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Aaron Rodgers throws TD pass, Packers top Steelers 51-34

Aaron Rodgers needed just one drive to look at home in his first action at Lambeau Field in almost a year.

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Stevens Point man boasts impressive collection frozen in time Video included

Walk into Mike Okray's house in Stevens Point, and you'll immediately feel many pairs of eyes watching you. 

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Countdown to Kickoff: Marshfield Video included

Our next countdown to kickoff segment finds us in Marshfield to check out the Tigers.

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Countdown to Kickoff: Marathon Video included

Next up in our countdown to kickoff segment, we head to Marathon to check in on the Red Raiders.

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Countdown to Kickoff: Iola-Scandinavia

Iola-Scandinavia is fresh of a trip to the WIAA Division 6 state football championship game and although the outcome wasn't what they hoped for, the Thunderbirds are prepared to make another run to Madison. 

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Jaworski thrilled with 7th place finish at world meet

Flying to Finland and competing in the IAAF World U20 Championships as a member of Team USA was a dream come true for Brooke Jaworski.

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Countdown to Kickoff: Rhinelander Video included

Tonight's Countdown to Kickoff takes us to Rhinelander to take a look at the Hodags.

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Countdown to Kickoff: Edgar Video included

Our countdown to kickoff heads to one of the state's most dominant programs in recent years. The Edgar Wildcats are led by their Head Coach Jerry Sinz, who begins his 45th year at the helm. 

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Countdown to Kickoff: Wausau East Video included

Wausau East has had its fair share of rough years on the football field, winning just a single game in the last three seasons, but the Lumberjacks are hoping to turn over a new leaf this year.  

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Countdown to Kickoff: Wausau West Video included

The Wausau West Warriors haven't had much success in the last few years, finishing last in the VFA West in 2017.

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News 9 set to host Packers preseason action

Are you ready for some football? 

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Countdown to Kickoff: Stratford Video included

Today we take a look at a dominant D5 school out of the Marawood Conference as part of our Countdown to Kickoff coverage. 

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Countdown to Kickoff: SPASH Panthers Video included

The SPASH Panthers surprised everyone last year, after turning their 1-4 season around and making a run to the playoffs. They look to continue that momentum into 2018.

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Countdown to Kickoff: Lincoln High School Video included

In just a few weeks the Friday night lights will illuminate the stage for high school athletes across Wisconsin. So, to get you ready, we continue our countdown to kickoff series. In this edition Lincoln high school in Wisconsin Rapids is the focus. The Red Raiders return only five starters, but with new talent, also comes new opportunities and game plans. 

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Countdown to Kickoff: Medford Video included

Our countdown to kickoff series continues with a look at the upcoming high school football season. This time we check in with the Medford Raiders. The Raiders head into the 2018 season looking to improve after a disappointing 3-7 campaign last year. Things are looking good though, as the Raiders offense will lean more on the run game. Something that was their strong suit last year and it appears to be getting even better. "Well we're a multiple offense so th...

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Countdown to Kickoff: Merrill Video included

The countdown to kickoff is on for high school football Friday nights. The first game is just weeks away and area teams are back on the field for of practice. The Bluejays have already been dealt some early adversity. Former Head Coach Nick Sturm resigned only a few weeks ago. However defensive coordinator and new head coach Rob Klug, are confident the staff and the players can handle the adjustment. "We've got a number of coaches that have been here for a while and were g... More>>

Countdown to Kickoff: Assumption Royals Video included

We continue our countdown to kickoff series, as we head to Wisconsin rapids, home of the Assumption Royals. The Royals are looking to make it to the playoffs for the fourth year in a row. They may only have an enrollment of just under 150, but the they don't necessarily think of that as a bad thing. 

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All Access: Edgar's Sinz notches career win No. 400

Edgar coach Jerry Sinz notched his 400th career win as his Wildcats toppled Chequamegon 70-0 Friday night.

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All Access: Abbotsford tops Greenwood 56-20

Abbotsford coach Jacob Knapmiller wore a microphone Friday night during the Falcons' 56-20 win over Greenwood.

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Athlete of the Week: Calli Oberg, Merrill

"Honestly, I think we're really strong defensively," Merrill junior Calli Oberg said. " I think we have a really good line up all the way through.I think it should be a good year." Spoken like a true leader, but that's Oberg. 

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Peaking at the Right Time - Athlete of the Week, Austin Glinski

Peaking at the right time. Its a goal that athletes train for each season to showcase their best performances in the biggest moments. Its planned, its measured, and its carefully scheduled into training each season. It is also the goal of an athlete's career. Austin Glinski, a Wisconsin Rapids senior, is peaking at just the right time. 

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Athlete of the Week: Cade Lehman, Stratford

The high school outdoor track & field season is right around the corner and with every new season comes new opportunity -- something Newsline 9's latest athlete of the week is definitely looking forward to. 

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Athlete of the Week: Ryan Dieringer, Marshfield Columbus Catholic Video included

For the high school athlete, the trip to State is special. But for our athlete of the week, it's extraordinarily special.  ...

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Athlete of the Week: Jake Bolanda, Mosinee

A basketball player, but a comedian first. Jake Bolanda is our Newsline 9 Athlete of the Week.

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Athlete of the Week: Tyler Fuerlinger, Marshfield Columbus Catholic

Sometimes there is no greater motivation than when you're down to your last chance -- such is the case for Newsline 9's latest athlete of the week, Marshfield Columbus Catholic senior Tyler Fuerlinger. 

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Athlete of the Week: Marathon's Donovan Free

'On a roll', 'on fire', 'dialed in', all figures of speech intended to describe that rare state of mind that every athlete strives to tap into. This week's Athlete of the Week, Donovan Free, found the sweet spot in a critical conference game against Assumption last Friday, knocking down a game-high 36 points while going 9/9 from beyond the arc in Marathon's 83-77 overtime win.

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Athlete of the Week: Kam Bornbach, Stratford

    It's never easy to say goodbye to something, especially when you're exceptionally good at it, but after this weekend, that's exactly what our Athlete of the Week -- Stratford's Kam Bornbach -- will do. 

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Badgers: Former Rapids star Biegel named to Butkis Award watch list

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Wisconsin Rapids native Vince Biegel has been named to the watch list for the Butkis Award, UW announced Tuesday. The award is presented annually to the top linebacker in college football.

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Biegel, Badgers expect a "home game" atmosphere at Lambeau Field

The Badgers last two neutral site season-openers haven't been very neutral. Even though LSU is expected to travel well, the Badgers expect a "home game" atmosphere at Lambeau Field on Saturday.

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Badgers star, Wisconsin Rapids native Vince Biegel chats one-on-one with Newsline 9

Badgers star talks football, central Wisconsin and Lambeau Field in an exclusive one-on-one with Newsline 9.

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Sports Express AM: DC Everest

It was an exciting Sports Express A.M. with the students of D.C. Everest High School.

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Sports Express - Week 1

Scores, results and highlights from week one of the high school football season.

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Sports Express AM: Marshfield

Newsline 9's Sports Express AM traveled to Marshfield Friday morning to feel the Tiger pride as students prepared for their first football game of the season.

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Athlete of the Week: Thomas Hogan

The Wausau West boys soccer team hasn't quite had the season it imagined this year. The Warriors are 4-6 in WVC play, and despite being in the middle of the pack in terms of points, West's defense has helped keep them in plenty of games. More>>

Athlete of the Week: Landon Stepan, Mosinee

Mosinee quarterback Landon Stepan said before this season started that he had two goals: win the conference, and beat Merrill.His Indians won't win the Great Northern, but they did take down their arch rival last week in our Game of the Week. Stepan has 260 yards and three TD in that game. For that, he's our Athlete of the Week. More>>

Athlete of the Week - Brooke Jaworski

Wausau West freshman runner Brooke Jaworski has the potential to be something special. Just a freshman, Jaworski is coming off a first place finish at last weekend's Wisconsin Valley Conference meet. She's our Athlete of the Week. More>>

Athlete of the Week: Tyler Biadasz

Our Athlete of the Week is well on his way to his second straight All-State selection. But next year he'll be competing for bigger honors - like Big Ten Freshman of the Year. Meet Amherst's Tyler Biadasz. More>>

Athlete of the Week: Mariah Whalen, Newman Catholic

She's the younger sister of Wisconsin linebacker Jake Whalen and four-year Division I volleyball player Carissa Whalen. But Mariah may just be the best Whalen yet. More>>

Athlete of the Week - Garrett Groshek

If Garrett Groshek's career at Amherst has been a work of art, then this season has been his masterpiece. The Falcons senior QB has accounted for 51 total touchdowns so far this season - 37 through the air and 14 on the ground - on his way to WFCA Offensive Player of the Year honors.

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Athlete of the Week: Natasha Hanke, Marathon

At just 5'8", Marathon's Natasha Hanke is one of the tallest players on her team. And despite being one of the most vertically challenged teams in their conference, the Red Raiders girls' basketball team is ranked second in the state. Hanke is our Athlete of the Week.

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Athlete of the Week: Bailey Schultz, Mosinee

Anywhere she plays, Mosinee's Bailey Schutlz is almost certainly the most athletic person on the basketball court. And while she can score, Schutlz seems to channel that athleticism on the defensive end, moreso than the offensive end. She's our Athlete of the Week.

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Athlete of the Week: Austin Jensen, Wausau East

Prior to his freshman year at Wausau East, junior Austin Jensen had limited experience in the net, but necessity is often the mother of invention.  Without a true goalie on the roster, the Lumberjacks simply had nowhere else to turn.

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Athlete of the Week: Kirsten Clark

It's not an easy task to take a year off from a sport, come back, and just a year later be the top player on your team - but that's exactly what Kirsten Clark has done. 

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Health care experts at Wausau conference say insurance costs likely to go up

A health care reform conference about changes coming to our health care system produced some sobering news about insurance premiums. More>>

Vilas Co. crash kills driver

According to the Lac du Flambeau Tribal Police Department, a car rolled over in the township of Lac du Flambeau Saturday killing the driver. More>>

Kristopher Torgerson sentenced in drug case

A man Wausau Police identify as a person of interest in a woman's disappearance was sentenced Monday in an unrelated court case. More>>

Masked robbers steal cigarettes, alcohol

WESTON (WAOW) - Everest Metro Police say two masked burglars smashed a front door and then stole cigarettes and alcohol from a Weston gas station as a clerk escaped to a back office.
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Hunter Hayes booked to play Wis. Valley Fair

One of the newest rising stars in country music will perform in Wausau this summer. More>>

Wrestling could possibly be reinstated back into the Olympics

About two months from now, the International Olympic Committee will decide if wrestling can be reinstated back into the games.Wrestling was cut from the list of core Olympic sports back in February, but More>>

Rafters Use Six-Run Second Inning to Take Third-Straight, 8-6

PRESS RELEASE FROM WISCONSIN RAPIDS RAFTERS:Charlie Curl ignited a massive six-run second inning with two outs and the La Crosse Loggers (19-13) stranded 15 runners on base as the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters More>>

Lawmakers react to budget signing

In front of a large crowd in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, Governor Scott Walker signed the two-year $70 billion budget. More>>

Trapp River Golf Course: The story behind the #8 green

Just northeast of Wausau, Trapp River Golf Course features 18 holes on more than 6,300 yards of scenic Wisconsin land. Up until about the year 2000, most golfers who played Trapp River feared one particular hole, but then a much needed renovation was made. More>>

Officials patrol Wisconsin waters for drunken boaters

Warm weather and the upcoming Fourth of July holiday means plenty of people will be spending time outside. Officials across the state want to make sure they stay safe. More>>

Fishing fundraiser aims to help Marathon Co. Humane Society

Anglers gathered on Lake Du Bay Saturday to take part in the first Grand Slam Fishing Tournament. More>>

Marathon, Mosinee reach quarterfinals at 7-on-7 tourney

Mondovi won the second edition of the East Bay 7-on-7 football tournament, held Saturday at Wausau East, after defeating last year's champion, Menomonie, 26-14. More>>

Weston couple has unique wedding in Wausau

For the last four years, Zoey Vecellio has been working with people who live at Primrose Retirement Community in Wausau. More>>

Northwoods League Report (6-29-13)

Recaps and highlights from the Woodchucks and Rafters games on Saturday night. More>>

Bicyclists raise money at Bike-N-Brats event

Bicyclists battled Saturday morning's rain to check out some new rides and help people learn about the sport. More>>

One-car crash sends six to the hospital

Lac du Flambeau Tribal Police officials say a car rolled over and sent six people to the hospital Friday. More>>

Northwoods League Report (6-28-13)

A recap of the Woodchucks game against the Madison Mallards and highlights from the Rafters game against the Eau Claire Express. More>>

Inside Camp Condon

For the last five days, Minnesota hockey forward Nate Condon has been training kids at his own camp in Weston. More>>

Northwoods League Report (6-27-13)

A recap of the Woodchucks' game against the Mallards and highlights of the Rafters' contest at home as they hosted the Express. More>>

Local wrestlers train with Olympian in Marshfield

Wrestlers from Central Wisconsin and around the Midwest got more than a few tips from an Olympian who visited Marshfield Thursday. More>>

Monta Ellis to opt out of contract with Bucks

Monta Ellis has decided to opt of the final year of his contract with the Milwaukee Bucks, and will now be a free agent. More>>

Rafters rally again on Woodchucks as they win in extra innings 5-4.

The Wisconsin Woodchucks would fall to the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters as the Rafters would score four unanswered runs to win in ten innings 5-4. More>>

Prep athletes shine at Gus Macker tourney

The Gus Macker tournament has taken over Wausau. And while school's out for summer, some of the area's prep athletes are taking up the opportunity to compete once again. More>>

Green Bay officially unveils Donald Driver Way

Another street in Green Bay is now renamed after a Packers player or coach. More>>

Wausau Gus Macker Tournament could be in jeopardy

From the players to the fans, the Gus Macker Tournament has been a summertime tradition in Wausau for more than two decades. More>>

Community members celebrate McDill Pond

People in Stevens Point gathered Saturday morning to celebrate McDill Pond. More>>

SPASH reflects on run to title game

Although this was SPASH baseball's second straight trip to the state tournament, their run to the title game was pretty remarkable. More>>

Woodchucks take early lead, Rafters rally to win 3-2

The Wisconsin Woodchucks would take an early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning. More>>

Wausau event marks the start of summer

Organizers were busy Friday setting up for this year's Summer Kickoff event. More>>

Aniwa motorcyclist killed in crash with deer

WAUSAU (WAOW) - The Marathon County Sheriff's Department says a 60-year-old motorcyclist has died from injuries he suffered following a crash with a deer. More>>

Baseball State Championships

The last time SPASH won a baseball state title was 1989. That was before any of today's players were born.    Panthers aiming their sights at the top prize against defending state champion Sun Prairie. More>>

Children read to therapy dog at Marathon Co. Library

Children at the Marathon County Public Library had the chance to read their favorite story to a pretty good listener. More>>

Gilman Cheese cited; worker loses fingers

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Gilman Cheese Corp. for 10 safety violations after a worker had two fingers cut off by an unguarded packing and labeling machine in December.  More>>

WIPPS to host panel discussion on the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace

Representatives from the Obama Administration, the Walker Administration, and a national health policy expert will discuss the pending implementation of the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace in Wisconsin Thursday night in Wausau.
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Shawano County man stabbed after entering Pulcifer home

A 35-year-old Bonduel man is in the hospital after suffering stab wounds in a Pulcifer home early Thursday morning. More>>

Athlete of the Week: Eric Zelhofer

Win or lose in the State Championship game, Eric Zelhofer already knows what's next after high school, "I'm going to US Lacrosse."    Zelhofer knows being a student comes before the 3 sports he juggles, More>>

SPASH and Greenwood qualify to championship games

Wausaukee taking on Greenwood in Division 4 Semifinals Wednesday morning. Wasaukee had not given up a run during their playoff run.    That streak ended in the 2nd, Greenwood gets 6 walks, two of them More>>

30,000 bees create a buzz at FDL grocery

A grocery store in Fond du Lac not only buzzed with people ... but thousands of bees, too, after they swarmed to the store's parking lot near a brat stand. More>>

SPASH Baseball heading to Championship game

SPASH baseball beat Kenosha Bradford 4-2 in quarterfinals on Wednesday at Fox Cities Stadium in Grand Chute.The win advanced them to semifinals later that night, where the Panthers dominated a very tough More>>

Outdoors with Lauren: Bowfishing

I met up with Dennis Wendt and Karl Hanke to go carp fishing with a bow and arrow. They call it bowfishing.    Wendt says it's becoming more popular, "It's becoming huge, you get on the Internet and Google More>>

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