Category Archives: SPASH Baseball

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 »

Nelson of Wausau West and Turner-Zick of SPASH named finalists for outfielder award

CWS Sports Desk June 10, 2017 Appleton— Wissports.net has announced finalists for the  WSN Senior Baseball Awards, with the winners announced next week. Two area outfielders are among the five finalists: Payton Nelson of Wausau West and Gus Turner-Zick of SPASH. WSN Senior Baseball Awards — Outfielder Finalists: Cole Evers, Freedom — Evers hit .410 with… Read More »

SPASH falls to Eau Claire North

CWS Sports Desk Photo by Kylie Bridenhagen June 6, 2017 Stevens Point– The SPASH Panthers’ season came to an end in the sectional semifinal to Eau Claire North on Tuesday as they fell 11-1. North jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning and never looked back. While SPASH got just two hits on… Read More »

O’Connell of Rapids; Turner-Zick of SPASH; Grunewald and Whalen of Wausau West headline WVCA All Star Classic rosters

By David Keech June 4, 2017 Wisconsin Rapids—  The rosters are set for the Wisconsin Baseball Coaches Association 34th Annual All-Star Classic that will be held at EJ Schneider Field in Oshkosh, with two games on Friday,  June 23rd and four games on Saturday, June 24th. The event showcases the top 72 seniors in the… Read More »

SPASH baseball holds off River Falls

CWS Sports Desk Photos by Kylie Bridenhagen June 1, 2017 Stevens Point– The SPASH Panthers cruised out to a 6-0 lead after three innings of play in WIAA regional baseball action on Thursday afternoon at Bukolt Park in Stevens Point, and it seemed as though the game was in hand. However, River Falls roared back with… Read More »

SPASH baseball shuts out East

CWS Sports Desk May 25, 2017 Wausau– It only took five innings for SPASH to defeat Wausau East on Thursday as the Panthers came away with a 12-0 win. SPASH had 13 hits, including three hits each from Gus Turner-Zick, Brady Woyak and Cole Wright. Turner-Zick tripled while wright hit a double. Meanwhile, Dylan Trigg picked… Read More »

CWS Athlete of the Week: May 14 – 21

CWS Sports Desk May 21, 2017 Wausau– Take a look at the CWS Athlete 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 an athlete (or two) should be recognized, shoot us a tweet @centralwisco or drop… Read More »

SPASH baseball shuts out Everest

By Michael Kommer For Central Wisconsin Sports.net Photo by Kylie Bridenhagen May 18, 2017 STEVENS POINT- After struggling to have success at the plate Tuesday against D.C. Everest, the Stevens Point Area Senior High baseball team was hoping the late success that ultimately won Tuesday’s contest would carry over to Thursday. Powered by 15 hits,… Read More »