Category Archives: Wisconsin Valley Conference

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— Wisports.net 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 »

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, CentralWisconsinSports.net 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 »

Rafters break Northwoods win record on Sunday to finish regular season

By David Keech August 13, 2017 Wisconsin Rapids— The final game of the regular season saw three significant records broken by the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (52-20, 25-11) in a 9-2 victory on Sunday at Witter Field over the Lakeshore Chinooks (38-34, 20-17). With the win, the Rafters notch the most wins for a team in… Read More »

Lincoln’s Vruwink headlines preseason watch list for Joe Thomas Award

By David Keech August 12, 2017 Madison— Wissports.net has announced its preseason watch list for the Joe Thomas Award, presented annually to the state’s top senior offensive lineman as part of the WSN Senior Football Awards presented by Taco Bell. The award is named after former Brookfield Central and University of Wisconsin athlete Joe Thomas, who… 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. Wissports.net prepared a look at the last ten years and how… Read More »

Northwoods League 2017 Major League Dreams Showcase set for Madison

By David Keech August 8, 2017 Madison— The Northwoods League has announced the rosters for the 2017 Major League Dreams Showcase, which will be hosted by the Madison Mallards at Warner Park on Tuesday, August 8. Four Rafters have been selected to participate in the two-game event. The annual Showcase will consist of a double-header… Read More »

Jeremiah’s Crossing and Blu Play Cafe partner for 5K race August 12

By David Keech August 7, 2017 Wisconsin Rapids-– Jeremiah’s Crossing and Blu Play Cafe have partnered  for a 5K run/walk to be held Saturday, August 12. Check in begins at 8:00 a.m. and the race begins at 10:00 a.m. Jeremiahs’ Crossing is a therapeutic horseback riding ranch for those with special needs. Riders participate in… 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— Wissports.net 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 »

NFHS announces softball rule changes for 2017-18 season

CWS Sports Desk July 25, 2017 Madison— The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Softball Rules Committee approved an addition to Rule 2 about intentional walks and three additions to Rule 3 regarding uniforms and equipment at its June 12-14 meeting in Indianapolis. All recommended changes were subsequently approved by the NFHS Board… Read More »