SPORTS NEWS

HOLMEN & other local FB matchups

By RICK SOLEM
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They were the WIAA football state runners-up last season. They won titles the three seasons prior. They have five football state championships and have been to the big game eight times.

They are the Waunakee High School football team and at 7 p.m. Friday, they head to Holmen for an opening-round, Division 2 matchup as one of the best underdogs ever in the state. Hear it on AM 1410 WIZM with Mitch Reynolds and Dan Deicher.

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MSHSL football playoffs

By RICK SOLEM
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The MSHSL football playoffs get underway today and that means there will be a lot of competitive middle-seed games and a lot of blowouts.

Blowouts like the one that’s about to happen in Caledonia, Minn., at 7 p.m. tonight when the 35-win-in-a-row Warriors put their 35-game winning streak on the line (kind of) against Dover-Eyota in the Class 2A opener.

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FB tonight: Holmen-Central for MVC

By RICK SOLEM
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The Mississippi Valley Conference championship will be settled tonight when undefeated Holmen High School’s football team heads to La Crosse Logan.

Pregame can be heard at 6:50 p.m. on AM 580 WKTY with Dan Deicher and Mitch Reynolds. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.

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High school football playoffs

By RICK SOLEM
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The WIAA high school football playoff seedings were announced Saturday.

With two undefeated teams in its group, Holmen High School’s football team was awarded the No. 2 seed in the Division 2 playoffs. Oshkosh North (9-0) is the top seed.

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Caledonia's Klug on life in the NFL

Rick Solem talked to Caledonia, Minn., native Karl Klug.

The Tennessee Titans' defensive end scored his first career touchdown last Sunday, sacking the New York Jets' quarterback Geno Smith.

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