Category Archives: SPASH Boys Soccer

Offense dominates All-WVC soccer squad

By Steve Hill Oct. 27, 2017 Led by Player of Year Jack Kiiskila of league champion Wisconsin Rapids, the 2017 All-Wisconsin Valley Conference squad is dominated by seniors who scored — a lot. Kiiskila, a forward who racked up 66 points on 27 goals and 12 assists to lead the Valley, was one of eight… Read More »

CWS Soccer Roundup: Wausau East, Wausau West head area playoff hopefuls

By Steve Hill Oct. 18, 2017 A pair of Wausau teams came out with the best positions in regional soccer seedings, while Wisconsin Valley Conference champion Wisconsin Rapids again has a tall order to fill in the state playoffs that begin Thursday. Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association coaches met regionally this past weekend to determine those seedings,… Read More »

CWS Soccer Roundup: West watching, but not just waiting

By Steve Hill Oct. 10, 2017 The 2017 Wisconsin Valley Conference boys soccer title likely won’t be decided until the season’s final game on Thursday, a matchup between Wisconsin Rapids and D.C. Everest in which the two-time champion Evergreens hope to play a spoiler’s role. The host Red Raiders (7-0-3 WVC, 24 points), who go… Read More »

Rapids drowns SPASH title hopes, 4-2

Story and photo by Steve Hill Oct. 3, 2017 Stevens Point — First-place Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln got a hat trick from Jack Kiiskila en route to a 4-2 win over the SPASH Panthers Tuesday night at the Portage County Youth Soccer complex, moving a step closer to their first Wisconsin Valley Conference title since 2010 and… Read More »

CWS Soccer Report: Rapids-SPASH rivalry highlights elimination week

By Steve Hill Oct. 2, 2017 Stevens Point — One of the region’s best sports rivalries takes center stage Tuesday as the SPASH boys soccer team hosts Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln in a game that will dramatically impact who still has a shot at the Wisconsin Valley Conference crown. Rapids, which just two weeks ago was sitting… Read More »

SPASH boys soccer wins two at Rapids invite

CWS Sports Desk September 30, 2017 Wisconsin Rapids– SPASH picked up two wins in invitational play in Wisconsin Rapids on Saturday, defeating Menasha 5-4 and downing Appleton Xavier 4-1. Keondre Porter had two goals and an assist against Menasha, a game in which the Panthers took a 4-1 lead into halftime.  Edgar Granados scored three second… Read More »

SPASH edges Marshfield

CWS Sports Desk September 27, 2017 Stevens Point– SPASH got a late goal from junior Ricky Perez to lift the Panthers to a 1-0 win over Marshfield. The Panthers kept the pressure up on Wausau West and Wisconsin Rapids, both of whom are ahead of SPASH in the conference standings. Rapids and West played to a… Read More »

Rapids, West tie 0-0 as WVC race tightens

Story and photo by Steve Hill Sept. 26, 2017 Wausau — Tuesday’s showdown for first place in the Wisconsin Valley Conference boys soccer race ended up looking a lot like trench battles in World War I: when the smoke cleared, nobody had crossed No Man’s Land, leaving WVC leader Wisconsin Rapids and second-place Wausau West… Read More »

CWS Soccer Roundup: Suddenly, a horse race

By Steve Hill Sept. 25, 2017 A Wisconsin Valley Conference boys soccer race that looked at best like a two-team competition a week ago has suddenly become one full of contenders and a dark horse or two — with a huge turn coming up on the course this week. Sitting at 5-0 and 15 points… Read More »