Sports

Playground league soars in popularity

Playground league soars in popularity

Local basketball lovers find Parking Lot League a much-needed distraction By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent What started as a joke between friends has become a full-blown phenomenon. The Parking Lot League, ripe with loud, banging hip-hop, fans on lawn chairs and cars lined up around the court, is enjoying a busy […]

 
 

WIAA to proceed with fall sports

WIAA to proceed with fall sports

The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Board of Control on Thursday voted 8-3 in favor of a plan that allows high school sports to proceed this fall. Here are the details of the decision released on Twitter late Thursday morning by the WIAA: • Practice for lower risk fall sports– cross […]

 
 

Fall prep sports now look iffy

Fall prep sports now look iffy

WIAA meets Thursday to discuss changes as local officials wait By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent The first domino fell Tuesday morning. “After much discussion with area school districts and following recommendations by state and federal health officials, it has been decided there will be no fall sports for the 2020,” according […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

A warrior on the mat, a champion in life

A warrior on the mat, a champion in life

Remembering Josh Bird How many people can say they lived life to the fullest? Whether it was riding his beloved motorcycle, jet skis, off-road vehicles or hunting, Josh Bird possessed a deep love for an adrenaline rush. He was down to have fun and get the most out of life. […]

 
 

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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