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 …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Sussex's Darrell Rupnow will be indited into the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater's Athletic Hall of Fame for his baseball career during college.
Friday, July 13, 2012
The Hamilton Chargers were burned on Friday night, losing 2-6 after playing the Brookfield East's Spartans in baseball.
Hamilton High School's dreams of a state baseball title came to a screeching halt Friday night after playing Brookfield East and losing 2-6. The Chargers, seeded fifth, played the fourth-seeded Spartans at 5:30 at Brookfield East High School. During the first few innings, the two evenly-matched teams were neck-and-neck. However, it wasn't long before the team from Brookfield inched its way forward, securing a spot in the sectionals on Monday. The Spartans will play the No. 1 seeded Kettle Moraine High School at Waukesha West at 11 a.m. The Lasers are 20-9 overall, while the team from Brookfield is just 15-14.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
The Chargers snagged the win 7-1, scoring three runs in the first inning. They'll face Brookfield East on Friday.
The Hamilton High School Chargers were on fire Tuesday night, defeating the Wauwatosa East High School Red Raiders 7-1. Playing at Hamilton, the Chargers had a home-field advantage, snagging five runs in the first three innings before Tosa East scored their first in the fourth inning. The Red Raider's one and only run by junior Ben Carpenter came after a throwing error by Hamilton senior Marc Lunowa. Hamilton junior Aaron Mushall and senior Marc Lunowa rounded out the final two runs for the Chargers in the bottom of the fourth, leaving them with seven runs total. The team from Hamilton, seeded fifth, will now play fourth-seeded Brookfield East on Friday night at 5:30 p.m. at Brookfield East High School. The Spartans sectured their spot in…
Saturday, June 23, 2012
The Hamilton High School boys baseball team took to the diamond for a game vs. Franklin High School.
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
All-star first baseman will answer questions, post exclusive videos and share advice for young athletes in new, regular feature on Patch.
Good news, Milwaukee baseball fans! There’s a high-priced, power-hitting, left-handed first baseman on the way. Not to play for the Brewers, of course. Instead, Patch users young and old can tap into the expertise of New York Yankees star Mark Teixeira, who has been named “Commissioner of Patch Baseball.” Teixeira, a four-time Gold Glove winner and two-time All-Star, will interact with Patch users by regularly responding to questions, sharing baseball tips, and posting exclusive videos. Teixeira will also offer young athletes advice on how to stay in shape and why healthful eating is so important for optimal performance. “I live in a Patch town now and I keep tabs on my original hometown via the Patch site there, so I’ve seen the ways that…
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
The next three years will mean rising costs for local teams and fewer costs for taxpayers.
UPDATE: The Village Board unanimously approved the Parks and Recreation's three year budgeting plan Tuesday night to slowly minimize the amount of taxpayer dollars used to maintain baseball fields. There are currently 12 adult teams paying to use the fields during the baseball/softball season, however, over 50 percent of the cost to use the fields is subsidized by taxpayer dollars. Original Story: After working closely with the local baseball teams, the Parks and Recreation Department has devised a three-year plan to minimize the amount of tax dollars that are used for field preparation. The village subsidizes more than 50 percent of the cost of operation with taxpayer dollars. Since 2004, the number of annual baseball field uses has …
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Indoor batting cages and baseball instruction always a hot ticket at Frozen Ropes in Menomonee Falls.
If you think baseball season is over just because the World Series has finished and winter weather will soon lay its icy grip on Wisconsin, guess again. At Frozen Ropes, it’s always baseball season. Frozen Ropes is a national chain of indoor baseball and softball training centers, including its facilities at N89W14400 Patrita Drive in Menomonee Falls. Boasting “the most recognized name in baseball and softball instruction,” Frozen Ropes caters to the baseball needs of all age groups, from children as young as 3 years old to college level players and adults who still enjoy taking their cuts playing softball. “We do individual private instruction, we do team classes, and frozen ropes classes,” said general manager Pat McDonough. “We have …
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Foley, O'Brien combine on no-hitter in 10-0 victory.
Brookfield East pitchers John Foley and Pat O'Brien combined to no-hit Sussex Hamilton on Tuesday in a 10-0 victory in the first round of the WIAA summer baseball tournament. East now takes on Pewaukee at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Germantown. The winner faces the winner of Menomonee Falls and Brookfield Central for a trip to the state tournament in Stevens Point. East is 15-13 while Hamilton ends the season at 13-17.
Monday, July 11, 2011
Menomonee Falls is the No. 1-ranked team in its bracket for the WIAA summer baseball tournament, beginning July 19.
Menomonee Falls gave up four runs in the sixth, then rallied with two in the bottom of the seventh to steal a 9-8 victory in varsity baseball on Friday at Trenary Field in Menomonee Falls. The Indians (18-8) are the top-seeded team in their bracket for the WIAA summer baseball tournament, which begins July 19. The Indians host Slinger in the first round. Hamilton (10-15) is the sixth-seeded team in that same bracket and opens with a visit to No. 3 seed Brookfield East at 5 p.m. July 19.