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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, […]

 
 

Westosha stamps ticket to state

Westosha stamps ticket to state

Falcons face La Crosse Central in Friday’s semifinal By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Westosha Central High School’s pursuit of a WIAA Division 2 state boys basketball championship begins with a matchup against second-seeded La Crosse Central Friday afternoon at the Kohl Center in Madison. The Falcons, who captured a sectional […]

 
 

One game short

One game short

Early Reedsburg surge overwhelms Broncos’ state bid By Tim Wester Correspondent Falling behind 17-1 to any team can often be too much to overcome. Doing so against the undefeated and top-ranked team would certainly seal a team’s fate. This was the daunting situation that faced Union Grove, who valiantly battled […]

 
 

Demons hang tough, but season ends

Demons hang tough, but season ends

Campion too much as Milton guard goes off for 30 points in regional final By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Facing a state-ranked opponent on the road would be hard for any team. Give that opponent an elite-level guard and home-court advantage in a rowdy, wild playoff atmosphere, and the road team […]

 
 

A measly tenth of a point

A measly tenth of a point

That’s all that kept gymnastics team from qualifying for state By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent All season long, the Burlington/Badger gymnastics squad has been without two of its top varsity performers, and just recently, the short-handed group hit its groove with a conference championship and its two best scores of the […]

 
 

Portrait of consistency

Portrait of consistency

Union Grove girls team wins third straight league title By Tim Wester Correspondent By winning its third straight conference championship and tenth in the last 14 seasons, Union Grove coach Rob Domagalski has established one of the top programs in Southeastern Wisconsin. But none of Domagalski’s previous championship teams has […]

 
 

BHS wrestlers capture outright SLC championship

BHS wrestlers capture outright SLC championship

Three individual champs help Demons unify title By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent They seem to win at least a share of the Southern Lakes Conference wrestling title each year, but winning the whole darn thing is still rare. The Burlington Demons captured the outright SLC crown Saturday after hosting and winning […]

 
 
 
 
 

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