Category Archives: Colby

Abbotsford Lions to host Slow Pitch Softball Tourney June 2-3

By David Keech April 26, 2018 Abbotsford— The Abbotsford Lions have announced they will host a softball tournament June 2-3. Tournament Information: Saturday, June 2, 2018 (Possibly Sunday, June 3rd depending on number of teams, starting time may differ) Located at Abby High School Softball Field Beginning at 9:00 am on Saturday Cost: $125.00 per team Co-ed teams – must… Read More »

Rafters announce Road Warrior animal appearance set for Wednesday, June 27th

CWS Sports Desk April 25, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Rafters have announced professional wrestler Joseph Michael Laurinaitis, better known by his ring name Animal from the world-famous Road Warriors, will be on hand for Wrestling Night on Wednesday, June 27th for the 7:05 game against the Kalamazoo Growlers. Road Warrior Animal was one half of the Road Warriors. The Road… Read More »

Two Redbirds added to Woodchucks’ pitching staff

CWS Sports Desk April 26, 2018 Wausau— The Wisconsin Woodchucks have signed two pitchers from Illinois State University. Matt Walker and Brent Headrick will join the pitching staff in Wausau this season. Walker, a 6’3” sophomore, will join the pitching rotation in 2018. Walker appeared in 19 games with eight starts during his freshman year… Read More »

Vote: 2018 CWS Boys Basketball Coach of the Year

By David Keech April 22, 2018 Madison— The CWS Basketball Awards for 2018 began with Tahlia Walton of Stanley-Boyd being voted as Girls Basketball Player of the Year, followed by Pacelli Coach Jake Jalling being voted the Girls Basketball Coach of the Year. The awards continue with voting for the CWS Boys Basketball Coach of… Read More »

Jalling edges Jensen for CWS Girls Basketball Coach of the Year

By David Keech April 20, 2018 Stevens Point— In a tight battle, Pacelli’s Jake Jalling was voted the CWS Girls Basketball Coach of the Year, garnering 425 votes. Amherst’s Gregg Jensen finished a close second, picking up 394 votes. Randy Rau of Colby was third in the balloting, picking up 256 votes. Congratulations to Jalling,… Read More »

 RiverWolves select three Wisconsin natives in NA3HL Draft

CWS Sports Desk April 20, 2018 Wausau–The Wausau RiverWolves participated in the 2018 NA3HL Draft, which took place Wednesday, April 18th. The RiverWolves selected defenseman Rollie Carlson with their 1st Round pick (7th Overall). In total, the RiverWolves selected 3 Wisconsin natives in Grant Tritabaugh from De Pere, Wisconsin, Max Moore from Green Bay, Wisconsin… Read More »

Rafters partner with Mid-State Technical College for Field of Dreams Night Baseball Design Contest

CWS Sports Desk April 19, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Rafters and Mid-State Technical College have partnered together to hold Field of Dreams Night on Wednesday, August 8th this summer. The evening will celebrate the famous baseball movie, with corn stalks on the outfield wall and clips from the film displayed on the video board during the night. Following the… Read More »

Woodchucks to host Shrimp Boil catered by Thrive Foodery

CWS Sports Desk April 19, 2018 Wausau— The Wisconsin Woodchucks are excited to announce a Shrimp Boil will be held at Athletic Park this summer in partnership with Thrive Foodery. The event will be held on Friday, July 27th under the lights in the outfield and will begin at 6:30pm. Tickets are $50 through July 17th and will be… Read More »

WIAA Annual Meeting Preview: new member admission requirements amendment

CWS Sports Desk April 18, 2018 Stevens Point— The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association will conduct its 123rd Annual Meeting at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Stevens Point Wednesday, April 26. The membership will consider four amendments, two for the Constitution and two for the Rules of Eligibility at the Association’s business meeting. Changes to… Read More »

WIAA announces 2018 Cross Country sectional assignments

CWS Sports Desk April 17, 2018 Stevens Point— The WIAA has announced cross country assignments for sectional competition in 2018. Sectional action will take place Friday, October 19 or Saturday, October 20. The WIAA State Cross Country Meet will be held  October 27  at the Ridges Golf Course in Wisconsin Rapids. Sectional assignments d1girlsassignment d2girlsassignment… Read More »

First ever Food Truck & Beer Festival coming to Athletic Park

CWS Sports Desk April 16, 2018 Wausau— The first ever Food Truck and Beer Festival at Athletic Park on Saturday, August 18th, 2018. Presented by the Wisconsin Woodchucks, this event will be held on the baseball field and will feature regional food trucks, beer and cider sampling, yard games, and more! The event will go… Read More »