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Fearless Prognostications

by Tom King

I'll put on my swami hat today and predict some future football results. I'll probably be called a homer but I believe both the Packers and Badgers have a chance to put together special seasons.

Respected football writer Peter King of Sports Illustrated has the Packers beating Indy in the Super Bowl. I wont pick playoffs this far out where anything can happen...but if Aaron Rodgers stays healthy I think the Packers go 14-2 this season with the only stumbles being Sept 28th in Chicago and Oct 26 in New Orleans.

With Melvin Gordon leading the way and the two headed quarterback position not being a problem, Wisconsin will take advantage of one of the easier schedules in the country and go 11-1...with the only stumble being tomorrow night against LSU. And with that being said I won't be surprised if Bucky pulls the upset against the Tigers. You look at Wisconsin's schedule and really the only game that looks close is Nov 15th when Nebraska comes to Camp Randall.

I also believe the Brewers win the Central Division and fall to Washington in the NLCS.

OK...I'll put the Kool-Aid down now and get you ready for tonight's high school football aaction...here is the schedule

I'll be in Marshfield as the Wausau East Lumberjacks go for 2 in a row against the Tigers...I'll be live at 6:30 on Foxsports Radio AM1390 & FM 93.9...I'm also told the live streaming may be up and running tonight. Chris Conley will have the DC Everest at Rapids game as the second half of the DH. Both teams looking for their first win.

Other local matchups

Wausau West is at Stevens Point

Merrill travels to Superior

Rhinelander is at Witt/Birn

Stratford at Colby

Mosinee is on the road at Sheboygan Falls

Tomahawk plays at Pittsville

Edgar at Auburndale

Abby at Greenwood/Granton

Athens at Wausau Newman

Rapids Assumption at Thorp

Antigo at Menominee Mich

Have a great Labor Day Weekend and I'll talk with you on Tuesday

Songs Of The Day (from my I-pod)

North To Alaska-Johnny Horton (1960) a big hit thet was used over the opening credits of theJohn Wayne movie of the same name. Horton died soon after this was released.

Norwegian Wood-Beatles (1965) a John Lennon tune from "Rubber Soul" that was one of the first rock songs to feature a sitar, played by George.