Concerns about football concussions have been well known for years now; there was even a Hollywood movie about it. However, no oversight agency in Wisconsin tracks non-catastrophic high school football concussions in a systematic fashion, and many state school districts make it exceptionally difficult – even impossible – for someone to learn the number of […]
As we approach game three of the World Series, everyone is left to wonder who will take the series victory and who is on the verge of breaking a decades-old curse and finally earning their freedom from captivity. The Cleveland Indians and the Chicago Cubs in a World Series – who would have thought that […]
After a season of endurance and hard work, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee baseball team is hopeful for another strong season. The Panthers finished their 2016 season 32-26 overall and 17-11 in the Horizon League, led by head coach, Scott Doffek. The Horizon League is a 10-school college level athletic conference in the National Collegiate Athletic […]
After losing her mother to sickness, a young girl with Down syndrome is now separated from her family and institutionalized into a group home after suffering the loss of her last close relative, Matthew Glassford. On May 11, Terry Blunt awaited his final sentencing after murdering 48-year-old Glassford in an armed robbery. The victim’s mother […]
UW-Milwaukee hosted the 2016 Democratic Debate back in February. The debate wasn’t the only thing happening that night. Many gathered outside of the UWM Zelazo Center, marching and protesting, as they rallied in the “Fight for Fifteen.” Chicago resident Anthony Kemp tells Media Milwaukee’s Katarina Vergara about why he believes in this fight.
The Panthers (20-20, 9-8 Horizon League) went head-to-head in their last game of the three-day weekend series against Northern Kentucky University (16-29, 5-17 Horizon League). The Panthers played their final game of the series at Miller Park, losing 3-0. However, Milwaukee finished the series 2-1. According to athletic communications director, Chris Zills, the Panthers have […]
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Fifteen-year-old Elijah Luna grew up with his father serving in the Army and knew nothing about sports growing up. Elijah and his mother, Delia, became part of a baseball league where they would soon find out the intangible benefits gained through a simple sport. Spring has sprung and, on the South Side of Milwaukee, La […]
Every week, motorcyclists ride through the streets of Milwaukee hoping to inspire the community. Katarina Vergara reports.