Category Archives: LHS Wrestling

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 »

2017-18 Wisconsin Rapids LHS Wrestling Schedule

Type Date Time Home/Host Opponent Location Practice Begins 11-13-17 3:00 pm Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln High School Wrestling Room Dual 11-30-17 7:00 pm Johnson Creek Away vs. Johnson Creek Johnson Creek High School Match 12-07-17 7:00 pm Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln Wausau East Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln High School Field House – All Invitational 12-09-17… Read More »

Complete 2018 WIAA winter sport tournament groupings/assignments

By David Keech May 20, 2017 Stevens Point— The WIAA has announced all of the 2018 winter sport tournament groupings/assignments, which can be accessed below by clicking on the respective sports.   Basketball – Boys / Girls Gymnastics Hockey – Boys / Girls Boys Swimming & Diving Wrestling

Alternate two-piece uniform approved for high school wrestling

By David Keech May 6, 2017 INDIANAPOLIS, IN — An alternate two-piece uniform consisting of compression shorts or shorts designed for wrestling and a form-fitted compression shirt has been approved for the 2017-18 season in high school wrestling. Wrestlers will have the option of the new two-piece uniform or the traditional one-piece singlet. This revision… Read More »

Area wrestlers head to Madison

By David Keech February 22, 2017 Madison — The WIAA Individual Wrestling Championships kick off Thursday at 3 pm, and area wrestlers are set to square off in pursuit of state titles. State Wrestling Tournament News, Schedules State Meet preview of opening round matchups: Division 1 Bracket 106 Justin Groshek Stevens Point 36-2 vs. Fr Randall… Read More »

Regional wrestling recap

CWS Sports Desk February1 2, 2017 Merrill– Marshfield took the Division 1 team title on Saturday in Merrill and will be heading to the team sectional competition next week.  Marshfield had a team score of 219, while Rhinelander was second with 166 and SPASH was third at 155.5.  Rapids took sixth with a score of… Read More »

SPASH, Rapids, Wausau West, Marshfield, DC Everest wrestlers ranked in Top 12

By David Keech February 10, 2017 Madison— The latest individual wrestling rankings are out from for Division 1, and area Division 1 wrestlers are in the Top 12 rankings for their respective weight divisions. Brady Koontz (SPASH, 113 lbs) and Dylan Koontz (SPASH, 120) are each ranked #1. Area wrestlers are noted in BOLD.… Read More »

CWS Team of the Week: Jan 22 – 29

CWS Sports Desk Janauary 29, 2017 Wausau– Take a look at the CWS Team 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 a team (or two) should be recognized, shoot us a tweet @centralwisco or drop us a comment… Read More »