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Fearsome foursome fuels Burlington swimmers at conference tournament

Fearsome foursome fuels Burlington swimmers at conference tournament

SLC SWIMMING Catholic Central’s Bleser joins Waterford trio for quality performance   By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent And Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Catholic Central’s Bailey Bleser won three events and led the Burlington Co-op boys high school swimming team to a third-place finish Feb. 6 in the Southern Lakes Conference Varsity […]

 
 

New life sets up Wilmot-Union Grove first-place showdown Friday night

New life sets up Wilmot-Union Grove first-place showdown Friday night

  By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent Just when it seemed a Southern Lakes Conference championship had slipped through its fingers, the Union Grove girls basketball team got a reprieve last Friday, Feb. 5. The Broncos’ commanding 61-38 victory over Burlington, coupled with Delavan-Darien’s 71-69 upset victory over previously unbeaten Wilmot, […]

 
 

Stomping with the big dogs

Stomping with the big dogs

Complete performance highlighted by personal bests, season-high score   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor In a matter of roughly 45 days, the Burlington/Badger/Wilmot (BBW) gymnastics squad has nearly doubled its team score. That’s not too bad for a team that lost two of the best gymnasts in area history to […]

 
 

Semi-pro football open tryout Sunday at Westosha Central High School

Semi-pro football open tryout Sunday at Westosha Central High School

Southern Lakes Blue Devils seeking area players for upcoming season   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor They’re the only game in town, and football lovers will have a chance to live a dream Sunday. The Southern Lakes Blue Devils, the area’s only semi-professional football team, are holding an open tryout […]

 
 

A family thing: Union Grove’s Pettits enjoy bond, avoid awkwardness

A family thing: Union Grove’s Pettits enjoy bond, avoid awkwardness

  By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent Imagine having your parent as a teacher in high school. Then imagine having that same parent as your basketball coach and Athletic Director. Such is the life of Frankie and Jack Pettit, whose father Dave is the boys basketball coach, Athletic Director, and Economics […]

 
 

FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Burlington’s Benavides did it her way

FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Burlington’s Benavides did it her way

2015 All-Western Racine County Female Athlete of the Year   BHS grad used pace to break records at state   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor Molly Benavides is one of the most decorated gymnasts in Wisconsin sports history. The 2015 Burlington High School graduate had an illustrious four-year career, and […]

 
 

Former Burlington gymnast takes over as head coach

Former Burlington gymnast takes over as head coach

Kansasville native was athlete, assistant coach under Biedrzycki   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor In 2008, when Andrea Hegemann was a freshman at Burlington High School competing for the gymnastics squad, longtime coach Diane Biedrzycki and Lindsay Grant were in their first year coaching together after Biedrzycki took a hiatus […]

 
 

Waterford’s Schappel, Lemke help lift Ice Force to hockey victory

Waterford’s Schappel, Lemke help lift Ice Force to hockey victory

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Waterford Union High School’s Jakob Schappel and Owen Lemke led the Greendale Ice Force boys high school hockey team to a 7-6 victory Dec. 28 against Oshkosh in the Wisconsin Dells Holiday Tournament in Wisconsin Dells. Greendale lost 6-0 to Reedsburg/Wisconsin Dells Dec. 27 […]

 
 

Heiligenthal surpasses 1,000-point plateau in Catholic Central’s third straight win

Heiligenthal surpasses 1,000-point plateau in Catholic Central’s third straight win

Senior guard having a banner 2015   By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor Only a month removed from earning conference player of the year and first team all-County in football, Catholic Central senior Ben Heiligenthal put an exclamation point on his 2015 Tuesday night. Heiligenthal scored 22 points to reach the […]

 
 

Big shoes to fill for Union Grove wrestling squad

By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent With the Southern Lakes Conference seemingly getting stronger by the year, Union Grove wrestling coach Andy Weis realizes there is no time for rebuilding. Despite losing state qualifiers Adam Braley and Cole Ryan to graduation, Weis expects his team to pick up the slack right […]

 
 
 
 
 

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