WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE COULEE REGION

Bucks Unveil Second Half Schedule

Bucks Unveil Second Half Schedule

By Adam Roberts – 2/24/2021 While the Bucks have been fairly lucky to avoid any major interruptions to their season via COVID suspensions, other teams this season have not been as lucky. Thus while the unveiled second half of the season schedule today doesn’t mean as much to Milwaukee, we do at least know how…

Bangor’s Hank Reader Named Scenic Bluffs Conference POTY

Bangor’s Hank Reader Named Scenic Bluffs Conference POTY

By Adam Roberts – 2/24/2021 Bangor boy’s basketball might not be in contention for a state berth this week, but that shouldn’t knock what was yet another great season for the Cardinals. Their presence on the All-Scenic Bluffs lists should indicate that, along with who was named the conference’s player of the year. Senior Hank…

Sports Round Up – February 23rd, 2021

Sports Round Up – February 23rd, 2021

By Adam Roberts – 2/24/2021 Caledonia BBB Beats Rushford-Peterson 72-69; Improves to 11-1 You have to give credit to Rushford-Peterson, they gave #3 (2A) Caledonia all they could handle last night. Three Trojans scored in double figures, including Luke O’Hare with a 19-4-3 stat line, and at halftime Rush-Pete was in front 40-36. But anyone…

Tiger Woods Being Treated For Leg Injuries After Car Accident Today

Tiger Woods Being Treated For Leg Injuries After Car Accident Today

By Adam Roberts – 2/23/2021 You’ve likely heard the news from earlier this morning, but in case you haven’t: Tiger Woods is in the hospital after a serious roll-over car accident in the Los Angeles area. NBC News’ Gadi Schwartz says Woods had to be extricated from his vehicle with the “jaws of life.” Woods…

3B Travis Shaw Signs Minor League Contract With Brewers

3B Travis Shaw Signs Minor League Contract With Brewers

By Adam Roberts – 2/23/2021 We had a feeling that the Mayor of Ding Dong City would be with the Brewers in Arizona this spring, and today the organization confirmed that Travis Shaw will in fact be in Maryvale with the team on a minor-league deal. Shaw’s 2017 and 2018 seasons saw him rack up…

Rodgers To Start “Jeopardy!” Guest Host Run April 5th

Rodgers To Start “Jeopardy!” Guest Host Run April 5th

By Adam Roberts – 2/23/2021 One of my great joys has always been playing along with the game show “Jeopardy!” whenever I get a chance. Half of the time I feel like a gahd dang genius, while the other half is spent lamenting the fact that I didn’t pay as much attention in my British…

WIAC Men’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinals Set

WIAC Men’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinals Set

By Adam Roberts – 2/22/2021 I had a feeling the month of February would fly by once I learned that the abridged WIAC men’s basketball season would be just eight games and be wrapped up by the end of the month. And sure enough, here we are in the final week of the season. The…

Wolf Season Opens in Wisconsin

Wolf Season Opens in Wisconsin

By Adam Roberts – 2/22/2021 It’s not too often we get to talk hunting on this page; I think I usually only get to bring it up once a year when the gun deer season opens in the state every November. But another hunting season is giving outdoorsmen and women the chance to help thin…

Onalaska, Aquinas, Bangor GBB State Semi Matchups Set

Onalaska, Aquinas, Bangor GBB State Semi Matchups Set

By Adam Roberts – 2/22/2021 This year has of course brought about numerous changes to the way we conduct sports, and life in general. But one thing remains the same: the Aquinas girl’s basketball team is back at state. And this year they’re being joined by two other programs. The Blugolds, Onalaska, and Bangor are…

Onalaska, Aquinas, Bangor GBB Heading to State

Onalaska, Aquinas, Bangor GBB Heading to State

By Adam Roberts – 2/20/2021 As the dust cleared from girl’s sectional final basketball today, the Coulee Region will once again be represented at state. And it’s fitting that of the three victorious teams today, two of them will be playing for the gold ball at the La Crosse Center. Onalaska, Aquinas, and Bangor are…

High School Basketball Preview – Feb 19, 2021

High School Basketball Preview – Feb 19, 2021

By Adam Roberts – 2/19/2021 With news about the WIAA Division 2, 4, and 5 girl’s basketball state semis and finals coming to the La Crosse Center, there certainly is some intrigue going into this weekend’s high school basketball playoff games. There’s a chance for three girl’s teams to make the state semis tomorrow, with…

Brewers Hoping For 35% Fan Attendance Cap

Brewers Hoping For 35% Fan Attendance Cap

By Adam Roberts – 2/19/2021 The Brewers submitted a 350-page paper to the City of Milwaukee on Thursday, asking for 35-percent fan occupancy at the ballpark for their April 1st season opener. If the city approves the team’s plan, a maximum of 16-thousand fans and employees would be allowed in the stadium to open the…

Giannis Named All-Star Game Starter

Giannis Named All-Star Game Starter

By Adam Roberts – 2/19/2021 While the news may not carry much weight, given that his team is in the middle of its worst losing streak since 2016-17 and the fact that the game itself is being scrutinized by the player community, but the Greek Freak is once again one of the first five Easter…