Sports

Wallace stampedes Elks

Wallace stampedes Elks

Demons on the road to face Westosha Thursday By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Todd Ghilani knew what to expect. The first-year Elkhorn Area High School football coach understood the need to stack the box to contain the Southern Lakes Conference’s premier rusher, 5-foot-10, 175-pound Zach Wallace of Burlington. There was only […]

 
 

Toppers earn first win

Toppers earn first win

  By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent It feels so good to finally get that first win. Just ask Catholic Central head coach Tom Aldrich. The longtime Toppers maestro said Oct. 9 it felt good to finally get a win after the Toppers dropped their first two games of this pandemic-shortened season. […]

 
 

Demons roll in opener

Demons roll in opener

Burlington’s second game cancelled after COVID-19 idles scheduled opponent By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Since former Delavan-Darien football head coach Steve Tenhagen left the Comets in 2014 to coach his hometown Demons, the Comets have usually played the Demons tight in their reunions. Often, Burlington has needed late-game heroics to pull […]

 
 

FOOTBALL PREVIEW: O’Laughlin healthy and ready to go

FOOTBALL PREVIEW: O’Laughlin healthy and ready to go

BHS football team is young, but Wallace, others will lead the way By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Burlington High School senior Peyton O’Laughlin thought he was going in for a routine appointment to get braces. After all, his teeth were pushed in on his left side, and it seemed like the […]

 
 

A storybook ending

A storybook ending

Richter closes 22-year career with complete game victory By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Karl Richter pumped his fist in victory after the final game of his 22-year career Sunday afternoon at Beaumont Field in Burlington, and something special waited for him. Richter, 40, was mobbed by teammates after recording the final […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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