By Tiffany Crouse
The Bucks beat the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday, February 25. The win was a welcome turn around for the team compared to their resent loss to the Chicago Bulls, 71-87, on Monday, February 23. After the game against the 76ers the teams standing was 32 wins to 25 losses. That is about a 56 percent game win rate.
This is the Bucks’ best season since 2012, and it’s not over yet. The Bucks have a lot of talk surrounding their new players, Michael Carter-Williams, guard from the 76ers, Tyler …
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For the eighth time, the Fresh Coast Basketball Classic returns to Milwaukee on Thanksgiving weekend to pit Milwaukee City Conference high school basketball teams against suburban teams in a set of fun matches.
It’s a celebration that commemorates academic achievement, tradition and sportsmanship that will again be an entertainment- filled, family-friendly weekend with something for everyone.
On Friday Nov. 28, the weekend will kick off with the MEGA Drumline showcase, featuring six teams from around the area. Teams will be presented awards after their performances.
In addition, the Fresh Coast Classic will pay …
New owners commit to keep team in Milwaukee and pledge at least $100 million to build new arena.
Herb Kohl, Milwaukee Bucks president and owner, this week announced that he has entered into a signed purchase agreement to transfer ownership of the Bucks to Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry. Mr. Edens and Mr. Lasry are highly regarded investors who are firmly committed to the success of the franchise and its importance to Milwaukee.
Furthermore, consistent with his commitment to the Bucks and Milwaukee, Senator Kohl has pledged a $100 million gift for …
Central State University Marauders (vs Winston Salem State University) won the 2013 Fresh Coast Classic Basketball Championship at Wisconsin Lutheran College on November 30. ( photo by Pat A. Robinson)
Central State University (Wilberforce, OH) basketball guard Masceo Harmon was being defended by Georgio Alexander during the 2013 November 29 Fresh Coast Classic Tournament held at Wisconsin Lutheran College. (Photo by Pat. A. Robinson)
Mandel believes early parent involvement is key to breaking the cycle of poverty
By Barry Mandel
Early on in grade school, it was expected that I would go to college and continue on to law school.
My parents engrained this in me. The pathway and milestones to get there were a regular part our family dialog. I was not raised in private schools, I am a product of Milwaukee’s public school system (53rd St school, John Marshall and Nicolet), however my family did not rely solely on my school to pave the way …
Former Milwaukee Bucks player Michael Redd returned to Milwaukee this week to formally announce his retirement from the NBA. Prior to the official announcement that took place at the Milwaukee Bucks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers game held on Wednesday evening, Redd returned to visit The House of Peace. While a member of the Milwaukee Bucks he was very supportive, he donated turkeys and holiday fixings for five years to the House of Peace Thanksgiving Food Basket distribution through the Michael Redd Foundation. His generosity allowed central city families the opportunity to …
The Milwaukee Courier welcomes new additions to the Milwaukee Bucks 2013-14 season. Posing at Media Day Event on Tuesday @ Milwaukee Bucks practice facility are: Pictured above (L to R) #00-O.J.Mayo, #3-Caron Butler and #11-Brandon Knight Head Coach-Larry Drew (Not Pictured). (Photo by Robert A. Bell)
On Monday, Aug. 26, Milwaukee Bucks general manager John Hammond, head coach Larry Drew and center Larry Sanders conducted a formal press conference at Pieper- Hillside Boys & Girls Club to formally announce the multi-year contract extension signed by Sanders on Aug. 20. Vincent Lyles, president and CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee introduced Sanders.
The Milwaukee Bucks’ proud tradition of supporting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee will be continued by Sanders who will donate 500 backpacks filled with school supplies to youth from the …
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Diversity golf outing to honor Former WI Senator Herb Kohl and Johnson Controls VP Charles Harvey for supporting Wisconsin Youth Programs
The Fellowship Open, one of the country’s largest diversity charity golf outings, will extend its tradition of recognizing extraordinary leaders for their service and contributions to the Wisconsin community when it honors former Wisconsin Senator Herb Kohl and Johnson Controls executive Charles Harvey at its 13th annual outing, Friday, August 16 at the Silver Spring Country Club.
Since its inception, the Fellowship Open has raised more than $800,000 in support of …
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4th-annual scholarship flag football contest set for Saturday, July 27 at Custer Stadium
Alumni of Milwaukee Public Schools’ Rufus King International School and Riverside University High School will square off in flag football Saturday, July 27 to raise scholarship dollars for the schools’ students.
The 4th-annual scholarship flag football game set is set for Saturday, July 27 at 2 p.m. at Custer Stadium, located next to MPS’ School of Career and Technical Education, 5075 N. Sherman Boulevard, Milwaukee 53209. Tickets are $3 with the funds going to the alumni foundations at both …