Category Archives: Central Wisconsin Conference

WIAA announces revised Rural/Urban proposal for basketball

By David Keech December 14, 2017 Wausau— The WIAA announced a revised Rural/Urban basketball proposal, used for realigning teams in Divisions 3 and 4. The plan addresses WIAA member schools’ concerns about teams in urban areas drawing from larger population bases, gaining advantages over districts that are rural or small town. Criteria are listed at… Read More »

Amherst Falcons soar over Thunderbirds in girls hoops

CWS Sports Desk December 12, 2017 Iola – The Amherst Falcons girls basketball team took to the court against the Iola- Scandinavia Thunderbirds on Tuesday night in Iola. The Falcons started off the game holding the Thunderbirds to 0-22 from the field to begin the game and take control of the game early and march into… Read More »

Tri-County’s Baehman and Negaard of SPASH on senior shooter watch list

By David Keech December 12, 2017 Stevens Point— has announced its senior award watch list for shooters in girls basketball, and two area players are among the state’s best girls basketball shooters. Maggie Negaard and Amber Baehman are on the senior watch list, which will be narrowed later in the basketball season. The full… Read More »

CWS Team of the Week: Dec. 3-10

CWS Sports Desk December 10, 2017 Wausau– Take a look at the CWS Team of the Week candidates and vote today! Voting ends on Wednesday at approximately 5 p.m. If you come across a great performance this upcoming week and feel that a team (or two) should be recognized, shoot us a tweet @centralwisco or drop us a… Read More »

Cullen of SPASH and Port’s Gibbs on senior point guard watch list

By David Keech December 7, 2017 Stevens Point— WSN has released its senior point guard watch list, awarded to the state’s best senior point guard. Two area point guards, Drew Cullen of SPASH and Ian Gibbs of Port Edwards are among the state’s top point guards. To see the full list, visit

SPASH, A-B, Marathon, Amherst, Newman ranked in top 10 in Week 2 basketball coaches poll

By David Keech December 7, 2017 Stevens Point— Five area girls basketball teams are ranked among the state’s best in the latest WSN Girls Basketball Coaches Poll. SPASH is ranked #5 in Division 1, Marathon is ranked #6 in Division 4,  Newman Catholic is #6 and Tri-County #8 in Division 5,  and Amherst is ranked… Read More »

SPASH, Marathon, Almond-Bancroft ranked in Week 2 Coaches Basketball poll

By David Keech December 6, 2017 Stevens Point— The 2017-18 high school basketball season is just in its infant stages, and three area teams are getting attention for being among the state’s best. The latest WSN basketball coaches poll has SPASH, Marathon, and Almond-Bancroft ranked in the top ten of their respective divisions. SPASH, after… Read More »