Riggs, Aguirre 1-2 in pole vault at Racine Invitational

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT Paced by a 1-2 finish in the pole vault, the Burlington High School boys’ track and field squad finished sixth out of 14 teams at the Racine Invitational held Saturday at UW-Parkside. “For us, that was a good finish,” noted boys’ head coach Trent Tonn. […]


Demon soccer squad still looking for first victory

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT A 3-1 loss at Racine Case Tuesday kept the Burlington High School girls soccer team looking for its first win of the season. With the loss, the Demons fell to 0-2-1 on the season. Case played a very physical game in the first half and […]


Demon netters shut out by Muskego

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT “(We) just did not play well.” Those words by Burlington High School head boys’ tennis coach Ken Savaglia told the tale of a 7-0 loss at Muskego Tuesday. The best opportunity for a win came at No. 4 singles where Brandon Novak lost 6-2, 3-6, […]


From Out in Right Field: Final Four high on everything but final score

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor   It’s hard not to find good stories out of this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four.       There was plenty to like – a first title for a coach, an exciting comeback in the semifinals, just the fourth freshman being named Most Outstanding Player […]


Standouts for the week of April 6, 2012

Male Athlete of the Week Zach Borkowski, Burlington High School baseball: After the Demons lost their season opener to Racine Park last week, Borkowski turned on the offense as BHS swept a doubleheader at UW-Whitewater Saturday. Borkowski went 2-for-4 with two RBI in a 9-3 win over Marinette and also […]


Rank, Hocking top All-Area girls

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports Editor For two area seniors, the 2011-12 girls basketball season was remarkably similar. Both players led their teams – both in play and in demeanor. Both approached or broke scoring marks. And the two also happened to tie for 2012 All-Area Player of the Year honors. […]


Top of the class: BHS’s Gerber leads All-Area hoops team

Members of the 2012 All-Area boys basketball first team are: (front from left) Brett Van Vreede, Union Grove; Chris Benavides, Waterford; (back row) Carson Biedrzycki, Burlington; Dustin Schindler, Waterford; and Eric Gerber, Burlington High School. Gerber is the 2012 All-Area Player of the Year. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor When the Burlington High School boys basketball team made it to the WIAA Division 1 sectional tournament in 2010, Eric Gerber was a wide-eyed sophomore, moved up to varsity midway through the season. When the Demons made it back this season, Gerber was a steely-eyed […]


Bronco girls season ends with loss to West

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT In the regional semifinal game against the New Berlin West Vikings, the Union Grove High School girls’ basketball team did not do one thing it needed to do well to have a chance to win. “We didn’t shoot well,” noted head coach Rob Domagalski. “I […]


Cudahy edges out Wolverines

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor Against a talented team on the road in the playoffs, most coaches will be satisfied with having a chance to win the game. That said, there was a lot of disappointment when the Waterford Union High School girls basketball team fell 48-46 in a WIAA […]


Regional champs part deux: Lady ’Toppers take second straight title

By Bud Milroy Sports correspondent For the second year in a row, the Catholic Central High School girls basketball team is a WIAA Division 5 regional champion. The Lady ’Toppers claimed the title Saturday with an impressive 65-47 win over Lake Country Lutheran (20-5). “We knew this game was going […]


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