If you tried hard, you still probably couldn't do everything there was to do in Tosa on Saturday without setting foot indoors.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Jim Price
Sunday, June 3, 2012
Saturday was a day to dream on. Sunny, 75 degrees, a nice breeze. And oh, boy, plenty to do. Memorial Day weekend may be considered the official starting point of summer, but Wauwatosa just starts its motor, waits another week and then pushes the throttle wide open. On top of those scheduled first-time or one-time events, there were of course numerous other excuses to go outside and stay there. Did anybody stay inside Saturday if they could possibly help it? "Oh, I hope not," said Wauwatosa Police Officer Chad Geizler. "That'd be a shame." Geizler and two other officers were dutifully foot-patrolling the Village, which was teeming. I asked Geizler about drawing a shift on a Saturday. "It doesn't get any better than this," he said with a …
Players take on a new trumpet, suggesting a name change from UW Alumni Band to Tosa Baseball League Band.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Jim Price
Saturday, June 2, 2012
With some 800 kids playing in more than two dozen games at three different sites around Wauwatosa, in takes about 150 parent volunteers to organize and carry out Tosa Baseball League's Opening Day affairs. Every one of those hard-working volunteers is worthy of recognition for taking on one or more of the innumberable tasks necessary to such an event, many of which began with the end of last season. Kids have to be signed up and sorted into teams (and there is no "sorting hat" a la "Harry Potter"), coaches recruited and assigned, complex schedules set for multiple league levels, uniforms ordered – and on and on. Did you have a kid playing Saturday? You can share your Opening Day photos by uploading them to this story. Just click the button…