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La Crescent Legion preparing for title defense Video included

The La Crescent American Legion baseball team won a state title last summer using solid pitching and defense.They're on the verge of another title after following that recipe this summer.La Crescent battles Luverne Legion Friday night in the opening game of the state tournament. They enter the tournament at 24-9 after rallying to beat Adams twice on Sunday to win the district title.The team admits it has struggled with focus at times this summer, but knows how to win, and knows exactly what i... More>>

Green Bay, WI (WXOW)

Daniels taking on leadership role for Packers

Green Bay, WI (WXOW) Packers defensive tackle Mike Daniels is just in his 3rd year in the league, but he's already becoming one of the Packers more vocal leaders.
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Packers' Derek Sherrod happy to be healthy again Video included

For the first time since his rookie year, 2011 first-round pick Derek Sherrod does not have to sit on the sidelines during Packers training camp.The tackle missed camp in 2012 and last year while recovering from the broken leg he suffered in November of 2011.The Packers like the way he moves now though, and he could be the first tackle used off the bench this season. Considering the team hasn't had two tackles play all 16 games since the 2007 season, that is a pretty important position... More>>

Loggers lose lead, fall 6-4 in rain-shorted game

The Kenosha Kingfish rallied for three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and then relied on the weather to hold on for a 6-4 win Tuesday night at Simmons Field.La Crosse scored twice in the top of the fifth to hold a 4-3 lead, but the hometown Kingfish scored three times with two outs to take it right back.Rain clouds threatened the game all evening, but finally finished the Loggers off in the top of the sixth.La Crosse returns home briefly Wednesday for the first game of a doubleheader ... More>>

Vikings' Greenway knows mentality must change Video included

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway has played on some good defenses.So he knows that last season's effort, one where his defensive unit gave up the most points in the National Football League, wasn't even close to the level it should have been at. More>>

West Salem officially hires football, basketball coaches

A pair of head coaches officially took over the football and basketball programs at West Salem High School Monday night.Justin Jehn was named the head football coach while Jake Merrill was named the head basketball coach.Jehn had been the longtime assistant of Wayne Sackett, who departed the school to become an assistant principal at Holmen High School.Merrill, a teacher at West Salem, comes from the Onalaska basketball program. More>>

NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

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The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go... More>>

Julius Peppers impacts defense and offense for Packers Video included

Green Bay, WI (WXOW) – When the Green Bay Packers signed Julius Peppers in the offseason, they expected Peppers would add a boost to their defense.
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Andersen challenges notion that West is not best Video included

CHICAGO, Illinois (WXOW) The Badgers are predicted to win the new West Division of the Big Ten this season in a preseason poll of Big Ten media. More>>

Green Bay Packers right where they need to be at training camp Video included

Green Bay Packers training camp was in full swing on Monday morning, as the team practiced in full pads for the first time in 2014.
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Big Ten Media Day: Badgers set the bar high Video included

They're no longer the Leaders and the Legends divisions. More>>

4 Loggers named to Big League Showcase in Madison

Four La Crosse Loggers players will participate in the Northwoods League Big League Dreams Showcase next month in Madison. Ryne Birk, Luke Persico, Breckin Williams, and Mark Ecker will join fellow South Division players on August 5 at Warner Park in Madison. More>>

Coulee Region Chill roster nearly set

After four days of intense tryouts at Green Ice Arena, the Coulee Region Chill have gone from 170 players to 25 and now begin preparing for the 2014-15 season.Head coach A.J. Degenhart said Monday in a release the team has made its selections for an initial roster and was pleased with the talent displayed during tryouts."We feel we have added some very good pieces to the roster and our hard work with drafting and tendering players has paid off," he said... More>>

WEB EXTRA: Onalaska wins Class AA regional title Video included

The Onalaska Legion baseball team defeated the La Crosse Northstars 10-7 Sunday afternoon to advance to the state tournament in Baraboo, Wisc. later this week.Onalaska used a seven run fourth inning to break the game open at Viking Field in Holmen.The Class AA tournament begins Friday in Baraboo. More>>

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