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Waterford shooting team wins national championships

Waterford shooting team wins national championships

Wolverines dominate the competition at national meet The Waterford Wolverine Shooting Team emerged as champions in four categories at the Scholastic Clay Target Program national competition in Marengo, Ohio, July 5-16. “I can’t tell you how proud I am of the team – our athletes and their families,” said Scott […]

 
 

So long, farewell, to the community I love, Burlington

So long, farewell, to the community I love, Burlington

     Don’t let the headline fool you. I’m not moving. So no, you’re not completely rid of me. But I am leaving the Burlington Standard Press and Southern Lakes Newspapers. After a two-hour interview in Kenosha, and a short phone conversation the following morning, I accepted a new job […]

 
 

First Demon Triathlon set for Aug. 20

First Demon Triathlon set for Aug. 20

  The Burlington Community Education Department will host its first Demon Triathlon on Saturday, Aug. 20. The course, featuring a 1/3-mile swim, 17-mile bike ride, and 3.1-mile run, will begin at Rockland Lake with the swim. Racers will then transition to the bike portion where they will head south and […]

 
 

2022 Southern Lakes Newspapers All-Area Baseball Team

2022 Southern Lakes Newspapers All-Area Baseball Team

Players from SLC dominate annual dream team By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent It’s back, ladies and gentlemen. We canvassed coaches from 15 teams, and we came up with our seventh annual all-Southern Lakes Newspapers baseball team, packed with big arms, bigger bats and clutch crushers. Of course we honored the area’s […]

 
 

The full package

The full package

Player of the Year Klein’s pitching, bat, leadership make her special By Chris Bennett Correspondent The players with the most love for the game and who work the hardest are often found at the end of the bench. They’re on every team, in every sport, at every school. Their zest […]

 
 

We’re officially full-blown ‘soccer moms’

We’re officially full-blown ‘soccer moms’

      OK, this headline is a bit misleading. It’s actually softball. We’re softball moms. Well, a softball mom and dad. Erin and I experienced our first, full-blown youth sports tournament last month at Burlington High School. I must say, it was awesome. Despite rain that forced us to play the […]

 
 

Cancer journey comes full circle at state baseball

Cancer journey comes full circle at state baseball

      Let’s face it, you can’t really talk about God anymore. OK, maybe at church, but in the average, everyday setting like work or in public places, or schools, you can’t just “go there” and talk about religion and God and all that stuff. Well, Tuesday was one of those […]

 
 

Maffet captures gold at state meet

Maffet captures gold at state meet

By Chris Bennett Correspondent Waterford’s Carter Maffet can claim bragging rights for the next year. No one in the state is better at the 110-meter hurdles than Maffet after the junior won the state title at the state track and field meet. Maffet and the Wolverines competed in the WIAA […]

 
 

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: The Rose that grew from concrete

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: The Rose that grew from concrete

Westosha sharpshooter leads Falcons to state tournament, gears up for college play By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Jack Rose is a throwback. The four-sport star, who has received all-conference honors in volleyball, football and basketball in his four years at Westosha Central, wore a varsity baseball jersey on a warm, sunny […]

 
 

ALL AREA BASKETBALL: To the victor go the spoils

ALL AREA BASKETBALL: To the victor go the spoils

First team features four all-state performers, Westosha trio By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Earlier this month, Sophia Rampulla took home player of the year honors for the 2022 Southern Lakes Newspapers All-Area Girls Basketball squad. The Union Grove junior is already committed to play at Division 1 UW-Milwaukee. Another Southern Lakes […]

 
 
 
 
 

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