I just tweeted this, but a blog is necessary too because the number is impressive.
It's been a great few days in area sports.
The Marquette men opened the 2010-11 hoops season on Friday with a 30 point rout of Prairie View A&M. The Milwaukee Wave kicked their way to an 11 point victory in their opener. The Admirals skated to two wins on Friday and Saturday. The Bucks beat Golden State by 7 Saturday night. And, of course, the Badgers put 83 on Indiana to win by 63 in Madison.
Combine the wins and it's a 116 margin for the area teams. Add the Badgers women's soccer victory over UWM and MU's 1-0 soccer victory over Central Michigan and this number grows to 118.
With Marquette taking on Bucknell today at 1 p.m. at the Bradley Center, something tells me this margin will take another big jump. The Packers, of course, have a bye today.
Good work, area sports teams. Let's keep the wins coming!
A life-long and passionate community leader and Milwaukeean, Jeff Sherman is a co-founder of OnMilwaukee.
He grew up in Wauwatosa and graduated from Marquette University, as a Warrior. He holds an MBA from Cardinal Stritch University, and is the founding president of Young Professionals of Milwaukee (YPM)/Fuel Milwaukee.
Early in his career, Sherman was one of youngest members of the Greater Milwaukee Committee, and currently is involved in numerous civic and community groups - including board positions at The Wisconsin Center District, Wisconsin Club and Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. He's honored to have been named to The Business Journal's "30 under 30" and Milwaukee Magazine's "35 under 35" lists.
He owns a condo in Downtown and lives in greater Milwaukee with his wife Stephanie, his son, Jake, and daughter Pierce. He's a political, music, sports and news junkie and thinks, for what it's worth, that all new movies should be released in theaters, on demand, online and on DVD simultaneously.
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