Author Archive: Jason Arndt

SLN All-Area Football: Burlington, Waterford offensive players highlight annual squad

Tanner Keller makes a dash for the end zone in an early season Waterford win (File Photo/Standard Press).

By Chris Bennett Correspondent Welcome to the fourth annual Southern Lakes Newspapers All-Area football team. This season marked many highlights, including Burlington, which came up short of reaching the WIAA Division 2 state championship game. While Waterford and Wilmot captured a share of the Southern Lakes Conference title, Burlington made […]

 
 

All-Area Football: Thriving under pressure

All-Area Football: Thriving under pressure

Demons’ Damon All-Area Player of the Year By Chris Bennett Correspondent Often times, in football, the team goes where the quarterback goes. For Burlington High School play-caller Dalton Damon, he led the Demons to a historic victory against a heated rival and another win in a contest some called the […]

 
 

Looking to break the mold

Looking to break the mold

Demons without top star, but will rely on returning sharpshooters By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent It was supposed to be an inside-outside, 1-2 punch for the Burlington boys basketball team this season. Down low, first team all-Southern Lakes Conference pick Dylan Runkel, who stands at 6-foot-6, would be a senior monster […]

 
 

Nowhere to go but up

Nowhere to go but up

Demon girls basketball brings back 4 starters after winless campaign By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Not a whole lot went right for the Burlington girls basketball squad last season. It was head coach Kyle Foulke’s first year, and the Demons improved as the season progressed, but finished with a 0-23 record. […]

 
 

Grove girls hoops to bring speed, better offensive flow

Grove girls hoops to bring speed, better offensive flow

By Tim Wester Correspondent The Bronco is the official mascot of Union Grove High School. But when it comes to the Union Grove girls’ basketball team, the more appropriate mascot is a chameleon. The Broncos return a solid nucleus of upperclassmen that look to improve upon the 13-11 record and […]

 
 

Wolverine girls basketball looks for more entering season

Wolverine girls basketball looks for more entering season

By Chris Bennett Correspondent Excellence occasionally brings about dissatisfaction, and that might be an apt description of the current state of the Waterford Union High School girls basketball team. The Wolverines went 19-5 last season and won the Southern Lakes Conference with a 13-1 record. Waterford then captured a WIAA […]

 
 

Dir ends record-setting career on state stage

Dir ends record-setting career on state stage

Grove senior part of unforgettable season By Tim Wester Correspondent There wasn’t a single game, spike, or dig where Union Grove senior Olivia Dir realized her team was headed to an unforgettable season. Somewhere between her team’s pre-game line dancing ritual and taking the court before a match, the school’s […]

 
 

WIAA Volleyball: Hilltoppers finish as state runners-up

WIAA Volleyball: Hilltoppers finish as state runners-up

Catholic Central has bright future, coach says By Jason Arndt Editor The Catholic Central girls volleyball team’s pursuit of a second consecutive WIAA Division 4 state title came to a screeching halt Nov. 9 when the Hilltoppers faced unbeaten Clear Lake at the Resch Center in Green Bay. The top-seeded […]

 
 

WIAA Volleyball: Arrowhead ends Demons’ state run

WIAA Volleyball: Arrowhead ends Demons’ state run

By Jason Arndt Editor Any girls volleyball team can have an off night, even perennial state power Burlington, which just couldn’t keep up with Arrowhead’s aggressive hitters in a WIAA Division 1 state semifinal last Friday at the Resch Center. The Demons, winners of back-to-back state championships, struggled against Division […]

 
 

Damon gets his revenge, Demons last team standing

Damon gets his revenge, Demons last team standing

Call it rivalry resentment. Or the relentless will to beat your biggest foe. Whatever you call it, call it a big-time, upset victory for the Burlington Demons over the Waterford Wolverines last Friday, something not a lot of people, including myself, saw coming. A week after allowing only seven points […]

 
 
 
 
 

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