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Miles mows down Martin Luther in no-hitter

Miles mows down Martin Luther in no-hitter

By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Cal Miles continues to show why he’s one of the area’s best all-around athletes Tuesday night. The same week the Catholic Cent ral senior earned a spot on the Southern Lakes Newspapers All-Area Boys Basketball second team, Miles added a no-hitter to his Toppers resume. The […]

 
 

Player of the year: Rampulla does it all for area’s best team

Player of the year: Rampulla does it all for area’s best team

  By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Union Grove junior Sophia Rampulla’s name is up on the red all-time records wall at the school’s gymnasium. As a freshman in 2019, the 5-foot-10 do-it-all wing snatched 10 steals in one game, a record that stands until this day. A star was born as […]

 
 

All-area basketball: Girls team is solid to the core

Union Grove junior Sophia Rampulla is the Southern Lakes Newspapers All Area Player of the Year.

Union Grove duo, scoring sensation among top players By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Sorry folks, this is coming a bit late this year. We have been covering a full slate of spring sports this past month, trying to report on the few games that haven’t been rained out, so All-Area basketball […]

 
 

It’s time for Packers to make a splash or two

It’s time for Packers to make a splash or two

Oh my goodness, Packers fans. If you are anything like me, you feel like a kid in a candy store. IT’S DRAFT WEEK!!!! Thursday night is the birthday of hope, the Christmas Day of faith and the first day of the future.       It’s the NFL Draft, and just when […]

 
 

Softball team is back to winning ways

Softball team is back to winning ways

Burlington gets revenge on Union Grove, Klein dazzles in Badger blowout By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent The Burlington softball team carried high expectations coming into this season after a state tournament appearance last summer. And after two losses to start the season, nobody was panicking but it was still uncharacteristic for […]

 
 

Gordon’s goals give way to Waterford rout of Demons

By Chris Bennett Correspondent Taylor Gordon scored seven goals and led the Waterford girls soccer team to an 8-3 Southern Lakes Conference victory over Burlington April 12 at home. Gordon scored three goals in the first half and powered Waterford to a 4-2 halftime lead over the Demons (2-2, 0-2 […]

 
 

Demons softball team off to slow start

Demons softball team off to slow start

By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Just because a team has high expectations doesn’t mean there won’t be setbacks – especially early in the season. The Burlington High School softball team is experiencing this firsthand after its first two games this season. After a whirlwind 2021 season that saw the Lady Demons […]

 
 

Broncos’ boast multiple returners from state tournament team

By Tim Wester Correspondent There’s no middle ground with the Union Grove baseball team. The Broncos return six talented seniors that were key contributors on last year’s state championship tournament team. Union Grove, which finished 25-4 overall in 2021, saw its season end in a WIAA Division 1 state quarterfinal […]

 
 

Let’s do it again

Let’s do it again

Can the Lady Demons run it back for a second consecutive state trip? By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent It was a bizarre year that started later and ended nearly in June. The state tournament couldn’t be played at Goodman Diamond in Madison, the home of the Badgers, because of COVID-19 restrictions. […]

 
 

The best of the best

The best of the best

Area competitors named best in their sports in SLC Led by players of the year Sophia Rampulla and Cooper Willis of Union Grove, and Wylde Chupich of the Badger/Burlington gymnastics team, the western Racine County area is well represented on this year’s All-Southern Lakes Conference teams. Multiple student-athletes from Burlington, […]

 
 
 
 
 

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