Category «Sports»

Packers shareholder meeting another great event

In the middle of July every year, I join my fellow Packers shareholders at the annual meeting. This year was no exception. I was at Lambeau Field a little more than a week ago, on Thursday July 23. I love this meeting. Even though the tickets are all general admission, I always prefer to sit …

the correct perspective on Brett Favre

The Brett Favre unretirement issue has been brewing for a few weeks now. And I have yet to write about it. As a Green Bay Packers shareholder and season ticket owner, I definitely have some strong feelings about what is right. And like all Packer fans, if you’re feelings are different than mine, then you’re …

Tim Russert was the best, the real deal

My favorite TV news man died today. Tim Russert was the NBC Washington bureau chief, and for the past 17 years, moderator of Meet The Press. Russert was at the NBC studios in Washington this morning when he collapsed from a heart attack, what his doctor called a “sudden coronary thrombosis”. He died immediately. When …

bare chests ban is not necessary

The sportsmanship committee of the WIAA is recommending a ban against fans with bare or painted chests from indoor games. The story is all over the internet, including our local TV station, Fox 11 news, who ran the story along with a clip of some boys from West De Pere High School who had painted …

playing lots of racquetball

I’ve been playing racquetball quite regularly for a couple of years. Some weeks, it’s difficult to schedule the time, but lately, it’s been going well. Here’s my court time for the past week: Wed 3/26 – doubles with my wife and some neighbors Thu 3/27 – singles against my cousin Tim Sat 3/29 – singles …

great things happening in this community

It’s been a month since I last wrote, but I’ve been thinking a lot. Quite a lot. And I realize that this blogger has been doing a lot of complaining and ranting lately. I don’t know why. I suppose it’s political season and I’m seeing and hearing a lot that I don’t like. But tonight, …