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A local sports reporter makes his pro wrestling debut

A local sports reporter makes his pro wrestling debut

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent Many of us have a list of activities we hope to accomplish before our time on Earth is done. It’s our “bucket list,” as they say. Well, last weekend gave me a once-in-a-lifetime shot to check off one of mine, and let me tell you, […]

 
 

ALL-AREA VOLLEYBALL: Ketterhagen takes the cake

ALL-AREA VOLLEYBALL: Ketterhagen takes the cake

 Spieker, Wilks, Taylor lead repeat performers   It started last year on a wish and a prayer. The Southern Lakes Newspapers, or SLN, or even Western Racine County All-Area Volleyball team was born, and my goal from the start was to be different. This is the only awards team you […]

 
 

Pro Wrestling event coming to Wilmot High School Dec. 13

Pro Wrestling event coming to Wilmot High School Dec. 13

Night of entertainment will benefit Wilmot boys basketball program   Hosting wrestling meets certainly isn’t anything new at Wilmot High School. All you need to do is stop by the gym during the winter months to see area student-athletes getting after it on the mat. But for one night, a […]

 
 

2014 ALL-AREA FOOTBALL: Burling, Fisher named best of the best

2014 ALL-AREA FOOTBALL: Burling, Fisher named best of the best

    You have to love the postseason awards season. A time to reflect at the best and brightest of the season, it allows you to remember the players and moments that made you jump out of your seat and scream in excitement. An experiment we started last fall, the […]

 
 

STATE VOLLEYBALL: Marquette ends Burlington’s Cinderella story

STATE VOLLEYBALL: Marquette ends Burlington’s Cinderella story

    By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com   MILWAUKEE – Burlington fans can try to blame it on the quick turnaround, playing a match just 16 hours after an emotionally-draining, physically-grueling five-game battle. Or they can point to the fact that the Burlington boys volleyball team beat itself and played its […]

 
 

STATE VOLLEYBALL: Stay tuned today for live Twitter updates

STATE VOLLEYBALL: Stay tuned today for live Twitter updates

  MILWAUKEE – The Burlington boys volleyball team (16-11) may be entering today’s WIAA state tournament as an underdog, but the program’s history would say otherwise. This is the fifth time the Demons have advanced to Wisconsin’s elite 8, and the second time in three years. In 2012, a more […]

 
 

STATE VOLLEYBALL: Burlington drops heartbreaker in five games

STATE VOLLEYBALL: Burlington drops heartbreaker in five games

  GREEN BAY – A chilling mention came across my Twitter feed Thursday. A Muskego girls volleyball supporter predicted the Warriors would beat the heavily-favored Burlington Demons Friday night in a Division 1 state semifinal at the Resch Center. His exact quote was “It’s state. The best team doesn’t always […]

 
 

STATE VOLLEYBALL: Stay tuned for Burlington-Muskego live updates

STATE VOLLEYBALL: Stay tuned for Burlington-Muskego live updates

  GREEN BAY – I just touched down in Green Bay for tonight’s showdown between Burlington and Muskego girls volleyball. Check out LIVE game updates, scores, photos, funny and more here on www.myracinecounty.com all night long starting at 7 p.m. from the Resch Center. Also, follow me on Twitter @mikeramczyk17 […]

 
 

Burlington volleyball has one goal – win it all

Burlington volleyball has one goal – win it all

Determination, depth have Burlington built for success   It’s not something you’d expect a team to do just two days before a state tournament. The Burlington girls volleyball players laid out on the BHS gymnasium floor moments before practice Tuesday afternoon, pens in hand. They were fast at work, taking […]

 
 

PLAYOFF PREDICTIONS: Time to play the big dogs

PLAYOFF PREDICTIONS: Time to play the big dogs

Demons, Toppers, Wolverines face stiff challenges   And then there were three. After nearly three months of grueling hits, countless hours in the weight room and film room and plenty of raucous crowds, we’ve reached Week 11 of the 2014 high school football season. Only 112 teams are left in […]

 
 
 
 
 

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