It wasn’t how she expected her senior season to go, but Claire Birk made 2016 memorable in a different way when she finished the year in the final heat of the 300-meter hurdles at the state track and field meet.
At 5-foot-4 and 145 pounds, Pewaukee High School senior Shaun Campbell doesn’t exactly have the kind of frame it takes to be a standout baseball player. But don’t get fooled by his lack of size. For what he lacks in height and weight, he more than makes up with heart.
We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.
Keep up with all the happenings on the local prep hoops landscape with our weekly page, updated every Monday morning with area rankings, a Player of the Week, photos, games to watch and more.
Hartland Community Band: 6:30 p.m. June 24, Nixon Park, Nixon Park, Hartland. Summer concert in the park. Free.
Lombardi Walk to Tackle Cancer: 8 a.m. June 25, Fowler Park, 500 Oakwood Ave., Oconomowoc. Family-friendly walk to raise cancer awareness, celebrate cancer survivors and honor those we have lost to this disease. Activities include a kid-zone area, music and more. To register, visit lombardiwalk.org. Free.
Afternoon in Oconomowoc Vendor & Craft Fair: 2 p.m. June 26, Loft 24, 1341 W Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc. Enjoy quality and unique vendors and crafters, and support local business women.
Amerifest: 8 a.m. June 26, Spring Creek Church, 22000 Capitol Drive, Pewaukee. Amerifest is a Patriotic concert to celebrate those who have served to defend and protect the freedom we enjoy. Three identical concerts at 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. with a free picnic lunch, kids’ games, and the classic car show available on the grounds. Registration is required at springcreekonline.com.