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Former BHS star wins national title

Former BHS star wins national title

Van Dan started at setter for Demons, played key role on the court for UW-Eau Claire By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent For the second time in seven months, a former Burlington volleyball player won an NCAA women’s volleyball national championship. After Maddie Berezowitz and the Kentucky Wildcats won the Division 1 […]

 
 

Opening weekend deer harvest down locally; statewide

Opening weekend deer harvest down locally; statewide

Opening weekend total declines nearly 20% By SLN staff Deer harvest numbers were down across the Southern Lakes Area and throughout the state during the opening weekend of the traditional nine-day gun deer hunting season. Registration numbers released by the Department of Natural Resources Tuesday show hunters in Kenosha, Racine […]

 
 

Focus on fun spurred Demons’ winning run

Focus on fun spurred Demons’ winning run

Volleyball team opens state tourney play Thursday night By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent The volleyball factory is alive and well. That’s right, the Burlington High School girls volleyball program is perhaps the most impressive high school sports program in the entire state. Coaches Teri Little and Dan Lynch, her uncle, are […]

 
 

The area’s other great rivalry

The area’s other great rivalry

Waterford, Union Grove set for playoff battle Just when you thought the boiling rivalry blood had calmed down and lowered the area’s collective football fandom blood pressure, think again. What some have called the “Fox River Rivalry” may be over, as Burlington struck first with a 9-7 victory Oct. 15 […]

 
 

One for the history books

One for the history books

Burlington soccer team captures first playoff victory since 2005   By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent This one was special. When the final seconds ticked off the clock Oct. 19 at Fort Atkinson High School and the Burlington boys soccer squad made history with a 3-2 playoff victory, several players walked over […]

 
 

Burlington-Waterford again? At least it’s the playoffs

Burlington-Waterford again? At least it’s the playoffs

Rivalries are cool and all, but having to play your biggest rival two weeks in a row is downright brutal. And, oh by the way, your better conference record and the fact you beat that team head to head don’t really matter that much. That’s the dilemma Eric Sulik and […]

 
 

Burlington, Waterford clinch playoff spots, put pride on the line

Burlington, Waterford clinch playoff spots, put pride on the line

  It always means something more. The Burlington-Waterford football rivalry is a big one, and there isn’t much love lost between the two teams and schools. It’s what makes high school sports great. Two teams separated by about eight miles, the kids probably know each other pretty well and both […]

 
 

Apparently, we can have nice things in Wisconsin sports

Apparently, we can have nice things in Wisconsin sports

              Fantastic sports weekend stirs the hearts of state’s fans Wisconsin has seemed to be this kind of sports wasteland when it comes to winning championships. I was born in 1982, and in my 39 years there have been exactly THREE, yes only three, […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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