Category Archives: SPASH Football

Neenah rockets past SPASH

Scott ‘ Coach’ Stankowski Contributing writer Photos by Kylie Bridenhagen August 18, 2017 Stevens Point–-The Stevens Point Panthers football team hosted the Neenah Rockets Friday at Goerke Park for the debut of the 2017 football season.  The energy started out electric for both sides as if it were playoff atmosphere.  Unfortunately for SPASH, the excitement… Read More »

WIAA Board of Control confirms 35 second shot clock implementation, other changes at August meeting

CWS Sports Desk August 22, 2017 Stevens Point— Scott Winch, district administrator in the Stratford School District, presided over the first meeting of the 2017-18 Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control today. The Board conducted its 2017-18 officer elections. Eric Coleman, student services supervisor of Milwaukee Public Schools, will serve as the president-elect. Steve… Read More »

Football rules changes to be aware of in 2017

CWS Sports Desk August 18, 2017 Madison— has posted an article of note for football fans, highlighting rules changes for 2017.  Rule changes were summarize by B.J. Ligocki, a veteran WIAA official. B.J. Ligocki:  Football (Master Level – 11 yrs – State Championship); Basketball (Level 5 -19 years – Regional); Baseball/Softball (Level 5 – 19 years – Regional) 2017 NFHS Rules Changes… Read More »

CWS Football Scoreboard: Week 1

AWAY   HOME G-E-T  43 Nekoosa  0 Tri-County  0 Rib Lake/Prentice  20 Fall River   30 Almond-Bancroft    21  Noah Kollock had 186 receiving yards and scored three touchdowns. Omro    6 Amherst    43  Bryce Holderman is a force on defense and Marcus Glodowski runs for two touchdowns and passes for another as the… Read More »

SPASH ready to take on Neenah in opener

Scott ‘ Coach’ Stankowski Contributing writer August 18, 2017 Stevens Point–– The Friday night high school football tradition will be renewed for the SPASH Panthers this week, and that means a home game tonight at Goerke Field at 7 p.m. against the Neenah Rockets. For the past two weeks the Panther coaching staff has been… Read More »

From the WIAA: High School activities bring communities together

Guest column from the WIAA By Bob Gardner, Executive Director of the National Federation of State High School Associations and Dave Anderson, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. Tailgates. Pep rallies. Friday night lights. The new school year is here! And that’s exciting news for student-athletes and high school sports fans alike. Research… Read More »

CWS Game of the Week: Week 1

CWS Sports Desk August 14, 2017 Wausau– The 2017 prep football season is finally upon us.  Once again this season, will give you a chance to vote on key match ups each week. While no team has played a down of football yet, there are still some intriguing games in week 1. Assumption has the… Read More »

Rapids, SPASH players to compete in QB challenge at Packers’ preseason game

By Michael Kommer For Central Wisconsin August 10 Green Bay– With still over a week before the season openers, and nearly two months before the teams face off on the gridiron, the Stevens Point Area Senior High and Wisconsin Rapids football teams are set to square off in a simple exhibition. During today’s preseason… Read More »

Ertl, Grundhoffer, Herkert, Herrick, Stoffel, Westfall named to preseason watch list for Al Toon Award

By David Keech August 9, 2017 Madison-– has announced its preseason watch list for the Al Toon Award, presented annually to the state’s top senior wide receiver or tight end as part of the WSN Senior Football Awards. The award is named after former University of Wisconsin athlete Al Toon, who went on to play… Read More »

WIAA releases enrollment numbers for playoff football divisional placements

By David Keech August 1, 2017 Madison— The WIAA has released 2017 enrollment numbers that will be used for this year’s football playoff divisions. Once the regular season has concluded, the enrollment numbers are used to place the 224 qualifying teams into 7 divisions. prepared a look at the last ten years and how… Read More »

Baumgartner, Benn, Kizewski, Luepke, Michalske, Pelot named to preseason watch list for Elroy Crazy Legs Hirsch Award

By David Keech August 4, 2017 Madison— has announced its pre-season Watch List for the Elroy Crazy Legs Hirsch Award, presented to the state’s top senior running back.  The award is named after former Wausau High School athlete Elroy “Crazylegs” Hirsch, who went on to play for the University of Wisconsin and the University… Read More »

SPASH football goes all in for 2017

Scott ‘ Coach’ Stankowski Contributing writer Photo by Kylie Bridenhagen August 2, 2017 Stevens Point–– SPASH head football coach Pete McAdams had one main message for his team and staff on the first day of practice: ALL IN. During the off season, his football leadership council and coaching staff came up with that team motto… Read More »