Tuesday, April 23, 2013
A Brookfield attorney raises questions about company using high school football schedules to sell advertising without any money going to schools, but the company says it's simply a business model and makes no claims to fundraising.
A local lawyer has raised concerns about a sales pitch he thought implied a fundraising partnership with Brookfield's high schools that turned out not to be. But the Colorado company selling advertising space on high school football posters to Brookfield area businesses is apparently on the up-and-up, legally, although no money goes to the schools, the company acknowledges. High School Posters Inc., based in Denver, promises only that posters displaying Brookfield Central and East high school football schedules and local business ads will be delivered to community members willing to put them up, a company representative said. It has no contracts with the individual schools or with Elmbrook School District and is not a school fundraising …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
The Crusaders are going for their first WIAA state crown in football, taking on two-time state champion Waupaca.
Waukesha Catholic Memorial won four state championships under the old private-school division, but seeks its first among all comers against Waupaca at 10 a.m. Friday in Madison in the WIAA Division 3 state championship game. The Crusaders (10-2) defeated Mount Horeb/Barneveld 35-7 last Saturday to advance to Camp Randall. Follow our live blog from veteran sportswriter Dave Cotey and participate by posting questions and comments. If you're following from afar, be sure to tell us where you are.
Monday, October 29, 2012
The once-beaten Blue Dukes go on the road for a rematch of last year's Level 2 contest, won 40-21 by Whitefish Bay
Whitefish Bay visits Brookfield East at 7 p.m. Friday in a WIAA Division 2, Level 3 football playoff game. The Blue Dukes (9-1) routed Brookfield Central 28-3 on Saturday afternoon. Brookfield East (10-0) dispatched Greendale 28-21 on Friday. These teams met in Level 2 a year ago, with Whitefish Bay going on the road and claiming a 40-21 triumph. Gates open for ticket sales at 5:30 p.m. No pre-sales are planned at this time. Tickets are $4. Brookfield East High School is on Lilly Road, just north of Burleigh Road. ESPN Radio in Milwaukee will broadcast the game live on 540 AM. Read all of Patch’s coverage of the Spartans. Highlights from numerous games this season can be found on YouTube: Sussex Hamilton, Marquette, West Allis Hale, …
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Close game at the half turns into a route as Bay wins 28-3 and gets ready to take on Brookfield East in third round of the playoffs.
What started out as a tight 4-point lead at halftime soon led to a Whitefish Bay offensive onslaught that ended in a 28-3 victory over Brookfield Central in the second round of the WIAA Divsion 2 football playoffs. Scoring was slow in the first half of the Saturday afternoon game, with a field goal by Brookfield Central on their first possession and a 19-yard touchdown run by Whitefish Bay's Rashadeem Gray in the second quarter. Then in the third quarter, momentum really swung in the Blue Dukes' favor, when Whitefish Bay quarterback Grant Menard connected with backup receiver Ian Buchanan for a 40-yard pass on third and 8 that brought them within 10 yards of the goal line. Jeremiah Holt ran the ball in on the following play. "That was a …
Friday, October 26, 2012
Zach Schober scores three touchdowns and rushes for 166 yards to in road victory that sets up possible Brookfield East vs. Central matchup in third round of playoffs.
Brookfield East's Zach Schober scored three touchdowns and rushed for 166 yards Friday night to propel the Spartans to a 28-21 win over Greendale in a second round game in the WIAA Division 2 football playoffs. Alec James scored the other touchdown on a 67-yard run in the third quarter, according to game stats from WisSports.net. The victory sets up the possiblity of a third round game between East and Brookfield Central, which takes on Whitefish Bay at 4 p.m. Saturday at Bay. The winner of that game will play Brookfield East on Nov. 1 or Nov. 2. According to WisSports.net: Schober scored his first TD on a 1-yard run with 6:59 left in the first quarter to give the Spartans a 7-0 lead. Greendale answered with a 26-yard touchdown pass from …
Thursday, October 25, 2012
As the Brookfield East and Central football teams get ready for their big playoff games this weekend, here's a look at what else is happening in the area.
The Brookfield East and Brookfield Central football teams are among 10 from the Patch coverage area hoping to extend their 2012 seasons with second-round WIAA postseason matchups. Here are all matchups involving Patch teams, and at least one thing we think you should know about each game. (3) Hamilton (7-2) at (2) Verona (8-1), 7 p.m. Friday How Hamilton got here: The Chargers defeated Middleton, 44-9, last weekend. Fast fact: Hamilton’s Drew Patterson needs 203 rushing yards to reach the elusive 2,000-yard plateau this fall, something only Crandon’s Hayden Krueger (2,006) has done so far this season. (4) Kenosha Bradford (6-3) at (1) Oak Creek (9-0) 7 p.m., Friday How Oak Creek got here: The Knights remained undefeated by beating …
Saturday, October 20, 2012
Brookfield Academy, seeded No. 8 in Division 5, loses big to top-seeded Brillion.
Brookfield Central and Brookfield East posted comfortable wins on Friday night in the first round of the WIAA Division 2 football playoffs. East (9-0), seeded No. 1 in its group, dismantled Milwaukee Bradley Tech 62-7. Zach Schober rushed for three touchdowns, all before halftime, as East took a 48-7 lead. Zach Damico tossed two touchdown passes to Brian Smith, and Smith also returned the second-half kickoff 95 yards for a score. The Spartans will play Greendale in Level 2. The Panthers (5-4) surprised Wauwatosa West in a 41-16 rout in the first round, after the teams had played an overtime game in the regular season. Central (5-4) took care of South Milwaukee, though there are conflicting scores reported. The WIAA website has the final …
Sunday, October 30, 2011
Harris’ two touchdowns and 177 yards rushing lead Brookfield Central to second-round victory.
The Brookfield Central football team took only three plays and less than a minute to get on the scoreboard against Franklin in Saturday's second-round game of the Division 1 WIAA playoffs. The very first play from scrimmage was a 55-yard pass from quarterback Jason Meichtry to Marcus Crum, and that set the table for things to come. Two plays later, Riley Richarz rambled 10 yards to put the Lancers up 7-0. While the Sabers were able to tie it up twice, Central finally took charge defeated Franklin on the road, 42-28. The victory puts Central a step closer toward reaching the state tournament in Madison. The second-seeded Lancers (9-2) will take on top-seeded Kenosha Bradford (11-0) either Friday or Saturday. Franklin’s first possession …
Saturday, October 29, 2011
Spartans try to gain momentum but fall to Blue Dukes, 40-21.
For more than three quarters, Whitefish Bay was in control. But after Brookfield East’s Michael Amato ran his second kickoff return for a touchdown with 10 minutes 54 seconds left, the Blue Dukes saw a 23-point halftime lead dwindle to 12. And the host Spartans felt the momentum switching their way. But a 70-play drive culminating with a 22-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Grant Menard to tight end Jackson Weber on fourth down midway in the final period put an end to any comeback talk. The Blue Dukes defeated East, 40-21, to advance to the third round of the WIAA Division 2 playoffs. Whitefish Bay, with a 7-4 record, will face No. 3 Waterford either Friday or Saturday. Statistically, the game was no contest. The Blue Dukes gained 324 …
Saturday, October 8, 2011
Lancers tied with Marquette, Sussex Hamilton for first place in the conference.