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?
Saturday, September 29, 2012
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 …