Catholic Central High School

Building a history: Girls soccer team enters 1st varsity campaign

CCHS Spring previews Years of hard work, club ball helps Catholic Central soccer   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor For years, Catholic Central High School girls that played soccer only had one choice – club ball. Now, after increased interest in the world’s most popular sport, the Lady Toppers finally […]

 
 

Burlington Youth Wrestling puts on impressive showing at state tournament

Kumprey, Skrundz, Ehlen all reach final match   By Daniel Schoettler sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com   The Burlington wrestling team sent 16 wrestlers to the recent WWF Kids Folkstyle State Championships at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. The boys earned three runner-up finishes at the tournament. “The kids wrestled very well,” Burlington […]

 
 

Burlington native, former Demons coach takes over Catholic Central baseball

Catholic Central baseball preview     By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com For the high school level of competition, former Burlington Catholic Central baseball coach Tom O’Connell was just about as legendary as can be. He won 508 games and led the Toppers to five state championships, most recently in 2010 and […]

 
 

2016 SLN ALL-AREA BOYS BASKETBALL: Starting 5 features three players of year

2016 SLN ALL-AREA BOYS BASKETBALL: Starting 5 features three players of year

2016 Southern Lakes Newspapers All-Area Boys Basketball   Athletes from 12 area schools honored by inaugural squad   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor It’s a great time for basketball. March Madness culminated last week with one of the most thrilling finishes in college basketball history as Villanova won its first […]

 
 

SLN PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Burlington Catholic Central’s Heiligenthal sets gold standard on, off basketball court

SLN PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Burlington Catholic Central’s Heiligenthal sets gold standard on, off basketball court

SOUTHERN LAKES NEWSPAPERS ALL-AREA BOYS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR Senior forward averaged 30 & 10 in postseason, led team to state title game   By Chris Bennett sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Today, a young student at St. Mary’s School in Burlington is going to see Ben Heiligenthal and think, ‘Someday.’ Maybe someday […]

 
 

VIDEO: Catholic Central basketball receives state runner-up trophy, seniors reflect on careers

VIDEO: Catholic Central basketball receives state runner-up trophy, seniors reflect on careers

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Despite a disheartening, season-ending loss in the WIAA Division 5 state championship game March 19 at the Kohl Center in Madison, the Burlington Catholic Central boys basketball team finished second in Wisconsin among 127 Division 5 teams. Check out this video of the players receiving […]

 
 

STATE BASKETBALL: McDonell Central size overwhelms Catholic Central, historic season ends

STATE BASKETBALL: McDonell Central size overwhelms Catholic Central, historic season ends

WIAA DIVISION 5 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP McDonell Central 63, Catholic Central 41   By Jason Arndt jarndt@southernlakesnewspapers.com and Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com   Burlington Catholic Central just couldn’t topple the larger Macks in the WIAA Division 5 state boys basketball championship Saturday at the Kohl Center. The Hilltoppers, who won 37-35 in […]

 
 

STATE BASKETBALL: Catholic Central boys in big trouble in second half

STATE BASKETBALL: Catholic Central boys in big trouble in second half

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com MADISON – The Kohl Center has been more than unkind to the Catholic Central Hilltoppers this morning. Each sign of a promising move to the hoop has been thwarted, most fouls aren’t being called and shots simply aren’t falling. Catholic Central trails McDonell Central, 34-20, […]

 
 

VIDEO: Thrilling final seconds of Catholic Central state basketball victory

VIDEO: Thrilling final seconds of Catholic Central state basketball victory

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Sports Editor Mike Ramczyk counts down the final seconds of Catholic Central’s 37-35 win over Barneveld in the WIAA Division 5 state semifinal game at the Kohl Center in Madison. The Toppers (19-9) advance to their first state championship since they won it all in […]

 
 

STATE BASKETBALL: Catholic Central closes half on 11-0 run, leads Barneveld

STATE BASKETBALL: Catholic Central closes half on 11-0 run, leads Barneveld

UPDATE: Catholic Central 20, Barneveld 13 15:30 left in game   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com MADISON – While the rest of the Catholic Central boys basketball team struggled throughout the first half, leading scorer Ben Heiligenthal kept the Toppers in the game Friday morning in a WIAA Division 5 state […]

 
 
 
 
 

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