Category Archives: Marshfield Columbus

Rockets dominate Colby in shutout win, remain atop Cloverbelt

David Keech September 21, 2018 Colby— A pair of 5-0 teams tied atop the Cloverbelt squared off, and for Colby and Spencer/Columbus, the game would serve as a litmus test, with just three regular season games left. It was the Rockets who proved to be dominant, picking up a 41-0 shutout win. The Rockets took… Read More »

Stratford, Newman, Columbus Catholic ranked among state’s best in latest WVCA poll

CWS Sports Desk September 19, 2018 Stratford— The latest volleyball rankings are out from the Wisconsin Volleyball Coaches Association, and as they have all season, Stratford(26-0) leads the way in Division 3, ranked #1. Newman Catholic(19-6) is ranked second in Division 4, with Columbus Catholic(13-6) receiving honorable mention.      

Spencer/Columbus throttles N/G

CWS Sports Desk September 14, 2018 Neillsville— The Spencer/Columbus Rockets piled up 432 yards of offense and raced out to a 40-0 halftime lead, as they trounced  Neillsville/Granton, 46-14. Jarred Mandel had a monster game for Spencer/Columbus, tossing three first half touchdowns. Mandel helped the Rockets set the tone right off the bat, connecting with… Read More »

Hauser named chairperson of NFHSA Gymnastics Rules Committee

CWS Sports Desk September 13, 2018 STEVENS POINT — Stephanie Hauser, assistant director of the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association, will serve a six-year term as the chair of the National Federation of State High School Association Gymnastics Rules Committee beginning this fall. The position encompasses considerable responsibility and commitment. The committee is responsible to review and… Read More »

Stratford and Newman lead area teams in latest WVCA poll

CWS Sports Desk September 11, 2018 Stratford— The latest poll from the Wisconsin Volleyball Coaches Association is out, and it finds Stratford once again manning the top spot in Division 3, with a 24-0 record. Newman Catholic(14-5) is ranked second in Division 4, with Columbus Catholic(8-3) receiving Honorable Mention status. SPASH(19-1) received honorable mention in… Read More »

Stratford volleyball flexes muscle and dominates at Auburndale Invite

CWS Sports Desk September 8, 2018 Auburndale— The Stratford Tigers took on the competition at the Auburndale Invite and cleaned house, going 6-0 on the day. In straight sets, Stratford downed Assumption(25-16, 25-9), Prentice (25-12, 25-14), Columbus Catholic   (25-21, 25-16),   Iola-Scandinavia (25-13, 25-7), and Pacelli (25-12, 25-15). Stratford also defeated Mosinee 2-1 (25-16, 22-25, 15-5).… Read More »

CWS Athlete of the Week: September 2-9

September 6, 2018 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 us a comment on Facebook and… Read More »

Stratford leads area teams in Wisconsin Volleyball Coaches Association Poll

CWS Sports Desk September 7, 2018 Stratford— With what could be characterized as dominating opponents this season, the Stratford Tigers have cruised to a 16-0 record. The Tigers’ play has been noticed by volleyball coaches, as Stratford heads up the Wisconsin Volleyball Coaches Association poll, ranked #1 in Division 3. Newman Catholic(12-3) is ranked #2… Read More »

Spencer/Columbus dominates S-B to move to 4-0

By David Keech September 7, 2018 Spencer-– It didn’t take long for the Spencer/Columbus Rockets to make a statement in their Cloverbelt Conference game against rival and traditional powerhouse Stanley-Boyd. The Rockets scored on their first play from scrimmage and took a commanding 21-0 lead after one quarter on the way to drubbing the Orioles… Read More »

Edgar tops area teams in latest WFCA rankings

CWS Sports Desk September 6, 2018 Edgar— The latest poll from the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association is out, and it finds  multiple area teams ranked in the top in their respective divisions. Edgar(3-0) is ranked #1 in Division 7. Pittsville(3-0) is ranked # 8 in D7. Spencer/Columbus(3-0) is ranked #3 in Division 5. Also ranked… Read More »

NFHS reports increase in High School athletics participation

CWS Sports Desk August 28, 2018 INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Led by an additional 15,009 participants in girls sports programs, the overall number of participants in high school sports increased for the 29th consecutive year in 2017-18, according to the annual High School Athletics Participation Survey conducted by the National Federation of State High School Associations. The… Read More »