Category Archives: LHS Wrestling

WIAA State Individual Wrestling recap

CWS Sports Desk From the WIAA February 25, 2018 Madison— The 75th Annual State Individual Wrestling produced a pair of four-time champions and 40 other gold medalists at the Kohl Center in Madison, Wis. Saturday. Jeremy Schoenherr of Stratford and Sam Stuhl of Ellsworth each become members of a select group of 16 State four-time… Read More »

Groshek, Bailey, Lubeck place at WIAA State Wrestling Tournament

CWS Sports Desk February 24, 2018 Madison— SPASH wrestlers Justin Groshek and Chance Bailey, along with Rapids’ Wyler Lubeck, placed at the 2018 WIAA Wrestling Tournament on Saturday. Groshek finished second at 106 after dropping a 5-1 decision to Hayden Halter of Burlington in the championship match. Groshek had advanced to the finals by winning… 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 »

Area Division 1 wrestlers prepare for trip to state wrestling tournament

By David Keech February 20, 2018 Madison— Area Division 1 wrestlers are preparing for the WIAA Wrestling Tournament, with wrestlers competing in preliminary action beginning at 3 p.m. on Thursday. Area wrestlers at state 106: Justin Groshek(40-1) sophomore, SPASH 113: Gabe Pugh(37-5) freshman, Marshfield 126: Chance Bailey(22-2) senior, SPASH 132: Thomas Severson(43-4) senior, DC Everest… Read More »

Rapids wrestlers Lubeck and Diebel advance to state

CWS Sports Desk February 17, 2018 Wausau— Wisconsin Rapids wrestlers Bergh Diebel and Wyler Lubeck qualified for the state wrestling tournament after finishing second in Division 1 sectional action at Wausau West. Diebel(152) took second after falling in the title match to Nathan Fuller of River Falls. Lubeck(138) advanced to state after defeating Caden Pearce… Read More »

Division 1 area wrestlers rank among state’s best

By David Keech February 16, 2018 Madison— The latest wrestling rankings are out from, and pacing Division 1 wrestlers in the rankings is Justin Groshek of SPASH, ranked #2 at 106. Additional rankings: 113: Cale Benitz, Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln, HM 126: Chance Bailey, SPASH, #7 132:  Thomas Severson, DCE #4 138: Wyler Lubeck, Wisconsin… Read More »

Marshfield claims Valley wrestling title

CWS Sports Desk February 3, 2018 Marshfield– The Marshfield Tigers were crowned Wisconsin Valley Conference team wrestling champions on Saturday as they bested the field with a score of 236.5.  Wisconsin Rapids checked in second at 190, while D.C. Everest was third at 164.5. Three-time individual champions who were crowned on Saturday include Chance Bailey from… Read More »

Groshek of SPASH leads area Division 1 wrestlers in latest rankings

By David Keech January 12, 2017 Stevens Point— The latest wrestling rankings are out for individual wrestlers, and Division 1 has wrestlers from Stevens Point and Wisconsin Rapids ranked among the state’s best. Justin Groshek of SPASH leads the way, ranked #2 at 106. Additional wrestlers from the area in the rankings include: 113: Cale… Read More »

NFHS publishes new courses including ‘Concussions in Sports’ and ‘Officiating Wrestling’

By David Keech December 26, 2017 Abbotsford— The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has a terrific collection of education courses, and the latest in a long line, “Concussions in Sports” is now available in Spanish at The NFHS also has released “Officiating Wrestling,” which is the seventh sport-specific officiating course available through… Read More »

Division 1 wrestling rankings feature Groshek of SPASH #1 at 106

By David Keech December 22, 2017 Stevens Point—  The latest individual wrestling rankings are out from, and they include area Division 1 wrestlers ranked among the state’s best. Leading the way is Justin Groshek of SPASH, ranked #1 at 106. Others in the top 10 include: Chance Bailey of SPASH(126) Wyler Lubeck of Wisconsin… Read More »