Category Archives: Loyal

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 »

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 »

2018 WIAA Girls Basketball Bracket Challenge: Pick the Winners

CWS Sports Desk February 13, 2018 Wausau– It’s that time again!  Why wait for the NCAA tournament to fill out a bracket when CWS gives you the opportunity to show your skills at picking the winners of the 2018 WIAA girls basketball tournament? Making your picks is easy!  Take ten seconds to create a user… Read More »

Wendler has 28 as Owen-Withee handles Loyal

CWS Sports Desk February 13, 2018 Owen— Jennifer Wendler had 20 points in the first half and scored a game-high 28 as Owen-Withee handled Loyal in Cloverbelt action, 59-40. Hailey Geldernick added 12 points for the Blackhawks. Remi Geiger had 12 points for Loyal. Owen-Withee improves to 12-4 in the CC and takes on McDonell… Read More »

Neillsville/Greenwood/Loyal advances six to wrestling sectionals

CWS Sports Desk February 11, 2018 Medford— Six Neillsville/Greenwood/Loyal wrestlers advanced to sectional wrestling action after finishing in the top two spots at Medford’s sectionals on Saturday. Stephen Buchanan(182) and Lucas Ingold(195) picked up regional titles. Nathan Buchanan(132), Dylan Nielsen(145), Jesse Buchanan(170), and Tanner Zschernitz(220) claimed second place finishes and advanced. Additional N/G/L wrestler results… Read More »

2018 WIAA girls basketball playoff pairings

CWS Sports Desk February 11, 2018 Wausau– It’s only February 11, but March Madness here once again.  The WIAA has released the pairings for the 2018 girls 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 »

Manny Drexler, AJ Schoenfuss, Jeremy Schoenfuss, Jake Drexler, Tyson Sommer #1 in latest D3 wrestling rankings

By David Keech February 8, 2018 Stratford— The latest Division 3 rankings are out from wiwrestling.com, and area wrestlers find themselves ranked among the state’s best. Stratford’s Manny Drexler, AJ Schoenfuss, Jeremy Schoenfuss, and Jake Drexler, 106: Manny Drexler, Stratford, 1st; Dane Klinger, Marathon, 4th 113: Karter Stuttgen, Stratford, 10th 126: AJ Schoenuss, Stratford, 1st;… Read More »

S/C’s Luepke, Buchanan of N/G/L ranked #1 in latest Division 2 wrestling poll

By David Keech February 8, 2018 Madison— The latest Division 2 wrestling rankings are out from wiwrestling.com, and two area wrestlers lead the way among the state’s best. Stephen Buchanan of Neillsville/Greenwood/Loyal is ranked #1 at 182 pounds, and Hunter Luepke of Spencer/Columbus is ranked #1 at 220. Additional area rankings: 106: Ashton Ackman, Spencer/Columbus,… Read More »