Packers coach Matt LaFleur was convinced running the ball was vital to winning their NFC Divisional playoff showdown with the NFL’s No. 1 scoring defense, not only to be productive but to set up what he wanted to do in the passing game.
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GOOSE LAKE — An individual title proved to be just out of the grasp of the hosts, but that did not stop the area from having a big day at Saturday’s Northeast Invitational.
WHEATLAND — Alburnett’s deep attack kept things close early, but the Calamus-Wheatland girls basketball team’s dominance inside eventually won out in Thursday’s make-up contest between the two squads.
GOOSE LAKE — It was making due with free throws early, but a scoring drought in the middle of Friday’s River Valley North contest with 2A No. 13 Bellevue stopped the Northeast girls basketball team’s upset bid.
DELHI — The Central DeWitt wrestling did not have the most individual champions during its debut at the Farr Jebens Invitational hosted by Maquoketa Valley.
When Major League Baseball Dec. 9 released its list of 120 minor league teams chosen to become full-season affiliates of 30 MLB teams, the Clinton LumberKings team was not on it.
BETTENDORF — Competing in its very first Mississippi Athletic Conference (MAC) meet, it seemed only fitting that a pair of fresh face would lead the way for Central DeWitt boys and girls cross country teams.
GOOSE LAKE — Back on the field for the first time after a two-week quarantine, playing in front of its home fans for the first time since August and capping a longer-than-expected homecoming week, the Northeast football team had a lot to celebrate Friday night.
DUBUQUE — A defensive battle early, it took one big offensive play for the momentum to shift away from the Central DeWitt football Friday night.