Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The Chargers and the Lancers battle for first place in the Greater Metro Conference Tuesday, and arting Patch is blogging live starting at 7 p.m.
The Sussex Hamilton Chargers remained undefeated after a grind-it-out victory over the Brookfield Central Lancers Tuesday. The Chargers' 41-30 win over their conference foe puts the team in sole possesion of first place in the Greater Metro Conference at the halfway point in the season. Though the Chargers record remains unblemished, everyone who stepped on the court left with their share of bruises in a game Wisconsin Badgers Coach Bo Ryan would have enjoyed. The Lancers stayed in a 1-3-1 zone throughout the night, and did what they could to trap Chargers' star guard Brady Ellingson on the perimeter to disrupt his three-point shooting ability. The translated to long possessions for the Chargers, as they moved the ball around to find a …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Sussex Patch will be blogging live as Brookfield Central and Sussex Hamilton square of for sole possession of first place in the conference.
The Sussex Hamilton varsity basketball team has sported an untarnished record so far this season. The team’s perfection will be put to the test Tuesday as they hit the hard court for sole possession of first place in the Greater Metro Conference. The Chargers (11-0, 5-0 Greater Metro) will host the Brookfield Central Lancers (9-1, 5-0 Greater Metro) at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hamilton High School. The winner will take sole possession of first place in the conference at the halfway point in the season. The Chargers come into Tuesday’s matchup after posting a convincing 58-28 win over West Allis Hale in an emotional, and heart-warming game. Fans from both teams wore the colors of the opposition to show solidarity in the face of dual tragedies. …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Patch surveyed Milwaukee-area school districts about security measures in place at their schools.
The tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut stole 26 lives and again opened the door on conversations about gun control and mental health. But another topic that has emerged is security in schools, and whether we are doing enough to keep children safe. Following the shooting, the National Rifle Association advocated arming teachers and stationing armed guards in schools. Patch surveyed Milwaukee area school districts on their schools' security practices. The 16 districts that responded to the survey are: Cudahy, Nicolet High School, Glendale-River Hills/Mapledale-Indian Hill, Muskego-Norway, Greendale, Shorewood, Oak Creek-Franklin, Menomonee Falls, Mequon-Theinsville, Racine Unified School District, Whitefish Bay, Whitnall…
Counselors were on hand for students returning from vacation after Aaron Zagorski, 18, died on New Year's Day.
Hamilton High School students and staff are mourning the death of a student on the first day back in class after the holidays. Senior Aaron Zagorski, 18, died of a gunshot wound Tuesday. Waukesha County Sheriff’s Deputy Jennifer Wallschleger said the department received the call about Zagorski’s death at 9:35 a.m. She said the detective’s bureau is still compiling evidence and information about the incident, and no further information could be released. Hamilton public relations coordinator Denise Lindberg said counselors were available for individual students Wednesday on an as-needed basis. Zagorski played linebacker for the Chargers varsity football team this year, and earned first team all conference honors. He was also named a …
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
The Indians soccer team got off to a sluggish start Tuesday, but defeated Milwaukee Riverside to advance to the next round in the WIAA tournament.
The Menomonee Falls Indians are moving on, but not they way you would expect. The varsity soccer team defeated Milwaukee Riverside High School in the first round of the WIAA playoffs Tuesday. The Indians will renew a cross-town rivalry against tenth-seeded Sussex Hamilton High School at 7 p.m. Thursday at Menomonee Falls High School. The Indians started the game, which was an early 5 p.m. start, rather sluggishly. Riverside, the 15-seed, took an early 1-0 lead off a goal from Enrique Chavez. Falls tied the game up in the 24th minute and went into halftime tied 1-1. However, the Indians littered the net in the second half and stacked 4 goals on Riverside to claim a comfortable 5-1 victory and advance. The Sussex Hamilton Chargers finished …
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Dozens of readers have weighed in on whether a Hamilton student should have been cited for running on the field and planting the school flag at midfield before the big football game with Menomonee Falls. What's your take?
Monday, September 24, 2012
Police cited a Sussex Hamilton student for disorderly conduct after running on the field and planting a Hamilton flag at midfield before the football game between the Indians and the Chargers.
UPDATE: Menomonee Falls Police Capt. Mark Waters said Tuesday that the 17-year-old Sussex fan who stormed the field was cited with disorderly conduct. The teen received a $429 citation for his pre-game prank. According to police, the teen said he "got caught up in the school rivalry" and he acted alone, and the idea was his. Whether you call it the “Highway 74 Rivalry," “The Seven-Mile Showdown," or the “Border Battle”, it is clear that Menomonee Falls and Sussex Hamilton high schools are entrenched rivals. And as in any rivalry, there are plenty of pranks and trash talking between the participants. But school officials and police believe one student took things too far Friday evening. Just seconds after the National Anthem at Menomonee …
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Wehrman was one of 711 delegates who attended the weeklong session sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary.
Hamilton High School senior Kate Wehrman was elected governor of 2012 Badger Girls State held this summer at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh campus. Wehrman was one of 711 delegates who attended the weeklong session sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary. After studying government processes, organizing into two mock political parties and conducting campaigns, Badger Girls State participants elected fellow delegates for local, county and state offices. Wehrman was sworn into office by Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Shirley Abrahamson, delivered her acceptance speech and performed duties as governor at the final assembly. She was also a guest in July at the Wisconsin American Legion Auxiliary convention in Middleton. Badger Girls …
Friday, August 24, 2012
Here's a list of important dates for each school in the Hamilton School District, making Back to School even easier.
Monday, June 11, 2012
Hard work pays off as teachers select the best students in May.
Eleven Hamilton High School students have been chosen as the school's "Students of the Month" for May. The outstanding students were selected by teachers in each department. Each student receives a certificate and a pin.