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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 […]


The trouble with crosswalks

West State Street problems launch another spirited discussion as solutions are sought By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer It’s back to the drawing board for the City of Burlington Common Council as it tries to deal with a potentially dangerous situation involving crosswalks on West State Street. This time, after about […]


Village taxes up even though operating cost are down

Street projects, DPW building factor into village’s increase By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Although the Village of Union Grove operating budget will decrease in 2012, the property tax levy will rise as ongoing efforts to fund past work in the community continues. The Village Board last week approved a budget that […]


Time is ticking for school districts to comply with state teacher layoff rules

But lawmakers have not yet figured out what the rules are By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor Waterford Graded School District officials find themselves in a bit of a pickle, and they’re not alone. Like WGSD, about half the school districts in Wisconsin have teachers whose collective bargaining agreement expired last […]


Demon grapplers win Nicolet Scramble

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT With six weight class champions, the Burlington High School wrestling team dominated the Nicolet Knight Wrestling Scramble Saturday at Nicolet High School in Milwaukee. The Demon boys tallied 565 points to easily outscore second-place Wausau East, which had 483.5 points. “It wasn’t an overly tough […]


Demon girls shelled by Franklin 78-34

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT Shellshocked. That was the feeling of the Burlington High School girls’ basketball team after the first quarter of its non-conference matchup at Franklin Friday. After defeating Racine Horlick three days earlier by 33 points, the Demon girls were feeling pretty good about themselves. That was […]


BBW gymnastics team wins pair

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor The Burlington/Badger/Wilmot gymnastics team opened its season with a 141.200-137.575 win over Mukwonago/Kettle Moraine Dec. 1 at Karcher Middle School. BBW had the highest team score on three of the four events, and won all of the individual events except bars – which was behind […]


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