BREAKING: Badgers – Gophers Football: Battle for Paul Bunyan’s Axe CANCELLED

Madison (OnFocus) – The Wisconsin Badgers and Minnesota Gophers will not be competing this season for Paul Bunyan’s Axed, as the Big Ten announced today that Saturday’s matchup has been cancelled. Minnesota is dealing with a significant number of athletes and coaches in the program with COVID-19.

Minnesota announced Tuesday evening that 9 student-athletes and six coaches have tested positive in the last five days.

 The game will be recorded as a no-contest.

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David Keech
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David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]