Category Archives: Almond-Bancroft

Birkenholz voted the 2019 CWS Defensive Back of the Year

By David Keech January 19, 2019 Gilman— Central Wisconsin fans have spoken, and the 2019 All-CWS Defensive Back of the Year is Maverick Birkenholz of Gilman. Birkenholz collected over 1000 votes to take the top spot. Jon Perrin of Almond-Bancroft was second, with Nolan Hertel of Marshfield coming in third.  

The Rafters announce the addition of Thomas Dyer to front office

CWS Sports Desk January 19, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids-– The Rafters announce another addition to the front office. The 2019 Rafters Front Office is full of fresh faces as it approaches the inaugural 10th season. Thomas Dyer will be stepping into the Rafters Front Office as the Ticket Accounts Manager.  This will be Thomas’s first season with the… Read More »

Stratford and Edgar wrestlers dominate latest Division 3 wrestling rankings

By David Keech January 18, 2019 Madison— With the latest wrestling rankings out from WiWrestling.Com, signs point to a strong presence from the Marawood Conference at the state tournament. The Division 3 rankings are dominated at the top by Stratford and Edgar, arguably an unprecedented domination Leading the way is Dylan Schoenherr of Stratford, ranked… Read More »

Stratford, Marshfield, Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln remain ranked among state’s best wrestling teams

By David Keech January 17, 2019 Madison— The latest team wrestling rankings are out from WiWrestling.Com and three area teams remain ranked among the state’s best. Leading the way is Stratford, ranked #1 in Division 3, as they have been all season. Division 1 finds Marshfield moving up to #3 with WVC rival Wisconsin Rapids… Read More »

Fans vote: 2019 CWS Defensive Lineman of the Year

CWS Sports Desk January 17, 2019 Madison— With the 2019 All-CWS Team having been revealed, we conclude our awards with fan voting for players of the year, broken down by position groups. We begin on the defensive side of the ball. Next up: Defensive lineman. Check out our nominees and vote today! Voting will conclude Sunday… Read More »

Mosinee’s Kowalski ranked #1 on latest WIAA 3 Point Challenge Leaderboard

CWS Sports Desk January 16, 2019 Mosinee— Casey Kowalski of Mosinee is ranked #1 to lead area three point shooters on the latest WIAA Boys Basketball 3 Point Challenge Leaderboard. Joining Kowalski on the Division 2 list is Jack Kane of Wausau East, ranked 6th. Adam Willoughby of SPASH is 3rd and Brant Bohman of… Read More »

Northern Wisconsin Basketball Officiating Camp to be held June 21-23 in River Falls

CWS Sports Desk January 16, 2019 River Falls–“Officials Helping Officials” is the theme for the Northern Wisconsin Basketball Officiating Camp, held in River Falls June 21-23. The camp, began in 2005, has provided classroom and on-court instruction to officials who wantedto improve and grow in their officiating, according to the camp brochure. For more information, see… Read More »

2019 All-CWS Kickers and Punters group features some special players

By David Keech January 15, 2019 Madison— With the All-CWS Football Team nearly complete, we finalize the team with our punters and kickers. Check out this special group, and to see the rest of our team, see the links below: 2019 All-CWS Offense: 1st Team 2019 All-CWS Offense: 2nd Team 2019 All-CWS Defense: 1st Team… Read More »

CWS Fans Vote: CWS Linebacker of the Year

CWS Sports Desk January 14, 2019 Madison— With the 2019 All-CWS Team having been revealed, we conclude our awards with fan voting for players of the year, broken down by position groups. We begin on the defensive side of the ball. First up: linebacker of the year. Cast your votes now! Voting will conclude Thursday… Read More »

2019 All-CWS Offense: 2nd Team

By David Keech January 13, 2019 Madison— The 2019 All-CWS Football  Team has been compiled, and using analysis of talent from across our coverage area, the team boasts a pretty impressive list of players. Paired up with our announcement of the 1st Team Offense, we continue with our 2nd Team Offense. 2019 All-CWS First Team… Read More »

Call for officials: WIAA editorial hits the nail on the head

Courtesy WIAA January 12, 2019 Madison– With a shortage of officials evident in amateur sports, a call for those interested in giving officiating is gaining steam. Below is  an editorial that hits the nail on the need for officials, courtesy of the WIAA. If you are the mother or father of a high school athlete… Read More »