News 18's Collin Talbert and Rebecca Fiala breakdown all the action from week one around the area. Also, a guest appearance from Geoff Daley discussing Spring Valley's big win over
Bloomer found themselves in battle in their Heart O’North opener, but the Blackhawks held off Saint Croix Falls 22-7. While McDonell Central took down Port Edwards in a shoot-out 42-40, for their first 8-man football win.
Spring Valley held off Unity in a non-conference thriller at home 28-21, while Elk Mound and Mondovi’s defenses pitched shut-outs.
Eau Claire Memorial scored 37 unanswered points to comeback and beat La Crosse Logan 47-22, also scores from the rest of the Big Rivers teams.
The last couple seasons for the Warriors have been very successful. But after a division three state title in 2017 and a level four playoff appearance last season, a lot of new faces will lead Rice Lake.
Coming off their 29th straight trip to the postseason, head coach Joe LaBuda and his Mustangs are ready to make another run at a Big Rivers Conference title.
The Cardinals are entering their 33rd season under head coach Chuck Raykovich, and are looking for young and inexperienced players to fill holes for 2019.
Eau Claire North begins their second season under head coach Andy Jarzynski, as the Huskies are looking for their first win since 2015.
Altoona is looking to bounce back from a one-win season in 2018, and have a new head coach in Chad Hanson who hopes to help lead the way.
Last season, Eau Claire Memorial missed the playoffs finishing 4-6 overall. But heading into 2019 excitement around the program is high, as the Old Abes are ready to take the next step forward.
Eau Claire Regis is coming off of an 11-1 season, with a level three exit in the playoffs against Grantsburg. The Ramblers though are ready to put the pieces of the puzzle together, and make another run at Cloverbelt title in 2019.
Eau Claire Memorial junior running back Loyal Crawford will call Madison his new home, as he officially committed to Wisconsin Thursday afternoon.
The Chippewa Steel prepare for their second season in the NAHL, and local high school boys hockey players Joey Koller and Isaac Lindstrom are taking their shots of making the team.
Eau Claire Memorial junior running back Loyal Crawford tweeted out Tuesday afternoon, that he has picked up an offer from Wisconsin.