Catholic Central High School

Former NFL, Dallas Cowboys star visits high school football practice

Former NFL, Dallas Cowboys star visits high school football practice

Toppers greeted by Wisconsin native Doug Free   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com The Catholic Central football players enjoyed a rare treat Tuesday afternoon at the St. Mary’s practice field. Lincoln Street buzzed with whispers of a guest speaker, and the school’s principal was on hand. It wasn’t your average motivational […]

 
 

Catholic Central volleyball enjoys road court advantage

Catholic Central volleyball enjoys road court advantage

Lady Toppers host Martin Luther, Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.   By Troy Sparks Sports Correspondent You can argue that the girls volleyball schedule for the Burlington Catholic Central team is a bit unfair going into the first two weeks of the season. The Hilltoppers played their first two contests on the […]

 
 

Swimming defending champs hope for repeat

Swimming defending champs hope for repeat

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Burlington Co-op girls high school swim team won one event Aug. 23 at the Southern Conference Relays at Whitewater High School, but the Demons went home with a bigger prize. The squad won the meet by one point over rival Badger Co-op. The […]

 
 

Friend helps fuel Burlington Rotary Barons’ championship run

Friend helps fuel Burlington Rotary Barons’ championship run

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com With no more grand championship pitting both division winners, the Burlington Rotary Barons still got a chance to wrap up their season with a title last weekend at Beaumont Field in Burlington. And much like they’ve done all season, the Barons delivered when it mattered […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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