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Articles tagged with 'soccer'

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American women look for offense in knockout round against Colombia

Published June 22, 2015

The American women have long dominated soccer with a blistering offensive attack game. But that offense has been missing thus far in the World Cup and the women will try to find it in the knockout round, beginning tonight against Colombia

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Group hosts meeting to unify soccer fans, bring a pro team to Milwaukee

Published June 9, 2015

On Wednesday, June 10, the Milwaukee Barons and The Milwaukee Soccer Development Group will host its first meeting at 7 p.m. in the Great Hall of Best Place, 901 W. Juneau Ave. The purpose is to unify fans behind getting a professional soccer team and to show city officials, sports fans and investors that Milwaukee is ready for one.

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Women's World Cup kicks in at just the right time

Published June 6, 2015

The world of soccer has been rocked with corruption allegations and charges. The Women's World Cup could not have kicked in at a better time and the United States team opens its efforts Monday night.

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5 spectator sporting events Milwaukee needs

Published May 27, 2015

Milwaukee has a lot of spectator sports for a city its size, but that doesn't mean things couldn't be better. Here are five sports events that would add a lot to the landscape.

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WGS announces Milwaukee Futsal League schedule

Published May 12, 2015

The first locations for the Wisconsin Futsal League Northern Conference have been selected by the Wisconsin Sports Group. University School of Milwaukee, in River Hills, will be the initial location, but other sites are expected to be announced soon.

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Lincoln Park tennis courts being converted for futsal

Published April 28, 2015

The Milwaukee County Parks in conjunction with the Wisconsin Sports Group (WSG) have announced a strategic partnership to renovate the Lincoln Park tennis courts into futsal courts this spring.

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Walker headlines Sykes' broadcast taping

Published March 31, 2015

WTMJ-AM 620's Charlie Sykes will lead a taping of "Charlie Sykes Insight" in front of a studio audience at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Brookfield's Sharon Lynne Wilson Center.

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Riverside hosts a cappella "The Sing-Off" talent

Published March 13, 2015

A number of a cappella musicians from NBC's "The Sing-Off" will take the Riverside stage on Saturday, March 28 - including Wisconsin's own Cat's Pajamas as the 8 p.m. show's openers.

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Pro soccer player returns to Northcott to start youth soccer club

Published Feb. 3, 2015

Eferin Burns Sr., played many sports as a kid thanks to his mother's support, so he thinks it is only right that his two sons, ages 10 and 11, have the same opportunities. That's why, in this report from the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, Burns recently brought them to the Northcott Neighborhood House, 2460 N. 6th St., to try out for the Milwaukee Simba SC Jimmy Banks Futsal League.

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MKE Entertainment and UWM partner to build new multi-use stadium

Published Dec. 29, 2014

MKE Sports & Entertainment and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee have announced a partnership to build a multi-purpose, 4,000-seat outdoor baseball stadium in Oak Creek by 2016. The facility would not only host the UWM baseball team, but will also house a new, independent league baseball team, along with outdoor entertainment and community events.

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First look: Red Lion Pub

Published Dec. 6, 2014

Red Lion Pub, 1850 N. Water St., opened last night. Here's a first look at the new British-themed pub and eatery.

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Tozer forms new futsal company

Published Dec. 4, 2014

Former longtime Milwaukee Wave head coach Keith Tozer announced this afternoon that he is forming the Midwest Futsal Association and the Wisconsin Futsal League, with the goal of turning the Midwest into a hub for futsal.