Waterford girls make strides at Baraboo

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor Waterford Union High School girls’ basketball coach Dena Brechtl hasn’t minced words while her team has struggled in the early going. And after an opening round loss in the Baraboo Holiday Tournament Tuesday, Brechtl was not happy. “We were nowhere to be found (Tuesday),” Brechtl […]


Grapplers get second SLC dual win

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT The Waterford High School wrestling squad evened its Southern Lakes Conference dual record at 2-2 with a 44-30 win over Union Grove on Dec. 22. Overall, the Wolverines are 6-3 in dual meets. Francisco Mata got the team off to a great start by pinning […]


BHS boys struggle at Badger

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor The Burlington High School boys’ basketball team picked a bad day to have an off night. Burlington traveled to Lake Geneva Badger Dec. 22 for its last game before the holiday, and struggled in all aspects of the game, losing 53-46. BHS is now 4-3 […]


Burlington wrestlers improve to 4-0 in SLC

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT Halfway through the Southern Lakes Conference season, everything is looking up for the Burlington High School wrestling squad. The team is 4-0 in SLC duals and has defeated the three teams head coach Jade Gribble said were the front-runners in the conference – Delavan-Darien, Lake […]


Demon girls no match for Muskego

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT When a team plays a tough non-conference schedule, they hope it will produce a better team over time. That is certainly the hopes of Burlington High School head girls basketball coach Gordon Nikolic. The latest very strong non-conference foe for the Demon girls was Muskego, […]


Standouts for the Week of Dec. 30, 2011

Male Athlete of the Week Brandt Gavin, Burlington High School wrestling: Tasked with starting off Dec. 22’s dual meet at Elkhorn, and the senior did it the right way. Gavin earned a pin at 160 pounds in the opening match of the evening, and the Demons went on to down […]


CCHS girls rebound, win 56-34

By Bud Milroy Sports correspondent The Catholic Central High School girls’ basketball team bounced back from its worst loss of the season, defeating Martin Luther Saturday 56-34 at home. The win evened CCHS’s record at 3-3 overall, and gave the Lady ’Toppers their first Midwest Classic Conference-South victory of the […]


Gymnasts pick up ‘ugly’ win

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor It says something to the depth of the Burlington/Badger/Wilmot gymnastics team this year that a totally off day can still beat the best in the state. That was the case Sunday, as BBW topped Franklin/Muskego/Whitnall/Oak Creek and Arrowhead in a tri-meet at Arrowhead High School. […]


Losing streak reaches six for Demon girls

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT December has not been kind to the Burlington High School girls’ basketball team. After entering the month with a 2-1 record, the Demons have lost six in a row, including four in the past week. On Tuesday, the Demon girls were no match for the […]


’Toppers win pair of close games

By Bud Milroy Sports correspondent The Catholic Central High School boys’ basketball team entered Christmas break by winning a pair of Midwest Classic Conference-South matchups, but head coach Eric Henderson wanted a little more. “It’s nice to pick up a couple of wins, but we need to get away from […]


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