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Encore in store? Can Union Grove tennis repeat doubles excellence?

Encore in store? Can Union Grove tennis repeat doubles excellence?

    By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent After last season’s memorable season that saw a doubles team make an improbable run to state, the Union Grove boys tennis team has a tough act to follow this spring.                     Last season, German exchange student Nico Zeilinger and CJ Maurer epitomized the […]

 
 

SEASON PREVIEW: Union Grove softball must replace serious power

SEASON PREVIEW: Union Grove softball must replace serious power

    By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent After struggling through some growing pains last season, the Union Grove softball team looks to improve under second-year coach Tom Odell. Last season, the Broncos struggled at points in the season, falling to a 10-14 record and tying for fourth place with a […]

 
 

Full Circle: Former Union Grove baseball player, assistant coach promoted to top spot

Yorkville native Meyer has lifelong affinity for area   By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent When first-year baseball coach Nathan Meyer applied for the Union Grove varsity baseball coach job last year, he could have easily just forwarded a few yearbooks instead of a resume. Meyer, a Yorkville native and a […]

 
 

Longtime assistant coach takes over Union Grove baseball

Longtime assistant coach takes over Union Grove baseball

Broncos squad loaded with pitching   By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent A deep pitching staff makes life easier for any baseball coach. Especially for first-year Union Grove baseball coach Nathan Meyer. Meyer was named the Bronco coach last fall after veteran coach Michael Arendt stepped down to take the Athletic […]

 
 

SEASON PREVIEW: Union Grove soccer hopes to contend for conference title

    By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent “Five-time, Five-time, Five-time.” That is what kept repeating in the heads of the Union Grove High School girls soccer team last May, when the Lady Broncos lost 2-1 to Burlington, coming up one goal short of dethroning the now five-time defending Southern Lakes […]

 
 

ALL-CONFERENCE: Southern Lakes, Metro Classic honors winter sports stars

ALL-CONFERENCE: Southern Lakes, Metro Classic honors winter sports stars

  Southern Lakes Conference   Boys Basketball First team Jack Pettit, sr., Union Grove. Jaeden Zackery, jr., Westosha Central. Latrell Glass, sr., Wilmot. Luke Umnus, jr., Elkhorn. Riley Hale, sr., UG. Athlete of the year – Pettit. Second team Dylan Anderson, jr., WC. William Busch, sr., Waterford. Jeremy Bruton, sr., […]

 
 

Ice-cold Union Grove stunned in regional final

Ice-cold Union Grove stunned in regional final

Defensive work silences high-scoring Broncos   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com UNION GROVE – The all-Southern Lakes Conference WIAA Division 2 sectional continues, but Thursday’s semifinal won’t involve the teams everyone expected. Fourth-seeded Elkhorn used its patented perimeter defense to smother the top-seeded Union Broncos Saturday night, shutting down star point […]

 
 

Catholic Central’s Bleser shines in final act

Catholic Central’s Bleser shines in final act

  By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent Burlington Co-op boys high school swimming coach Jake Hanson is refreshingly candid about Bailey Bleser’s performance at the WIAA Division 1 State Boys Swimming & Diving Championships. Bleser, who attends Catholic Central, advanced to state in the 200-yard individual medley, and finished 24th out […]

 
 

Waterford’s Krattiger, Burlington’s Halter capture state wrestling titles

Waterford’s Krattiger, Burlington’s Halter capture state wrestling titles

Trautman falls in final seconds   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Jared Krattiger envisioned this moment in the fall when he bypassed playing football for the first time in his high school career in order to heal up for wrestling season. A University of Wisconsin wrestling recruit, the Waterford senior’s absence […]

 
 

Union Grove denies Westosha, captures outright conference title

Union Grove denies Westosha, captures outright conference title

Broncos claim first SLC championship since 2014   By Jason Arndt jarndt@southernlakesnewspapers.com Unlike the last two seasons, when the Westosha Central High School boys basketball team had an upper hand in its games against Southern Lakes Conference opponent Union Grove, the Broncos solved the puzzle in 2017-18. The Broncos, who […]

 
 
 
 
 

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