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Badger blemishes Waterford’s chance at perfect season

Badger blemishes Waterford’s chance at perfect season

By Chris Bennett Correspondent It’s not a stretch to wonder if Badger High School played football or just keep-away in an Oct. 18 Southern Lakes Conference game against visiting Waterford. Badger ran 75 plays to the Wolverines’ 21 and won 17-7. The ramifications of the game are far reaching. For […]

 
 

Burlington, Catholic Central open playoffs Friday

Burlington senior Dylan Runkel leaves Badger defenders in the dust during a Sept. 20 Southern Lakes Conference contest victory. Burlington will host Badger Friday in the WIAA Division 2 playoffs (Rick Benavides File Photo/Standard Press).

Demons have big rematch, Toppers happy to be in postseason By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent It was Sept. 20. The setting was Lake Geneva Badger High School. The Burlington Demons were looking for a 5-0 start and a pivotal victory over a team they had only beaten once in the last […]

 
 

FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS: The real season is here

FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS: The real season is here

Hello, and welcome to the exciting playoff edition of my football predictions. Last week, I was wrong in predicting Waterford would beat rival Lake Geneva Badger and finish the season undefeated. Instead, the Badgers, in a must-win game to make the playoffs, won 17-7 to clinch their 12th consecutive playoff […]

 
 

A Smashing success

A Smashing success

Demons capture tournament title By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent The Burlington girls volleyball team has to like this feeling. Despite owning a 30-4 record, including an undefeated mark in the Southern Lakes Conference, and the distinction of being the back-to-back defending WIAA Division 1 state champion, it almost feels like Burlington […]

 
 

Demon girls golf make sectionals for 1st time in 15 years

Demon girls golf make sectionals for 1st time in 15 years

Season ends, but Burlington can tout historic run By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent The season is over for the Burlington girls varsity golf team, but oh, what a way to go out. It started with a top-four finish at the WIAA Division 1 Regional Oct. 2 at Bristol Oaks Golf Course, […]

 
 

Run game propels Broncos to second straight SLC win

Run game propels Broncos to second straight SLC win

By Tim Wester Correspondent After losing its first four Southern Lakes Conference games, the season looked grim for Union Grove. But the Broncos weren’t ready to give up, and rededicated their work ethic at practice, which started to show three weeks ago against Wilmot. Since the loss to the Panthers, […]

 
 

Buzz saw in Burlington

Buzz saw in Burlington

Waterford routes Demons to clinch conference title By Jason Arndt Editor When two football teams scoring about 40 points a game go head-to-head, anyone would believe the contest could bring fireworks, especially when the clash involves contenders Burlington and Waterford. On Oct. 11 at Don Dalton Stadium in Burlington, however, […]

 
 

FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS: It’s almost playoff time, get psyched, people

FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS: It’s almost playoff time, get psyched, people

Believe it or not, but we’re already in mid-October. Wow, time flies. Halloween is right around the corner, Thanksgiving will be here in a little more than a month, and Christmas is a mere 70 days away. Ahhh!!! That means my wife will be listening to Christmas music on the […]

 
 

Synergy helps duo surge in tennis

Synergy helps duo surge in tennis

Grove’s Maurer, Krause state bound By Tim Wester Correspondent Union Grove’s Kayla Maurer certainly has doubles play figured out. Maurer, who was a state qualifier with doubles partner Chloe Woods last year, is making a return trip to the Nielsen Tennis Stadium in Madison with senior Kaitlyn Krause. “Both of […]

 
 

Toppers football clinches 1st playoff berth since 2015

Toppers football clinches 1st playoff berth since 2015

Pum walks off for second straight week, Catholic Central stays hot By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent For the first time since 2015, the Catholic Central football team is going to the dance. Thanks to a 21-14 thrilling overtime victory at Kenosha St. Joe’s Friday night at Mary D. Bradford Stadium in […]

 
 
 
 
 

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