Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely baby daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
Last year about this time I wrote, “Could this be
The high school summer baseball team led by coach Jim Hughes went on to win the state title.
Franklin players celebrate after the final out in their 11-4 win over West Bend West to capture the WIAA Summer Baseball state tournament title. NOW Photo by Peter Zuzga
Franklin coach Jim Hughes accepts the championship trophy. NOW Photo by Peter Zuzga
Coach Jim Hughes celebrates the victory with his players as Franklin wins the WIAA Summer State Baseball Championship game .Journal Sentinel photo: Brad Vest
Franklin players hoist the championship trophy. NOW Photo by Peter Zuzga
Franklin players took turns kissing the championship trophy. Journal Sentinel photo: Brad Vest
Franklin fans cheer as the team gets its first-place trophy. NOW Photo by Peter Zuzga
Franklin players make a celebratory leap into the Wisconsin River following their 11-4 victory over West Bend West in the state championship summer baseball game at Bukolt Park in Stevens Point. NOW Photo by Peter Zuzga
The Sabers returned this season with another high-powered, talented squad. Getting off to a fast start, the Sabers ran into a few bumps, including a loss to rival
The state tournament began Tuesday with
Next up for the Sabers, Greenfield at South Milwaukee this Friday at 1:30. Win that game, and it's a date with the winner of the Oak Creek-South Milwaukee game. Those two teams also play this Friday. Oak Creek is the #1 seeded team in the sectional, Franklin is #2.
It's always tough to repeat as champions, but Franklin certainly has great coaching and players, not to mention valuable playoff experience.