Many Local Teams Ranked in Top 10 of the Coaches Polls released their Week 1 Football Coaches Poll and Central Wisconsin has at least one team ranked in five of the eight divisions, including one number one team.

Division 1
DC Everest comes into the poll at 7 after a 41-0 dismantling of Wisconsin Rapids.

Division 2
VFA member Hortonville is ranked at 5, they have not played a game yet this year but will open their season against DC Everest on Friday night.

Division 3
The Medford Raiders are ranked 8 after their 52-7 thrashing of Hayward on Friday night, they will host Antigo this week. You can watch that game live at

The Merrill Bluejays are right behind them at 9, they beat Ashland 20-14, they will host Lakeland on Friday night.

Division 5
Four local teams are ranked in Division 5.

The Amherst Falcons come in at 2, they beat Weyauwega-Fremont 42-14, they host Nekoosa on Friday night.

The Stratford Tigers come in at 3, they took down Wittenberg-Birnamwood last week 35-6, they host Weyauwega-Fremont on Friday night.

Spencer/Columbus is ranked 8 this week, they beat Nekoosa 27-8 on Friday night, they host Manawa this Friday night, you can watch that game as well at

The Colby Hornets round out the four coming in at 9, they beat Thorp on Friday night 55-7, they will travel north this Friday and take on Hurley.

Division 7
The Edgar Wildcats are ranked No. 1 this week after a 37-8 win over Athens, they will take on a huge task this Friday as they will head down to the La Crosse Area and take on D3 No. 4 Onalaska.

Four local teams are ranked in 8 Player.

The Newman Catholic Cardinals are ranked 2 after a 35-16 win over Greenwood. They take on Marion/Tigerton on Friday night.

The Gilman Pirates are ranked 4 after a 53-0 win over Bruce. They will take on No. 7 Phillips this Friday night.

The Auburndale Eagles are ranked 8 after a 76-22 win over Sevastopol, they are off until October 10th when they will host Sevastapol, you can watch that game live at

Port Edwards is ranked 9, they beat Marion/Tigerton 62-14, they take on Tri-County this Friday night.

You can take a look at the full rankings from here

Steven Okonek
Author: Steven Okonek