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High School Football stat leaders


Below are the high school football statistical leaders through Week 5 in Wisconsin and Week 4 in Minnesota.

Leading the way in rushing are a pair backs on 9-man football teams in Caleb Happel of Spring Grove and Niko Anderson from Lanesboro with around 700 yards and double-digit touchdowns. 

The top 11-man rusher is Wabasha-Kellogg's Austin Baab, who is averaging 9 yards per carry.

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Milwaukee Bucks new floor design

Rick Solem
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Here's a model of what the Milwaukee Bucks new floor will look like this season.

To me, it kind of is a cross between Tetris and Pacman.

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Packers looked good, Seahawks looked better

Column: RICK SOLEM
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The Green Bay Packers looked like a Super Bowl bound team Sunday.

The Washington Redskins were never in the mix and the 38-20 score is no indication to how lopsided a win this was at Lambeau Field on Sunday afternoon.

Nobody in the NFC looked better, but, perhaps, that’s because the front runners in the NFC played each other later that night … and only one  team looked any good.

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HS Football: Logan takes the ark from Central

By RICK SOLEM
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Five points, 3 minutes, 67 yards, 3,000 fans and the 88
th meeting for one ark - no problem.

Call them the odd couple: a 5-foot-10, 155-pound quarterback named Mitchell Schreiner and his 230-pound running back, Calvin Wright.

The two led Logan High School’s football team to a ridiculous fourth-quarter, winning drive – capped off by a Wright 11-yard touchdown with 37 seconds remaining - to take the Ark of Victory in the intra-city rivalry over Central, 30-20.

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UW-L FB: Walsh rumblin' stumblin'

By RICK SOLEM
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All the momentum had shifted.

A crowd-oohing stick by UW-La Crosse senior Brett Benson forced a fumble.

Teammate Andy Walsh, all 260 pounds of him, picked it up and pulled the plow 53 yards for a touchdown, seemingly tip-toeing the sideline every step of the way.

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