Countdown to Kickoff 2018

(WQOW) — The News 18 Sports team looks ahead to the 2018 high school football season with its annual half-hour special, Countdown to Kickoff.

Hear from coaches & key players from the 17 area teams (Chippewa Falls, EC Memorial, EC North, Menomonie, Rice Lake, Bloomer, EC Regis, Stanley-Boyd, Fall Creek, Osseo-Fairchild, Cadott, Altoona, Elk Mound, Durand, Mondovi, Eleva-Strum, Augusta, McDonell Central), and get preseason predictions about the favorites in five local conferences (Big Rivers, Heart O’North, Cloverbelt, Dunn-St. Croix, Dairyland). 

Collin Talbert has the story of Dairyland Conference teams learning safer tackling techniques, while Sports Director Bob Bradovich talks to Leader-Telegram sportswriter Nick Erickson about some of the teams poised to make playoff runs, as well as some key games coming up this season. 



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