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Articles tagged with 'soccer'

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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.

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"Bedknobs and Broomsticks" entertains 43 years after original release

Published Sept. 11, 2014

In late 1971, Disney released the part animation, part live-action film, "Bedknobs and Broomsticks." Using state-of-the-art special effects of the time, this colorful, funny tale still holds up in story and song if it fails on the now-cheesy light parade.

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Soccer march planned to support pro movement

Published Sept. 5, 2014

The Milwaukee Soccer Development Group is hosting a tailgate and a soccer march from the Twisted Fisherman Crab Shack to the Valley Fields stadium in advance of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Marquette University men's match on Sept. 17. The tailgate and march is designed to not only support the two college programs, but to display Milwaukee's interest in pro soccer coming to the city.

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Wave hosts open tryouts for 2014-15 season

Published Aug. 11, 2014

In advance of the 2014-15 season, the Milwaukee Wave, now a member of the 24-team Major Arena Soccer League, will hold open tryouts Sept. 12-13.

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Are American athletes soft?

Published July 22, 2014

The "Big Four" sports leagues in this country are increasingly expanding their brand and their reach, which draws interest and players from around the world. As a result, fewer Americans are finding roster spots (outside of football). Pro golf, tennis and soccer bypassed the U.S. long ago. So, are American athletes soft? Do they not have what it takes anymore to reach the top of their profession?

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Milwaukee embraces Chivas, Swansea

Published July 16, 2014

Chivas de Guadalajara and Swansea City AFC played a soccer friendly at Miller Park Wednesday night, and more than 31,000 fans showed up to show the two international squads that Milwaukee loves its soccer. And the players loved them right back, playing to a spirited 1-1 draw.

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Digital options keep fans updated on World Cup games

Published June 20, 2014

While at the WIAA girls' state soccer championships, what surprised me was the number of people using different digital media to keep track of the World Cup soccer games being played in Brazil.

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Kasem remembered for kind voice, inspiring others

Published June 16, 2014

If you ever have the chance to chat with anyone working in radio, especially on air, then you know of some of the people who were huge influences on the industry. The world lost one of the greats with the passing of Casey Kasem.

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Lakefront Soccerfest: June 15

Published June 10, 2014

Milwaukee Soccer Development Group's Lakefront Soccerfest will be held on June 15 at Veterans Park during the FIFA World Cup. The event is free and open to the public.