Category Archives: Marathon

WIAA announces 2018 softball playoff sectional groupings

By David Keech July 19, 2017 Stevens Point— The WIAA has announced softball sectional groupings for the 2017-18 season. Area team info is below. 2018 SOFTBALL ASSIGNMENTS Regionals – Wednesday, May 23 and Friday, May 25 Sectionals – Tuesday, May 29 and Thursday, May 31 State Tournament – June 7-8-9 – Goodman Diamond, Madison DIVISION… Read More »

Deb Hauser to retire as WIAA Associate Director at end of 2017-18 schoolyear

CWS Sports Desk July 19, 2017 Stevens Point— Deb Hauser, the Associate Director of the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association, announced her intention to retire at the conclusion of the 2017-18 school year after serving the membership for 25 years. She has been a leading advocate for girls participation in sports and expanded sport opportunities for boys… Read More »

WIAA announces 2018 Track and Field regional, sectional assignments

By David Keech July 9, 2017 La Crosse— The WIAA has announced regional and sectional track and field assignments for 2018. Information for area teams is included in this update. 2018 Track & Field Assignments Regionals – Monday, May 21 Sectionals – Thursday, May 24 State Meet – Friday & Saturday, June 1 & 2… Read More »

NFHS announces Track and Field rule changes for 2018

CWS Sports Desk July 8, 2017 Stevens Point— All uniforms worn in high school track and field/cross country must be either issued or approved by the school. The uniform revision in Rule 4-3-1 was one of the four revisions recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Track and Field Rules Committee… Read More »

WIAA announces 2018 Boys Basketball Tournament Divisions and Sectional Groupings

By David Keech July 6, 2017 Madison— The WIAA has announced Boys Basketball Tournament division placings and sectional groupings for 2018. Area teams’ assignments are noted below. DIVISION 1 SECTIONAL #1 – MARSHFIELD Sectional Semifinal Site: Wausau West & Appleton East Appleton East, Appleton North, Appleton West, Chippewa Falls, D.C. Everest, Eau Claire Memorial, Eau… Read More »

WIAA proposes Urban/Rural Divisional Plan for Basketball Tournament

CWS Sports Desk July 6, 2017 Madison—  The WIAA has announced the basketball coaches advisory committee will meet this fall to finalize details on a newly created basketball tournament placement model. According to the release, feedback will be generated and the committee will present to the Board of Control at the January 2018 meeting. Details of… Read More »

NFHS announces baseball equipment rule changes for 2018

CWS Sports Desk July 4, 2017 Madison— Effective January 1, 2019, all balls used in high school baseball competition shall meet the NOCSAE (National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment) standard at the time of manufacture. This revision in Rule 1-3-1 was one of the four changes recommended by the National Federation of State… Read More »

WIAA Board of Control approves changes at June meeting

By David Keech July 1, 2017 Stevens Point– The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control reviewed and approved a number of committee recommendations impacting winter sports, gave initial review and consideration of a newly conceived divisional placement plan for basketball, and engaged in robust membership-related discussions at its June meeting today. BOARD APPROVES BASKETBALL SHOT… Read More »

WIAA announces 2018 spring baseball tournament sites, sectional assignments

By David Keech June 29, 2017 Grand Chute— The WIAA has announced spring baseball tournament sites and sectional assignments for 2018. Tournament information for area teams is below. 2018 SPRING BASEBALL ASSIGNMENTS Regionals – Tuesday, May 29 & Thursday, May 31 Sectionals – Tuesday, June 5 State Tournament – June 12-13-14 – Fox Cities Stadium,… Read More »

Sullivan, Diedrich, Lira, Meinders, Leerman land on WFSCA All- District 1 Team

By David Keech June 17, 2016 Madison— The Wisconsin Fast Pitch Coaches Association has released its All-District Teams, and District 1 honors have been awarded to multiple area athletes. Link:   District 1 All-District Team 2017 WFSCA District 1 Small School All-District    Name School Erin Sullivan Assumption Berenice Lira Athens Kenadi Diedrich Athens Alyia Seibel… Read More »

WBCA Girls Basketball All-Star Games set for Friday

CWS Sports Desk June 16, 2017 Wisconsin Dells— The Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Games are set for this weekend at the Court of Champions facility at JustAGame Fieldhouse in Wisconsin Dells. Girls games begin at 9 am on Friday, June 16th, continuing through the Division 1 contest at 4 pm. Boys games will be held… Read More »

Stratford’s Hoffman heads up Marawood Conference South Division All-Conference Team

By David Keech June 17, 2017 Stratford— The Marawood Conference South Division All-Conference Team has been announced, headlined by Player of the Year Cole Hoffman of Stratford and Coach of the Year Bill Urban of Pittsville. FIRST TEAM- S O U T H *= Unanimous *Colton Wright- 10- Auburndale *Brandon Birkhauser- 12- Assumption Ethan Peters-… Read More »

JustAGame in Wisconsin Dells to host first of its kind basketball event in June

By David Keech June 6, 2017 Wisconsin Dells— JustAGame Fieldhouse will host a two week plus long stint of basketball tournaments from June 10th – 25th, a  a mixture of one, two, and three-day tournaments for all divisions and age groups in a festival-type atmosphere. All players will receive a free pair of sunglasses along… Read More »

Zastrow sets state pole vault record, Newman’s Barkholz dominates medal stand as D3 athletes compete at WIAA State Track Meet

By David Keech June 3, 2017 La Crosse— Noah Zastrow set the WIAA State Track Meet record in the pole vault, and Julianne Barkholz was a multiple medalist as area Division 3 athletes starred Saturday in La Crosse. Division 3 Girls Results Division 3 Boys Results   4th High Jump    4th 4  1148 Hannah Zastrow… Read More »

2017 WIAA State Track Meet Recap

By David Keech June 3, 2017 La Crosse— The 2017 State Track & Field Championships concluded in La Crosse Saturday with the crowning of eight team champions and 117 event champions. Kimberly won the Division 1 boys team championship with 41 points, one better than runner-up Oak Creek. Milwaukee King won the Division 1 girls… Read More »