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Articles tagged with 'university of wisconsin-milwaukee'


Marquette, UWM have room to grow

Published March 23, 2015

The two Division I men's basketball programs in Milwaukee are spectators during March Madness, as Marquette University bowed out in the second round of the Big East tournament and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was ineligible for postseason play. We take a look back at a tough year for Milwaukee hoops.


Two Panthers earn all-conference honors

Published March 2, 2015

Following a season in which the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was ineligible for postseason play, the Horizon League recognized two players off the Panthers squad for helping lead the team to a winning record in the conference. Senior guard Steve McWhorter and junior forward Matt Tiby were named Second Team All-Horizon League.


Like Sinatra, Bo Ryan does it his way

Published Feb. 17, 2015

Bo Ryan has been coaching for 30 years in Wisconsin and he's had success wherever he's been. What's more, he's done it with a unique coaching style that features a deliberate offense and a tenacious defense that has the Badgers ranked among the best teams in the country.


Milwaukee Talks: Wisconsin poet laureate Kimberly Blaeser

Published Jan. 24, 2015

Earlier this month, the Wisconsin Poet Laureate Commission named Kimberly Blaeser as the new Wisconsin poet laureate for 2015-16. Recently, caught up with Blaeser and chatted with her about her writing, her family life, how being Native American influences her work, her favorite writers, the power of a good nap and what exactly the poet laureate does.


Panthers feel prepared for Horizon League

Published Jan. 2, 2015

When you don't have a postseason to play for, you have to play for the regular season games on the schedule. Such is the case for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, which begins Horizon League play on Friday having run the gauntlet in the non-conference with games against teams from the "power five" conferences. While the team suffered losses in those games, the team feels it has prepared them for a competitive league season.


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.


Wisconsin completes Milwaukee sweep

Published Dec. 10, 2014

The University of Wisconsin swept the "Milwaukee series" after following up its win over Marquette on Saturday with a 93-54 victory over the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Wednesday night at the UWM Panther Arena.


Despite sanctions, Panthers ready to compete

Published Nov. 13, 2014

Coming off an NCAA Tournament appearance, and naming rights for their own Downtown arena, things should have been looking up for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee men's basketball team this year. But academic sanctions took away any chance at postseason basketball, so the team enters the season with a chip on the shoulder and a goal of winning the regular season Horizon League title.


Mulrooney shoots film featuring cherished cocktail lounge

Published Sept. 11, 2014

Local filmmaker Kara Mulrooney crafted a 13-minute documentary, "An Evening At Angelo's" about the East Side cocktail longe and cabaret. It will premiere at the Milwaukee Film Festival on Monday, Sept. 29 at 8 p.m. Tickets for the Milwaukee Film Festival go on sale today.


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.


The UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena is born

Published June 26, 2014

Today, board members and staff of the Wisconsin Center District (WCD) - which owns and operates the Milwaukee Arena (formerly the U.S. Cellular Arena), Wisconsin Center and Milwaukee Theatre - announced a new, official sponsor and partner for the Milwaukee Arena: UWM.


UWM men's basketball program banned from postseason play

Published April 9, 2014

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee men's basketball program, fresh off one of the biggest single-season turnarounds in the NCAA last year that culminated in a NCAA tournament berth and Horizon League Tournament championship, has been banned from any postseason play following the 2014-15 regular season.


An incredible year of college hoops

Published April 8, 2014

The Wisconsin Badgers capped an incredible year of college basketball in the state with a deep NCAA Tournament run, but they weren't the only big story. UWM went from worst to first in one year, Marquette lost, and found, a head coach, and the UWGB Phoenix were snubbed. Here's a look back at a great year of major college basketball.


Old dog, new trick: Begel supports UWM athletics

Published March 25, 2014

You know how they say you can't teach an old dog new tricks? Well, this old dog has just learned a new trick, thanks to a letter from a friend that was the proverbial slap upside my head. I cry "uncle." Dropping sports would be next to impossible. So, what I'm going to do is try to stimulate the kind of things that will make the basketball program a force to be reckoned with.


UWM sets tournament viewing parties

Published March 19, 2014

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has set up a number of watch parties for Thursday's NCAA Tournament game between the Panthers and Villanova, including events at Friday's Front Row at Miller Park, Stubby's and the UWM Union Gasthaus. There is also a pregame social for fans in New York.