WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE COULEE REGION

MLB Free Agency Begins

MLB Free Agency Begins

By Adam Roberts – 10/29/2020 Football, football, football. That’s about all that get’s covered in the window between the end of the World Series and the start of NBA basketball. Honestly, even before and after these dates football still reigns supreme across all levels. But we can’t forget about America’s Past Time, and in the…

Disney Making Movie on Story of Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Family

Disney Making Movie on Story of Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Family

By Adam Roberts – 10/29/2020 We’re still waiting on the July 2021 release of Space Jam 2 starring LeBron James, plus we just were spoiled with content in The Last Dance documentary. And now it appears another NBA superstar is getting their story told. Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo tweeted today that Walt Disney Studios is…

BREAKING: Wisconsin Football Game at Nebraska Cancelled

BREAKING: Wisconsin Football Game at Nebraska Cancelled

By Adam Roberts – 10/28/2020 A full-on COVID-19 outbreak has stricken the Wisconsin Badger football program, and now the unfortunate reality has set in. The school announced a few moments ago that their game against Nebraska scheduled for this Saturday afternoon has been cancelled, and the team is pausing all football activities for the next…

Wisconsin Men’s Basketball To Face Marquette December 4th

Wisconsin Men’s Basketball To Face Marquette December 4th

By Adam Roberts – 10/28/2020 While the status of Saturday’s Badger football game at Nebraska remains uncertain, we have at least one more tentative date for Badger basketball. Wisconsin still doesn’t have a complete 2020 schedule despite the season starting in less than a month, but now we know that on December 4th, the team…

Packers Sign WR Seth Roberts to Practice Squad

Packers Sign WR Seth Roberts to Practice Squad

By Adam Roberts – 10/27/2020 The Green Bay Packers have added a veteran receiver to their practice squad. The team is signing former Carolina Panther Seth Roberts, according to ESPN’s Rob Demovsky. Roberts could be brought up to the active roster like is expected for Dez Bryant in Baltimore, but he’ll start with the practice…

Badgers QB Graham Mertz Out For 21 Days (COVID-19)

Badgers QB Graham Mertz Out For 21 Days (COVID-19)

By Adam Roberts – 10/27/2020 The Wisconsin Badgers have confirmed that quarterback Graham Mertz has tested positive for COVID-19 a second time. His PCR test was positive a few days after an initial antigen test reported the virus in his system. Mertz will need to miss 21 days per the strict Big Ten COVID-19 policy.…

Badgers QB Chase Wolf Also Tests Positive; Danny Vanden Boom Up Next

Badgers QB Chase Wolf Also Tests Positive; Danny Vanden Boom Up Next

By Adam Roberts – 10/27/2020 Next man up is the mantra du jur for the Wisconsin Badgers, who are now dealing with a lack or resources at the quarterback position due to COVID-19. Over the weekend, Graham Mertz tested positive for the virus, and now according to ESPN, backup QB Chase Wolf has also tested positive. While…

MVC’s Herlitzke, Kelsey Run 4.53 40 Times at WFCA Combine

MVC’s Herlitzke, Kelsey Run 4.53 40 Times at WFCA Combine

By Adam Roberts – 10/26/2020 In a football season unlike any other, high school athletes still need the opportunity to showcase their skills to those making recruiting decisions at the next level. Over the weekend, the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association held their annual Fall Combine, and while there are usually decent performances from Coulee Region…

Davante Adams Goes 13-16 For 196 Yards, 2 TDs in Packers’ Win

Davante Adams Goes 13-16 For 196 Yards, 2 TDs in Packers’ Win

By Adam Roberts – 10/26/2020 Some people leading up to the Packers’ road trip to Houston this week looked back to last season’s two games immediately following the bye for hope of a repeat. If you recall, Green Bay came out of the Week 11 bye with an embarrassing 37-8 defeat in San Francisco, then…

Packers RB Aaron Jones Added to Injury Report

Packers RB Aaron Jones Added to Injury Report

By Adam Roberts – 10/23/2020 While the news earlier this week seemed optimistic on Packers left tackle David Bakhtiari regarding his chest injury from the Buccaneers loss, he still was not on the practice field today for Green Bay. And he wasn’t alone. Running back Aaron Jones was held off the practice field today and…

B1G Will Rule Cancellations ‘No Contest’

B1G Will Rule Cancellations ‘No Contest’

By Adam Roberts – 10/23/2020 We’re approximately eight months into the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, and over the course of those eight months, sports leagues have quickly learned to adapt to the situation. We saw the NBA install the bubble in Orlando, Major League Baseball is playing the World Series in a pseudo-bubble…

Milwaukee Bucks Hire Josh Oppenheimer as Asst. Coach

Milwaukee Bucks Hire Josh Oppenheimer as Asst. Coach

By Adam Roberts – 10/23/2020 A familiar name is returning to the Milwaukee Bucks organization as an assistant coach. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski first broke the news that Josh Oppenheimer would be joining Mike Budenholzer’s staff in Brew City. He served as a big influence on Giannis in his early years with the organization, and previously…