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The Empty Net Hockey Podcast - Ep. 8 - Jonathan Willis and the NHL Draft
I was able to catch up with Jonathan Willis of the Bleacher Report, Sportsnet, Oilers Nation, and the Edmonton Journal (when does this guy sleep?) just a few hours ahead of the NHL Draft. The Oilers are on the clock, what trades are in the works, and...
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Pro Hoops Draft: What would Sparky do?
Hey guys! It’s time for the NBA Draft on Thursday night at 6 and the Bucks have needs heading into the draft and free agency that begins on July 1st. The first need has to be to find a player that can play on the wing and hit a consistent jump...
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The Empty Net Hockey Podcast Ep. 7 - Stanley Cup, NHL Awards, Rule Changes
The Chicago Blackhawks are Stanley Cup Champions for the third time in six years. Are they a dynasty? Plus, the Lightning will be back, the NHL Awards and General Manager meetings are underway in Las Vegas, and there may be some new rule changes for...
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Stanley Cup Finals: Blackhawks take Game 6, hoist Stanley Cup in Chicago
It took 60 full days for a Stanley Cup Champion to be crowned in the NHL, and when the dust settles the Chicago Blackhawks are the 2014-15 Stanley Cup Champions. It is the third time in the last six years that the Blackhawks have won the Cup,...
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The Empty Net Hockey Podcast - Ep. 6 - Travis Hughes, Stanley Cup Finals
Travis Hughes from SB Nation joins me to breakdown the Stanley Cup Finals between the Chicago Blackhawks and Tampa Bay Lightning, plus my analysis and predictions. The Empty Net Hockey Podcast - Ep. 6 - Travis Hughes & Stanley Cup Finals...
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Stanley Cup Finals Preview: Blackhawks vs. Lightning
After six and a half weeks of playoff hockey, the NHL has their final two teams set for the Stanley Cup Finals. The Chicago Blackhawks will face the Tampa Bay Lightning beginning on Wednesday, June 3rd in Tampa Bay. This is the third trip...
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2015 MLB Draft: Milwaukee Brewers
In eight days the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft will commence.  The MLB Draft doesn’t elicit the same fanfare generated by the other two major sports, but it is an extremely important event that has the potential to change the...
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Brewers should target Funkhouser in the draft
With only two weeks until Major League Baseball Draft day, general managers and scouting directors are making their final trips around the country to scout potential picks.   This year’s draft is extremely important for the Milwaukee...
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The Empty Net Hockey Podcast - Ep.5 Eddie Garcia
Two Games into both the Western and Eastern Conferene Finals in the NHL Playoffs, I am happy to be joined by Eddie Garcia, NHL Reporter for Fox Sports Radio, to discuss the opening storylines of the NHL Playoffs 'Final Four.' Also,...
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NHL Playoff Primer: Round 3 - The NHL Final Four is set
The NHL Playoffs are down to their own version of the "Final Four" as the Conference Final round begins this weekend. Teams like the Chicago Blackhawks and New York Rangers make returns to the Conference Finals as Chicago is in its fifth...
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About Mike McGivern

Coach McGivern has been WSSP’s High School Insider for the last four years. Born and raised in Milwaukee, he attended Messmer H.S. and UW-Milwaukee. He has a wealth of prep coaching experience, including stops as a basketball coach at Whitefish Bay Dominican and Calvary Baptist. After 33 years with the clipboard Mike has retired from coaching to watch his son play at Maranatha Baptist Bible College.

About Paul Wollersheim:

  • 17 years coaching Dominican High School varsity boys’ basketball team.
  • 11 years as Dominican High Schools Athletic Director. 

1995 – 2012 Varsity Boys Basketball Coach - Record 351-66


  • Basketball State Champions 1997, 1998, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2012 
  • Conference Champions 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Metro Conference Coach of the Year 1997
  • Suburban Milwaukee Coach of the Year 1998
  • Wisconsin State Coach of the Year 2005
  • Inducted into Dominican High School Hall of Fame 2010


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