Rhinelander would give the Hodags ….
Rhinelander would give the Hodags their first.
As of mid-week, the only other Taylor County game this week features Gilman (6-0) visiting McDonell Central (4-2) today, Thursday, at 6 p.m. in a rematch of a Central Wisconsin West eight-man matchup three weeks ago. Gilman won that game 44-8.
The Pirates were forced to find a new opponent after Newman Catholic, the state’s top-ranked eight-man team in the state, announced Sunday it has canceled the remainder of its season. Clayton pulled out of a planned matchup with the Macks.
Flambeau was supposed to visit the Rib Lake-Prentice Hawks for a 7 p.m. kickoff in Prentice. On Tuesday, the Falcons were forced to pull out of that matchup, leaving the Hawks looking for a new opponent.
The Hawks have gone 1-2 in three straight close Lakeland Conference games and have yet to play a home game this fall.