After a long, grey cold season, summer is finally here and it's time to get out there and get active! (*tries working out for five minutes, collapses into a heap*) OK, maybe not that active. Luckily there's a perfect bar sport for those who want all the social fun without all the sweat: shuffleboard. And the only place to find a shuffleboard league in Brew City is NorthSouth Club, which is now looking for teams to join its summer season.
Players of any and all experience levels can create a team of between two and six members and compete in the six-week league, hosting games on Wednesday and Thursday nights at 8 p.m. at NorthSouth Club, 230 E. Pittsburgh Ave. Teams will play two games a night a week, complete with the bar's shuffleboard pros around to help ref the matches, explain the rules and settle any scoring disputes.
All the tang-and-biscuit action will come to a close with a playoff, with the champion team scoring a free shuffleboard party for a dozen people complete with beer from New Glarus Brewing Company and Smoke Shack barbecue. But even if your team finishes far from the top of the podium, you'll still be winner every week with drink specials courtesy of New Glarus and Jack Daniel's.
“Shuffleboard requires no experience but is still super competitive and fun, so it’s the perfect non-intimidating league sport, said Bars & Recreation social marketing manager Madeline Redell in a release. "It’s a fantastic way to go out, meet new people, enjoy some drinks and have fun."
As much as it is a gigantic cliché to say that one has always had a passion for film, Matt Mueller has always had a passion for film. Whether it was bringing in the latest movie reviews for his first grade show-and-tell or writing film reviews for the St. Norbert College Times as a high school student, Matt is way too obsessed with movies for his own good.
When he's not writing about the latest blockbuster or talking much too glowingly about "Piranha 3D," Matt can probably be found watching literally any sport (minus cricket) or working at - get this - a local movie theater. Or watching a movie. Yeah, he's probably watching a movie.