Category Archives: Port Edwards

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 »

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

Vote for the CWS Volleyball Coach of the Year

CWS Sports Desk November 14, 2017 Green Bay— With the conclusion of the volleyball season, CWS recognizes area coaches for their hard work and dedication this past season. In addition to our All-CWS Volleyball Team, we honor coaches with our voting for the CWS Volleyball Coach of the Year. Voting for the top coach in… Read More »

All-CWS Volleyball Team features stars from throughout central Wisconsin

By David Keech November 13, 2017 Green Bay— State Volleyball Champions in all four divisions were crowned Saturday at the Resch Center, with Burlington, Lakeside Lutheran, Lake Country Lutheran, and Clayton taking claim as the state’s best. With the conclusion of the volleyball season, we proudly announce our All-CWS Volleyball team. Players from area conferences… Read More »

Edgar’s Ellenbecker blows away field; SPASH boys take 2nd at WIAA State Cross Country Meet

 By David Keech October 28, 2017 Wisconsin Rapids— As a freshman at last year’s WIAA State Cross Country Meet, Marissa Ellenbecker finished the course in  19:30.85, good for third place. Peaking at just the right time, this year Ellenbecker eclipsed her time by more than 34 seconds, and in the process, set a Division 3… Read More »

Rafters’ Jake Serwe named Assistant GM of Madison Mallards

CWS Sports Desk October 26, 2017  Wisconsin Rapids–  The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters announced today that Assistant General Manager Jake Serwe has been named Assistant General Manager of Big Top Baseball’s sister team the Madison Mallards. “Jake has been a part of some of the biggest moments in Rafters history, including the World Series Championship in… Read More »

WIAA State Cross Country Meet Preview

CWS Sports Desk October 25, 2017 Wisconsin Rapids— Area runners will be competing at the WIAA State Cross Country Meet in Wisconsin Rapids. Although this list isn’t inclusive, among the many individuals and teams participating at state, several of which who have appeared in Athlete of the Week and Team of the Week nominations: Jordan… Read More »

Mathias, Roth, Lowry qualify for state cross country meet

CWS Sports Desk October 21, 2017 Westby— Miguel Mathias of  Nekoosa/Port Edwards led area runners qualifying for the state cross country meet, taking second place with a time of 16:17.2. Matt Roth of Colby/Abbotsford qualified with a 6th place time of 17:03.1 Chloee Lowry of Neillsville finished sixth in 20:16.6 and will be headed to… Read More »

2017 WIAA Football Bracket Challenge: Pick the Winners!

CWS Sports Desk October 18, 2017 Wausau– The 2017 WIAA football playoffs are upon us and CWS is giving you a chance to test your knowledge of high school football and pick the winners! Competing in the CWS Bracket Challenge is easy.  Just sign up with a username and password, and you’re good to go.  Then… Read More »

WIAA announces Assistant Director Vacancy

CWS Sports Desk October 15, 2017 Stevens Point— The WIAA has announced an assistant director vacancy position. Details are below. Assistant Director Vacancy Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association General Characteristics and Working Relationships Search conducted by:  Dave Anderson, Executive Director Receives guidance from:  All WIAA administrative personnel and member school administrators Provides guidance to:  Executive Director,… Read More »

A look at volleyball playoff pairings

CWS Sports Desk October 12, 2017 Wausau– The WIAA released playoff pairings for the upcoming volleyball tournament.   The playoffs begin throughout the state next Tuesday, with subregional action on Tuesday. In Division 4, sectional #2 includes many area teams squaring off. Winners of the subregional games will advance to Thursday’s regional semifinals, hosted by the… Read More »

WIAA announces PROJECTED/Predicted Playoff FB field with 1 week remaining

CWS Sports Desk October 9, 2017 Madison— The WIAA has released a PROJETED 2017 playoff football field, a best guess as to which teams will be in the field of 224 teams, in seven divisions. Of course, nothing is known for sure until Friday’s games are done, but we do know the following: Finish with… Read More »