Dogged: The Riverside-Brookfield (13 and Under) Bulldogs Baseball Team won six of seven games, finishing third among 16 teams in the Louisville Slugger Wood Bat Baseball tournament in Kenosha, Wis., July 28-31. The tournament included teams from Illinois, Michigan and Wisconsin and only wood bats. Back row, l-r: Paul Russell (coach), Tom Keating, Alex Kavouriaris, Ned Ahlberg, Mark Scott (manager), Matthew Scott, Mark Benya, Will Linehan, and Dale Miller (coach). Front: Chris Hitt, Matt Meindl, Nick Tyner, Matt Miller, Chris Russell, and Jerry Brown. Not pictured: Ben Kohler.
Hobos heroes: The Brookfield National Little League Prep Division Hobos won their championship playoff game. Standing, l-r: Mark Lucas (coach), Gary Hoyd (coach), Mel Tracy (manager), Glen Timke (coach), Peter Smith, Jake Lucas, Ryan Swift, AJ Korabik, Kyle Tracy, Alex Gilbert, Kaylyn Landahl, Zach Timke, Will Tracy, Caitie Rusen, Lyndsey Hoyd, and Bailey Sandrick. Not pictured: Pat Downey (coach) and Joey Schmugge