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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, […]

 
 

Demons ready for different state experience

Demons ready for different state experience

State tournament has different look, feel during pandemic By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent There won’t be the usual bells and whistles of years past. It won’t be at a large venue with thousands cheering on their favorite players. And it won’t have the grandeur of a statewide spectacle, where all eyes […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

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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