Earlier this month, the Wisconsin Poet Laureate Commission named Kimberly Blaeser as the new Wisconsin poet laureate for 2015-16. Recently, OnMilwaukee.com 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
As combative sports continue to assert themselves as a mainstay in popular culture, more and more disciplines are being taught within America’s educational systems.Emphasizing self-control, clearer and faster thinking, confidence, determination, and serenity, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has becom...