Mondovi took down Spring Valley in a thriller Friday night at home 32-29, to move into sole possession of first-place in the Dunn-St. Croix standings.
Menomonie shut-out Rice Lake on the road 35-0, while River Falls blanked Superior at home 21-0. The Mustangs and Wildcats are tied in first place heading into week 9.
The Beavers are coming off a 2-7 season overall in 2018, but are ready to take things to another level in year two under head coach Derek Boldt.
Entering his second season as head coach for McDonell Central, Jason Cox is creating a more strict and motivating environment. The Macks are looking to improve off their inaugural season in 8-man, and officially get their first win.
The Mounders must replace a talented senior class that helped them earn a share of the Dunn-St. Croix conference title last season. But strong numbers throughout the entire program, should help Elk Mound fill holes on both sides of the ball.
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.