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Damon gets his revenge, Demons last team standing

Damon gets his revenge, Demons last team standing

Call it rivalry resentment. Or the relentless will to beat your biggest foe. Whatever you call it, call it a big-time, upset victory for the Burlington Demons over the Waterford Wolverines last Friday, something not a lot of people, including myself, saw coming. A week after allowing only seven points […]

 
 

FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS: Waterford-Burlington: The Rematch jumps off Friday

FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS: Waterford-Burlington: The Rematch jumps off Friday

On Friday night, Waterford will be taking on a very different Burlington squad in a rematch of a game won handily by the Wolverines. In that first game, Burlington quarterback Dalton Damon was out with pneumonia, and backup quarterback Peyton O’Laughlin understandably struggled in his first varsity start. Despite the […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS: Waterford on track to win SLC

FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS:  Waterford on track to win SLC

Instead of my usual manic rant, I’m keeping this one simple for space purposes. The Waterford Wolverines will clinch the Southern Lakes Conference championship Friday night in Burlington. At 7-0 and ranked fourth in the latest Milwaukee Journal Sentinel area rankings, the Wolverines feature Tanner Keller, who leads the conference […]

 
 

FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS: Believe the hype of homecoming

FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS: Believe the hype of homecoming

After taking a week off from my high school football predictions (I apologize), we are back with a full slate this weekend. October is here, the leaves are soon to turn into picturesque fall foliage, and the playoff football picture is heating up. In Burlington in particular, it’s homecoming week […]

 
 

Football predictions: How ‘bout those Waterford Wolverines, ladies and gentlemen?

Football predictions: How ‘bout those Waterford Wolverines, ladies and gentlemen?

Just when you thought the Wilmot Panthers were looking like the team to beat in the SLC, they run into the buzz saw known as Waterford. What was supposed to be a close matchup of two conference contenders turned into a blowout. Waterford was up 27-0 at halftime and rolled […]

 
 

The picks are in: Wilmot making its move in SLC

The picks are in: Wilmot making its move in SLC

Ladies and gentleman, it’s another exciting installment of our weekly high school football picks. Last week, Wilmot quarterback Zack Watson had a career night, leading the Panthers to victory over rival Badger. Also, Waterford and Burlington each improved to 3-0 with resounding victories. In professional football, the Green Bay Packers […]

 
 

A hidden gem for family fun

A hidden gem for family fun

By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent What do most people think when it comes to the library? Boring. Studying. Quiet. Back in my high school days, the library was the place where you spent countless hours studying for that research paper or big test, where whispering was the loudest you could be […]

 
 

Don’t Sleep On UG

Don’t Sleep On UG

By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent One game doesn’t define a season. That was the message Union Grove baseball coach Nate Meyer hammered home moments after the Broncos’ WIAA Division 2 state championship loss June 13 at Fox Cities Stadium near Appleton. The Broncos completed one of their best seasons in school […]

 
 
 
 
 

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