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BrewCityBall.com - About Us
2011-2012

BrewCityBall.com is a website dedicated to basketball in the Milwaukee area. Established in 2011, BrewCityBall.com has a team of sports writers and sports personalities that are dedicated to promoting basketball programs and athletes in the Milwaukee Metropolitan area. BrewCity.com will deliver our coverage of games, athletes and recruiting through stories, video and, coming in 2012, on-line radio.

Jim Ganzer, “IWB” – Jim Ganzer, or “IWB”, has been involved in the Milwaukee sports media for 10 years. Despite having played college football at Loras College, Jim's expertise is in college basketball recruiting where he has reported for organizations such as Rivals and Scout.com. While basketball recruiting may be his specialty, Jim has also done work analyzing NFL rookies for The Sporting News & Fox Sports. Jim has covered everything from high school & college sports to professional hockey, soccer, baseball, football and auto racing. Over the years Jim has been credentialed by the NCAA, Big East, Big 10, Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Brewers, Milwaukee Bucks, IndyCar and NASCAR. Jim is also the founder and Executive Director for the Scion Dental Milwaukee Summer Pro-Am, a summer basketball league for college and pro basketball players.

Jimmy Lemke – Jimmy Lemke founded PantherU in May of 2009 after his junior year at the University if Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He spent four years as the Sports Editor of the UWM Post, the last of which was spent on the newspaper's Board of Directors. During the same time, he was the President of the Student Black and Gold Club. Lemke was a student representative on the UWM Athletic Board during the 2008-09 school year and served on the search and screen committee to hire the Director of Athletics. He finished at UWM in fall of 2010. Jimmy has extensive experience in covering not only Milwaukee Panther basketball, but all Panther sports, from men’s & women’s soccer to basketball to baseball, for The UWM Post and PantherU.com. Jimmy has been called many things, from the “Mayor of Farwell Avenue” to the “Craziest of the Klotsche Crazies”. Call him what you want, but there is no disputing his dedication to Panther Athletics.

Troy Sparks – Troy is our featured writer on the prep side of the BrewCityBall.com. Troy has been covering high school, college and pro sports in Wisconsin for 20 years and is also the sports editor for the Milwaukee Community Journal, a weekly minority newspaper. Troy considers being part of the media covering the Green Bay Packers at Super Bowl XLV as the highlight of his media career.

Todd Warner – Todd is a senior at Marquette University majoring in Broadcasting. Coming over to BrewCityBall.com from MUTV, Todd will focus on Marquette Basketball for InsideTheAL.com. Todd’s experience with MUTV shows through as he has an excellent on-camera presence.

Do you consider yourself an expert when it comes to the Milwaukee Bucks and the NBA? Contact Jim Ganzer to take control of the next phase of BrewCityBall.com!

BrewCityBall.com is not only interested in promoting athletes, but members of the media as well. If you are an aspiring member of the media who has an interest in becoming a sports writer, sports photographer, video camera operator, video editor or graphic designer, please contact us to see if we can help you build your resume!