Howie Zien: The 10 Letter Man

Howie Zien, class of 1967, was one of the great Bay athletes, a true Mount Rushmore type.  He won an astounding 10 letters -- three football, three basketball and four track and field.  His senior year was as good as it gets:  team captain on Suburban Conference champion football, basketball and track teams. Howie’s well-deserved … Continue reading Howie Zien: The 10 Letter Man

The Great, Historic Suburban Conference

The Suburban Conference was founded in 1924 with seven schools.  Years indicate the first year of WIAA membership, which other than Waukesha and maybe Wauwatosa, should be about the year they opened. Cudahy (1921-1922) Milwaukee County School of Agriculture (1923-1924; located in Wauwatosa and known as the County Aggies) Shorewood (1923-1924) South Milwaukee (1910-1911) Waukesha … Continue reading The Great, Historic Suburban Conference

Whitefish Bay High School: The Beginning

The closest public high school option for Whitefish Bay students prior to the mid 1920's was Milwaukee Riverside, which could be attended on a tuition basis.  Shorewood high school opened in the fall of 1924 and replaced Riverside as the closest public option, also on a tuition basis.  By 1930, the new Shorewood building was … Continue reading Whitefish Bay High School: The Beginning