Trailing by 5 points with two minutes left, West comes from behind in regional final.
Sunday, March 11, 2012
Saturday, March 3, 2012
Raiders' come out on top, 47-42, in WIAA Division 2 regional semifinal game.
Saturday, February 25, 2012
Milwaukee-area Patches have dozens of wrestlers at the tournament. We want to see your photos of your favorites.
A whopping 42 athletes from 14 Milwaukee-area Patch schools will compete at the WIAA Individual State Wrestling Tournament, and we want to see your photos of each and every one of them! Starting today, users can upload photos of their favorite state qualifiers to our Patch gallery. Whether they're action shots or behind-the-scenes photos, share them here. Be sure to check back Sunday because Patch will have a photographer at the tournament and she'll be contributing her shots to this gallery as well. And don't forget to wish your favorite wrestler luck in the comments below. For Division 1, 2 and 3 tournament previews, including schedules, ticket information and the tournament "by the numbers," click here. Brackets and results, once they …
Saturday, February 18, 2012
Lancers get a 60-50 win in Greater Metro Conference play.
Seth Mortag scored all of his 15 points in the second half as Brookfield Central held off Wauwatosa East 60-50 in high school boys basketball on Friday. Riley LaChance of Central led all scorers with 21. Ben Carpenter led East with 14 points, including four 3-pointers, and Diamonte McKinley added 13. Brookfield Central also won the junior varsity game, 47-40. Zach Tichelaar scored 17 points and Brad Newman 16 for the Lancers. East made a spirited comeback in the fourth quarter but came up short. Jalen Fischer scored 11 points and Christian Tolbert added 10.
Friday, February 17, 2012
It's not all about the players — it's the fans, too. Upload your photos of fans in the stands.
Why should the players get all the glory? It's time to recognize the fans. If you were one of the great fans in the stands for the Red Raiders - Lancers game at Brookfield Central on Friday night, we'd like you to post some fan photos as part of Patch's Full-Court Press. We've uploaded a few, and we're asking you to add some of your best crowd shots. Just click on the "Upload Photos and Videos" button this page to post your best shots.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Video highlights and photo gallery will be part of Patch's coverage, and editors will hand out swag and meet with fans.
Neighboring rivals Wauwatosa East and Brookfield Central each still have an outside shot at the Greater Metro Conference boys basketball championship, but to keep that chance they'll have to win Friday night's matchup at Brookfield Central. Patch will be on hand with a Full-Court Press, engaging fans and providing coverage of the event. Tipoff is at 7:30 p.m. Brookfield Central (15-5, 9-3 GMC) was one of the state's hottest teams through the first two months of the season, but a sudden three-game losing streak knocked the Lancers out of the league lead. Central averaged more than 73 points per game during an eight-game winning streak, but was held to 43, 55 and 59, respectively, in the defeats. Sophomore Riley LaChance (16.3 ppg) and …
Monday, February 13, 2012
Sophomore has helped Chargers to share of the lead in Greater Metro Conference.
Hamilton's drive to the top of the Greater Metro Conference in girls basketball this season is in large thanks to the scoring of 6-foot sophomore MacKenzie Latt. She averaged more than 15 points per game in January and is at 17.9 for the season, and won Patch's poll to select the Greater Metro Conference Athlete of the Week. MacKenzie might only be a sophomore but she's got a mature way about her, as evidenced by her answers in our Q&A below. You can also meet the December winner, Billy Holz of Menomonee Falls. Who is your basketball role model?: Either Dirk Nowitzki, Michael Jordan, or Lebron James. Dirk has such a great work ethic and plays with incredible composure. Michael Jordan is any basketball player's idol because he basically …
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Four entries, but five deserving athletes on this month's list
Patch’s Greater Metro Conference Athlete of the Month poll is back with four new candidates for the month of January. Candidates are listed in alphabetical order, based on their achievements in the calendar month. Voting closes Feb. 7. Share the link and vote for your favorite top performer. Meet December’s winner, Billy Holz of Menomonee Falls At 106 pounds, he is ranked No. 7 in the state for the East-West co-op. The sophomore faced seven matches in a 10-day period earlier in the month. He won five on the mat and another by forfeit, losing only a 6-5 decision to Jose Rodriguez of North Fond du Lac in the finals of the Bauer Brawl. Rodriguez himself is ranked 10th in Division 2. It was impossible to choose between these two scoring …
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
The freshman is 27-3 at 113 pounds and ranked among the top 15 in the state.
Menomonee Falls freshman Billy Holz was the winner of Patch's Greater Metro Conference Athlete of the Month poll for December, and that's not the only thing he's won. Holz is ranked No. 13 in the state at 113 pounds with a 27-3 mark. His only losses have been to wrestlers ranked seventh or better, according to his father, Bill. Look for a poll to honor the January GMC Athlete of the Month coming up in early February. For now, get to know Billy Holz: Who is your wrestling role model? Jesse Thielke What's the most embarrassing song on your iPod? None If you could change 1 rule about your sport, what would it be? Make a figure four to the head legal again. Something about you almost nobody knows is ... I started wrestling when I lived in …
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Vote from among five deserving candidates for the Greater Metro Conference Athlete of the Month.
December was the start of the winter sports season in earnest, and Patch selected five top performers from around the conference for our first Greater Metro Conference Athlete of the Month poll. Candidates are listed in alphabetical order, based on their achievements in the calendar month. Voting closes Jan. 12. Share the link and vote for your favorite top performer. Anthony Carroll, Tosa East boys basketball The Red Raiders started the season 7-1, all in December, with the only loss against No. 1 Germantown. Carroll, a junior, led the team with a 14-point average, including 24 points against JP Tokoto and Menomonee Falls. Billy Holz, Menomonee Falls wrestling Holz, a freshman, is ranked No. 13 in the state at 113 pounds. He won the …