Catholic Central High School

Catholic Central grits way to first football victory since 2016

Catholic Central grits way to first football victory since 2016

Toppers rally, smash-mouth style prevails in 4th   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com BURLINGTON – Sure, it was only nonconference, and the result won’t affect playoff hopes. But the Catholic Central football team made a resounding statement Friday night at the Topper Bowl – we’re back. A dynamite contest saw the […]

 
 

Catholic Central football back and better than ever

Catholic Central football back and better than ever

After a tough season was cancelled, number spike suddenly causes experienced group   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com The long-standing tradition of Catholic Central varsity football simply couldn’t be broken. But it did tear at the seams and cause quite the rare situation in 2017. As a refresher, the Toppers began […]

 
 

Tricky pickle leads to walk-off winner for Burlington Barons

Tricky pickle leads to walk-off winner for Burlington Barons

Late call pays off as former Barons star is duped   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com BURLINGTON – After two decades of pacing the dugout with Burlington High School varsity baseball head coach Scott Staude, assistant coach Ryan Hoffman has learned a few tricks of the trade – stuff you can’t […]

 
 

Burlington Baseball Hall of Fame returns Sunday

Burlington Baseball Hall of Fame returns Sunday

Make-up event will feature 2017 and ’18 classes, softball game honoring area emergency personnel   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com After last year’s devastating flood wiped out just about everything in Burlington, one local sports tradition is back. The Burlington Baseball Hall of Fame will hold its seventh annual induction ceremony […]

 
 

Burlington Barons power way to 6-0 start

Burlington Barons power way to 6-0 start

Home runs, pitching fuel domination   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com The incorporation of the long ball along with solid pitching and defense have helped the Burlington Rotary Barons, a local amateur hardball baseball team consisting of area talent, to jump out to a 6-0 record and first place in the […]

 
 

CATHOLIC CENTRAL ROUNDUP: Aldrich follows in sister’s footsteps

CATHOLIC CENTRAL ROUNDUP: Aldrich follows in sister’s footsteps

  By Dana Ehrmann Sports Correspondent Catholic Central sophomore Nick Aldrich capped off a great track and field season with a solid performance at the WIAA State Track and Field Meet at UW-La Crosse June 2. In his preliminary 100-meter race, Nick ran 11.56 seconds, just missing the finals by […]

 
 

PLAYOFF BASEBALL: Hitting barrage lifts Catholic Central past Deerfield

PLAYOFF BASEBALL: Hitting barrage lifts Catholic Central past Deerfield

Toppers battle top seed Johnson Creek today at 5 p.m.   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com The Catholic Central baseball team loaded the bus and drove a little more than an hour to Johnson Creek Wednesday only to be told to leave and come back the next day. The Toppers were […]

 
 

Season ends in heartbreak for Catholic Central softball

Season ends in heartbreak for Catholic Central softball

Late rally thwarted by error, walk-off   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com OAKFIELD – Sydney Robson immediately broke down in tears after the conclusion of Tuesday’s WIAA Division 5 softball sectional semifinal in Oakfield. The Catholic Central senior pitcher sat and sobbed behind the dugout for a few extra minutes, as […]

 
 

Robson’s dominance lifts Catholic Central softball to sectionals

Robson’s dominance lifts Catholic Central softball to sectionals

Toppers travel to No. 1 Oakfield Tuesday   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com BURLINGTON – Sydney Robson isn’t her class Valedictorian by accident. Just ask the Randolph Rockets softball team. The Catholic Central senior pitcher not only is one of the most talented players in the state, but her intelligence also […]

 
 

Friend: ‘Leave the girlfriends at home’

Friend: ‘Leave the girlfriends at home’

Toppers falter in last week of conference schedule, rebound on senior night   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Catholic Central baseball head coach Jim Friend was livid after last Thursday’s game at Simmons Field in Kenosha, the home of the Kenosha Kingfish. He just witnessed his team fall to Kenosha St. […]

 
 
 
 
 

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