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Henderson ready to step up

Henderson ready to step up

Building on CCHS’s tradition is his goal as principal   By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer When Eric Henderson came to Burlington and Catholic Central High School in 2009, he had no inkling he’d be stepping into the school’s top job three years later. He was initially hired as the school’s […]


Lady ’Toppers return solid squad for 2012

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports Editor The Catholic Central High School softball team has two gaping holes to fill this season. Gone are Dani Stoppenbach and Caitlyn Snyder – four-year starters at second base and shortstop, respectively, for the Lady ’Toppers. “That also means that the ’Toppers will have to find […]


Young but talented Demons take to the field

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports Editor The common perception this year might be that the Burlington High School baseball team might be in trouble. The Demons, who finished 17-8 last year and lost in the regional final to Kenosha Tremper, graduated seven seniors – all of whom were starters – from […]


Hilltoppers aim at continuing rich tradition

By Bud Milroy SPORTS CORRESPONDENT For Hall of Fame coach Tom O’Connell, the 2012 Catholic Central High School baseball team is just what he likes. “I’ve got a good group of athletes that are eager to work,” said O’Connell. “I love to teach and they are eager to learn. “This […]


Riggs, Aguirre 1-2 in pole vault at Racine Invitational

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT Paced by a 1-2 finish in the pole vault, the Burlington High School boys’ track and field squad finished sixth out of 14 teams at the Racine Invitational held Saturday at UW-Parkside. “For us, that was a good finish,” noted boys’ head coach Trent Tonn. […]


Demon soccer squad still looking for first victory

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT A 3-1 loss at Racine Case Tuesday kept the Burlington High School girls soccer team looking for its first win of the season. With the loss, the Demons fell to 0-2-1 on the season. Case played a very physical game in the first half and […]


Demon netters shut out by Muskego

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT “(We) just did not play well.” Those words by Burlington High School head boys’ tennis coach Ken Savaglia told the tale of a 7-0 loss at Muskego Tuesday. The best opportunity for a win came at No. 4 singles where Brandon Novak lost 6-2, 3-6, […]


From Out in Right Field: Final Four high on everything but final score

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor   It’s hard not to find good stories out of this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four.       There was plenty to like – a first title for a coach, an exciting comeback in the semifinals, just the fourth freshman being named Most Outstanding Player […]


Standouts for the week of April 6, 2012

Male Athlete of the Week Zach Borkowski, Burlington High School baseball: After the Demons lost their season opener to Racine Park last week, Borkowski turned on the offense as BHS swept a doubleheader at UW-Whitewater Saturday. Borkowski went 2-for-4 with two RBI in a 9-3 win over Marinette and also […]


Gas leak forces residents to evacuate homes

A City of Burlington firefighter removes a manhole cover to allow utility company employees to check for the presence of natural gas in the 200 block of South Pine Street Friday morning. A contractor working in the area struck a gas line, causing the leak. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Residents living in the 200 block of South Pine Street in the City of Burlington were evacuated from their homes about 9 a.m. Friday while utility workers attempted to shutoff of natural gas leak. City firefighters were dispatched to the area about 8:45 a.m. […]


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