Category Archives: Pittsville

Pittsville stymies Auburndale

CWS Sports Desk August 18, 2017 Auburndale– Pittsville has moved to a new conference this season, and Auburndale is probably happy that the Panthers are no longer in the Marawood after absorbing a 24-8 loss on Friday night The key to the game was Pittsville’s tenacious defense, which kept the Apaches out of the end zone… Read More »

WIAA Board of Control confirms 35 second shot clock implementation, other changes at August meeting

CWS Sports Desk August 22, 2017 Stevens Point— Scott Winch, district administrator in the Stratford School District, presided over the first meeting of the 2017-18 Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control today. The Board conducted its 2017-18 officer elections. Eric Coleman, student services supervisor of Milwaukee Public Schools, will serve as the president-elect. Steve… Read More »

Football rules changes to be aware of in 2017

CWS Sports Desk August 18, 2017 Madison— Wisports.net has posted an article of note for football fans, highlighting rules changes for 2017.  Rule changes were summarize by B.J. Ligocki, a veteran WIAA official. B.J. Ligocki:  Football (Master Level – 11 yrs – State Championship); Basketball (Level 5 -19 years – Regional); Baseball/Softball (Level 5 – 19 years – Regional) 2017 NFHS Rules Changes… Read More »

CWS Football Scoreboard: Week 1

AWAY   HOME G-E-T  43 Nekoosa  0 Tri-County  0 Rib Lake/Prentice  20 Fall River   30 Almond-Bancroft    21  Noah Kollock had 186 receiving yards and scored three touchdowns. Omro    6 Amherst    43  Bryce Holderman is a force on defense and Marcus Glodowski runs for two touchdowns and passes for another as the… Read More »

From the WIAA: High School activities bring communities together

Guest column from the WIAA By Bob Gardner, Executive Director of the National Federation of State High School Associations and Dave Anderson, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. Tailgates. Pep rallies. Friday night lights. The new school year is here! And that’s exciting news for student-athletes and high school sports fans alike. Research… Read More »

Rafters erase late deficit to advance to second round with thrilling win

By David Keech August 14, 2017 Wisconsin Rapids— Something about playoff baseball at Witter Field brings out the best from the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters. Last season, the Rafters won in dramatic fashion throughout the season, and in Monday’s home playoff game against Lakeshore, the home team came from behind to wow the crowd. Ryan Stekl’s… Read More »

CWS Game of the Week: Week 1

CWS Sports Desk August 14, 2017 Wausau– The 2017 prep football season is finally upon us.  Once again this season, CentralWisconsinSports.net will give you a chance to vote on key match ups each week. While no team has played a down of football yet, there are still some intriguing games in week 1. Assumption has the… Read More »

Rafters break Northwoods win record on Sunday to finish regular season

By David Keech August 13, 2017 Wisconsin Rapids— The final game of the regular season saw three significant records broken by the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (52-20, 25-11) in a 9-2 victory on Sunday at Witter Field over the Lakeshore Chinooks (38-34, 20-17). With the win, the Rafters notch the most wins for a team in… Read More »

WIAA releases enrollment numbers for playoff football divisional placements

By David Keech August 1, 2017 Madison— The WIAA has released 2017 enrollment numbers that will be used for this year’s football playoff divisions. Once the regular season has concluded, the enrollment numbers are used to place the 224 qualifying teams into 7 divisions. Wissports.net prepared a look at the last ten years and how… Read More »

Northwoods League 2017 Major League Dreams Showcase set for Madison

By David Keech August 8, 2017 Madison— The Northwoods League has announced the rosters for the 2017 Major League Dreams Showcase, which will be hosted by the Madison Mallards at Warner Park on Tuesday, August 8. Four Rafters have been selected to participate in the two-game event. The annual Showcase will consist of a double-header… Read More »

Jeremiah’s Crossing and Blu Play Cafe partner for 5K race August 12

By David Keech August 7, 2017 Wisconsin Rapids-– Jeremiah’s Crossing and Blu Play Cafe have partnered  for a 5K run/walk to be held Saturday, August 12. Check in begins at 8:00 a.m. and the race begins at 10:00 a.m. Jeremiahs’ Crossing is a therapeutic horseback riding ranch for those with special needs. Riders participate in… Read More »