Category Archives: Cloverbelt

Owen-Withee girls trounce Lake Holcombe to open WIAA playoffs

CWS Sports Desk February 21, 2018 Owen— Owen-Withee  opened the 2018 WIAA Girls Basketball Playoffs with a bang, and they did just that in their matchup with Lake Holcombe. The #6 seeded Blackhawks trounced Lake Holcombe 75-28 and advanced to the regional semifinal Friday evening. Owen-Withee raced out to a 48-13 halftime lead and coasted… Read More »

Division 2 wrestlers prepare for WIAA State Wrestling Tournament

By David Keech February 20, 2018 Madison— Area Division 2 wrestlers are preparing for action at the WIAA State wrestling tournament, with preliminary action beginning Thursday at 7:00 p.m. Division 2 Brackets Area Division 2 wrestlers competing at state: 106: Blaine Brenner(23-5) freshman, Stanley-Boyd/Owen-Withee 113: Dominick Wichlacz(39-9) senior, Spencer/Columbus 120: Dane Higgins(31-10) sophomore, Medford 132:… Read More »

State Wrestling Tournament preview

CWS Sports Desk February 20, 2018 Madison— The 75th annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Individual Wrestling Tournament will be held Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 22-24, at the Kohl Center on the campus of the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin. TICKET INFORMATION:  Ticket prices per tournament session are $8. Tickets are available on-line on the WIAA website with a… 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 »

CWS Team of the Week: Feb. 11-18

CWS Sports Desk February 18, 2018 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 »

Ovyn leads Owen-Withee past Greenwood

CWS Sports Desk February 17, 2018 Owen-– AJ Ovyn scored 15 points to lead Owen-Withee past Greenwood in a low-scoring Cloverbelt affair, 32-22. The Blackhawks led 21-5 at halftime and held off Greenwood after intermission. 1 2 F Greenwood 5 17 22 Owen-Withee 21 11 32 Greenwood(22) Treyton Thomas 1, Cole Zimbauer 2, Tragen Bogdonovich… Read More »

N/G/L wrestlers Stephen Buchanan, Dylan Nielsen advance to state

CWS Sports Desk February 17, 2018 Amery— Neillsville/Greenwood/Loyal wrestlers Stephen Buchanan and Dylan Nielsen advanced to the WIAA State Tournament field Saturday at the Amery Division 2 sectionals. Buchanan(185)  was dominant, picking up a pair of first period pins and a second period pin to advance to state. Nielsen finished third after dropping his second… Read More »

Amherst and Marathon pace area girls basketball teams in latest girls basketball poll

By David Keech February 15, 2018 Green Bay— The latest girls basketball coaches poll is out from, and seven area teams are ranked among the state’s best at the conclusion of the regular season. Amherst(20-1) is ranked #3 in Division 3. Marathon(17-2) has the #5 ranking in Division 4, with Colby(19-2) moving up to… Read More »