Author Archive: Jason Arndt

Racine County Executive tests positive for COVID-19

Racine County Executive tests positive for COVID-19

Jonathan Delagrave, under self-quarantine, says he should make full recovery Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave tested positive for COVID-19, according to an announcement Friday, indicating he should make a full recovery from the virus. Delagrave, who indicated he is in self-quarantine, said in the announcement he is slowly improving and […]

 
 

Senior Snapshots: Grove trio recalls state baseball trip

Senior Snapshots: Grove trio recalls state baseball trip

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer This is part of the Senior Snapshot series presented by the Southern Lakes Newspapers highlighting senior student-athletes attending Waterford and Union Grove high schools. Student-athletes were asked to share their favorite memories, future plans, and what they loved most about their teams. Southern Lakes Newspapers […]

 
 

Catholic Central’s Phillips becomes an All-Star

Catholic Central’s Phillips becomes an All-Star

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Izzy Phillips caught many of Christina Paleka’s pitching appearances for the Catholic Central High School softball team. While Phillips served as catcher, she also contributed at the plate, where she finished second overall among Metro Classic Conference hitters with 35 RBI en route to first […]

 
 

Senior Snapshot: Catholic Central’s Aldrich sprinted to state multiple times

Senior Snapshot: Catholic Central’s Aldrich sprinted to state multiple times

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Catholic Central High School sprinter Nick Aldrich qualified for the WIAA Division 3 State Track and Field Meet in the 100-meter dash his sophomore and junior seasons. As a junior, after he won sectionals, Aldrich placed seventh in state at 11.33 seconds, which was .25 […]

 
 

Senior Snapshots: Trautman, Stiewe look back on Waterford softball careers

Senior Snapshots: Trautman, Stiewe look back on Waterford softball careers

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Southern Lakes Newspapers plans to recognize senior student-athletes who participated in spring sports. The seniors from Waterford and Union Grove will be profiled in the next several weeks as more seniors respond to questions via email. Southern Lakes Newspapers reached out to readers on social […]

 
 

Senior Snapshot: Otto Traxinger

Senior Snapshot: Otto Traxinger

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Otto Traxinger said nothing will compare to the Burlington baseball program. Traxinger, who pitched and played first base, said the coaches and teammates were the primary components of Demon baseball. “I’m going to miss everything about this program, there’s nothing like it. From all the […]

 
 

Senior Snapshot: Tyler Duesing

Senior Snapshot: Tyler Duesing

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Tyler Duesing, a second baseman, has played organized baseball for 12 years. Duesing, like others, hoped to have a senior season, but will carry three years of positive memories. “Even though I really wish our senior season turned out differently and we were able to […]

 
 

Senior Snapshot: Luke Walesa

Senior Snapshot: Luke Walesa

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Luke Walesa enjoyed his team’s fun and competitive atmosphere. “I loved how much we had during the baseball season and how competitive everyone was,” he said. “My biggest team highlight was making it to the state semifinal game.” Walesa, a corner infielder, said he will […]

 
 

Burlington, wrestling community mourns loss of Josh Bird

Burlington, wrestling community mourns loss of Josh Bird

The Burlington community as well as the state wrestling industry lost a friend, family member, competitor and two-time WIAA Division 1 state champion Friday in a Town of Mukwonago crash. Josh Bird, a 2016 BHS graduate, was best described as a loving and thoughtful person on the school program’s Twitter […]

 
 

Senior Snapshot: Christian Brenner

Senior Snapshot: Christian Brenner

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Starting catcher Christian Brenner began playing baseball 13 years ago with some of his teammates. Brenner, who has played four years for the Demons, said the long-time bonds have built strong chemistry. “As seniors, we have been playing together since little league,” he said. “We […]

 
 
 
 
 

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