Sports notes

Jan. 28, 2009

Michael, Crain lead Central ski teams at Sunburst

The Brookfield Central ski team competed well in a giant slalom race at Sunburst on Jan. 22.

The girls finished third as sophomore Erin Crain led with a third-place effort. The boys were also third; sophomore Jack Michael was second.

Brookfield Academy co-op ski team earns state nod

The Brookfield Academy/University Lake School co-op girls ski team earned a state berth by winning at Sunburst on Jan. 25.

Four days earlier, also at Sunburst, the co-op was victorious as well. So far this season, the co-op has won all of its races, automatically qualifying for the conference meet on Wednesday, Feb. 11 at Alpine Valley and the state meet on Sunday and Monday, Feb. 14 and 16 at Mt. LaCrosse.

Brookfield East softball clinics set for March 14

Brookfield East is offering girls softball clinics on Saturday, March 14.

The pitching and catching clinic is 10 a.m. to noon. Pitchers must supply their own catcher, preferably a parent. The hitting and fielding clinic is from 1 to 4 p.m. Registration will begin 30 minutes prior to each clinic, which will be at Brookfield East High School.

The cost is $30 for the pitching and catching clinic and $40 for the hitting and fielding clinic, or $55 for both. Participants will receive a T-shirt.

Register by sending a check and shirt size to Kurt Raguse, Brookfield East High School, 3305 N. Lilly Rd., Brookfield, WI 53005.

Junior Crusaders set U10 baseball tryouts

The U10 Catholic Memorial Junior Crusaders are looking for a few more players to complete their 2009 baseball team.

For details, contact Ken Lewicki at (414) 491-8538 or e-mail jrcrusaderbaseball@

Brookfield Lacrosse’s registration approaching

The Brookfield Lacrosse Association is holding its spring registration for youth, high school girls and boys from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 31, in the activity room at the Brookfield Parks & Recreation Department, 2000 N. Calhoun Road.

New and experienced players are welcome. Call Barb Krouwer (262) 783-7172 or visit for more information.

New youth football club at Brookfield Academy

Brookfield Academy is sponsoring a Junior Knights youth tackle football club. The program will focus on full-contact football fundamentals and will participate in the Greater Metro Milwaukee Youth Football League beginning in September 2009.

The club is open to all Brookfield and surrounding area students in grades 5 through 8, whether or not they attend Brookfield Academy. Games will be played on BA’s athletic fields.

For more information, call Mike Francis at (262) 781-8950 or visit

Area fishing clinics to be offered to children

Area fishing clubs will sponsor a series of ice fishing clinics for children ages 15 and younger from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7.

Clinics will begin every hour starting at 9 a.m. and be presented by members of local fishing clubs affiliated with the Wisconsin Council of Sports Fishing Organizations. Equipment will be provided, but children may bring their own.

One of the locations is Fox Brook Park, 2925 N. Barker Road, Brookfield.

For details, call (414) 263-8614.

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