Wednesday, February 13, 2013
After placing high in a number of events, ten swimmers from area Waukesha schools will be competing this weekend at the state meet.
Ten Waukesha swimmers qualified to compete this weekend at the WIAA Division 1 State Meet in Madison after placing high in a number of events at sectional. Over the weekend the co-op Waukesha North/Kettle Moraine placed second at sectional with a score of 313. Trailing right behind in third place was Waukesha South/Catholic Memorial with a score of 295. Waukesha West/Mukwonago placed seventh with a score of 173. Waukesha South/CatholicMemorial senior Alex Swain will be competing in the 50 yard freestyle and 100 yard freestyle. "Senior Nick Menninga of Madison Memorial is the top returning finisher in the 50 freestyle ... however, senior Alex Swain of Waukesha South/Catholic Memorial has the fastest time in the 100 freestyle entering the …
Monday, November 12, 2012
The Blackshirts beat Arrowhead High School by just six points to secure the state championship title.
The Waukesha South/Mukwonago girls swim team took home a state championship title this weekend. The Blackshirts beat second-place team Arrowhead High School by six points with a final score of 279-273. The Blackshirts beat Arrowhead by two points in 2011, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In the 200-yard and 100-yard freestyle, Abby Jagdfeld took first place with Molly Manchon placing second. Kaersten Meitz took first in the 500-yard freestyle with Natalie Clausen taking third.The team took third in the 200-yard and first in the 400-yard freestyle relay with Jagdfeld, Manchon, Meitz and Alicia Beam.
Sunday, June 24, 2012
If you're looking for a place to enjoy the summer sunshine or a way to beat the heat, check out these great beaches, pools and water parks.
With summer here, the water is beckoning. Whether you enjoy lakeside beaches or waterslides, there are plenty of options in the area. Patch has pulled together information on some of our favorites. Idle Isle Park, Muskego This 7-acre island park offers fishing, a boat launch and parking, swimming and a picnic and playground area. The Pavilion will feature Island Ice Cream beginning June 22, and on Wednesday evenings the Water Bugs Show Ski Team performs at 6:30 p.m. The park is open from dawn until dusk seven days a week. Find more information about the park on the city of Muskego website or its Patch listing page. Muskego County Park, Muskego A part of the Waukesha County Parks System, Muskego County Park offers swimming…
Monday, May 28, 2012
Unfortunately, the beaches in Waukesha County won't be open for the steamy weather Monday. Read the details on when the local watering holes will open.
With temperatures forecast to hit 90 Monday for the second straight day, it would be nice to hit the local beach on a holiday day off from school and work. No such luck, because Waukesha County's beaches don't open until Saturday. The county's summer 2012 beach hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekends, with lifeguards on duty daily. County Park entrance fees are $3 on weekdays and $5 on weekends and holidays. Annual park entrance stickers cost $27 for county residents, $38 for non-county residents and $14 for senior citizens. The six county beaches are: The county's web site lists these beach rules: