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Sportsradio 1250 WSSP takes you inside the prep sports scene like no one else. Join long-time preps coach Mike McGivern talking about the hottest issues and rivalries in Milwaukee area high school sports! Hear from all the coaches and student-athletes making the news as well!

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Wickett's World - THANK YOU!!
thank you! On behalf of the entire SportsRadio 1250 team, THANK YOU!! The 8th annual Perkins 1250 golf outing was amazing! I have so many people to thank. Thank you to the Edgewood golf course staff, specifically John Freeman. Your course is always...
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No Letdown in Brewers Rotation
If the Brewers are going to go on and win the NL Central,they might be able to look back at the quality starts they received from Jimmy Nelson and Mike Fiers. Neither was counted on this year but the Marco Estrada switch to Nelson and Fiers for the...
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Ryan Braun's Year
My co-host Mike Wickett and I will probably never agree on Ryan Braun's season. Its been a subject we are both at odds over with no end in sight. I expect so much more from Braun because of his talent level. Braun is having a subpar...
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Robin Williams
As I went to get my mail yesterday afternoon, my phone buzzed with a news alert Usually they are sports related. I was sad to reach into my pocket only to see the breaking news that Robin Williams had died at the age of 63. Only to find further the cause...
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Wickett's World - Remember Kato Kaelin? He LOVES the Brewers
Remember Kato Kaelin? For the younger 1250 listeners, Kato was a guest at O.J. Simpsons' house and was present the night Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman were murdered. What you may not know is that Kaelin is from Milwaukee, went to Nicolet High...
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Roenicke Criticism
Just finished our four hour morning show, and I would say more than half of the callers,were critical of Ron Roenicke and his managerial skills. This amazes me. How Roenicke takes this much heat,more so than last year, when the Brewers were out of any...
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Wickett's World - Just because you're great, doesn't mean you can coach.
Today on Twitter, I came across a national TV host who claims that because Becky Hammon was named one of top 15 WNBA players of all time, that she'd make a good assistant coach with the San Antonio #Spurs. While I think it's great that a woman is...
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Finally for Favre
Im glad this whole drama is over. What took so long? Why so many calls between the Packers and Brett Favre to get his jersey retired.....and his wife getting involved.. Really? Favre buried alot of myths yesterday even if he fully didnt believe...
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Big Stretch for Brewers
I told Mike Wickett this morning that it feels like the walls are caving in. The Pirates, Cardinals and Reds are closing in on the Milwaukee Brewers,who are battling injuries to their middle infielders, a few starters and a bullpen that is leaking in the...
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Has Matt Garza finally figured it all out?
Garza Instrumental to Brewers’ Success Moving Forward by Andrew Dunn-Bauman     Has Matt Garza finally figured it all out?   The big offseason acquisition for the Brewers has had his struggles so far in 2014, searching to iron...
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About Mike McGivern

Coach McGivern has been SportsRadio 1250 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 Joe Koch:

Joe Koch graduated from Catholic Memorial in 1977 and earned his BS from the University of Arizona. In 1989 Koch became the Head Coach at Dominican HS; a program that did not have a winning season in 33 years. 

Koch took over an Oak Creek program that finished last in the conference the previous 7 years and led them to 116 wins 8 conference championships, two state semi-finals and two state championship runner-ups. 

In 2007 Joe became the Offensive Coordinator at Catholic Memorial under HOF Coach Bill Young and then 2009 accepted the challenge to turn around his third program at Pius XI High School.  In only his second year Joe led Pius to the playoffs.

2011+2012 Koch coached at Brookfield Central as the Offensive Coordinator. 
2013 has taken over as the Head coach at Greenfield HS

In 19 years as Head Coach, his teams have had 145 Wins and just 60 losses.


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