Sports : Monday. 10/23/17

High School Results from Saturday:

Both St. Mary’s Springs and Winnebago Lutheran girls volleyball teams won regional championship games on Saturday to advance to sectionals. The Ledgers swept Markesan on Saturday, while Winnebago Lutheran defeated Princeton/Green Lake in five sets. The Vikings and Ledgers will face each other in a sectional semifinal game Thursday at Laconia High School.

In the WIAA Boys Soccer Tournament, Winnebago Lutheran and St. Lawrence Seminary won regional championships on Saturday. WLA defeated Omro 2-0 while St. Lawrence defeated Oshkosh Lourdes/Valley Christian 2-0. WLA will host Wayland Academy in a Sectional Semifinal game on Thursday, while St. Lawrence will travel to top-seed Sturgeon Bay.

WIAA Cross Country sectionals were held on Saturday

In Division One, Fond du Lac’s Kiernan Koepke qualified for the state cross country meet as an individual, along with Fondy’s Madison Hughes on the girls side. Koepke placed fourth at the Manitowoc Sectional, while Hughes won the girls race.

In Division Two,  North Fond du Lac/Oakfield’s Diego Charbonneau qualified for state after placing second individually at the Winneconne Sectional. Also qualifying for state in Division Two were Waupun’s Bailey Bille and Rhyer Smit

In Division Three, Isaac Shannon from St. Mary’s Springs qualified for the state Cross Country meet after placing fifth at the Manitowoc Lutheran Sectional.

Also qualifying for state in Division Three were Sarah Niehueser and Elle Teske from Winnebago Lutheran. Niehueser placed fourth at the Manitowoc Lutheran sectional, while Teske placed seventh.

The State Cross Country Meet is Saturday in Wisconsin Rapids


New Orleans 26, Green Bay 17

–The Saints outscored the Packers 19-3 in the second half to turn a 14-7 halftime deficit into a 26-17 win at Lambeau Field on Sunday. Drew Brees threw for a touchdown and ran for another score as the Saints won their fourth straight after an 0-2 start. Aaron Jones ran for 131 yards and a touchdown, while Brett Hundley added a 14 yard touchdown run in the first half. Passing the ball, Hundley was ineffective, completing just 12 passes for 87 yards, no touchdowns and an interception.

The Packers are on their bye week and will return to action two weeks from tonight against Detroit at Lambeau Field.

Chicago 17, Carolina 3

–Bears rookie safety Eddie Jackson returned a fumble 75 yards for a touchdown and an interception 76 yards for a score as the Bears defeated Carolina at Soldier Field. The Bears are 3-4 and travel to New Orleans next Sunday.

Minnesota 24, Baltimore 16

–Latavius Murray ran for a score and Kai Forbath made six field goals as the Vikings defeated Baltimore at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. The Vikings travel to London to take on Cleveland next Sunday.

College Football:

The Badgers remain at number five in both national polls after their 38-13 win over Maryland on Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium. In the Associated Press Top 25, the top eight spots remain unchanged, with Alabama, Penn State, Georgia, TCU, Wisconsin, Ohio State, Clemson and Miami (FL) holding steady this week. Notre Dame enters the top 10 at number nine this week, with Oklahoma dropping a spot to number 10. The Badgers travel to Illinois this week, kickoff is at 11 am.

The Bucks are back in action tonight hosting the Charlotte Hornets at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. We’ll join coverage in progress at 7pm after “In The Huddle” on KFIZ.