KFIZ Sports Scoreboard 9/12/21
PACKERS OPEN UP 2021 NFL SEASON WITH UGLY LOSS
The New Orleans Saints played a home game on the road, have practiced on the road, and will basically be away from home for nearly six weeks, due to Hurricane Ida. It was the Green Bay Packers that showed up lost in Jacksonville, FL on Sunday, losing the season opener 38-3 to the Saints.
Aaron Rogers was basically rendered useless, with a QB Passer rating under 40, and not being able to score a single TD while throwing two interceptions. Rogers was also sent to the bench in the fourth quarter and replaced by backup QB Jordan Love.
BREWERS MAGIC NUMBER DOWN TO 5
The Milwaukee Brewers magical season rolled on Sunday, as the Crew swept the Cleveland Indians and moved closer to wrapping up the National League Central Division title with an 11-1 win against the Indians.
The Brewers are now 34 games over .500, a franchise-best. The Brewers are now 89-55.
T-RATS WIN HOME FINALE
The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers sent the final home crowd away happy on Sunday afternoon at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium. The Timber Rattlers built an early lead and held on for a 5-4 win over the playoff-contending Cedar Rapids Kernels in front of 4,198 fans.
MARIAN UNIVERSITY MEN’S GOLF FINISHES 12th
Marian University men’s golf finished in 12th place at the Midwest Region Classic after recording team scores of 330 and 322.
Tyler DeMeuse finished with an even par in his first round followed by a 79 to finish in eighth place at the event at seven-over par. Patrick Treichel was next in for the Sabres after recording an 82 and 79, while Caleb Martin wasn’t far behind with an 87 and 76.
Marian heads to Washington County Golf Course for the WLC Fall Invite Sept. 18-19.
MARIAN WOMEN’S GOLF TAKES 5th PLACE
Marian University women’s golf shot a 385 and 374, the fifth-lowest single round in program history, to finish in fifth at the Midwest Region Classic.
Ashley Graves led the way for the Sabres in both rounds carding a 90 and 92 for a 21st place finish, the best finish amongst NACC golfers at the event. Kayla Gray and Lilly Accola finished in 29th and 30th, respectively with Gray recording scores of 98 and 93, while Accola had a 96 in both rounds.
Marian hosts their home invite Sept. 17-18 from Whispering Springs.
MARIAN WOMEN’S TENNIS LOSE HOME OPENER
Marian University women’s tennis (0-5, 0-2 NACC) split the singles matches but fell to MSOE by a 6-3 final in their home opener.
Marian continued to have a tough time in doubles action but the top spots in singles once again provided a bright spot on the day. Carly Paulson and Aeryn Olson were both able to stay unbeaten in NACC singles action with Paulson taking the top flight with a pair of 6-1 wins. Olson then earned a 6-3, 6-1 victory to improve to 3-1 at the No. 2 flight this season. Katrina Pokorny was able to earn her first singles victory of the season taking the No. 4 flight 6-4, 6-2.
Marian hosts their only doubleheader of conference play hosting Edgewood and Wis. Lutheran Saturday, Sept. 18.