Category Archives: Marshfield Columbus

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 »

Luepke and Zschernitz lead Spencer/Columbus wrestlers at Amery sectional

CWS Sports Desk February 18, 2018 Amery— Hunter Luepke(220) and Logan Zschernitz(285)( of Spencer/Columbus picked up first place finishes at the Division 2 Amery sectional, leading a contingent of four Rockets qualifying for the state tournament. Defending state champion Luepke crushed the field, picking up three pins. Two of the senior standout’s pins were in… Read More »

Auburndale, Columbus Catholic pace area boys basketball teams in latest coaches’ poll

By David Keech February 16, 2018 Madison— The latest boys basketball coaches poll is out from, and two area teams are ranked among the state’s best. Columbus Catholic(16-2) has the #2 ranking in Division 5, looking to return to the WIAA State Tournament. Auburndale(16-3) is ranked #7 in Division 4. Pick the Winners: Girls… Read More »

Stratford, Marshfield advance to Wrestling Team State

CWS Sports Desk February 14, 2018 Stratford— Team wrestling sectionals took place across the state Tuesday evening, and two area teams advanced to the team state tournament, held March 2-3 at the University of Wisconsin Field House. Marshfield advanced in Division 1, downing Hudson 41-36, and Stratford moved on in Division 3, shutting out Shiocton… Read More »

Mesar paces Neillsville in easy win over Columbus Catholic

CWS Sports Desk February 13, 2018 Neillsville— Neillsville limited Columbus Catholic to just 9 first half points and consistently attacked the visitors in both halves, picking up a 52-33 Cloverbelt East win in the Warriors final regular season home game. Lauren Mesar paced Neillsville with 14 points and Sam Cappadora chipped in with 8 points.… Read More »

Stratford, Spencer/Columbus, Marshfield wrestling teams set to compete in Team Sectionals

CWS Sports Desk February 12, 2018 Stratford—  The 2018 WIAA Team wrestling sectionals are set for Tuesday, February 13th. Area teams in action for the right to advance to the state team wrestling tournament: Complete team wrestling sectional matchups Division 1 Sectional A – Marshfield No. 7 Marshfield vs. No. 5 Hudson DIVISION 2 Semifinals… Read More »

Spencer/Columbus wrestlers take regional title and advance 8 to sectionals

CWS Sports Desk February 10, 2018 Medford— Spencer/Columbus wrestlers picked up the regional title at Medford, advancing to team sectionals on Tuesday. Eight S/C wrestlers advanced to individual sectionals, including six first place finishes for the Rockets. Picking up regional titles for S/C were Ashton Ackman(106),   Carson Hildebrandt(170), Hunter Luepke(220), Bryce Shaw(145), Dominick Wichlacz(113), and… 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, 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 »

Stratford, S/C, Marshfield, Athens, Pittsville ranked among state’s best wrestling teams

By David Keech February 8, 2018 Stratford— As they have all season long, the Stratford Tigers remain ranked #1 in the latest team wrestling rankings from The Tigers are joined in the Division 3 rankings by Pittsville(#11) and Athens(HM). Marshfield is ranked #7 in Division 1. Spencer/Columbus Catholic is ranked #8 in Division 2.… Read More »

NFHS announces volleyball rules changes for 2018

By David Keech February 8, 2018 Green Bay-–  A new penalty and signal related to unnecessary delay and a new procedure for warming up between sets that minimizes risk of injury are among the rules changes for the 2018-19 high school volleyball season.These revisions were among the rules changes recommended by the National Federation of… Read More »

Columbus Catholic #2, Almond-Bancroft #6 in latest boys basketball poll

By David Keech February 7, 2018 Marshfield— The latest boys basketball poll is out from WSN and basketball coaches, and three area teams find themselves ranked among the state’s best. Division 5 finds Columbus Catholic(13-2) ranked #2 and Almond-Bancroft(14-3) ranked #6. Auburndale(15-3)  is ranked #7 in Division 4.