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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 […]

 
 

Golfing in rare air

Golfing in rare air

Beck qualifies for U.S. Amateur tournament By Chris Bennett Correspondent Taitum Beck is in rarefied air in the world of women’s amateur golf. Beck gets to prove herself against the country’s best amateur golfers Aug. 2-8 in the U.S. Women’s Amateur at Westchester Country Club in Rye, New York. Rye […]

 
 

WIAA softball: All good things must end

WIAA softball: All good things must end

Lady Demons dominated in state semifinal By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Oh, what could have been. The Burlington High School softball squad opened a WIAA Division 1 state semifinal Monday night at UW-Green Bay’s King Park just about as good as you can imagine, but they also left plenty to be […]

 
 

WIAA softball: Burlington walks off to win state opener

WIAA softball: Burlington walks off to win state opener

By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Sometimes, it’s better to be lucky than good. Well, the Burlington high School softball squad was both Monday afternoon in a WIAA Division 1 state quarterfinal just outside Green Bay against Cedarburg, and it resulted in a dramatic walk-off victory. With two outs in the decisive […]

 
 

Broncos bow out of state baseball tournament

Broncos bow out of state baseball tournament

Grove falls in quarterfinals to Eau Claire Memorial By Jason Arndt Staff Writer For nearly the entire season, the Union Grove baseball team didn’t have much of a problem scoring runs or winning games, but the Broncos finally ran into their first issue at an unfortunate time. The Broncos entered […]

 
 

Union Grove slugs its way to state

Union Grove slugs its way to state

Broncos to make second appearance in three years By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent These guys can straight up mash. Not mash as in mashed potatoes, but mash as in hitting the baseball so hard with a bat that it mashes or dents. That’s the kind of juggernaut the Union Grove baseball […]

 
 

Burlington can’t stop Union Grove

Burlington can’t stop Union Grove

Surging Broncos make quick work of Demons on way to state By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Sometimes, a team just has that special “it” factor. No matter what happens, they have all the key components to success, with talent, performance and even a little bit of luck. The Union Grove baseball […]

 
 

Waterford claims regional championship

Waterford claims regional championship

  By Chris Bennett Correspondent The Wolverines remained undefeated and won the school’s first regional title since 2015 with a 4-1 victory over Westosha Central June 12 in a WIAA Division 2 regional final at Waterford. Waterford (13-0-2) bowed out of the tournament Wednesday with a 6-1 loss to Waukesha […]

 
 

Staude crosses 300th win milestone

Staude crosses 300th win milestone

Baseball coach earns honor his in hometown on field where he started playing By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent After more than 20 years in the dugout, Scott Staude still loves the game of baseball like when he was a child growing up in Jefferson. The left-handed batting, right-handed throwing athlete turned […]

 
 

An unconventional approach to track

Broncos adapting to compressed season By Tim Wester Correspondent With less practice time and multiple meets per week, the Union Grove track and field coach Mike Mikula summed up the current season as goofy. A goofy season has forced Mikula to take an unconventional approach to competition. The Broncos have […]

 
 
 
 
 

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