WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE COULEE REGION

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…

Packers TE Robert “Tun”yan Practices Today

Packers TE Robert “Tun”yan Practices Today

By Adam Roberts – 10/22/2020 When you’re learning the art of broadcasting, one of the first rules you’re taught is to, to the maximum extent possible, make sure you learn proper pronunciation, last names in particular. Apparently, Wisconsin and NFL media have been making a pretty big gaff with one of the main offensive weapons…

High School Football Week Five Preview

High School Football Week Five Preview

By Adam Roberts – 10/22/2020 My condolences to anyone who has been digging themselves out of the heavy, wet snow part of Wisconsin and Minnesota got yesterday. In my humble opinion, snow should only be allowed during a specific window of time starting after Halloween and ending immediately after the NFC/AFC Championship games in football;…

Vikings Trade DE Ngakoue to Baltimore

Vikings Trade DE Ngakoue to Baltimore

By Adam Roberts – 10/22/2020 With a 1-5 record, the Minnesota Vikings appear to be entering the bye week in a mood to deal. ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweeted this morning that the Vikings were trading defensive end Yannick Ngakoue to the Baltimore Ravens for a 2021 third-round draft pick and a 2022 conditional fifth-round draft…

Coulee Region Football Conversations: Carl Fruechte, Head Coach Caledonia

Coulee Region Football Conversations: Carl Fruechte, Head Coach Caledonia

By Adam Roberts – 10/21/2020 This week, Coulee Region Football visits Caledonia, Minnesota for the first time, and we couldn’t have picked a better game to visit for. The top-ranked Warriors have a chance to expand their nation-leading winning streak to 70 games when they host the Dover-Eyota Eagles. I sat down to speak with…

NCAA Moves Forward Name, Image, Likeness Reforms

NCAA Moves Forward Name, Image, Likeness Reforms

By Adam Roberts – 10/21/2020 From a young age, many of us are taught not to talk about money, politics, or religion in the company of strangers. In the sports realm, my three equivalents would be: you don’t talk about steroid use in all sports, you don’t talk about how the NFL screwed the Pottsville…

Packers T David Bakhtiari Injury Update

Packers T David Bakhtiari Injury Update

By Adam Roberts – 10/21/2020 After Sunday’s 38-10 loss to Tampa Bay, many commented on how Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers seemed to be under constant pressure from the Tampa defense. The linebacker duo of Lavonte David and Devin White had 18 total tackles, five and a half for loss, and two and a half sacks, and Rodgers…

Blair-Taylor Nominated for Wissports.Net Team of the Week

Blair-Taylor Nominated for Wissports.Net Team of the Week

By Adam Roberts – 10/20/2020 In our High School Football Preview, I noted that last Friday’s Blair/Taylor-Pepin/Alma game would probably be a pick ’em that could go either way, and would probably be the game of the week as far as how close the final would be. You might also recall I took P/A to…

Loaded Fall Sports Playoff Schedule Tonight

Loaded Fall Sports Playoff Schedule Tonight

By Adam Roberts – 10/20/2020 Today, for many, is the first time we’ve been able to look skyward and see snowflakes falling since perhaps pre-pandemic times. This unofficially marks the start in many peoples’ minds of the cold weather season, but for me it marks the time when we normally begin the prep playoff season…

Viterbo Volleyball Falls at Home Versus Mayville State

Viterbo Volleyball Falls at Home Versus Mayville State

By Adam Roberts – 10/20/2020 Viterbo volleyball was ready to go back on September 26th against Mayville State, but COVID-19 concerns forced their home opener against the Comets to be pushed back. That was one day after their original home opener against Presentation had been postponed for the same reason. Almost one month later, the V-Hawks…

Sid Hartman, MN Sports Columnist, Dies at Age 100

Sid Hartman, MN Sports Columnist, Dies at Age 100

By Adam Roberts – 10/19/2020 If you grew up on Minnesota sports at any point in the last 75 years, you are likely familiar with the work of Sid Hartman. The Minneapolis native was a staple of sports in the Golden Gopher state since he first starting selling newspapers in the late 20s, and chances…