Featured Athletes

Meet area athletes who are making a difference on the field and in the classroom. We feature athletes from all over central Wisconsin. If you have a suggestion for the CWS Student Athlete Spotlight, send us an email.  Support our local athletes by sharing these stories on Facebook, Twitter and other social media.

Athlete of the Week

  • Opelt voted CWS Athlete of the Week

    CWS Sports Desk May 24, 2017 Wausau–  Athlete of the Week voting has concluded once again and Marshall Opelt from Neillsville garnered the honor by collecting the most votes. If you come across a great performance this upcoming week, shoot us a tweet @centralwisco and we’ll take your nomination into consideration. Be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter.  Keep […]

  • CWS Athlete of the Week: May 14 – 21

    CWS Sports Desk May 21, 2017 Wausau– Take a look at the CWS Athlete 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 an athlete (or two) should be recognized, shoot us a tweet @centralwisco or drop […]

  • Schober voted CWS Athlete of the Week

    CWS Sports Desk May 18, 2017 Wausau–  Athlete of the Week voting has concluded once again and Jenna Schober from Spencer garnered the honor by collecting the most votes. If you come across a great performance this upcoming week, shoot us a tweet @centralwisco and we’ll take your nomination into consideration. Be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter. […]

  • CWS Athlete of the Week: May 7 – 14

    CWS Sports Desk May 14, 2017 Wausau– Take a look at the CWS Athlete 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 an athlete (or two) should be recognized, shoot us a tweet @centralwisco or drop […]

  • Mancl voted CWS Athlete of the Week

    CWS Sports Desk May 10, 2017 Wausau–  Athlete of the Week voting has concluded once again and Wisconsin Rapids’ Brianna Mancl garnered the honor by collecting the most votes. If you come across a great performance this upcoming week, shoot us a tweet @centralwisco and we’ll take your nomination into consideration. Be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter. […]

Team of the Week

  • Assumption softball voted CWS Team of the Week

    CWS Sports Desk May 24, 2017 Wausau–  Team of the Week voting has concluded once again and Assumption softball garnered the honor by collecting the most votes. If you come across a great performance this upcoming week, shoot us a tweet @centralwisco and we’ll take your nomination into consideration. Be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter.  Keep track […]

  • CWS Team of the Week: May 14 – 21

    May 21, 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 […]

  • SPASH girls soccer voted CWS Team of the Week

    CWS Sports Desk May 18, 2017 Wausau–  Team of the Week voting has concluded once again and SPASH girls soccer garnered the honor by collecting the most votes. If you come across a great performance this upcoming week, shoot us a tweet @centralwisco and we’ll take your nomination into consideration. Be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter. […]

  • CWS Team of the Week: May 7 – 14

    CWS Sports Desk May 14, 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 […]

  • Pittsville baseball voted CWS Team of the Week

    CWS Sports Desk May 10, 2017 Wausau–  Team of the Week voting has concluded once again and Pittsville baseball garnered the honor by collecting the most votes. If you come across a great performance this upcoming week, shoot us a tweet @centralwisco and we’ll take your nomination into consideration. Be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter.  Keep track of […]

Student Athlete Spotlight

  • CWS Student-Athlete Spotlight: Loyal multisport athlete Riley Geiger

    By David Keech May 21, 2017 Loyal– Multisport athlete Riley Geiger has had a tremendous season for Loyal, having been a member of the Greyhounds’ football and basketball teams that had terrific seasons. The senior student-athlete has continued that success this spring, being  a critical member of Loyal’s baseball team. Learn what makes Geiger ‘tick’ […]

  • CWS Student-Athlete Spotlight: Owen-Withee’s Bo Baehr

    By David Keech May 19, 2017 Owen– Owen-Withee Blackhawks’ multi-sport athlete Bo Baehr is the latest to go under the microscope, as we profile area student-athletes with our world-famous interview, ‘Pancakes or Waffles?’ Check it out to see what makes Baehr ‘tick.’ CWS: What classes are you taking this year? Baehr:  Intro to Algebra 2, […]

  • CWS Student-Athlete Spotlight: Athens’ Paige Denzine

    By David Keech May 11, 2017 Athens– The Athens BlueJays softball team has combined offensive firepower with outstanding pitching, and one of the keys for Athens has been starting pitcher Paige Denzine. The multisport athlete is profiled with our lworld-famous interview ‘Pancakes or Waffles?’ to learn what makes Denzine ‘tick.’ CWS: What classes are you […]

  • CWS Student-Athlete Spotlight: Colby’s Aaron Morrow

    By David Keech April 26, 2017 Colby– Colby student-athlete Aaron Morrow is in the limelight for the Hornets this spring, being a key player for the Colby baseball team. Morrow was also a two-way player for the Hornets’ football team as a defensive back and wide receiver. We caught up with Morrow for our world-famous […]

  • CWS Student Athlete Spotlight: Stratford´s Tyson Kauffman

    By David Keech March 9, 2017 Stratford– The Stratford Tigers Wrestling team capped off a stellar season, and a key reason was the performance of veteran wrestlers. Senior Tyson Kauffman took 4th place at the WIA State Wrestling Tournament, and was an integral part of Stratford´s run to claim the team wrestling championships. Kauffman also […]

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