Catholic Central High School

’Toppers boys look to rebuild

By Bud Milroy Sports correspondent The 2011-12 Catholic Central boys’ basketball team will be something of a work in progress. After all, the Hilltoppers lost their entire starting lineup from last year’s sectional runner-up squad. “This will be a learning year, as the kids buy into the system,” said CCHS […]


Turnovers cost CCHS in Level Four loss

By Bud Milroy Sports correspondent For the first time in four years, Catholic Central will not be playing in the WIAA Division 7 title game in Madison come Thursday. The playoff road ended for the Hilltoppers Saturday in Middleton, as the Seneca Indians handed CCHS a 24-8 loss. “It’s the […]


Hilltoppers survive Black Hawk, 35-34

Trailing 34-28 entering the final two minutes of the game, the Catholic Central High School football team managed to score one final time – and then hit the extra point to secure a 35-34 win over Black Hawk in a Level Two WIAA Division 7 playoff game at home Saturday. […]


Catholic Central squad makes trip to sectionals

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor Just how good the Catholic Central volleyball team is – and whether it can translate into a trip to the WIAA Division 4 state tournament or more – remains to be seen. But the Lady ’Toppers left no doubt that they were the No. 1 […]


Hilltoppers make way into second round of playoffs

By Bud Milroy Sports correspondent After a rough regular season, the Catholic Central football team was in an unfamiliar position last week when the WIAA Division 7 playoff bracket came out. The Hilltoppers – who have made the trip to the WIAA state finals the past three years, producing two […]


Lady ’Toppers take second at MCC tourney

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor As far as facing the best goes, the Catholic Central High School certainly didn’t shy away from anyone last week. The Lady ‘Toppers lost in four set to defending WIAA Division 3 state champions Racine St. Catherine’s Oct. 11 at home, winning the first set […]


Hilltoppers fall in finale against Angels

By Bud Milroy Correspondent A Catholic Central quest to share the Midwest Classic Conference South Division title was squashed decisively Friday night by Racine St. Catherine’s. The Angels posted a 41-16 victory, dropping CCHS to 3-2 in the MCC and 5-4 overall. “I’m very impressed,” said CCHS coach Tom Aldrich. […]


BHS third, CCHS fifth at Westosha Smash

Demons hit hard by injuries at tournament By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor If you wanted to sum up Saturday at the Westosha Smash for the Burlington girls volleyball team, a simple statement by coach Dan Lynch works pretty well. “It’s kind of one of those days we really wish we […]


Hilltoppers continue to roll, down Shoreland

By Bud Milroy Sports correspondent It’s a clichéd old sports adage – there’s no offense like a good defense. The Catholic Central defense showed as much Friday night, ripping the ball away from visiting Shoreland Lutheran en route to a convincing 41-20 Midwest Classic Conference-South victory. The win keeps the […]


’Toppers rout USM, 55-34

’Toppers rout USM, 55-34

CCHS picks up easy win on homecoming By Bud Milroy Sports correspondent Saturday afternoon didn’t do much for Catholic Central in terms of conference standings or officially putting the Hilltoppers in the playoffs. But it was a huge shot in the arm for the team’s confidence, as Catholic Central routed […]


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