GREEN BAY — Mason Crosby nailed a 23-yard field goal as time expired and performed his first Lambeau Leap after he finished off a rally for the Green Bay Packers, who benefited from some questionable officiating to edge the Detroit Lions 23-22 on Monday night.
Blugolds golf moves up
Osseo-Fairchild/Fall Creek’s Ariel Heuer is tied for third, seven strokes behind the Division 2 leader, after the first day of the state golf tournament at University Ridge Golf Course in Verona.
Every football fan knows when the punter runs out onto the field it’s typically a bad thing. It means another offensive series has stalled and now the defense has to do its job, hopefully forcing a punt coming the other way.
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings shifted their strategy this season, determined to re-establish a running game that could not only get them in the end zone more but dominate an opponent when they need it to.
MADISON — Jack Coan released a dart of a throw over the middle of the field shortly after taking the pistol snap.
MADISON — It surprised no one when four University of Wisconsin offensive linemen paraded into the postgame interview area wearing T-shirts that endorsed a Heisman Trophy candidate Saturday.
Blugolds soccer hammers Ripon
MINNEAPOLIS — Two weeks ago, Stefon Diggs was a dissatisfied star with a decreasing role for a Minnesota team in a mini-crisis on the passing attack.
GREEN BAY — The stakes will be high on Monday night.
UW-Eau Claire walked away victors on Saturday but suffered a big loss in the process.
MADISON — Cormac Sampson has been on the go this year.
Blugolds notch 7th shutout
Paige Anderson set the pace with a seventh-place finish as the Menomonie girls cross country squad won the team title at the Old Abe Invitational on Saturday in Eau Claire.
MADISON — Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio said he knew the Spartans were going to have to stop Jonathan Taylor if they were going to have any shot at stealing a win at No. 8 Wisconsin on Saturday.
By the time the UW-Stout offense got going, the deficit was already too great to overcome.
MINNEAPOLIS — When the Philadelphia Eagles arrive in Minnesota, their first visit since winning Super Bowl 52, there might be some subtle reminders at U.S. Bank Stadium of the scene that night when the franchise’s first Lombardi Trophy was secured.
Defending WIAC champion UW-Whitewater got its toughest test of the season on Saturday. But as usual, the Warhawks made the grade.
MENOMONIE — Brian Sandifer always thought he could play football beyond college.
VIENNA — Eliud Kipchoge sent shockwaves through the world of sport by becoming the first athlete to break the two-hour barrier for a marathon, although it will not count as a record.
MONDOVI — Cheers of “Raith” reigned down from the stands.
Eau Claire Memorial struck for two long touchdown passes in the final quarter.
The Blaze Todd show was out in full force on Friday in Altoona.
Elk Mound 50, Altoona 14
Tennis teams seeded
UW-River Falls at UW-Eau Claire
UW-Stout at UW-La Crosse
MADISON — Mark Dantonio made some changes on the offensive side of the ball during the offseason.
It took two games to separate the top two boys soccer teams in the Big Rivers Conference. Now, Eau Claire Memorial is in the driver’s seat.
Eau Claire Regis didn’t waste any time in clinching back-to-back Cloverbelt Conference championships for the first time under coach Bryant Brenner.
The annual Dig Pink volleyball match between the Eau Claire North Huskies and Eau Claire Memorial Old Abes meant more to North libero Bailey Thompson this year than usual.
For the third time in the last four years, the Regis girls tennis team is headed to Madison.
FALL CREEK — When Fall Creek needed a point late, the Crickets fed their war horse.
This is not an easy year to be an offensive coordinator in the Big Ten.
In the shadow of their giant new tower, the Flying Eagles will hold their annual Fall ski-jumping tournament on plastic Saturday.
PLUM CITY — Thomas Asher and Dalton Binkowski stand on the edge of the Plum City football field messing around with each other as old teammates do.
Hudson (3-4, 3-2) at EC Memorial (5-2, 3-2)
They’re preparing for a large crowd – maybe big enough to fill Camp Randall.
As tennis balls zoom back and forth across the net in the chaotic frenzy of Division 1 sectional tennis, Eau Claire Memorial’s Jim Litscher walks slowly along the baseline of the Menard YMCA Tennis Center.
Stout VB takes down Eau Claire
The process of adding three new sports at UW-Eau Claire will be kicked off in the next few weeks if an initiative by chancellor James Schmidt is passed, UW-Eau Claire athletic director Dan Schumacher said Wednesday at a press conference in Zorn Arena.
MADISON — After his team struggled offensively in 2018, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio decided it was time for some changes on that side of the ball.
UW-Eau Claire is considering bringing back varsity baseball and adding men’s soccer and women’s lacrosse to its athletic department, school chancellor James Schmidt told the Leader-Telegram Tuesday in an exclusive interview.
Any frustration caused by missed chances early evaporated by the final whistle. Eau Claire Memorial boys soccer knows any win against its cross-town rival is a sweet one.