct. 14 in a Southern Lakes Conference meet at Whitewater. Burlington Combined consists of Burlington, Waterford, Union Grove, Burlington Catholic Central and East Troy. The Demons won six of 11 events and finished […]

 
 

Catholic Central runners overcome adversity for strong showing

Catholic Central runners overcome adversity for strong showing

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Catholic Central High School boys and girls cross country teams did not overlook the Metro Classic Conference Cross Country Meet Oct. 18 at UW-Parkside in Kenosha. The Hilltoppers overcame illness, runners with other commitments and lousy weather and finished third in both the […]

 
 

Why are Catholic Central sports so successful?

Why are Catholic Central sports so successful?

Dedicated coaches, parents help beat small-school odds     By Mike Moore Sports Correspondent Talent alone can’t explain it. No doubt, the kids who take the field, court, course, or mat for Catholic Central High School generally have as much natural athletic talent as the opponent across from them. But […]

 
 

Chocolate City Invite brings out runners’ best

Chocolate City Invite brings out runners’ best

Demons, Toppers shine at local meet     By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor The venue may have changed, but the Burlington cross country teams felt right at home at their Chocolate City Invite Saturday. Competing in morning weather that resembled Christmas time much more than the beginning of fall, both […]

 
 
 
 
 

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