Lake Country Publications Sports Director JR Radcliffe provides tidbits and details from the Lake Country prep sports scene to the Wisconsin sports world at large. His weekly column presents exclusive interviews, commentaries and observations.
I'm totally biased about this topic, and I admit it. But so is everyone else involved.
For many years, I've looked over Chuck Delsman's "Sports Scene" column and resisted the urge to insert little "editor's notes" into his various claims, particularly in his somewhat-regular "Talking Sports With Some of My Friends" segments.
Who doesn't love a glimpse into the future?
The WIAA boys basketball tournament celebrated its 100th anniversary last weekend, complete with acknowledgments of past champions in a Kohl Center concourse display, introductions of past legends and newspaper coverage focusing on the history of the tournament.
After hearing Adam Spano talk for a few minutes, my instinct was to ask whether or not he had been raised by American parents living in the Czech Republic. I admit it: I thought he would have a European accent, or at least a hint in his speech pattern that suggested he wasn't native-born.