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BBW gymnasts rout field at Emerald Classic

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor Things didn’t exactly go to plan Saturday for the Burlington/Badger/Wilmot gymnastics team at the Emerald Invite in Waterford. “Our plan going into beam was to kind of get off to a good start,” said Biedrzycki. “Well, that didn’t happen.” Biedrzycki was referring to counting three […]

 
 

BHS grapplers down Badger

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT A win over Lake Geneva Badger Thursday means the Burlington High School wrestling team has defeated two of the three teams head coach Jade Gribble felt were contenders for a conference title prior to the start of the season. The Demon grapplers defeated Delavan-Darien 56-15 […]

 
 

Elkhorn girls run past Demons for 74-58 win

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT Burlington head girls basketball coach Gordon Nikolic said his team is scoring enough points offensively to win games. The problem is, his team’s defense simply is not doing its job. That was glaringly obvious in a 74-58 loss to Elkhorn Friday in the opening Southern […]

 
 

Swim team wins six events in 86-76 loss

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT Although they won six of the 11 events, the Burlington High School co-op boys swim team was unable to overcome the depth of the Delavan-Darien squad in an 86-76 loss Tuesday at the Burlington Wellness Center. The difference in the meet was the 400-yard freestyle […]

 
 

Standouts for the week of Dec. 16, 2011

Male Athlete of the Week Dexter Spieker, Burlington High School boys’ basketball: Needing an offense spark after scoring just four points in the opening quarter against Waterford last week, Spieker proved capable of providing that for Burlington. The 6-1 senior guard knocked down three three-pointers as BHS went on a […]

 
 

Friday sports update: Union Grove wins on free throw

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor   Union Grove’s Lindsay Johnson hit a 3-pointer late in the game Thursday night against Westosha Central, and then hit a free throw after being fouled to give the Broncos a 49-48 victory. Those four points were the only points Johnson scored in the game, […]

 
 

Shoplifting suspect hit with drug charges

Shoplifting suspect hit with drug charges

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor A shopping trip to Sentry Food in Mount Pleasant resulted in the arrest of a 23-year-old Union Grove woman for multiple charges. Michelle L. Blaser, 14808 Washington Avenue, Union Grove, is charged as a repeat offender with felony posession of cocaine, misdemeanor retail theft and […]

 
 

Bloody incident gives new meaning to ‘hazardous duty’

Bloody incident gives new meaning to ‘hazardous duty’

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor A 30-year-old West Allis man faces multiple charges after reportedly slitting his wrist, running a bloody hand up and down a Norway township officer’s face; stating that he had AIDS, the infectious disease; and asking the officer if he would like that. According to the […]

 
 

Officials confirm case of whooping cough

Disease poses greatest threat to infants By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Public health officials in western Racine County said Tuesday that there have been one confirmed, one suspected and three probable cases of whooping cough locally in recent weeks. The bacterial infection that starts out with mild cold-like symptoms […]

 
 

Shebeneck earns Gatorade Player of the Year

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor   After helping lead the Burlington High School girls’ volleyball team to its first-ever state volleyball championship in November, the postseason awards started rolling in for BHS junior Kaysie Shebeneck. The latest came on Wednesday, when Shebeneck was named the Gatorade Wisconsin Volleyball Player of […]

 
 
 
 

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