Swim team wins six events in 86-76 loss

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT Although they won six of the 11 events, the Burlington High School co-op boys swim team was unable to overcome the depth of the Delavan-Darien squad in an 86-76 loss Tuesday at the Burlington Wellness Center. The difference in the meet was the 400-yard freestyle […]


Standouts for the week of Dec. 16, 2011

Male Athlete of the Week Dexter Spieker, Burlington High School boys’ basketball: Needing an offense spark after scoring just four points in the opening quarter against Waterford last week, Spieker proved capable of providing that for Burlington. The 6-1 senior guard knocked down three three-pointers as BHS went on a […]


Friday sports update: Union Grove wins on free throw

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor   Union Grove’s Lindsay Johnson hit a 3-pointer late in the game Thursday night against Westosha Central, and then hit a free throw after being fouled to give the Broncos a 49-48 victory. Those four points were the only points Johnson scored in the game, […]


Shebeneck earns Gatorade Player of the Year

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor   After helping lead the Burlington High School girls’ volleyball team to its first-ever state volleyball championship in November, the postseason awards started rolling in for BHS junior Kaysie Shebeneck. The latest came on Wednesday, when Shebeneck was named the Gatorade Wisconsin Volleyball Player of […]


Friday night roundup – last second shot downs Broncos

Lake Geneva Badger’s Elizabeth Quinn hit just one shot all evening against Union Grove. It just happened to be the game-winner in overtime, as the Badgers dropped the Union Grove girls’ basketball team to 0-2 overall with a 48-47 win over the Broncos in Union Grove Friday night. Quinn finished […]


Thursday roundup: BHS boys down Waterford

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor   The Burlington High School boys’ basketball team used a 20-5 second quarter to pick up a win over Waterford on the road Thursday night, 56-48. Burlington finished with three players in double figures, led by Eric Gerber’s 16 points. Greg Steffens led Waterford with […]


Bronco girls going for three-peat

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT For some teams, losing six seniors and four starters, off a conference championship team would mean a rebuilding year. Not so for the Union Grove High School girls’ basketball team. “I believe we are still the team to beat in our conference,” noted head coach […]


Bronco boys start season with three straight wins

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT The Union Grove High School boys’ basketball team proved Tuesday night that even if their top scorer – Brett Van Vreede – is shut down they can still find a way to win. With Van Vreede held to just nine points, the Broncos got a […]


Waterford roundup: Wolverine wrestlers start season 5-2

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT Five consecutive match wins from 126 to 152 pounds propelled the Waterford High School wrestling squad to a 43-33 win over Westosha Central Tuesday at Waterford. The win evened the Wolverines Southern Lakes Conference dual record at 1-1, and improved their overall dual mark to […]


Gymnastics team young and inexperienced

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT With six of the 11 girls out for the squad underclassmen, the Waterford High School gymnastics squad will be lacking competitive experience in the early part of the season. With one of those underclassmen, though, being Grace Kubiak, the team hopes to improve enough throughout […]


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