Key Milwaukee

December 2013

An A-Z visitors guide to Milwaukee Wisconsin. Sponsored by Key Magazine Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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KEY SPORTS Wave opens 30th season as dominant soccer power THE MILWAUKEE WAVE, the longest-running professional soccer franchise in the country, gets its 30th anniversary season off to a rousing start this month. New owner Sue Black, former director of the award-winning Milwaukee County Parks, is giving fans a bonus at the home opener Dec. 7 against defending Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL) champion Baltimore Blast. Performing after the game will be the rock group Daughtry, headed by Chris Daughtry, a season five American Idol finalist and one of the show's most successful entertainers. The Wave is led by Keith Tozer, the winningest coach in north American soccer history, and has won six pro indoor soccer championships. Opening the 2013-'14 season on the road, the Wave came from behind in its first game to beat the Missouri Comets 23-21 in overtime, avenging 728 E. Brady St. 414.271.6000 46 last year's loss to Missouri in the MISL playoffs. Milwaukee forward Ian Bennett scored five goals in the first game of the season, earning the first MISL Player of the Week award. Home for the Wave is the U.S. Cellular Arena, 400 W. Kilbourn Ave. Tickets are available online at, at the Box Office inside the adjacent Milwaukee Theatre or before games at the U.S. Cellular Arena. December and January home games: Dec. 7 vs. Baltimore Blast, 6 p.m. Dec. 28 vs. St. Louis Ambush, 6 p.m. Dec. 31 vs. Syracuse Silver Knights, 6 p.m. Jan. 11 vs. Rochester Lancers, 6 p.m.

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