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Times photo: Anthony Wahl Kevin Klopfenstein (13) and Brett Zimmerman (61) gang tackle Sauk Prairies Paul Zech during Monroes season opener at home Friday night.
MONROE - Senior quarterback Alex Barenklau didn't need a Monroe football history book to remember the last time the Cheesemakers won the season opener."We haven't won our first game in about eight years," Barenklau said after he and the Cheesemakers' defense led the way to a season-opening 17-0 win over Sauk Prairie Friday night. "This is the first step to the playoffs."