Recent Wisconsin Rapids Sports Stories

  • Rapids edges Wausau East

    CWS Sports Desk February 22, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids– The Wisconsin Rapids Red Raiders took care of business on Thursday by beating Wisconsin Valley Conference opponent Wausau East by the final score of 49-46. In a balanced effort on offense, Rapids got 12 points from Zach Langemeier to lead the team. […]

  • Sullivan’s buzzer beater lifts Assumption to win over Marathon

    CWS Sports Desk February 22, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids–  The Cardiac Kids have done it again.  Down 66-68 with 3.9 seconds left on the clock, the Royals got the ball in the hands of Jake Sullivan, who buried a three-pointer to give Assumption an improbable 69-68 win. Video credit @allyse_sullivan @Jakesullivan26 with […]

  • Assumption girls advance with win over Almond-Bancroft

    By Michael Kommer For Central Wisconsin Sports.net February 20, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids– In the opening game of the playoffs, the Assumption girls basketball team wanted wasted little time in showing their dominance over Almond-Bancroft. The sixth seeded Royals used a crushing defensive effort to stifle the Eagle’s offense, and were […]

  • 2018 WIAA Boys Basketball Bracket Challenge: Pick the Winners

    CWS Sports Desk February 19, 2018 Wausau– It’s that time again!  Why wait for the NCAA tournament to fill out a bracket when CWS gives you the opportunity to show your skills at picking the winners of the 2018 WIAA boys basketball tournament? Making your picks is easy!  Take ten […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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: […]

  • Almond-Bancroft’s Kollock leads area boys in latest WIAA 3 Point Challenge Leaderboard

    By David Keech February 19, 2018 Almond–  The latest WIAA Boys Basketball 3 Point Challenge Leaderboard is out, and Almond-Bancroft’s Noah Kollock leads area shooters in the rankings of the best from three point territory. Kollock is sixth in Division 5, making 44.8% of his attempts.  Jake Sullivan of Assumption is […]

  • Rapids CO-OP places second at state meet

    Scott ‘ Coach’ Stankowski-Senior Outdoor Writer 2-19-18 Minocqua—  The high school ice fishing circuit known as WIFA or the Wisconsin Interscholastic Fishing Association held its annual ice fishing championship on Lake Minocqua and a portion of Lake Tomahawk this past Saturday. The Wisconsin Rapids CO-OP ice fishing team defending three […]

  • 2018 WIAA boys basketball playoff pairings

    CWS Sports Desk February 18, 2018 Wausau– It’s only February 18, but March Madness here once again.  The WIAA has released the pairings for the 2018 boys basketball playoffs and, as is customary, CWS takes a look at area teams, seedings and opponents in the opening rounds of the tournament. […]

  • CWS Team of the Week: Feb. 11-18

    CWS Sports Desk February 18, 2018 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 […]

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