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 By Doc Wierwill    Sports    July 15, 2021

Memories of the State Line League

If you have read any of my past NGM football posts, there is a good chance you have heard me wax both nostalgic and elegiac about the old, venerable...

 
 By Doc Wierwill    Sports    July 1, 2021

Streiff and Schuett To Play in WFCA All-Star Game

Every year the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association (WFCA) hosts an All-Star game featuring the recently graduated seniors. The game is played...

 
 By Doc Wierwill    Sports    May 13, 2021

RIVALS CLASH - It's Cats by 1 in Season Finale

The more things change, the more they stay the same. No, I'm not talking about COVID. Well, not entirely anyway. I'm talking here about rivalries -...

 
 By Doc Wierwill    Sports    May 6, 2021

New Cards - Same Deck

What is it about Cardinals? Of late this would seem to be a very good mascot to have on your helmet should you be playing football against NGM. This time it was the Cardinals of Columbus, a team that...

 
 By Doc Wierwill    Sports    April 29, 2021

A Cuban Crisis

The last time I heard the words “Cuban Crisis” was in 1962, when I and my fellow elementary school classmates were being taught to dive under our desks. The intent, we were told, was to somehow...

 
 By Doc Wierwill    Sports    April 22, 2021

Cards Deal NGM First Loss in 23-22 Thriller

In more ways than one, it was an evening made for football as two undefeated heavyweights squared off for bragging rights. The Madison TV stations...

 
 By Doc Wierwill    Sports    April 15, 2021

NGM Rolls Over OPA 50-20 To Go 3-0

"Neither wind, nor rain, nor gloom of night...", not even the Rock County line would stay NGM from its "appointed rounds" on this evening as their...

 
 By Doc Wierwill    Sports    April 8, 2021

AIR RAID! AIR RAID!

On a 29-degree evening that looked and felt every bit like November, the Friday Night Lights show made its long awaited return to the New Glarus gridi...

 
 By Doc Wierwill    Sports    March 25, 2021

NGM Football to Open First Ever Spring Season

Taking license with (and a posthumous apology offered to) the poet Tennyson, ‘In the spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of...................football’???? Yes, football! And...

 

Glarner Knights Prepare to Defend State Title

Does it seem like it has been eight months since we turned the Kohl Center into “New Glarus North”, leaving a ghost town behind? I am still left to wonder if the ball that Jaden Kreklow sent...

 

NGM Rolls in Rivalry Game, 42-7

Friday, October 18. On a perfectly crisp made-for-football October evening, the rivalry which defines the very word commenced as the lads from...

 

Columbus Ground Game Too Much For NGM

Friday, September 6. NGM traveled to Columbus for game #3 of the young 2019 season. It was another crossover game with another good Capitol North team. NGM won the toss. Thereafter the night belonged...

 

Under Water in Lake Mills

Friday, August 30. It was a tale of two halves. Lake Mills set the tone early with two unanswered touchdowns in the first quarter. The NGM defense stiffened and the offense found its footing with two...

 
 By Doc Wierwill    Sports    August 29, 2019

NGM Rolls in Season Opener

Friday, August 23. On a beautiful late August evening, NGM played host to the visiting Dodgeville Dodgers as the 2019 WIAA High School football...

 
 By Doc Wierwill    Sports    August 22, 2019

NGM Football to Open 2019 Season Friday, August 23, Against Dodgeville

Unless you have been in a state of comatose inaction, you are no doubt aware that the 2019 football season is upon us. NFL, College, and yes high...

 

Mystery in the Marsh - NGM is Humbled By Horicon-Hustisford

Friday, October 26. The NGM football team and its legion of loyal fans followed the flyways north to marsh country, taking on Horicon-Hustisford in a...

 

Riot On the River NGM Wins Big at Prairie du Chien

Friday, October 19. NGM, playing as a #7 seed, made the long trek to Prairie du Chien to take on the second-seeded Blackhawks in the first round of...

 

NGM Humbled in Road Loss to Cambridge

Friday, October 12. For those who believe it is only fine pottery that comes out of Cambridge, think again. You can now add “Offensive Football” to that ethos. The Blue Jays put all their wares...

 

NGM Romps in the Rain

Friday, October 5. Riding a wave of abundant water, a ship full of (Waterloo) Pirates sailed in to play the NGM Knights for game #8 of this rapidly...

 
 By Doc Wierwill    Sports    October 4, 2018

NGM Scores Big Road Win

Friday, September 28. NGM took its newly re-tooled and re-invigorated offense on the road to face the Panthers of Iowa-Grant. Neither Iowa-Grant nor the flu bug could deny NGM a win on this evening...

 

NGM Falls to Marshall

Friday, September 21. Homecoming weekend. The largest crowd of the season came to watch NGM take on the visiting Cardinals from Marshall. It was stand...

 

NGM Knights Hold on to Win Over Belleville Wildcats

Friday, September 14. Rivalry week started in Green Bay and traveled south to Belleville as NGM and Belleville renewed one of the longest running...

 

NGM Suffers Setback In Mauston

Friday, September 8th. The NGM squad took the long, road less traveled to play Mauston, a good team from the South Central Conference. The game...

 

NGM Loses Thriller Against Columbus

Friday, August 31. Parent's Night at NGM. Columbus, the second team from the Capital Conference North Division in as many weeks paid a visit to the...

 
 By Doc Wierwill    Sports    August 30, 2018

NGM Falls Short in Home Opener

Friday, August 24th, capped a week that will no doubt be remembered by NGM football fans for its flood and storm...and the weather was not very good...

 

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