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.
The Pewaukee girls soccer team is moving up this year to play bigger schools, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. When the Pirates returned to the Division 2 field for this season, they may have avoided one of the most frustrating roadblocks in all of WIAA athletics.
Take a look at these two stat lines, with batting average, on-base percentage and slugging percentage the three numbers listed.
Conference realignment is the back-burner pot simmering over the prep sports landscape in southeastern Wisconsin. Eventually, some heavy changes will come to pass in an effort to align schools better from a geographic and competitive standpoint, just as it has in other parts of the state.
The Brewers obituary can't actuallybe written in the first week of May. There are examples out there which make it impossible to mathematically call the season a failure. The 2005 Houston Astros, for example, were 16-31 on May 27 and then finished the season with 89 wins and a World Series appearance.
I'm totally biased about this topic, and I admit it. But so is everyone else involved.