Sportswriter Steve Tietz will use this blog to try to duly reward the great, praise heartily the hard-working, uncover the unsung, and take to task the spoilsport, the foul-mouth and the crass in the local prep sports scene. He'll try to remember that kids are just kids and that coaches aren't in it for the money. He'll try to gently remind parents that the kids are playing for fun, not for profit and that the officials, though occasionally human and therefore prone to error, are there to ensure fair play and not out to get anyone.
There were brilliant and exciting races too numerous to count at the WIAA Division 1 Sussex Hamilton track sectional May 30.
Sussex — Cami Davre took the baton, looked up, and Whitefish Bay's freshman phenom found herself roughly 30 meters off the lead. When Davre finished her leg in the 1,600-meter relay, she led by a good 30 meters.
The sun was shining, and reflected brightly off the new brick facades and dugouts with plaques and bricks honoring the donors in full easy view.
It's like Nicolet Athletic Director Kirk Krychowiak said:
The dog when he was a kid growing up on a farm in the area was named "Whoopie" and the cat "Kazoopul" (no one knows why).