Catholic Central High School

Burlington swimmers honor teammate’s late father

Burlington swimmers honor teammate’s late father

Union Grove’s Bennett passed away after 4-year battle with cancer   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com And Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Union Grove senior Lucas Bennett needed only three words when asked about his father John, who succumbed to cancer after a four-year battle in November. “He’s right here,” said Lucas, […]

 
 

BBW gymnastics keeps climbing

BBW gymnastics keeps climbing

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com One week after seeing some of the state’s best teams at the Emerald Invite, the Burlington/Badger/Wilmot gymnastics ran into its arch-nemesis, Franklin, again Saturday at the Franklin Triangular. Franklin, which beat the runner-up Demons at state four years in a row, posted another impressive performance, […]

 
 

Catholic Central basketball uses slow week to get healthy

Catholic Central basketball uses slow week to get healthy

  By Dana Ehrmann Sports Correspondent With injuries and school trips depleting its roster, the girls Catholic Central basketball team was fortunate to have just one game on the docket this past week. “We needed some time to get healthy,” said Head Coach Jerod Boyd. The Lady Toppers also got […]

 
 

Rampulla, Union Grove fight off late Waterford rally

Rampulla, Union Grove fight off late Waterford rally

Freshman’s late basket leads to victory     By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com WATERFORD – The Union Grove-Waterford rivalry is alive and well. With 28 seconds remaining in a Southern Lakes Conference showdown Friday night at Waterford Union High School, Waterford senior guard took a simple pass at the top of […]

 
 

Catholic Central outlasts Waterford in 4OT thriller

Catholic Central outlasts Waterford in 4OT thriller

                          Toppers girls, boys host Racine Lutheran tonight at 5:45   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com It’s been a trying season for the Catholic Central boys basketball team. One year after advancing to the WIAA Division 5 state championship […]

 
 

Catholic Central girls snap 56-game conference losing skid

Catholic Central girls snap 56-game conference losing skid

                            By Dana Ehrmann Sports Correspondent The wait is finally over. The Catholic Central girls basketball team ended its 56-game Metro Classic Conference losing streak on Tuesday, Jan. 3 with a win against Saint Thomas More. Before […]

 
 

HOOPS ROUNDUP: Klug’s 30 powers Burlington past Elkhorn

HOOPS ROUNDUP: Klug’s 30 powers Burlington past Elkhorn

Catholic Central girls knock off Thomas More   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com On Tuesday night, the Demons returned to Southern Lakes Conference action in Elkhorn. Behind 30 points from Klug, who leads the team with 21 points per game, the Demons got 48 second-half points in a crucial road victory. […]

 
 

STANDARD PRESS SPORTS STORIES OF THE YEAR: 4-10. Bird, Tiedt, Burlington soccer highlight best of rest

STANDARD PRESS SPORTS STORIES OF THE YEAR: 4-10. Bird, Tiedt, Burlington soccer highlight best of rest

SPORTS STORIES OF THE YEAR   DQ ends Bird’s storied wrestling career Two-time state champion Josh Bird suffered an unfortunate end to his storied career at a WIAA regional back in February. According to the referee at Muskego High School, Bird hit his opponent with aggressive, clubbing blows that teetered […]

 
 

SPORTS STORIES OF THE YEAR: 3. Catholic Central advances to basketball state title game

SPORTS STORIES OF THE YEAR: 3. Catholic Central advances to basketball state title game

Heiligenthal nearly led Toppers to promised land   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Ben Heiligenthal’s basketball dominance nearly brought the Catholic Central boys program another gold ball. The 2016 CCHS graduate’s 30 points and 10 rebounds per game, coupled with key roles from the likes of Aaron Rueber, Frank Koehnke, Cole […]

 
 

Longtime Burlington running coach takes over Catholic Central track

  By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Longtime Burlington High School cross country head coach Rick Koceja was planning a meet against crosstown rival Catholic Central for next fall. The retired teacher contacted Toppers track coach Sean Birren, who said he didn’t think he was returning to the team next spring. The […]

 
 
 
 
 

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