CWS 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Bracket Challenge: Pick the Winners!

CWS Sports Desk March 18, 2019 Stevens Point– March Madness is here!  Once again, CWS is giving you a chance to participate in our very own bracket challenge. To participate in the bracket challenge, fill out a username and password below, and start picking! 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Bracket is LIVE.  Make your picks today!… Read More »

Local teacher receives 6th annual Skyward Central Wisconsin Teacher of the Year

CWS Sports Desk March 18, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters, in partnership with Skyward Inc., are pleased to announce the recipient of the 2019 Skyward Central Wisconsin Teacher of the Year Award. Mrs. Rebecca Sturdy, a fifth-grade teacher at Grant Elementary School, was recently acknowledged of her award during class on Tuesday, February… Read More »

2019 Thorp Track Schedule

Type Date Time Home/Host Opponent Location Leaves Invitational 03-19-19 3:30PM University of Wisconsin-Stout Away vs. University of Wisconsin-Stout University of Wisconsin – Stout Invitational 03-19-19 4:00PM McDonell Central Catholic Away vs. McDonell Central Catholic, Bruce, Cameron, Elk Mound, Fall Creek, Flambeau, Gilman, Ladysmith, Lake Holcombe, Mondovi, Regis University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire 2:00PM Invitational… Read More »

WBCA announces Division 2 All-State Girls Team

Courtesy WBCA March 17, 2019 Green Bay— Five players earned unanimous selection to highlight the 2019 Division 2 WBCA all-state team: Sydney Hillard of Monroe, Cassie Schiltz of Luxumburg-Casco, Tara Stauffacher of Beaver Dam, McKenna Warnock of Monona Grove and Maty Wilke of Beaver Dam. Hilliard and Warnock are three-time unanimous selections. Stauffacher, Julia Hintz… Read More »

Amherst’s Groshek earns Division 3 Honorable Mention All-State by WBCA

By David Keech March 16, 2019 Green Bay— The WBCA has announced its Division 3 All-State Girls Basketball Team with one area player receiving honors. Amherst’s Ashley Groshek received Honorable Mention Honors on the D3 team. Headlining Division 3 WBCA all-state are unanimous selections Chelby Koker of Shoreland Lutheran, Kiarra Otto of Laconia and Lexi… Read More »

King named Cloverbelt POY; Champion Columbus lands 3 on All-Cloverbelt West 1st Team

CWS Sports Desk March 14, 2019 Marshfield– The Cloverbelt Conference announced its All-Cloverbelt West  teams, with Player of the Year Alex King of Neillsville heading up the squad. Joining King on the first team are three players from Conference Champion Columbus Catholic: Bryce Fuerlinger, Jarred Mandel, and Noah Taylor. Aaron Nagel of Gilman and Braden… Read More »

2019 WIAA State Boys Basketball Tournament preview 

From the WIAA March 14, 2019 Madison— The 104th Annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Boys Basketball State Tournament will take place Thursday-Saturday, March 14-16, at the Kohl Center on the campus of the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wis. HOW TO GET TICKETS: Ticket prices for the tourney are $10 per session (two games in a… Read More »

Earnest and Schires named WBCA Division 1 All State

By David Keech March 13, 2019 Green Bay— Sydnee Roby of Milwaukee King and Natalie McNeal of Germantown highlight the 2019 WBCA all-state team as the lone unanimous selections. Repeat selections are Roby, McNeal and Natalie Andersen of Mukwonago. Roby led Milwaukee King to a 21-4 record and sectional final appearance. The 6-foot-3 senior averaged 14.6… Read More »

Thorp’s Reis lands on All-Cloverbelt West First Team

CWS Sports Desk March 13, 2019 Thorp— The Cloverbelt Conference has announced its All-Cloverbelt West team, with undefeated conference champion Osseo-Fairchild landing a pair of players on the first team. Logan Mullhern of O-F was named the Cloverbelt West player of the year. Thorp’s Ethan Reis was named to the first team. Landing on the… Read More »

Master angler interviews

CWS Sports Desk 3-11-19 Stevens Point— In 2017 the Wisconsin Interscholastic Fishing Association launched a Master’s Anglers program.  Initiated to recognize student anglers that catch quality fish throughout the year. WIFA set minimum size requirements for almost every species of fish in Wisconsin.  Anglers can catch any particular species if it meets the length requirements… Read More »