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FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS: Burlington, Union Grove, Catholic Central, Badger all picked to win

FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS: Burlington, Union Grove, Catholic Central, Badger all picked to win

  Catholic Central-Lake Country Lutheran is FOX6 Game of the Week   PREDICTIONS Last week: 6-3 Season: 6-3 (If I don’t finish the season with a winning percentage over .700, come to 209 N. Dodge St. and laugh in my face)   (All games Friday 7 p.m.)   Racine Horlick […]

 
 

Southern Lakes Conference football stronger than ever

Southern Lakes Conference football stronger than ever

  Year after year, people, myself included at times, tend to disregard the Southern Lakes Conference in football due to lack of talent, lack of competition or whatever the topic of negativity is that day. Sure, the SLC isn’t the Classic 8, or the Big Eight, or the Greater Metro. […]

 
 

WEEK 1 FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS: When in doubt, improvise

WEEK 1 FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS: When in doubt, improvise

  WARNING: This is a semi-serious, entertaining look at this week’s high school football games, fully equipped with playful banter, attempts at analysis and old-fashioned tomfoolery. The fact that nobody has played yet poses a serious threat to my predicting ability. So lay back, put your funny hats on, and […]

 
 

Win today, and Burlington Little League advances to first-ever World Series

Win today, and Burlington Little League advances to first-ever World Series

  It’s easy to think the pressure is building on the Burlington Little League 12U All-Stars. The boys of summer are way too easily cruising through the Great Lakes Regional tournament down in Indianapolis, with 10-0 pastings of both Illinois and Kentucky. After ace Markus Thomsen’s perfect game Monday, Ethan […]

 
 

ALL-AREA SOFTBALL: Hard work pays off for Union Grove’s Ryan

ALL-AREA SOFTBALL: Hard work pays off for Union Grove’s Ryan

Loaded Lady Broncos dominate second all-area squad   There are a few familiar faces on the 2015 All-Area Softball Team. Last year’s player of the year, Allie Trudeau, is back near the top for the Union Grove Broncos. Also, star players like Mackenzie Kyle, Alyssa Schimelfenyg, Tay Lewis and more […]

 
 

ALL-AREA BASEBALL: Waterford’s Malecki masterful on the mound

ALL-AREA BASEBALL: Waterford’s Malecki masterful on the mound

Mutter, Melendrez carried big sticks in 2015   If your last name begins with “M,” it’s pretty safe to say you had a good spring baseball season in western Racine County in 2015. Dylan Malecki, Aaron Mutter and Zach Melendrez led their respective teams, Waterford, Burlington and Union Grove, to […]

 
 

Remembering his roots: Romo will never forget where he came from

Remembering his roots: Romo will never forget where he came from

In 12th year, Tony Romo Camp bigger and better than ever   Like fine wine, Tony Romo seems to get better with age. Not only on the football field, where he enjoyed his best individual and team success just five months ago, but more importantly in his hometown and with […]

 
 

Chicago Blackhawks bandwagon bursting at the seams

Chicago Blackhawks bandwagon bursting at the seams

    Since when did we Cheeseheads care so much about hockey? You know, that Canadian sport where grown men get to fight each other, nobody scores and nobody can even see the ball (puck)? The sport that tries desperately year after year to become relevant in this state and […]

 
 

BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: Waterford riding high from SLC title, Burlington showing its youth

BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: Waterford riding high from SLC title, Burlington showing its youth

  Waterford could make deep playoff run   Inconsistency. This ugly, five-syllable word that describes the ups and downs of a particular team is often the trademark of a young, inexperienced bunch. Enter the 2015 Burlington Demons baseball team. The talent is evident. Pitchers Cal Tully, Jacob Lindemann and Aaron […]

 
 

Westosha Central baseball stays atop SLC standings

Westosha Central baseball stays atop SLC standings

  By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent The past week was a bit of a crazy one for the Westosha Central baseball team. What started with a 19-1 thumping at the hands of Waterford to open the week ended with a 4-3 bounce-back effort against the Wolverines and a solid 8-3 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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