The proposal, which would create 49 football-only conferences of eight or seven teams, would take effect in 2020, if approved this spring
Last week, the Trailways Conference approved a plan for the Fall River and Rio prep football teams to operate as a co-op beginning with the 2019 season — finalizing a proposal that came together after the 2018 season ended and was first reported in late November.
Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of three articles in which the News Republic unveils its top 10 sports stories of 2018, as selected by its editorial staff.
After flirting with the possibility in recent years, the Rio football program could be teaming up with one of its biggest rivals.
At 6-feet, 270 pounds, Keegan Wodill is well built for the jobs he was called upon to do every Friday night this season. And he always delivered, too.
MAYVILLE — Walking through the halls of Mayville High School, senior Dylun Logston is recognized by many of his peers differently now than he was a few months ago.
The Horicon/Hustisford co-op prep football team was the cream of the crop in the Trailways Large Conference this season, rolling to an undefeated league season.
The list is long. And it’s headed up by seniors Jackson Mittelstadt (wide receiver), Dylun Logston (defensive end) and Alex Nadolski (outside linebacker).
For a second consecutive year, Mauston senior running back Tyler Jirousek was honored by area coaches for his stellar performance throughout the season.
Lodi senior defensive end Ben Rashid earned honorable mention on the Small Schools All-State team selected by the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association, the organization announced Monday.
Joe Zander figured he wouldn’t be on the job forever when he took over as head coach of Fall River’s prep football team following the 2014 season.