Saturday, December 29, 2012
With a win over the hated purple rivals, the Packers can earn a bye in the first round of the NFL playoffs, and guarantee a home game.
The Green Bay Packers can clinch the No. 2 seed in the NFC playoffs by defeating the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday afternoon. The game has been moved to 3:25 p.m. from the original noon start, and will be broadcast locally on FOX 6. A team that has won nine of its last 10 games is expected to welcome back wide receiver Jordy Nelson from a hamstring injury, but now fellow receiver Randall Cobb did not practice Wednesday or Thursday after injuring his ankle last week. Charles Woodson also has been ruled out, though he is expected back for the playoffs. Despite season-long injury issues, however, the Packers have succeeded thanks to the emergence of players such as James Jones, Mike Neal and Casey Hayward. And the running game has seen a boost…
Friday, November 2, 2012
After beating Brookfield East on Friday, the Whitefish Bay football team will play Watertown or Waunakee next weekend with a trip to the state championship game on the line.
For much of Friday night, it looked like the Brookfield East football team's season, the best the school has ever seen, would continue. It looked like the Spartans were on their way to the WIAA Division 2 semifinals, toting a perfect 11-0 record with them And it looked like the East was going to do what no other team has done this season and contain Whitefish Bay running back Rashadeem Gray. But in a blink, that all changed. After being completely bottled up in the first half of a Level 3 WIAA Division 2 football playoff game, Gray broke out in the second half and carried the Blue Dukes to a shocking come-from-behind 24-14 victory. Whitefish Bay (10-1) will play the winner of Saturday’s Waunakee-Watertown game next weekend in a state …
Saturday, October 13, 2012
The Spartans, Lancers and Blue Knights now know who they will play in the first round of the WIAA football playoffs. Brookfield East and Central will have home field advantage, while Brookfield Academy will be on the road.
After Friday's night's Greater Metro Conference title win for Brookfield East, Saturday brings the pairings for the first round of the playoffs. Both Brookfield Central and East qualified for Division 2 and both will host their first playoff games at 7 p.m. Friday night. Brookfield Academy (#8) qualified for Division 5 and will play (#1) Brillion Friday. The winner moves on in round two to face the victor of Friday's Kenosha St. Joseph (#5) at Cedar Grove-Belgium (#4) game. Brookfield East (#1), which stopped Sussex Hamilton's Drew Patterson's rush at the one-yard line Friday night to win in overtime 14-13, will host Milwaukee Bradley Technical (#8). The victor advances to round two to face the winner of Friday's Wauwatosa West (#4) at …
Sunday, January 15, 2012
One user correctly guessed the score of Sunday's Green Bay vs. New York football playoff game.
Thanks to all the Patch readers and users who participated in Patch's Pro Football Playoff Pick-Em Contest. Watch the video to see the winner announced.