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Prentice high jumper looks to become state returner Submitted: 03/22/2019

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PRENTICE - Qualifying for the W-I-A-A state track meet can be challenging even as a senior in high school. 

One Prentice high jumper made it to state as a sophomore, and has even bigger plans as a junior. 

Peyton Enders will compete in four different track and field events this season. 

The junior hopes to qualify in both a running event and high jump again this spring. 

Enders says he's lucky to have found the one sport that makes him feel on cloud nine. 

"When I get to high jump I am just in my element," Enders said. "I am so relaxed. It's the one thing I am really good at. I know what I am doing. I've never felt better. When you are going over the bar and you just see yourself fly and feel yourself arch over the bar. It's the best thing in the world."

Enders placed third at the Northland Pines Invitational Thursday. 

His main goal this season is to clear six foot five. 




Story By: Mazie Vincent

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EAGLE RIVER - Hockey fans can usually find a good game at the Eagle River Ice arena on the weekends.

This weekend is no different. 

The Eagle River Falcons will wrap up their regular season at home Saturday. 

The Falcons will face the top ranked Calumet Wolverines. 

The team's record isn't quite what they hoped but the players wants to end with a W in front of their home crowd.

The guys say regardless of the score, the Falcons know how to put on a good show.

"We have players that travel from Madison and Marquette just to be a part of our team," said Falcons assistant GM Bob McDonald. "The experience we give for our fans and our on ice experience is what we pride ourselves on."

Lucas Otto has been playing for the Falcons for nine years. 

He says there's no other feeling like playing in front of a packed Eagle River Dome crowd. 

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CRANDON - Crandon athletics always finds a way to compete at the state level.

This year the Cardinal youth wrestling program got the job done.

Eight young wrestlers qualified for the state meet in Madison this weekend.

Five of the boys are even state returners.

The Crandon community wanted to celebrate the team by sending them off in good fashion.

The wrestlers got a pep rally and a police escort through town.

Brett Palubicki says making it to state has been his biggest goal since the first time he hit the mat. 

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EAGLE RIVER - Northland Pines hosted its first co-ed track meet of the season Thursday. 

More than ten teams made their way to Eagle River and a few kids even broke some school records. 

Junior Paige Hickson has had a great start to the season. She broke her second school record.

She set the new indoor pole vault record by clearing 10 foot 9.

This comes after Hickson beat her own school record in the 55 meter dash earlier in the week. 

"It's something that you can put up there and you can leave up there. People are going to see it and you are going to walk through the school so much later and think wow I did that, it was so much fun," Hickson said.

On the track, Three Lakes had multiple first place finishes.

The boys team placed third.  

Senior Jared Zwettler finished first in the 800 and anchored the 4 by 4 relay to add another first place win.

He's already signed to run at U-W Lacrosse but he's not thinking about college just yet.


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PRENTICE - March Madness can mean all sorts of things, the NCAA tournament, the end of the NBA regular season and the beginning of spring sports.

Much like many schools in the Northwoods, Prentice track and field athletes have started running the hallways to prepare for the season.

One sophomore even has her eye on the state podium.

But get this - she hasn't even had the chance to step foot on a track in her high school career.

As a sophomore, Serena Moore made the top thirty at the state cross country meet, just seven months after tearing her ACL.

"You have to realize when you get knocked down, anything is possible if you get back up," Moore said. 
"People didn't think I was going to come back at all but I proved them wrong."

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Randall Cobb signs with CowboysSubmitted: 03/19/2019

GREEN BAY - FRISCO, Texas (AP) " The Dallas Cowboys have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with free-agent receiver Randall Cobb.

Cobb spent the first eight years of his NFL career with the Green Bay Packers, though he was limited to nine games last season because of a hamstring injury and a concussion.

Along with the addition of Cobb, the Cowboys on Tuesday re-signed unrestricted free-agent long snapper L.P. Ladouceur They also signed Kerry Hyder, a defensive end from Texas Tech who was with Detroit last season.

Dallas has brought in Cobb and re-signed receiver Tavon Austin to a one-year deal since slot receiver Cole Beasley left in free agency last week for a four-year deal with Buffalo.

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GREEN BAY - LOS ANGELES (AP) " Linebacker Clay Matthews agreed to a two-year contract with the Los Angeles Rams on Tuesday, returning to his native Southern California after a decade with the Green Bay Packers.

The 32-year-old Matthews set the Packers franchise record with 83½ sacks over his 10 seasons in Green Bay. The former USC star earned six Pro Bowl selections and won a Super Bowl ring with the Packers, although his 3½ sacks last season were a career low.

Matthews went to high school in Agoura Hills, California, and he lives in nearby Calabasas with his wife and growing family. Both towns are a short drive from the Rams' training complex in Thousand Oaks northwest of downtown Los Angeles.

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- (WJFW) - Marquette earned a No. 5 seed and will play the Murray State Racers at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday afternoon.



Think of the greatest rivalries in college sports. Michigan vs. Ohio State. Alabama vs. Auburn. Miami vs. Florida State. Everybody vs. Notre Dame.

Duke vs. North Carolina is as good as any, if not better.

They have met in basketball 251 times. They now have a combined 93 NCAA Tournament appearances. They've played a combined 318 NCAA Tournament games.

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- (WJFW) - The Wisconsin Badgers will play the Oregon Ducks in San Jose on Friday at 3:30 p.m. CT



(AP) - The Big Ten Conference has doubled its presence in the NCAA Tournament a year after its fewest picks in a decade.

A record eight Big Ten schools were selected for the 68-team field on Sunday, the most for any league. The ACC, which had three of the No. 1 seeds, and the SEC each got seven teams. Six Big 12 schools made the field.


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