Wisconsin football continues to climb the AP Poll, this time cracking the top-10. The Badgers are now ranked No. 9 in the nation after their 45-7 win over Illinois on Friday night at Camp Randall Stadium.
Even as the most highly recruited quarterback in Wisconsin football history, Graham Mertz exceeded all expectations in his first career start for the Badgers. The former 4-star recruit out of Blue Valley North in the Kansas City, Missouri area completed 20-of-21 passes for 248 yards and five touchdowns while completing his first 17 passes of the game.
Just to get their second season going, Forward Madison had to fight for every opportunity to practice and play and fitting for the Flamingos, that’s how their last match of 2020 ended. Forward Madison rallied late for a 2-1 win over New England Revolution II at their home away from home, Hart Park in Wauwatosa.
Edgewood’s Baluck Deang once again made history as the Crusader’s first WIAA girl’s singles repeat state champion. Deang took down Xavier’s Erika Curtin in two sets by a score of 6-3, 7-5 a year after becoming Edgewood’s first girl’s singles state champion in tennis.
After Darlington football returned to competition on Saturday after a two-week pause due to a positive COVID-19 test result. The Redbirds hosted Prairie Du Chien in a SWC-SWAL crossover matchup, where PDC upset Darlington 20-14.
Baraboo fell to Sussex Hamilton 20-19 on Saturday evening at Flambeau Field after the Thunderbirds had to pick up the Chargers as a last-minute opponent once Lakeside Lutheran could not play football due to COVID-19 metrics.
University of Wisconsin- Madison announced Wednesday that only essentially personnel will be allowed to attend the Badger Football season opener at Camp Randall, meaning no family of players or coaches will be able to attend.
Wisconsin football head coach, Paul Chryst confirmed with the media today that Jack Coan injured his foot in practice as the team awaits further evaluation from a specialist on the severity of his injury. Paul Chryst said Coan went down in practice on Saturday while dropping back to pass and that it was a non contact injury.
Wisconsin may be without senior signal caller, Jack Coan to begin the 2020 football season. First reported by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jack Coan injured his foot at practice on Saturday and may be out indefinitely.
More than a decade since Corey Perry won the Stanley Cup as a young player and years after Joe Pavelski fell two wins short, the greybeards aren’t ready to leave the bubble and give up on another opportunity for a championship just yet. Pavelski tied it with 6:45 left in the regulation, laid out to block a shot in the first overtime and Perry’s second goal of the game came in double OT to give the Dallas Stars a 3-2 win over Tampa Bay and force a Game 6 in the Stanley Cup Final.