WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE COULEE REGION

Trading Cards Continue To Gather Big Bucks

Trading Cards Continue To Gather Big Bucks

By Adam Roberts – 5/18/2021 Call it streamers flexing their influence on the youths, call it just the latest fad these past few months, but there has been a notable upswing of interests in trading cards recently. The hobby of collecting cards, thought to be a relic pastime of a forgotten day, has made a…

Vikings Add Two New Players

Vikings Add Two New Players

By Adam Roberts – 5/18/2021 As everyone’s eyes and ears remain focused on the Packers and Aaron Rodgers, the Vikings are quietly adding a couple of players to the roster. Minnesota has announced it has signed tackle Evin Ksiezarczyk and veteran cornerback Parry Nickerson. Ksiezarczyk earned a deal after his performance on a tryout in…

Former Packer GM Ron Wolf Has Thoughts On Rodgers Situation

Former Packer GM Ron Wolf Has Thoughts On Rodgers Situation

By Adam Roberts – 5/17/2021 It’s the story that we already know will dominate the rest of the month of May in this state until the Bucks either advance to June playoff basketball or falter in the first round. And everyone wants to get their two cents in, from the little guys like myself all…

Bucks Legend Dandridge Among Basketball HOF Class Of 2021

Bucks Legend Dandridge Among Basketball HOF Class Of 2021

By Adam Roberts – 5/17/2021 The NBA announced its 2021 hall of fame class this year, which includes one former Milwaukee Buck among its ranks. Bucks legend Bob Dandridge is part of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2021 from the Veterans Committee. He is joined in this year’s class by Chris Bosh,…

TWolves, Lynx Announce Ownership Deal With A-Rod, Lore

TWolves, Lynx Announce Ownership Deal With A-Rod, Lore

By Adam Roberts – 5/14/2021 I know we probably don’t probably have a TON of Timberwolves fans in the area, but I know we do cross over into southeast Minnesota, and if there’s a big enough story involving the Vikings or Twins I certainly make a point of noting it. I feel this is probably…

Jordyn Kleman Sets Winona State Softball Strikeout Record

Jordyn Kleman Sets Winona State Softball Strikeout Record

By Adam Roberts – 5/14/2021 The career of Jordyn Kleman at Winona State has been marked with success unparalleled in school history. The La Crosse native made her mark early, and going into the NSIC Tournament this month, the senior had one final opportunity to cement her legacy as one of the best athletes the…

Brewers P Corbin Burnes Sets MLB Record; Brewers Fall To Cardinals

Brewers P Corbin Burnes Sets MLB Record; Brewers Fall To Cardinals

By Adam Roberts – 5/14/2021 I wrote a piece earlier this year calling Brewers pitcher Corbin Burnes a stud, an opinion I know is shared by many Brewers fans and non-Brewers fans alike. When you make MLB history, that definitely ups your stud points, and Burnesy had a couple of historic moments yesterday. Burnes broke…

UWL Manager Chris Schwarz Wins 400th Career Game

UWL Manager Chris Schwarz Wins 400th Career Game

By Adam Roberts – 5/13/2021 My time  close to the Chris Schwarz UW La Crosse baseball program lasted about 24 hours. My junior year was one of activity exploration for me, and after a summer of working out back home with a friend I decided to try my hand at making the Eagle baseball team.…

American Family Field To Return To Full Capacity On June 25th

American Family Field To Return To Full Capacity On June 25th

By Adam Roberts – 5/13/2021 In just over a month, the seats of American Family Field will be teeming with baseball fans once again. The Brewers today announced they have plans to return their home ballpark to full capacity on June 25th, a Friday series opener against Colorado. Brewers President of Business Operations Rick Schlesinger…

Packers To Sign QB Blake Bortles For Another OTA Arm

Packers To Sign QB Blake Bortles For Another OTA Arm

By Adam Roberts – 5/13/2021 We knew this would be happening, we knew this would be happening, we knew this would be happening……that’s the mantra I said to myself trying to fall asleep last night. The Packers have reached a one-year deal with veteran quarterback Blake Bortles, the third pick in the 2014 NFL Draft…

Conor McGregor Leads List Of Highest-Paid Athletes

Conor McGregor Leads List Of Highest-Paid Athletes

By Adam Roberts – 5/12/2021 No surprise here, but the highest-paid athletes in the world do not in fact play for any of the three Wisconsin pro sports teams. Conor McGregor is leading Forbes’ list of the world’s highest-paid athletes. The U-F-C fighter earned 180-million dollars in the past year just in the ring, and…

Bucks Request Waivers On F Rodions Kurucs

Bucks Request Waivers On F Rodions Kurucs

By Adam Roberts – 5/12/2021 The Milwaukee Bucks today requested waivers on forward Rodions Kurucs ahead of the likely arrival of Elijah Bryant. Kurucs only was able to get meaningful minutes in one game of the 19 he was with the team after arriving from Houston, and never really established himself with the group. Many…