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Officials can’t reach consensus on parking enforcement

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Round and round and round it goes. Where the discussion on parking in the City of Burlington stops? No one knows. A parking study for the city’s downtown area was completed late last year, and as has been the case in the last few years, what […]

 
 

MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Hip-hop and game film – Preparation key for Union Grove’s Nelson

MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Hip-hop and game film – Preparation key for Union Grove’s Nelson

Union Grove QB parlayed success into scholarship   By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent A pair of hip-hop playing headphones and some game film. That’s all Union Grove’s best high school two-sport athlete Matt Nelson uses for pregame preparation. “Some people say hip-hop doesn’t help motivate you for competition,” Nelson said. […]

 
 

New Year’s baby shows up two days late

Lorelai Kusek was born Jan. 2 at 6:29 p.m. to Stephanie and Mitchell Kusek of Burlington – the first baby of the new year at Lakeland Medical Center. (Submitted photo)

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor When Stephanie Kusek arrived at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn Monday morning, little did she suspect she was about to make a little bit of history. Induced shortly after 10 a.m., Kusek gave birth to her second child – daughter Lorelai – at 6:29 p.m. […]

 
 

Burlington gets defensive in second half to decimate Delavan

Burlington gets defensive in second half to decimate Delavan

Demons move into second place in SLC   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com BURLINGTON – After two blowout losses over Christmas break, the Burlington boys varsity basketball team returned to .500 overall on the season Friday night thanks to 18 minutes of suffocating defense. The Demons broke a 29-29 halftime tie […]

 
 

WATERFORD SPORTS STORIES OF 2016 IN PHOTOS: Beck, Grunze, D1 soccer stars stand out

WATERFORD SPORTS STORIES OF 2016 IN PHOTOS: Beck, Grunze, D1 soccer stars stand out

The following are the top sports stories of 2016 in the Waterford Post, as told in photos.                        

 
 

FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Three-sport star Wallace did it all

FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Three-sport star Wallace did it all

Volleyball state run, track state appearance highlight standout 2016   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com What didn’t Burlington High School senior Megan Wallace do in 2016? The 17-year-old city of Burlington native is a throwback to multi-sport athletes, a 5-foot-9 natural athlete who shows grace, quickness and explosiveness on the basketball […]

 
 

HOOPS ROUNDUP: Klug’s 30 powers Burlington past Elkhorn

HOOPS ROUNDUP: Klug’s 30 powers Burlington past Elkhorn

Catholic Central girls knock off Thomas More   By Mike Ramczyk sports@southernlakesnewspapers.com On Tuesday night, the Demons returned to Southern Lakes Conference action in Elkhorn. Behind 30 points from Klug, who leads the team with 21 points per game, the Demons got 48 second-half points in a crucial road victory. […]

 
 

Gone fishing

Gone fishing

Seagulls patrolling along the Fox River Wednesday found the pickings good, as they scooped fresh fish out of the river. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

Three running for two open BASD seats

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor The Burlington Area School District will have at least two new School Board members come April. Incumbents Todd Terry and William Campbell did not file papers to run by Tuesday’s deadline, leaving just one incumbent – Rosanne Hahn – seeking re-election. Terry had served just one […]

 
 

UNION GROVE SPORTS STORIES OF THE YEAR: Softball, basketball playoff runs lead Top 10

UNION GROVE SPORTS STORIES OF THE YEAR: Softball, basketball playoff runs lead Top 10

Sports Stories of the Year     By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent In a sports calendar full of triumphs and near misses, the Union Grove High School sports program had plenty of action-packed and record-breaking moments in 2016. Here are the 10 unforgettable moments and achievements from this past year. […]

 
 
 
 

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