Youth sports

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Milwaukee Talks: Kay Yuspeh of Elite Sports Clubs

Published April 24, 2019

The owner of Elite Sports Clubs talks about fitness, elite, the future of wellness, the current state of racquetball and tennis, and much more. Enjoy this installment of Milwaukee Talks.

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Community, history and soccer: Milwaukee Kickers celebrates 50 years

Published May 17, 2018

What started in 1968 as a simple-yet-radical idea for an inclusive place for all kids to play soccer has has become one of the largest and most respected youth sports organizations in America. Milwaukee Kickers is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year; this is its story.

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Youth sports: Boys to men and back again

Published Dec. 10, 2016

Hard to believe it's been over a decade since I wrote about my early experiences with local organized youth sports. With our oldest son having just played his final organized football game, it seems like a good time to reflect on our youth sports journey.

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Washington Park courts get a "reFRESH"

Published May 19, 2015

Kenny "The Jet" Smith will help make a donation to the Milwaukee Urban League Young Professionals on behalf of Coors Light, to reFRESH the community basketball court at Washington Park in Milwaukee.

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Ask the Doctor: Need to know information regarding kids and concussions

Published June 16, 2014

There are few hotter topics in sports than concussions and the effects they have on children, but while brain trauma is serious there are measures that can be taken to not only keep your child healthy, but keep them in the sports they love. For Kids & Family Week here at OnMilwaukee.com, Doctors from Aurora Health Care and the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin address some key topics for parents and coaches.

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Keeping score in youth sports doesn't matter

Published Nov. 27, 2012

Thoughts on the debate about whether kids should keep score in sports. It's a question most every parent has to struggle with at some point in his or her child-rearing and it's a question without an easy answer.

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It's how you play the game

Published March 31, 2008

The "win at all costs" atmosphere in some youth sports programs in the area creates a high-pressure environment that can detract from the lessons that the games were meant to teach.