Recent Wisconsin Rapids Sports Stories

  • SPASH upends Wausau West, 3-1, in tough match

    Story by Steve Hill Photo by Kylie Bridenhagen Sept. 21, 2017 Stevens Point — In another nobody-watching-from-the-bench game, the fourth-place SPASH Panthers defeated second-place Wausau West 3-1 in a critical Wisconsin Valley Conference contest that threw the WVC race into further turmoil. Two teams that have a history of wild, […]

  • Rapids Recap: Episode 3

    CWS Sports Desk September 21, 2017 Wisconsin Rapids– It’s time once again for your weekly dose of sports information from Lincoln High School in Wisconsin Rapids.  This week, Chasten Vruwink welcomes soccer star Jack Kiiskila to the show to get caught up on Red Raiders boys soccer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWShzJQabH4

  • CWS Game of the Week: Week 6

    CWS Sports Desk September 22, 2017 Wausau– Local teams are making the final push to the playoffs and CWS is all over it once again! There are a couple of important battles for the larger schools in the region as Rapids travels to Marshfield for a Valley Football Association-West showdown.  SPASH […]

  • Area linebackers prominent on John Anderson Award Watchlist

    By David Keech September 20, 2017 Madison– Several area athletes are on a watchlist for the John Anderson Award, presented annually to the state’s top senior linebacker as part of the WSN Senior Football Awards. The award is named after John Anderson, a former Waukesha South standout who went on to star […]

  • Looking ahead: WIAA Playoff Football

    From the Braintrust By David Keech September 19, 2017 Abbotsford– With five  weeks gone in the 2017 football season, it’s not too early to look ahead to the WIAA Football Playoffs. The WIAA has announced its Week 5 Playoff  FB report, and football fans throughout Wisconsin are beginning to look […]

  • Everest plays Rapids to 4-4 tie

    CWS Sports Desk September 20, 2017 Weston– The Evergreens of D.C. Everest nearly knocked off the Wisconsin Rapids Red Raiders, but had to settle for a 4-4 tie on Tuesday evening. Everest held a one-goal advantage in the final minute of play, but Rapids’ Jack Kiiskila tied things up with a […]

  • Assumption volleyball holds off Edgar

    By Michael Kommer For Centralwisconsinsports.net September 19, 2017 Wisconsin Rapids– In a Marawood Conference tilt between young squads, the Edgar and Assumption volleyball teams were looking to get valuable game experience to help them propel further in the season. And experience they got. The match went all five sets, but […]

  • CWS Soccer Report: Halfway through, Rapids now the target

    By Steve Hill Sept. 19, 2017 It’s the end of the beginning and the beginning of the end, and Wisconsin Rapids is the clear leader that everyone else in the Wisconsin Valley Conference is trying to knock off. Now in its fourth week of league play, the WVC wraps up […]

  • Dehlinger, Friedenfels, Langemeier on Jim Leonhard Award watchlist

    CWS Sports Desk September 18, 2017 Madison– Three athletes are on the watchlist for the Jim Leonhard Award, presented to the state’s top defensive back. The Jim Leonhard Award is presented to the top senior defensive back as part of the WSN Senior Football Awards. The award is named after former Flambeau […]

  • WIAA Board of Control holds September meeting

    CWS Sports Desk September 18, 2017 Stevens Point– The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control reviewed a number of topics and received executive staff updates and reports at its September meeting on Friday, September 15. Among the discussions and action items receiving approval were the general fund payments for […]

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