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Sky's the Limit

Tom "Sky" Skibosh covers the Wauwatosa, Brookfield and New Berlin prep scene for Community Newspapers. If something is going on in local sports, Sky has an opinion about it. If you agree or not with what Sky says, we want to see your comments.

Where is the spring prep sports going?

tennis, golf, track, baseball, soccer, softball

In most successful business, you have to look ahead. Recently while working on some scheduling and assignments, I did a double-take. Conference Championships for boys tennis, boys golf and boys and girls track and field begin next week!

It seems like we're just getting into the spring season, but conference championships mean the regular season is over folks.

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Great auction items for a good price - Go fishing with Uecker

The Central 4Ward, a group of supporters of Brookfield Central High School, have developed a 5-year plan to enhance and grow the athletic facilities at the high school. With the first Hall of Fame banquet coming up Saturday, the will be a silent auction to help raise money.

I thought it would be fun to list some of the items - there are some cool things to bid on for a good cause.

  • A once in a lifetime opportunity! Group of four (4) will have the ability to join Milwaukee Brewers Radio Broadcaster, Bob Uecker, on his personal boat and fish on Lake Michigan. Food and beverages will be provided. Date to be mutually agreed upon, but experience cannot take place on a weekend and the Brewers have to be on a homestand. Value: Minimum Bid: $6,000.

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Classy girls soccer coach makes right decision

Brookfield Central girls soccer coach Jason Burdge had a tough decision to make Tuesday night. His team was leading, 1-0, against Wauwatosa East at Whitman field and the game was called with 32 minutes left to play because of lightning and heavy rain.

The game was official, but Burdge, knowing the importance of the match on the Greater Metro Conference race - Central (4-0-1) and East (5-0) - agreed to finish out the match the next day.

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Random thoughts before wedding 3

spring sports

I'm stepping on a plane in a few hours with my family to fly to California where my oldest son Marty is getting married on Memorial Day. That's 3 weddings in 3 years. My IRA has turned into my wedding fund. My wife didn't tell me about this stuff when she said she wanted 4 kids.

I thought I woud share some thoughts with you before I left.

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