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Underwear-gate: Bizarre rule keeps local wrestler out of state tournament

Underwear-gate: Bizarre rule keeps local wrestler out of state tournament

Elkhorn’s Heidemann loses match based on multi-colored underwear   It’s not every day that you see “#underweargate” come across your Twitter notifications. Especially from a former mayor. But that’s exactly the post I received from former City of Elkhorn mayor Brian Olson Saturday concerning the Elkhorn Area High School wrestling […]

 
 

Is Tom Brady the greatest quarterback of all time?

Is Tom Brady the greatest quarterback of all time?

  My Super Bowl prediction of 34-31 was off by three points. Reluctantly, since it’s not the Packers, I admit the New England Patriots are the greatest dynasty in sports in the past 15 years. Not the Chicago Blackhawks, not the San Antonio Spurs and not the San Francisco Giants. […]

 
 

P-A-N-I-C: Is it finally time for Green Bay Packers to make major changes?

P-A-N-I-C: Is it finally time for Green Bay Packers to make major changes?

  Initial reactions are certainly the easiest to write about, and this one still stings and very well could for the next week or so. Yes, the Green Bay Packers didn’t show up at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta Sunday even though they had an NFC Championship game scheduled and […]

 
 

Green Bay Packers weather actual Frozen Tundra of Lambeau Field

Green Bay Packers weather actual Frozen Tundra of Lambeau Field

    The Facebook post on my feed Saturday morning read something like this: “For sale: 2 tickets to Sunday’s Packer game. Row 5 – Row 5! – about the 30-yard line behind Packers’ bench. Selling for face value: $145 each. Yes, that’s a ton of money, and yes, it’s […]

 
 

Tying loose ends in a thankful spirit

Tying loose ends in a thankful spirit

  Have you ever sat down, taken a break from your hectic schedule and written down what you are thankful for? With Thanksgiving approaching next week, I implore you to think about your blessings in life. Is it family, friends, maybe a pet? Are you thankful for your job, which […]

 
 

Where are they now? Lake Geneva’s Carter Hehr calls it a career with Arizona football

Where are they now? Lake Geneva’s Carter Hehr calls it a career with Arizona football

  So often, the media jumps on negative stories and portrays the bad in people. It’s part of the job, the cross they bear, but it can be depressing and downright disgusting at times to read. This isn’t one of those stories. Four years ago yesterday, the Walworth Big Foot […]

 
 

Lake Geneva Badger manhandles Middleton, advances to 2nd straight sectional final

Lake Geneva Badger manhandles Middleton, advances to 2nd straight sectional final

  By Tim Wester Sports Correspondent The soupy, soggy November turf. The power running game. The throwback goal posts. It all represents the best of Lake Geneva Badger football. Friday night, the Badgers had it all on display against Middleton. The Badgers ran the ball 46 times for 291 yards […]

 
 

This Milwaukee Brewers fan is rooting for the Chicago Cubs in tonight’s World Series

This Milwaukee Brewers fan is rooting for the Chicago Cubs in tonight’s World Series

  Did I love the movie Major League? Yes. Have I owned both an Indians and Cubs hat growing up? Yes. So who do I root for tonight, a lovable loser in Cleveland that represents the Brewers’ old division or a hate-able loser in Chicago that makes my skin crawl […]

 
 

PLAYOFF PREDICTIONS: Westosha Central volleyball got raw deal with playoff ban

PLAYOFF PREDICTIONS: Westosha Central volleyball got raw deal with playoff ban

  There’s really no other way to put it – the Westosha Central girls volleyball team got screwed. Simple and plain. The girls, who were swept, 3-0, in the Southern Lakes Conference championship match Saturday, earned a share of the conference crown thanks to winning the regular season, but received […]

 
 

FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS: Waterford-Badger conference title tilt highlights final week

FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS: Waterford-Badger conference title tilt highlights final week

  I can hear the music triumphantly playing now. “It’s the FINAL COUNTDOWN!” You know, that hilarious Geico commercial where the band Europe is performing its hit song while employees are “counting down” how long it takes their lunch to cook in the microwave. OK, I guess I’m still the […]

 
 
 
 
 

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