Thursday, May 23, 2013
Whitefish Bay picked up two championships at Thursday's sectional at Sussex Hamilton, including Reilly Koch in the girls 800 meters.
Five individuals from Whitefish Bay and four relay teams qualified for the WIAA state track and field meet during Thursday’s sectional at Sussex Hamilton. See complete sectional results Sectional champions for the Blue Dukes were the boys 400-meter relay team and Reilly Koch in the girls 800 meters. State qualifiers from Whitefish Bay were: BOYS GIRLS Other individuals may also qualify based on time and the entire field will be released before the state meet, May 31-June 1 in La Crosse.
Hollywood wants to capture Wisconsin's deep abiding affection for the Green Bay Packers and they are going to make a reality show about cheeseheads.
Move over Jersey Shore, the "cheeseheads" are taking over reality television via TBS's new reality show called...well, Cheeseheads, according to SBNation.com. Hollywood has just figured out what we alreday knew -- that Snookie and Pauly D have nothing on us. The producers hope to capture "the hilarious subculture," which of course includes the rituals of brew, brats, and the brouhaha around extreme fandom. The producer is Jason Carbone, who who also did The Bachelor and Run's House. A pilot likely hasn't been put together. So, if you could produce this show, where would you find shining examples of Packers Nation?
Sunday, May 19, 2013
The peanuts, beer, hotdogs and summer sun - it's baseball season in Wisconsin and we want to hear all about the Milwaukee Brewers or your other favorite team!
Calling all sports fanatics, Patch wants you! Are you passionate about the Milwaukee Brewers? A local softball league? Attend every little league game? An expert on sabermetrics? Then we want hear all about it! Part of the Patch mission is to strengthen communities and improve the lives of their residents, but we can't do it without you. Our Local Voices section allows members of the community—from cooking enthusiasts to local politicians and everyone in between—to interact and post directly to the site. These posts then appear on the homepage, in the daily newsletter and are shared by editors via Facebook and Twitter. The best thing about sharing your stuff on Patch is it's your space so it's your rules. Write as frequently, or …
Friday, May 17, 2013
The club has quintupled in size over the last five years, as more students discover the joy of running and involvement in after-school activities.
Believe it or not, there is a very good explanation behind the dozens of little ones running all over the streets of Whitefish Bay lately. Roughly 130 kids Richards School have signed up to participate in the school's running club, which encourages active and healthy lifestyles by running for about an hour after school on Thursdays in the month of May. The club has grown since it started five years ago with 25 students and four staff members, now boasting 130 registered runners, eight volunteer staff members and 12 parents. Last year, the club had 100 student runners, six teachers and six parents. "We have parents who are long distance runners, so we're not just out there running and having fun, we're also coaching the kids – teaching …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
A new indoor sports facility may be headed to a Glendale location, according to a story in the Journal Sentinel.
North Shore residents may have a new place to take their game to with a newly proposed sports facility in Glendale, according to a story in the Journal Sentinel. A developer is courting the Milwaukee Economic Development Corporation to get $440,000 in financing for a 25,000-square-foot building. The project is expected to cost $1.1 million for the Glendale building, which will be located at 2920 W. Vera Ave.
The Lady Dukes' record improves to 4-7 Monday night in their last home game of the regular season.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Coaches and parents provided Patch with some great clips; we've compiled them here and you can pick your favorite.
Let your Duke Pride show by voting in our Highlight of the Year poll! Coaches and parents have provided some of the very best video clips from Whitefish Bay High School sports this year. Watch the compilation then vote for your favorite. Voting will conclude May 19 and the winner will be announced on Whitefish Bay Patch the following week.
Monday, April 29, 2013
The Golf Coaches Association of Wisconsin recognized the Whitefish Bay girls golf team for earning the highest cumulative grade point average among all of the Division 1 golf teams in the state.
The Whitefish Bay girls golf team has the highest cumulative grade point average among all of the Division 1 golf teams in the state. The Golf Coaches Association of Wisconsin recently announced Whitefish Bay received the association's second annual Team Academic All-State award, which recognizes the teams with the highest GPA. Teams are defined as the five designated golfers for the WIAA regional tournament series. Whitefish Bay's top five golfers boast a cumulative GPA of 3.888, edging out second-place Sheboygan North/South High School and third-place Union Grove High School in the Division 1 category. Whitefish Bay's top five golfers are Annie Letizia, Caroline Matkom, Robinson Creighton, Clare Matkom, and Grace Wirth. They are coached …
Friday, April 26, 2013
The Whitefish Bay sports boosters are leading the way with an app that will allow fans to share photos, read sports news and find information for upcoming events.
Listen up, Duke diehards. There's now a way to stay connected with Whitefish Bay sports no matter where you are with a new Duke Pride mobile app. Lora Brewster, the social media and public relations chair for Duke Pride athletic boosters, has noticed many of her real estate customers conduct their transactions through apps and text messages. She hopes the Duke Pride app will similarly bring Duke Pride spirit to more students and alumni, resulting in more fundraising dollars and stronger community spirit. "With everything going mobile and businesses going mobile, it only makes sense to bring Duke Pride fundraising and Duke Pride spirit into the mobile world," she said. "It has all of the athletic news in one place, at your fingertips." The…
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Whitefish Bay's Nick Weide has ran at least three miles per day for nearly three years.
On July 20, 2010, Nick Weide decided to get in shape and start running. Now, more than 1,000 days later, the 39-year-old Whitefish Bay man is still trucking. "About 100 days into it, I Googled 'streak running' to see if other people were doing it. I came upon the United States Streak Running Association, and saw that after one year of running, you can join their list," he said. "I thought I would make it to a year and see what happens, but it just became a habit." Whitefish Bay is also home to another notable streak runner, John Chandler, who has been running for at least 30 years despite broken bones, muscle aches and a mini-stroke. Over the last three years, Weide, a Whitefish Bay High School alum, has toughed it out through muscle …