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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 Brewers with a...
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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, Detroit...
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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 Conference...
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The Empty Net Hockey Podcast - Ep. 4 Mike Halford
I was able to talk with Mike Halford, Senior Editor of Pro Hockey Talk on NBCSports.com, as the NHL Conference Semi-Final round of the playoffs is in full swing. Which teams will advance and what has surprised so far? Link - The Empty Net Hockey...
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Time to move on from Melvin
Small market teams need to develop talent within their organization in order to remain consistently competitive on a yearly basis. If they are unable to do this, these teams end up overpaying for average veteran talent while remaining, at best, in...
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NHL Playoffs Primer: Round 2
We are through the opening round of the NHL Playoffs and look ahead to the Conference Semi-Finals as we are into the NHL Elite 8. First, I usually am not one to toot my own horn but I would like to point out the success of my  first...
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Need to stick with Scooter
Only nine games into the baseball season, and Milwaukee Brewer fans are already screaming for changes.  With the worst record (2-7) in baseball, and the team continuing right where they left off last season, nothing is going right, especially...
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NHL Playoff Primer: Road to the Stanley Cup begins tonight
It's spring time and that means one thing: PLAYOFF HOCKEY. The NHL Playoffs begin tonight with 16 teams vying for the Stanley Cup, although only three teams have split the last five Cups (Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, Chicago, Los Angeles). Here is...
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NCAA Frozen Four underway tonight: Nebraska-Omaha vs. Providence and Boston U vs
The NCAA Final Four in Men's and Women's basketball just ended with Duke (yuck) and UConn (of course) coming away with the titles in Division 1. The Badgers made their 2nd consecutive appearance in the Final Four and only their second ever...
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NHL Playoffs: Who's in and Who's out? (Part 3)
All NHL teams have 10 or less games to play still in the NHL regular season and now the Western AND Eastern Conference Wildcard playoff races have become a slugfest to the finish. Let's take one more look at the playoff picture, as of right...
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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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