Category Archives: SPASH Girls Soccer

WVC Soccer Roundup: Quick playoff exit, All-WVC teams

By Steve Hill June 6, 2017 A season that started with a bang ended with a distinct lack of firepower for Wisconsin Valley Conference girls soccer teams, as the WVC had only one team advance out of the first round of regional play and ended with a 1-7 overall playoff record. D.C. Everest’s 2-0 win… Read More »

SPASH bows out of soccer playoffs on late free kick

Story by Steve Hill Photo by Kylie Bridenhagen June 1, 2017 Stevens Point — Mariah Kent’s 85th-minute free kick into the far post gave the Eau Claire North Huskies a 3-2 victory, their first soccer playoff win since 2012, and ended SPASH’s season a bit earlier than it was expecting Thursday night at the Portage… Read More »

WVC Soccer Roundup: Playoffs start Thursday

By Steve Hill May 30, 2017 Stevens Point — For the first time since the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association began keeping online records of state soccer playoff brackets, the Wisconsin Valley Conference does not have a regional top-two seed among any of its teams at the Division 1 or Division 2 levels. Those seeds are… Read More »

SPASH girls soccer drills Wausau East

CWS Sports Desk May 25, 2017 Stevens Point– SPASH got two first half goals against Wisconsin Valley Conference rival Wausau East on Thursday night, then poured it on in the second half for a 8-2 victory. Abby Gemza scored two goals for the Panthers, while Olivia Clemens had two assists. Jordan Murphy had two goals for… Read More »

SPASH delays Everest title with 1-1 draw

Story and photo by Steve Hill May 23, 2017 Stevens Point — A well-placed free kick after a controversial foul call in the 63rd minute salvaged a 1-1 tie for D.C. Everest against SPASH Tuesday night at the Portage County Youth Soccer complex, setting up a last-game Wisconsin Valley Conference showdown between Everest and Wisconsin… Read More »

WVC Soccer Roundup: Title on line, seedings coming, Peel retires

By Steve Hill May 22, 2017 Stevens Point — A rough weekend for the Wisconsin Valley Conference’s “Big 3” leads into a busy week of big games for WVC leaders, seeding meetings that determine playoff spots, and what is possibly the final home game for a longtime SPASH coach. Panther assistant coach Mark Peel, head coach of… Read More »

SPASH girls soccer shuts down Merrill

CWS Sports Desk May 18, 2017 Merrill– The SPASH girls soccer team, fresh off a hard-fought 1-1 tie against Wisconsin Rapids on Tuesday, took care of business on Thursday against Merrill as they cruised to a 7-0 win. Courtney Milkowski had two goals for SPASH and added an assist on a goal from Kaylin Kostuchowski. Abby… Read More »

SPASH, Rapids battle to entertaining 1-1 draw

Story and photo by Steve Hill May 16, 2017 Stevens Point — One side wanted goal-line technology and the other wanted a penalty kick. With neither in the offing, Wisconsin Rapids and the SPASH Panthers settled for a 1-1 tie that made first-place D.C. Everest’s path to a Wisconsin Valley Conference title a lot easier. The… Read More »

WVC Soccer Roundup: SPASH entering do-or-die stretch

By Steve Hill May 15, 2017 Stevens Point — A huge week of soccer looms for the two teams trying to break D.C. Everest’s stranglehold on the Wisconsin Valley Conference soccer title. Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln (12-2-2, 8-1 WVC) travels to the Portage County Youth Soccer complex for a 7 p.m. showdown with archrival SPASH (10-3,… Read More »