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  • The big payback: Burlington staves off late Waterford rally, takes 2nd straight conference title
  • TUESDAY BOX SCORES: Burlington softball holds off Waterford
  • Overpass removal begins
  • Burlington’s Wallace breaks school long jump record
  • Pure imagination

    Pure imagination

    Willy Wonka (left, played by Andrew Lovrine) congratulates Charlie Bucket (Alex Robers) on becoming the new owner of his factory during a dress rehearsal for Burlington High School’s production of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” The show’s final public performance is Saturday, May 20, at 7 p.m. in the school […]

  • The big payback: Burlington staves off late Waterford rally, takes 2nd straight conference title

    The big payback: Burlington staves off late Waterford rally, takes 2nd straight conference title

    Sophomore Krause shuts down Wolverines in front of electric atmosphere     By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com On a night when Burlington pitching coach Bob Lee threw out the first pitch, it was fitting that some of his newest protégés stole the show. The Burlington and Waterford baseball squads battled Thursday […]

  • TUESDAY BOX SCORES: Burlington softball holds off Waterford

    TUESDAY BOX SCORES: Burlington softball holds off Waterford

      Tuesday, May 16   Burlington softball 10, Waterford 7 BUR – 3303010 – 10 15 2 WAT – 3003001 – 7 8 4 Pitching: BUR – Josie Klein (W) 7IP, 2K, 3BB. WAT – Gabby Lepine, 3K, 2BB. Leading hitters – BUR: Gracie Peterson 4×5, 3B, RBI; Klein 3×4, […]

  • Overpass removal begins

    Overpass removal begins

    Detour signs are in place on Monday as road construction crews get busy with removing the Highway 142 overpass at the southern end of McCanna Parkway. The $4 million state-funded project will create a roundabout intersection with McCanna Parkway that will serve as a second entrance to the Burlington High […]

  • Burlington’s Wallace breaks school long jump record

    Burlington’s Wallace breaks school long jump record

      By Daniel Schoettler Sports Correspondent Senior Megan Wallace made history Tuesday night at the Southern Lakes Conference track meet, breaking the school record in the long jump. Burlington High School hosted the event, which saw Wallace and fellow senior Leah Joslyn earn conference championships. Wallace finished with a jump […]

 

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Pure imagination

Pure imagination

Willy Wonka (left, played by Andrew Lovrine) congratulates Charlie Bucket (Alex Robers) on becoming the new owner of his factory during a dress rehearsal for Burlington High School’s production of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” The show’s final public performance is Saturday, May 20, at 7 p.m. in the school […]

 
 

Man allegedly took photos of people in store fitting rooms

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GRACE J. TORRES

GRACE J. TORRES

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The big payback: Burlington staves off late Waterford rally, takes 2nd straight conference title

The big payback: Burlington staves off late Waterford rally, takes 2nd straight conference title

Sophomore Krause shuts down Wolverines in front of electric atmosphere     By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com On a night when Burlington pitching coach Bob Lee threw out the first pitch, it was fitting that some of his newest protégés stole the show. The Burlington and Waterford baseball squads battled Thursday […]

 
 
 
 

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