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SLN ALL AREA BASEBALL: All hail, Racine County as 3rd annual squad features stars from 15 schools

SLN ALL AREA BASEBALL: All hail, Racine County as 3rd annual squad features stars from 15 schools

Southern Lakes Newspapers All Area Baseball 2018   Krause, Chapman, Wilmot trio lead largest 1st team   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com The 2018 area high school baseball season didn’t necessarily feature bona fide, blue chip superstar players. But what it did have was strong talent across the board, and our […]

 
 

SLN ALL-AREA SOFTBALL: State runner-up Burlington dominates first team

SLN ALL-AREA SOFTBALL: State runner-up Burlington dominates first team

Largest first team highlights 16-team, four-county 3rd annual squad   Despite a stacked conference, 30 years without a state trip and 34 from winning it all, the 2018 Burlington Demons came up big…Co-captains Jaina Westphal and Josie Klein sparked a postseason run the area, and state, won’t soon forget. Naturally, […]

 
 

Don’t panic just yet, these Milwaukee Brewers are for real

Don’t panic just yet, these Milwaukee Brewers are for real

  The most wins in the National League. Rumors of being the front-runner for one of the top sluggers in the game. A guy they call ‘Zeus’ resembling the God that his name implies. A record five all-stars. There is a lot going right for the Milwaukee Brewers, who sit […]

 
 

Tony Romo returns for 15th straight football camp, calls Packers ‘team to beat’

Tony Romo returns for 15th straight football camp, calls Packers ‘team to beat’

Romo sold on Green Bay Packers, gets back to fundamentals with annual camp   Antonio Ramiro Romo speaks with a child-like exuberance- almost a new lease on life. One year removed from missing golf tournaments and dealing with the stress of retirement, beginning a new career and extra scrutiny surrounding […]

 
 

Burlington softball, baseball teams epitomize true underdog spirit

Burlington softball, baseball teams epitomize true underdog spirit

  Who else saw this coming? No, I mean come on, who actually saw this coming a month ago, two monts ago, even three months ago? If you would’ve told me back in April that by mid-June both the Burlington softball and baseball teams would compete at the state tournament, […]

 
 

Two for the show: Burlington baseball, softball double up at state for 1st time

Two for the show: Burlington baseball, softball double up at state for 1st time

  Dare I say the Burlington High School athletic program is becoming the Golden State Warriors? The New York Yankees? Heck, even the New England Patriots? Superlatives should be thrown around for this mid-to-large sized learning establishment. There are approximately 1,130 students at Burlington High School – give or take […]

 
 

BREAKING: Burlington softball captures sectional championship, clinches 1st state berth in 30 years

BREAKING: Burlington softball captures sectional championship, clinches 1st state berth in 30 years

Timely hitting, dazzling defense hold off late Westosha rally   WILMOT – In order to be a successful team, in any sport, contributions are needed from top to bottom. With softball, sure, there has to be the dominant pitcher and the home run hitters, but there also needs to be […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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