Author Archive: Jason Arndt

Hometown Hero: More than an athlete

Angela Slattery (foreground) and her sister, Sam, spend time exploring campgrounds, including Wisconsin Interstate State Park (Submitted/Southern Lakes Newspapers).

Grove’s Slattery strives to help the community By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Angela Slattery is more than just a two-sport student-athlete with multiple athletic accolades at Union Grove Union High School. Slattery, the youngest of three children to parents Paula and George, holds a 3.95 grade point average while staying […]

 
 

WIAA Volleyball: Burlington finishes as state runner-up

WIAA Volleyball: Burlington finishes as state runner-up

Burlington High School’s girls volleyball team finished as WIAA Division 1 state runner-up after dropping its title match to Hamilton in four sets Saturday at Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln High School. The Demons, who entered the State Tournament unbeaten, advanced to the title match following a three-set sweep of River Falls, […]

 
 

WIAA Volleyball: Catholic Central claims second state title in three seasons

WIAA Volleyball: Catholic Central claims second state title in three seasons

The Catholic Central High School girls volleyball team won its second WIAA Division 4 State Championship in three seasons Saturday behind a strong performance from senior Sammie Seib. The second-seeded Hilltoppers, who finished as state runner-up in 2019, returned to the State Tournament hosted by Little Chute High School Saturday […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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