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Lady ’Toppers drop pair at Badger

By Bud Milroy Sports correspondent The Catholic Central High School girls’ basketball team may have been happy to close the door on 2011 after a pair of losses at the Badger Holiday Classic last week. In the semifinals of the four-team tournament, CCHS lost to host Badger 61-48 Dec. 29. […]


’Toppers fall on road to Waterford

By Bud Milroy Sports correspondent The Catholic Central High School boys’ basketball team stumbled out of the 2012 gate Tuesday, dropping a 55-38 contest at Waterford to the Wolverines. Despite hitting four 3-pointers in the first quarter, the Hilltoppers trailed 22-14 after the first period. “Waterford is a physically more […]


BHS boys struggle in loss

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor Burlington High School boys’ basketball coach Steve Berezowitz didn’t mince words after a 53-45 loss to Mukwonago at home Tuesday night. “I didn’t think we had the effort that we needed to compete in every area,” the coach explained. “What’s frustrating is I thought we […]


Demon wrestlers win Mid-States Classic

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT Even with the No. 4-ranked Division 1 team in the tournament, and the No. 3-ranked Division 3 team also present, Burlington showed it must be considered a team to be reckoned with by winning the annual Mid-States Wrestling Classic held Dec. 28 and 29 at […]


Demon girls losing streak reaches eight

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT When two teams who are both winless in their conference face each other, one of them is going to get their first conference win. Unfortunately, for the Burlington High School girls’ basketball team, it was the Delavan-Darien Comets who got their first Southern Lakes Conference […]


Briggs leads co-op swim team at Badger

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT Team captain Matthew Briggs led the Burlington Co-Op boys swim team in a 116-50 loss at Lake Geneva Badger Tuesday. Briggs won the 200-yard freestyle and the 100-yard backstroke, and was the anchor leg on the 400-yard freestyle relay team that also secured a victory. […]


From Out in Right Field: Flynn’s performance could make another backup a starter

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor   Years from now, when people look at the Green Bay Packers’ record books and see the records set Sunday against the Detroit Lions, I wonder how many people will remember the name Matt Flynn.       Certainly, Green Bay – and the state of Wisconsin […]


Standouts for the Week of Jan. 6, 2012

Co-Male Athletes of the Week Kody Azarian, Waterford Union High School wrestling: For the third invite in a row, Azarian dominated his opposition. After winning the 120-pound weight class at the Ed Stech Invite at West Allis Central and at the Badger State tournament – winning the meet’s Outstanding Wrestler […]


He flew through life

Dick and Bobbie Wagner in a recent family photo. Dick Wagner died Sunday at his home in Lyons fol-lowing a heart attack.

Wagner leaves long legacy in aviation, philanthropy By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief If there was one thing Dick Wagner didn’t want, it was for people to make a fuss over him. To orphans in the Philippines, lepers in Bolivia and prisoners in Belize he was an angel and a […]


Crushing those catchy tunes

Crushing those catchy tunes

Ben Lois (from left), Becca Robinson and Elijah Erdmann perform at a recent Burlington High School basketball game. The three are part of the student pep band, Orange Crush. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)


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