University School of Milwaukee Honors Second Class of Inductees to Athletic Hall of Fame

University School of Milwaukee will honor the second class of inductees to its Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, during a special ceremony as part of the school’s Homecoming celebration. The USM Athletic Hall of Fame was established in 2016 to commemorate a legacy of exceptional athletic performance and accomplishments by former USM and predecessor school student athletes, coaches, teams, and distinguished … Continue reading University School of Milwaukee Honors Second Class of Inductees to Athletic Hall of Fame

USM Athletes Compete at State Championships

Kristen Chou ’19, Marcus Jay Wilkes ’19, Lexi Keppler ’20, and the boys’ 4 x 400 Relay team of C.J. Boyd ’21, Sam Mackey ’19, Duncan Petrie ’19, and Wilkes (along with alternates Alvin Pokel ’20 and Ishan Kuttickat ’19) represented the USM track team in the WIAA Division 2 State Track and Field Championships. Chou had the best finishes for the Wildcats at the … Continue reading USM Athletes Compete at State Championships

Boys Hockey Wins Third WIAA State Title

Winning a state championship takes talent, skill, and probably some luck. It also takes a lot of hard work. “It all starts from the heart,” said Tyler Herzberg ’20, whose two goals and two assists helped secure the Wildcats’ victory over Neenah Co-op 6–2 in March. “You have to have the desire to do it,” he said. “During the off-season I skated and worked out … Continue reading Boys Hockey Wins Third WIAA State Title

Putting Fun First

Updates to the Middle School football program have proved popular with students and parents alike—and yielded increased participation in other Middle School sports as a result. Something new was happening on the south fields opposite the Preschool playground this past fall, and you might have noticed it if you happened to be on campus in the late afternoons—it was packed with Middle School students playing … Continue reading Putting Fun First

Locker Room: Fall/Winter 2018-19

WIAA State Champions Girls Tennis For the second year in a row, the Wildcats girls’ tennis team won the WIAA Division 2 State Team Tennis Tournament. USM defeated Waukesha Catholic Memorial 5–2 in the tournament finals. It’s the ninth team championship for USM. Veda Sane ’19, who finished third at the individual championships, won her match at No. 1 singles. Zoe Francis ’19 also won … Continue reading Locker Room: Fall/Winter 2018-19

Tackling on Target

Varsity Football Head Coach Brian Sommers takes a unique approach to improving tackle safety and drastically reducing concussions. When it comes to concussions, it seems few sports catch as much flak as football. With the increased awareness of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), one might think that the sport’s future is doomed. But University School’s Brian Sommers, the head coach of Wildcats football, is taking an … Continue reading Tackling on Target