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ATV/UTV World Champions are crowned in Eagle River Submitted: 08/30/2015

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EAGLE RIVER - The two main events of the World Championship side by side UTV/ATV Derby took place Sunday in Eagle River.

Kaukana's Cody Janssen won the ATV Championship by a large margin.

Janssen says he is ranked in the top ten for professional ATV.

He enjoyed the trip up to Eagle River.

"It's been great for me," Janssen said. "I feel like I'm in my backyard. When we race from 20 to 25 hours away it's just great for me to be at this event promote this event help grow this event."


Janssen said that the fans were great Sunday.

He says there's a special vibe in the Northwoods.

"You know when we go to races half the fans are just the families of the people that are there," Janssen said. "That's not the case here. We pulled people out of the town and the surrounding area. It's great to be a part of that."

Zach Zakowski won the UTV Championship.

It was a dramatic start for the second place finisher, Zach Szymik.

"I ran it on Zach and the whole shot off the first jump and took the radiator out and everything," Szymik said. "So the entire time the car was overheating and spraying anti-freeze all over me. I went a little high than I should of on the first jump. I just prayed and kept trying to wipe the antifreeze off my goggles."



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 LOCAL SPORTS

GREEN BAY - The Packers are actually optimist that Randall Cobb will be ready for week one according to ESPN's Rob Demovsky.

Cobb injured his shoulder on the Packers third play from scrimmage last night against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Cobb went down hard on his right shoulder.

According to NFL.com's Ian Rapoport, an MRI that was done Sunday showed an AC Joint sprain.

Sportsmed.com says the AC Joint is where the collar bone meets the shoulder blade,
Cobb talked about the injury after last night's game.

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ST. GERMAIN - Lake Tomahawk New-Tom Sno Fleas and the St. Germain Bo-Boen Snowmobile Club hosted its 19th Benefit Pig Roast at the Sportsman's Chalet in St. Germain.

The two clubs combined cover more than 200 miles in the Northwoods.

Organizers said it's fun to get together in the summer.

"We'll now it's a different setting and to come out and sit down and cookout and catchup over some summer activities and people you haven't see much off, it's really a lot of fun," said St. Germain Bo Boen Snowmobile Club Trail Boss Jim Wendt.

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EAGLE RIVER - Dylan Seis from Antigo won the ProAm competition Saturday at the ATV/UTV Derby World Championship at the AMSOIL Eagle River Derbytrack.

He's only 15 years old.

"You forget everything else that is going on, you realize what's in front of you and what you're doing," said Seis.

The Antigo champion travels around the country to race four wheelers. He enjoyed the short trip up to Eagle River.

"Pretty good the track was really rough in the corners but other than that it was a decent track for the first year," said Seis.

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TOMAHAWK - (2-0) Tomahawk defeats Pittsville (0-2) 41-0 on Friday. 

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MOSINEE - Mosinee lost a tough game last week to Stratford.

Things looked better for them this week against Onalaska.

Indians with the ball just before halftime.

Landon Stepan trying to get a last second drive going.

Third down in Hilltopper territory.

Stepan gets taken down by a strong side blitzer.

Indians get nothing out of the drive, but they're still up 16-0 at halftime.

Start of the second half, it's Onalaska ball.

They faced a couple of fourth downs this drive.

Quarterback rolls right and throws across his body.

Their driving into the red zone.

Hilltoppers get it to fourth and goal.

Handoff goes to the fullback.

A whole lot of bodies in there in the scrum and the fullback is one of them.

Mosinee wouldn't score again after that, but they wouldn't need to.

Indians hold on to win 16-12.

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Edgar shuts out Auburndale 43-0Submitted: 08/28/2015

EDGAR - Edgar trying to build on a big win in week one.

They had a tough task Friday in a game vs. Auburndale.

Early in the first quarter.

Matthew Urmanski drops back with a whole pack of Auburndale Apaches bearing down on him.

The pass is up and it's picked.

Apaches run it back aways, and their ensuing drive starts off great.

Ryan Issacson's got plenty of time.

Two Wildcats draped on the receiver, but the ball somehow sneak through.

After that the drive seemed to stall.

Second and long, the toss.

The halfback puts it on the ground.

Apaches recover the fumble but it halts the drive.

Edgar builds big momentum from there.

They win 43-0.

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MARATHON - (2-0) Marathon takes down Laconia Friday 36-0.




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 REGIONAL SPORTS

- The Packers announced late this afternoon that Nelson won't be able to play this season after significantly injuring his knee yesterday against Pittsburgh.

The injury happened just six plays into the preseason game.

It was a simple pass to the right but Nelson fell to the ground after planting.

The Packers did not say exactly what happened to Nelson's knee, but it is a bad injury.

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GREEN BAY - Receiver Jordy Nelson is taking part in the first practice of Green Bay Packers training camp after being limited during the offseason following minor hip surgery.

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MILWAUKEE - Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez won't play another game for Milwaukee.

He was traded Thursday to the Pittsburgh Pirates.

The Brewers will get minor league pitcher Yhonathan Barrios in return.

Barrios is a former infielder who can touch 100 MPH with his fastball.

Ramirez will join a Pirates team in the middle of a playoff hunt.

Ramirez began his career as a Pirate.

He will return exactly 12 years after he was traded from Pittsburgh to the Chicago Cubs.

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MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Bucks have selected UNLV shooting guard Rashad Vaughn with the No. 17 overall pick in Thursday's NBA draft.

 The 6-foot-6, 210 pound Vaughn will be expected to provide additional outside scoring for the Bucks, who are coming off a surprising turnaround last season _ their first under head coach Jason Kidd.

 Vaughn is coming off a season-ending injury to his left knee but averaged 17.8 points per game in 23 games as a freshman, shooting 43.9 percent from the floor and 38.3 percent from 3-point range.

 The Bucks expect to have last year's No. 2 pick, Jabari Parker, back next season to go with Giannis Antetokounmpo and point guard Michael Carter-Williams.

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MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Bucks made a draft-night deal for a veteran point guard, trading UCLA shooting guard Norman Powell and a first-round pick in 2017 to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for backup guard Greivis Vasquez.

 The Bucks finalized the deal shortly after they made Powell the 46th overall pick in the second round Thursday night.

 General manager John Hammond says the Bucks have always liked Vasquez, who is 28 and has playoff experience.

 Vazquez will back up Michael Carter-Williams, and Hammond said there might be situations where both players will be on the floor.

 Hammond said he wasn't hesitant to part with the 2017 first-round, which was acquired from the Los Angeles Clippers in a previous trade.

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HOUSTON - The Houston Rockets have selected Wisconsin forward Sam Dekker with the 18th overall pick in the NBA draft.

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CHARLOTTE - The Charlotte Hornets have selected Wisconsin power forward Frank Kaminsky with the ninth overall pick in the NBA draft.

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