(8-17-18) Tonight in Wisconsin the nation’s consecutive game winning streak ended at 70. Kimberly lost to rival  Fond du Lac 31-28 in the season opener for both schools. Fond du Lac hit a 26 Yard Field Goal by Jared Scheberl on the final play of the game.

Fond du Lac	7	14	7	3	31
Kimberly	0	14	7	7	28

Last season the two teams played twice with Kimberly winning both games, the regular season match-up 35-28 and the playoff game 28-21. In both games the Cardinals came close to ending the streak last year.

The Papermakers last loss was to Arrowhead 31-7 in 2012 in a state quarterfinal game.

It is the second week in a row that a long streak was broken, last week Soldotna (Alaska) lost on the last play of the game 18-13 to Anchorage West ending their 59 game winning streak.

With the top streaks ending, next in line is Lamar (Missouri) who has a 48 game winning streak. They start the season next week at Logan-Rogersville.

Lamar Coach Scott Bailey talks about the winning tradition….