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Wrestlers defeat ranked teams in home invite

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT After what the Burlington High School wrestling squad accomplished last week, it would be surprising if the team does not find itself ranked in the next state team wrestling ranking. In its own six-team invitational on Saturday, the Demon boys defeated the No. 5-ranked Division […]


BBW comes up with another invite title

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor What’s the scariest thing about the Burlington/Badger/Wilmot gymnastics team? After posting a 145.625 team score Saturday to win the Falcon Invite – the best score of the season for BBW and in the state – the squad still has plenty of room for improvement. A […]


BHS boys get back on track

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor After a pair of non-conference losses last week, the Burlington High School boys basketball team needed a dose of confidence Tuesday night at home against Wilmot. The Demons got it, outscoring the Panthers 21-11 in the second quarter and then coming home with a 70-59 […]


CCHS roundup: Boys, girls fall at St. Joseph

By Bud Milroy Sports correspondent An early deficit proved to be too much for the Catholic Central High School boys basketball team to overcome Saturday night, as the Hilltoppers dropped a 64-52 contest at Kenosha St. Joseph. “The very competitive nature of our kids will keep us battling to the […]


Broncos down Demon girls 51-37

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT Over much of this season, the Burlington High School girls basketball team has had a difficult time scoring points. The result is a losing streak that has extended to nine games. During that nine-game span, 50 percent of the time the Demon girls have scored […]


Swim team finishes sixth at Rocket Invite

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT Even with having the smallest squad at the event, the Burlington co-op boys swim team finishes eighth out of 11 teams at the South Milwaukee Rocket Invite Saturday. “The team did very well,” head coach Denita Jones said. “We weren’t last for a change.” Burlington […]


Standouts for the Week of Jan. 13, 2012

Female Athletes of the Week Stephanie Rank, Waterford Union High School girls’ basketball: In a pair of games last week, the senior showed why she is considered one of the best players in the Southern Lakes Conference. In a 49-46 loss to Union Grove at Union Grove Jan. 3, Rank […]



Vera Koehnke, 91, Milwaukee, died Jan. 11, 2012, at Milwaukee Estates. She was born Oct. 8, 1920, in Wisconsin, to the late Albert and Laura (Kaddatz) Rieck. She spent her early life in Elkhorn and was a graduate of Elkhorn High School. On June 28, 1939, at St. John’s Lutheran […]


Primary pecking order set

Ballot established for Feb. 21 BASD election By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer After confirming six official candidates for two open spots on the Burlington Area School District Board of Education Monday night, the official order was set for a primary election on Feb. 21. According to BASD officials, state law […]


Welcome winter!

Despite the lack of natural snow, skiers and snowboarders have been able to enjoy man-made winter weather at Alpine Valley Resort this season.

With snow in forecast, area ski resort rejoices By Vanessa Lenz Staff Writer With a few inches of snow in the forecast for Thursday and Friday, officials at Alpine Valley Resort near East Troy remain hopeful Mother Nature’s mantle of white with have skiers itching to hit the slopes. As […]


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