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(London, England) -- The Minnesota Vikings completed an early morning workout in London today in preparation for their game on Sunday against the Steelers. Quarterback Christian Ponder revealed today that he suffered a rib injury in last Sunday's loss to Cleveland. Ponder says he believes he'll play in this weekend's game--but it all depends on how he feels after Friday's practice. Sunday's game will be played at London's famed Wembley Stadium and kicks off at noon, Minnesota time.
GREEN BAY - After cutting Jeremy Ross on Monday, the Green Bay Packers are continuing their search for a new primary kickoff-and-punt returner. Yesterday, the Packers brought in B.J.
SPRING VALLEY - With the appropriate "fire" lit under them, the Spring Valley High School volleyball team came back from a 2-1 deficit to beat Plum City 3-2 Tuesday in the Cardinals' Homecoming Week match. The Blue Devils went in front winning games two and three by scores of 25-19 and 25-11 after the home team won game one 25-22. The serving and hitting of Elaina Danzinger and Sarah Gilles put the Blue Devils in position to win its first Dunn-St.
OSCEOLA - Ellsworth High School's girls' tennis team was edged out in a Middle Border Conference dual meet Monday 5-2 by Osceola. Megan Stress and Kali Schaar were both winners for the Panthers in their No. 2 and No. 3 singles matches. Three, three-set matches went in favor of the Chieftains at No. 1 singles, No. 4 singles and No. 2 doubles. Ellsworth's record is 5-9-1 overall, 1-5 in the MBC. They are at Bloomer this afternoon and close their regular season Thursday at Mondovi.
SPRING VALLEY - The King and Queen of Spring Valley High school's 2013 Homecoming Court were crowned at a ceremony Monday evening. This year's Queen is Emily Boisen and the King is Zach Newton. The ceremony kicked off Homecoming week at SVHS. Dress up days Monday and Tuesday were Toga day and Back of the Closet day respectively.
MADISON - A study group has sent a report of roadway farm equipment recommendations to the state legislature. The Implements of Husbandry study group prepared the report on farm equipment requirements and safety on Wisconsin roadways. The report includes feedback from several town hall meetings and public input. David Vieth is the director of WisDOT’s Bureau of Highway Maintenance, and says one important point of the report is clarity of the law. Recommendations include proper lighting on farm equipment and weight limits for bridges and roadways.
RED WING - The FAA is investigating an ultra-light plane crash in a rural Goodhue County corn field, but neither th
MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Twins are shutting down All-Star catcher Joe Mauer for the rest of the season.