Category Archives: Almond-Bancroft

2018 WIAA Boys Basketball Bracket Challenge: Pick the Winners

CWS Sports Desk February 19, 2018 Wausau– It’s that time again!  Why wait for the NCAA tournament to fill out a bracket when CWS gives you the opportunity to show your skills at picking the winners of the 2018 WIAA boys basketball tournament? Making your picks is easy!  Take ten seconds to create a user… Read More »

Almond-Bancroft’s Kollock leads area boys in latest WIAA 3 Point Challenge Leaderboard

By David Keech February 19, 2018 Almond—  The latest WIAA Boys Basketball 3 Point Challenge Leaderboard is out, and Almond-Bancroft’s Noah Kollock leads area shooters in the rankings of the best from three point territory. Kollock is sixth in Division 5, making 44.8% of his attempts.  Jake Sullivan of Assumption is 9th, connecting on 43.2% of… Read More »

2018 WIAA boys basketball playoff pairings

CWS Sports Desk February 18, 2018 Wausau– It’s only February 18, but March Madness here once again.  The WIAA has released the pairings for the 2018 boys basketball playoffs and, as is customary, CWS takes a look at area teams, seedings and opponents in the opening rounds of the tournament. Regional play will begin February… Read More »

2018 WIAA Girls Basketball Bracket Challenge: Pick the Winners

CWS Sports Desk February 13, 2018 Wausau– It’s that time again!  Why wait for the NCAA tournament to fill out a bracket when CWS gives you the opportunity to show your skills at picking the winners of the 2018 WIAA girls basketball tournament? Making your picks is easy!  Take ten seconds to create a user… Read More »

2018 WIAA girls basketball playoff pairings

CWS Sports Desk February 11, 2018 Wausau– It’s only February 11, but March Madness here once again.  The WIAA has released the pairings for the 2018 girls basketball playoffs and, as is customary, CWS takes a look at area teams, seedings and opponents in the opening rounds of the tournament. Regional play will begin February… Read More »

Renaissance Learning’s “2018 What Kids Are Reading Report” features sports themed reading

By David Keech February 10, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— For the 10th straight year, Renaissance Learning has published its “What Kids Are Reading” Annual Report, based on Accelerated Reader data from the 2016-17 school year. The report reveals just what kids in grades K-12 are reading, and the 323 million books and nonfiction articles  gives great… Read More »

NFHS announces volleyball rules changes for 2018

By David Keech February 8, 2018 Green Bay-–  A new penalty and signal related to unnecessary delay and a new procedure for warming up between sets that minimizes risk of injury are among the rules changes for the 2018-19 high school volleyball season.These revisions were among the rules changes recommended by the National Federation of… Read More »

Columbus Catholic #2, Almond-Bancroft #6 in latest boys basketball poll

By David Keech February 7, 2018 Marshfield— The latest boys basketball poll is out from WSN and basketball coaches, and three area teams find themselves ranked among the state’s best. Division 5 finds Columbus Catholic(13-2) ranked #2 and Almond-Bancroft(14-3) ranked #6. Auburndale(15-3)  is ranked #7 in Division 4.

Tri-County’s Hopkins, Colby’s Elmhorst #1 on WIAA 3 Point Challenge Leaderboard

By David Keech February 6, 2018 Green Bay— The latest WIAA 3 Point Challenge Leaderboard is out, and two area girls are ranked #1 for their respective divisions. Colby’s Carley Elmhorst is ranked #1 in Division 4, making 48.9% of her three point attempts. Brooke Hopkins of Tri-County remains #1 in Division 5, connecting on… Read More »

Vote: CWS Football Offense Player of the Year

By David Keech February 6,, 2018 Madison—  Now that the Super Bowl has capped off this year’s NFL season, we take our last look back at the 2017 High School Football season, and recognize the best offensive players in the area. Great talent was in our midst,  and last week, voters chose the CWS Defensive… Read More »