WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE COULEE REGION

Brent Suter Pitches 1.2 Innings; Brewers Lose Game One 4-2

Brent Suter Pitches 1.2 Innings; Brewers Lose Game One 4-2

By Adam Roberts – 10/1/2020 We knew the bullpen would be critical for the Milwaukee Brewers going into last night’s wild-card series opener against the Dodgers. And after starter Brent Suter gave up three runs on three hits in just an inning and two thirds, manager Craig Counsell was quickly charged with handling a playoff…

Brewers RHP Devin Williams OUT For Dodgers Series w/ Arm Injury

Brewers RHP Devin Williams OUT For Dodgers Series w/ Arm Injury

By Adam Roberts – 9/30/2020 After garnering a reputation as one of the best relief pitchers in baseball this season, righty Devin Williams was expected to be the ace in the hole for the Brewers’ pitching staff heading into tonight’s series against the Dodgers. But like much of the rotation, Williams now has to deal…

Coulee Region Football Conversations: Jerry Sinz, HC Edgar

Coulee Region Football Conversations: Jerry Sinz, HC Edgar

By Adam Roberts – 9/30/2020 This week, the Coulee Region will get a rare treat that has come up as a result of the pandemic: a unique high school football match up. Despite a school size difference of 764 students and a distance of 128 miles apart, the Onalaska (RV in AP Large Division, #4…

Brent Suter Named Starter For Game One vs Dodgers

Brent Suter Named Starter For Game One vs Dodgers

By Adam Roberts – 9/30/2020 Anyone who has followed the Brewers’ since manager Craig Counsell took the steering wheel in 2015 knows that when he has to plan pitching for a postseason series, he can get a little creative. Take Game Five of the 2018 NLCS, where Wade Miley faced exactly one batter in the bottom…

Week Five CFB Rankings Feature B1G Ten Teams

Week Five CFB Rankings Feature B1G Ten Teams

By Adam Roberts – 9/29/2020 While there won’t be a B1G Ten football game played for just under a month yet, that hasn’t stopped the AP from including them in their most recent poll. The addition of the B1G, ACC, PAC-12, and SEC to the poll this week pushed out teams that had been performing…

Packers LB Christian Kirksey Out This Week vs Falcons

Packers LB Christian Kirksey Out This Week vs Falcons

By Adam Roberts – 9/29/2020 Inside linebacker has been a trouble position for the Packers for quite a while, and their planned fix to that problem this season has now been sidelined. Per ESPN’s Rob Demovsky, first-year Packer Christian Kirksey is out for this Monday night’s match up against the Atlanta Falcons after injuring his…

3 Positive COVID-19 Tests For Tennessee Titans After Vikings’ Game

3 Positive COVID-19 Tests For Tennessee Titans After Vikings’ Game

By Adam Roberts – 9/29/2020 The story of the day in the NFL involves the Minnesota Vikings, and predictably in these times, it revolves around the virus that has so viciously disrupted everyday life. NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero has tweeted that three players for the Tennessee Titans have tested positive for COVID-19, along with five…

Vikings 0-3 After 31-30 Loss To Tennessee

Vikings 0-3 After 31-30 Loss To Tennessee

By Adam Roberts – 9/28/2020 Normally after a Vikings’ loss, fans and media like to point the finger at QB Kirk Cousins and his production totals, or lack thereof. It’s hard to do that this week. Sure, Cousins did have two interceptions in the team’s 31-30 Week Three loss to Tennessee, including one late in…

Packers Defeat Saints 37-30 Without Adams, Clark

Packers Defeat Saints 37-30 Without Adams, Clark

By Adam Roberts – 9/28/2020 Green Bay has not gone un-bitten by the injury bug that has plagued the NFL in a year without a postseason. Going into Sunday night’s contest against the New Orleans Saints, both wide receiver Davante Adams and defensive tackle Kenny Clarke were sidelined. That had many wondering if the dynamic…

Milwaukee Falls to St. Louis 5-2; Clinches Playoff Spot Anyway

Milwaukee Falls to St. Louis 5-2; Clinches Playoff Spot Anyway

By Adam Roberts – 9/28/2020 No days spent above .500? Constant offensive woes? No problem for the Brewers in a pandemic season! The Brewers’ fate came down to the final day of the season and thanks to help from the Padres, they clinched the final wild card spot in the National League. Milwaukee had fallen…

High School Football Week One Preview

High School Football Week One Preview

By Adam Roberts The US Post Office has a creed that goes like this: “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” It seems that it was destiny for high school football in our area to follow the same mantra; neither snow nor rain…

Sparta, Westby Pause Football

Sparta, Westby Pause Football

By Adam Roberts – 9/24/2020 The most uncertain season of high school football in history continues this week. Yesterday, the Sparta School District announced they would be moving from in-person classes to virtual learning after the Monroe County Health Department placed the county in the Red category for COVID-19 spread. Classes are going virtual on Monday,…

MSHSL Approves Fall Football; Volleyball

MSHSL Approves Fall Football; Volleyball

By Adam Roberts – 9/23/2020 Despite COVID-19 trending in the wrong direction for many parts of our area, football season is set to resume this week in Wisconsin, and now the neighbors across the river are set to join. The Minnesota State High School League, which had previously postponed football and volleyball in August, this…