Sports

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 […]

 
 

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 […]