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WEEKLY PICKS: Adversity really stinks, but we are strong

WEEKLY PICKS: Adversity really stinks, but we are strong

  It seems like the theme of last week was adversity. With plenty of injuries across the Southern Lakes Conference in Week 5, the football season took a turn as Burlington lost starting quarterback Jack Sulik (broken collarbone), Catholic Central quarterback Max Robson went down with a concussion and Union […]

 
 

BHS gets real test Friday night

BHS gets real test Friday night

Union Grove comes into game with unblemished record The football season reaches its halfway point this weekend. While conference favorites like Lake Geneva Badger and Union Grove continue to win and are undefeated at 2-0 in the Southern Lakes Conference, the young, sophomore-led Burlington Demons have won two in a […]

 
 

Prep preview: Surging Grove set for showdown with Waterford

Prep preview: Surging Grove set for showdown with Waterford

                          The 2021 football season is well under way, and after three games, we are starting to see some clarity. Jakob Simmons is still running away with the league rushing title, but is he really? A newcomer has […]

 
 

Going great lengths for a big win

Going great lengths for a big win

Broncos make most of impromptu matchup of ranked teams Union Grove High School literally went to extreme lengths to find a football opponent on Aug. 27. The Broncos, initially scheduled to host Racine Park on Aug. 27, had to seek a new team to play after Park canceled the contest […]

 
 

2-0 Toppers set to open league play

2-0 Toppers set to open league play

CCHS coming off shutout of Shoreland Lutheran By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent The unbeaten Catholic Central High School football team hosts Brookfield Academy (1-1) at 7 p.m. Friday night to open Midwest Classic Conference action. Toppers coach Tom Aldrich said Brookfield has a good quarterback and will provide a stiff challenge. […]

 
 

Pigskin prognosticator returns

Pigskin prognosticator returns

Big performances highlight first week, who will win in Week 2? It’s something I started when I began covering Burlington sports in 2013, and it has ruffled some feathers but also piqued interest… The one and only prediction column. Every week in the football season, I try to give you […]

 
 

Broncos scramble to find opponent for Friday

Broncos scramble to find opponent for Friday

Racine Park pulls out due to COVID concerns; Union Grove to play in Illinois Racine Park High School cancelled its non-conference football game at Union Grove Friday because of reported COVID-19 concerns on the Panthers roster.    But the Broncos found another opponent, according to the Union Grove Facebook page, […]

 
 

ALL AREA BASEBALL: Victor gets the spoils

ALL AREA BASEBALL: Victor gets the spoils

Union Grove leads list of players on All-Area team By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent The football season may be right around the corner, but believe it or not the high school baseball season didn’t end until July. It was a blessing to have the spring sports season return after being cancelled […]

 
 

ALL AREA SOFTBALL: Player of the Year is the full package

ALL AREA SOFTBALL: Player of the Year is the full package

On the mound or at the plate, Klein dominated By Chris Bennett Correspondent There are those young people who are already grieving for opportunities lost during the ongoing pandemic. Don’t count Morgan Klein in their ranks. The senior-to-be at Burlington High School excelled at softball as a junior after losing […]

 
 

A life in baseball

A life in baseball

Busch poised for induction into Burlington Baseball Hall of Fame By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent It only takes about five minutes to see the joy on the face of Dennis Busch when he’s umpiring a women’s slow-pitch softball game to know how much he loves the game. “I turned it down […]

 
 
 
 
 

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