Sports

Demon runners finish in middle of the pack

Demon runners finish in middle of the pack

Team hosted county meet at school district forest Standard Press Staff The Burlington High School cross country Team hosted the Racine County Invitational Aug. 26 and captured third place in both the boys and girls competitions. It was the first time the Demons hosted the county meet at the School […]

 
 

Parade to honor Little League champs

Parade to honor Little League champs

  Members of the Burlington 9-10 Little League state championship team will be honored with a parade through Burlington Friday evening. The parade will begin at 5:30 p.m. at Menards and proceed into Burlington on Milwaukee Avenue. The procession will turn into downtown Burlington along Pine Street and continue to […]

 
 

Rivermen in Lo’L championship hunt

Rivermen in Lo’L championship hunt

The Waterford Rivermen are headed to the 101st Land O’ Lakes Grand Championship series in Monches, Wisconsin, on Saturday, Aug. 20, after hosting a double header in the regional playoffs, and beating out the Hartland Oilers and Brookfield Bulldogs on Aug. 14. The team includes Austin Baker (front, from left) […]

 
 

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 […]