A huge day Saturday in the sports world for the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.
First, the football team opens the Division 3 playoffs for the second-consecutive year.
The Eagles (9-1) — ranked seventh in the nation by D3football.com — are on the road in the first round against 12th-ranked and undefeated Wartburg (10-).
UW-L is on the road because it did not win conference outright — tying with UW-Whitewater — while Wartburg won its conference outright.
The game that can be heard on the WKTY App, online here, or WKTY radio beginning at 11:45 a.m. Tune in on 96.7 FM / 580 AM.
Meanwhile, three other UW-L teams are competing in the postseason. Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams are in the National Championships.
Lastly, the 13th-ranked UW-L women’s soccer team is a win away from the elite eight in the NCAA tournament (preview here).
The Eagles (21-1-1) are in the midst of an 18-game unbeaten streak, playing at 2:30 p.m. Saturday against unraked Virginia Wesleyan (17-2-3).