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Is it finally Waterford baseball’s year?

Is it finally Waterford baseball’s year?

Guenther continues mound brilliance, batters rake in key battle   WATERFORD – It’s not crazy to offer the educated guess that the only reason the Waterford baseball team hasn’t made it to the state tournament the past two seasons, or the past five or so years for that matter, is […]

 
 

SLN ALL AREA BOYS BASKETBALL: Westosha stars, surprises highlight 3rd annual four-county squad

SLN ALL AREA BOYS BASKETBALL: Westosha stars, surprises highlight 3rd annual four-county squad

Southern Lakes Newspapers All Area Basketball Kenosha County, SLC lead 3rd annual best of best     By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Let the bizarre reign. While most All-Area basketball teams keep the conventional five players on a first or second team, we here at Southern Lakes Newspapers are once again […]

 
 

SLN ALL AREA GIRLS BASKETBALL: Burling, Mukwonago stars highlight 3rd annual squad

SLN ALL AREA GIRLS BASKETBALL: Burling, Mukwonago stars highlight 3rd annual squad

Burling, Andersen battle for top spot   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Throw convention out the window. This isn’t your mom and dad’s All-Area team. A passion for the unusual and an overall unwillingness to leave out deserving stars has the third annual Southern Lakes Newspapers All-Area Girls Basketball team featuring […]

 
 

STATE BASKETBALL: Westosha’s historic basketball run ends, but it’s only the beginning

STATE BASKETBALL: Westosha’s historic basketball run ends, but it’s only the beginning

Central brings fight to favored Kaukauna   MADISON – On Friday afternoon on the grandest stage of boys high school basketball in the state of Wisconsin, the Westosha Central Falcons proved they ain’t afraid of no Ghosts. The Ghosts in this case are the Galloping Ghosts of Kaukauna, who used […]

 
 

STATE BOUND: Westosha wallops Monona Grove, advances to 1st state basketball tournament in school history

STATE BOUND: Westosha wallops Monona Grove, advances to 1st state basketball tournament in school history

Falcons open state tourney Friday afternoon vs. No. 1 Kaukauna   Wow. Just wow. There really isn’t a better way to describe what went down Saturday afternoon in Oregon. “It’s every coach’s dream come true, really,” said head coach James Hyllberg, the third-year coach that’s now advanced to two consecutive […]

 
 

March Madness is here, get pumped

March Madness is here, get pumped

  OK, I get it, it’s technically still February, but area basketball March Madness is here, and there’s nothing quite like the excitement and atmosphere that surrounds playoff hoops. After last weekend, all four Burlington high school basketball teams have their playoff seeds, and each team is on a different […]

 
 

Local basketball stars down, but not out

Local basketball stars down, but not out

It’s not easy being a high school athlete. Nowadays, specialization has parents in a frenzy, driving kids all over the state and perhaps the country in pursuit of a college scholarship, or even just a spot, or more simply minutes, on the varsity team. Basketball is no different. Whether it’s […]

 
 

What do you want for Christmas?

What do you want for Christmas?

It’s time for Christmas spirit   Tis’ the season for giving. With Christmas coming Monday, it’s a time to give back to those less fortunate, those who don’t have as much as you do. It’s not all about that new iPhone you want from mom and dad, or the latest […]

 
 

ALL AREA VOLLEYBALL: To the champs go the spoils

ALL AREA VOLLEYBALL: To the champs go the spoils

Koenen, Lynch, Leach lead Burlington-centric 2nd annual squad   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com You really can’t have a tougher decision when it comes to deciding these postseason awards. Do you go with the bona fide star, the All-American that’s set records in the process? Or do you stick with the […]

 
 

SLN ALL AREA FOOTBALL: Burlington’s Tully does it all for top spot

SLN ALL AREA FOOTBALL: Burlington’s Tully does it all for top spot

The Swiss Army Knife   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com Last year, for the first time, we brought you the Southern Lakes Newspapers All-Area Football team, ripe with our best high school players from our vast coverage area in Walworth, Racine, Kenosha and Waukesha counties. This year, we’re back with the […]

 
 
 
 
 

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