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Recent Stevens Point Sports Stories

  • Pacelli drops Auburndale to claim regional title

    By Brian Kalish May 26, 2017 Plover– “Better late than never” might be a good tag line for Pacelli’s performance against Auburndale in the regional final on Friday night at Woyak Park in Plover.  For five innings, the Apaches played the home team evenly, but the Cardinals got the last laugh as they plated eight runs […]

  • SPASH softball wins regional, ends Rapids’ season

    Brandon Lang Sports Reporter May 26, 2017 Plover – The SPASH Panthers and the Wisconsin Rapids Red Raiders softball teams clashed for the third time this year but unfortunately for Rapids the outcome remained the same.  SPASH won the game 10-0, clinching the Regional title and advancing in the playoffs. The name of the game […]

  • Everest’s Gajewski named Valley Player of the Year

    CWS Sports Desk May 26, 2017 Wausau– D.C. Everest’s Miranda Gajewski was named the Wisconsin Valley Conference’s Player of the Year and headlines this year’s all-Valley first team. Gajewski hit .455 this season and hit five home runs.  In the circle, Gajewski was 9-3 with 107 strikeouts and a 1.84 ERA. Teammate Maggie Plaza joins […]

  • SPASH boys take sectional track title

    CWS Sports Desk May 25, 2017 Weston– The SPASH boys track team earned 102 points in the WIAA Divison 1 sectional on Thursday and will be making the trip to state.  Meanwhile, the SPASH girls were second behind Hudson. One notable achievement from Thursday includes Wausau West’s Brooke Jaworski’s state record time of 53.80 in the […]

  • SPASH girls soccer drills Wausau East

    CWS Sports Desk May 25, 2017 Stevens Point– SPASH got two first half goals against Wisconsin Valley Conference rival Wausau East on Thursday night, then poured it on in the second half for a 8-2 victory. Abby Gemza scored two goals for the Panthers, while Olivia Clemens had two assists. Jordan Murphy had two goals for […]

  • SPASH baseball shuts out East

    CWS Sports Desk May 25, 2017 Wausau– It only took five innings for SPASH to defeat Wausau East on Thursday as the Panthers came away with a 12-0 win. SPASH had 13 hits, including three hits each from Gus Turner-Zick, Brady Woyak and Cole Wright. Turner-Zick tripled while wright hit a double. Meanwhile, Dylan Trigg picked […]

  • WBCA Showcase registration now open for September 23rd event

    By David Keech May 25, 2017 Wisconsin Dells– The WBCA Prep Showcase will take place on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at JustAgame Fieldhouse in Wisconsin Dells. The $90 entry fee includes a performance t-shirt & gatorade. boys basketball writer Mark Miller will be on hand to cover the boys event along with WSN girls basketball […]

  • Rafters Team Report: May 16-22

    CWS Sports Desk Courtesy Rafters Media Contact Mick Tidrow May 24, 2017 Wisconsin Rapids–  Walk-offs were the storyline of last week for soon-to-be Rafters and their teams with the spring regular season coming to a close and postseason play in full motion. In its lone game of the week, Valparaiso squeaked out a 5-4 victory […]

  • Pacelli softball shuts out Montello in regional

    CWS Sports Desk May 24, 2017 Stevens Point– The Pacelli Cardinals built up a 8-0 lead in the second inning of their regional game against Montello on Wednesday and cruised to a 10-0 win in six innings. The top of Pacelli’s order did a lot of damage.  Paige Hintz, Teesa Shafranski, Taylor Raflik, Cailin Firkus […]

  • Pick the winners in WIAA baseball, softball tournaments

    CWS Sports Desk May 24, 2017 Wausau– It’s that time again to pick the winners of the WIAA softball and baseball tournaments! Making your picks is easy!  Take ten seconds (if that) to create a user account (see below), then make your picks for the divisions and sectionals of your choosing.  Share with your friends and […]

  • SPASH delays Everest title with 1-1 draw

    Story and photo by Steve Hill May 23, 2017 Stevens Point — A well-placed free kick after a controversial foul call in the 63rd minute salvaged a 1-1 tie for D.C. Everest against SPASH Tuesday night at the Portage County Youth Soccer complex, setting up a last-game Wisconsin Valley Conference showdown between Everest and Wisconsin […]

  • SPASH, West, Rapids advance to sectional

    CWS Sports Desk May 23, 2017 Rhinelander– Four Wisconsin Valley Conference teams advanced to the WIAA boys golf sectional on Tuesday at Northwood Golf Course in Rhinelander. SPASH led all teams with a score of 337, followed by Wausau West (346), Marshfield (348) and Wisconsin Rapids (361). The top four teams advance to the sectional round. […]

  • SPASH baseball cuts down Lumberjacks

    CWS Sports Desk May 23, 2017 Stevens Point– It only took five innings for the SPASH Panthers to defeat Wisconsin Valley Conference opponent Wausau East on Tuesday night by the final score of 13-0. Legend Kielisewski had a legendary performance, throwing four innings of shut out ball to pick up the win.  He struck out […]

  • Pacelli tennis ends season at WIAA tennis sub sectionals

    By David Keech May 22, 2017 The Pacelli tennis team was in action Monday in WIAA sub-sectional action. Corey Baron won his first match(6-2, 6-2) at #2 singles before falling in round two (3-6, 2-6) In #4 singles, Jarrett Shields opened with a 6-46, 6-4 win before falling 0-6, 0-6. Complete Pacelli sub sectional results […]

  • WVC Soccer Roundup: Title on line, seedings coming, Peel retires

    By Steve Hill May 22, 2017 Stevens Point — A rough weekend for the Wisconsin Valley Conference’s “Big 3” leads into a busy week of big games for WVC leaders, seeding meetings that determine playoff spots, and what is possibly the final home game for a longtime SPASH coach. Panther assistant coach Mark Peel, head coach of […]

  • WIAA Board of Control approves extension of summer baseball venue agreement

    By David Keech May 22, 2017 Stevens Point — The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control conducted its May meeting at the executive offices today. The Board approved a number of action items. It supported an executive staff recommendation to extend the agreement with Kapco Park as the venue of State Summer Baseball Tournament […]

  • SPASH ends regular season play with shutout of Luxemburg-Casco

    Brandon Lang Sports Reporter Photos by Michelle Miklesh May 22, 2017 Plover – The SPASH Panthers softball team finished their regular season off with a great showing at home, 10-running the Luxemburg-Casco Spartans. “I’m happy with the outcome today,” said SPASH head coach Tom Drohner.  “We’re trying to get prepared for the tournament and we […]

  • CWS to live stream SPASH softball vs. Luxemburg-Casco

      CWS Sports Desk May 22, 2017 Stevens Point– The SPASH Panthers will take on non-conference opponent Luxemburg-Casco on Monday afternoon, and you can watch all the action LIVE right here on Game time is set to start at 4:00 p.m. Watch live in the media box below or visit our Live Streaming page. CWS live […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Assumption moves to 18-0 with win over Pacelli

    CWS Sports Desk May 20, 2017 Wisconsin Rapids– The Assumption Royals clipped Pacelli  in non-conference action on Saturday by the final score of 6-5 in eight innings.  Assumption remains undefeated on the season with a 18-0 record. Pacelli jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning and then took a 4-1 lead in the fourth. […]

  • Basketball Rule Change for 2017-18: Official warning for misconduct given to coaches in High School Basketball

    By David Keech May 20, 2017 Indianapolis, IN –Effective with the 2017-18 high school basketball season, play will be stopped and an official warning will be given to the head coach – and recorded in the scorebook – for misconduct by the coach or other bench personnel unless the offense is judged to be major, […]

  • SPASH baseball continues to roll with win over Marshfield

    CWS Sports Desk May 19, 2017 Marshfield– Brady Franz pitched an outstanding game for the SPASH Panthers on Friday night in a late make up game against Marshfield as the Panthers won 4-0. Franz allowed just one hit in a complete game effort, striking out nine and not allowing a walk. Meanwhile, Jack Kelly had the […]

  • Rapids boys tennis takes third, SPASH fourth at WVC championship

    CWS Sports Desk May 19, 2017 Wausau– Marshfield took first place at the Wisconsin Valley Conference championship on Friday in Wausau, defeating second-place Wausau East 85-74. Wisconsin Rapids finished third at 17 and SPASH was fourth at 46. Full results from the match can be seen at the link below. 2017 WVC Tennis Results

  • 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

  • SPASH earns seventh straight WVC title

    CWS Sports Desk May 19, 2017 Wisconsin Rapids– It was a frigid day on the links at the Ridges Golf Course in Wisconsin Rapids on Friday afternoon for the final leg of the Wisconsin Valley Conference boys golf meet, and while the Wausau West Warriors finished with a bang, claiming a Leg 7 win, it […]

  • Pacelli softball throttles Bonduel

    CWS Sports Desk May 19, 2017 Stevens Point– Bonduel and Pacelli had the exact same number of hits on Friday night with 11, but the Cardinals made the most of their hits as they came away with a 14-5 win. Teesa Shafranski led the Cardinals’ attack with a 3-5 performance at the plate.  Paige Hintz and Cailin […]

  • Pacelli tennis falls to FVL

    By David Keech May 19, 2017 Pacelli tennis dropped a 5-2 decision to Fox Valley Lutheran. Corey Baron won in #2 singles, 6-2, 6-1. The other Cardinals’ win was in #2 doubles, where Noah Lamaide and Chris Jensen won 6-2, 6-4. Fox Valley Lutheran 5, Pacelli 2 Singles: No.1 – Jared Petham,F, def. Austin Brod, […]

  • SPASH baseball shuts out Everest

    By Michael Kommer For Central Wisconsin Photo by Kylie Bridenhagen May 18, 2017 STEVENS POINT- After struggling to have success at the plate Tuesday against D.C. Everest, the Stevens Point Area Senior High baseball team was hoping the late success that ultimately won Tuesday’s contest would carry over to Thursday. Powered by 15 hits, […]

  • SPASH girls soccer shuts down Merrill

    CWS Sports Desk May 18, 2017 Merrill– The SPASH girls soccer team, fresh off a hard-fought 1-1 tie against Wisconsin Rapids on Tuesday, took care of business on Thursday against Merrill as they cruised to a 7-0 win. Courtney Milkowski had two goals for SPASH and added an assist on a goal from Kaylin Kostuchowski. Abby […]

  • SPASH softball rips East, finishes Valley season 12-0

    CWS Sports Desk May 18, 2017 Wausau– The SPASH Panthers concluded the Wisconsin Valley Conference season with a bang, winning 21-0 against Wausau East on Thursday evening. SPASH finishes with a 12-0 record in conference play, their second consecutive flawless run through the Valley. Nine of SPASH’s 18 hits were for extra bases with five […]

  • Watch Wausau East vs. SPASH softball LIVE

    CWS Sports Desk May 18, 2017 Stevens Point– The SPASH Panthers will take on Wisconsin Valley Conference foe Wausau East on Thursday, May 18 at Wausau East High School, and you can watch all the action LIVE right here on Game time is set to start at 4:30 p.m. Watch live in the media box below or […]

  • 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. […]

  • “Captain’s Choice” of players modified in High School Ice Hockey

    By David Keech May 16, 2017 Indianapolis, IN — In support of ongoing efforts to minimize risk in high school ice hockey, new rules changes aim to improve how officials call and manage the game. Five rules changes were recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Ice Hockey Rules Committee at […]

  • Fire Pro takes second in Mother’s Day Bash

    For CWS  May 17, 2017 Stevens Point– The Fire Pro 12U Gold was back in action this weekend at the Mother’s Day Bash in Beloit Wisconsin.  Fire Pro finished 2nd in the 16 team field.  In pool play on Saturday, the team defeated the Mad City Devils 11-1, the Queen of Diamonds 6-5 and finally […]

  • Assumption softball tops area teams in latest WFSCA poll

    By David Keech May 17, 2017 Wisconsin Rapids– The Assumption softball team continues to leave its mark, moving to 15-0 on the season and with the Royals’ domination this season, Assumption continues its #1 ranking for Division 5 teams in the latest Wisconsin Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association poll. Pacelli(13-6) moved up a spot to #6 […]

  • SPASH holds off West for Leg 6 win

    CWS Sports Desk May 16, 2017 Marshfield– The SPASH Panthers once again out-dueled Wausau West as they took the top spot in Leg 6 of the Wisconsin Valley Conference meet on Tuesday in Marshfield. SPASH had a team score of 315, while West came in second at 322. Marshfield placed third at 333, followed by Rapids, […]

  • WVC Outdoor Meet Results

    CWS Sports Desk May 16, 2017 Stevens Point– The Wisconsin Valley Conference outdoor meet took place on Tuesday and the results are linked below.  We’ve included full results for both boys and girls. Boys Results Girls Results

  • SPASH, Rapids battle to entertaining 1-1 draw

    Story and photo by Steve Hill May 16, 2017 Stevens Point — One side wanted goal-line technology and the other wanted a penalty kick. With neither in the offing, Wisconsin Rapids and the SPASH Panthers settled for a 1-1 tie that made first-place D.C. Everest’s path to a Wisconsin Valley Conference title a lot easier. The […]

  • SPASH baseball downs Everest in extra innings

    CWS Sports Desk May 16, 2017 Weston– Cole Wright hit a two-out double scoring Jack Kelly from first base in the top of the ninth inning, and that was followed by an RBI double from Jacob Piotrowski for the only runs in a 2-0 Wisconsin Valley Conference win for SPASH over D.C. Everest. Wright finished the […]

  • SPASH defeats Everest in epic marathon

    By Brian Kalish May 16, 2017 Weston– When SPASH and D.C. Everest met up on Tuesday afternoon, it was an innocuous enough start to a Wisconsin Valley Conference softball game. It was 4:30 p.m., sunny and about 82 degrees.  At game time, the charge on my cell phone stood at 87%. By the time the game was […]

  • Watch SPASH softball vs. D.C. Everest LIVE

    CWS Sports Desk May 16, 2017 Stevens Point– The SPASH Panthers will lace up their cleats in a good old fashioned Wisconsin Valley Conference battle as they take on D.C. Everest on Tuesday, May 16 at D.C. Everest High School, and you can watch all the action LIVE right here on Game time is set to […]

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