Category Archives: Neillsville

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 »

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 »

Wisconsin Woodchucks sign Mizzou’s Swanger, Vierling for 2019

CWS Sports Desk March 10, 2019 Wausau– The Wisconsin Woodchucks are introducing two Mizzou players to their 2019 roster. Freshman, Cameron Swanger, and Sophomore, Mark Vierling, will be joining the Woodchucks in the upcoming season. Cameron Swanger, a 6’5”, 210 lb. freshman grew up in Loveland, Ohio and was All-American three years in a row… Read More »

Neillsville girls basketball: success built on teamwork and community support

By David Keech March 6, 2019 Neillsville— The Neillsville Warriors girls basketball team ended the season with a 13-3 record in the tough Cloverbelt Conference,  and finished with a 21-4 record. The Warriors’ record is even more impressive than it sounds, with three losses coming against unbeaten Cloverbelt champion Colby. The third loss to Colby,… Read More »

WIAA state girls basketball tournament preview

From the WIAA March 6, 2019 Green Bay— The 44th Annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Girls Basketball State Tournament will take place Thursday-Saturday, March 7-9, at the Resch Center in Green Bay, Wis. PURCHASING TICKETS:  Ticket price for the tourney is $10 per session when purchased at the Resch Center. Tickets for the tournament will also… Read More »

Volleyball rules changes impact uniforms prematch protocol

CWS Sports Desk From the NFHS February 27, 2019 Green Bay — An overhaul of uniform-related rules and an adjustment to team roster submissions were among the most notable rules changes identified for the 2019-20 high school volleyball season. All rules changes were recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Volleyball… Read More »

Abbotsford’s Aguilera voted CWS Running Back of the Year

By David Keech February 24, 2019 Abbotsford— In a tightly contested race, central Wisconsin football fans selected Abbotsford’s Joe Aguilera as the 2018 CWS Running Back of the Year. Aguilera’s 373 votes edged out second place finisher Nash Coombs of Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln. Marshfield’s Brant Bohman finished in third place.      

RiverWolves forward Janne Rukamp commits to Iowa State

CWS Sports Desk February 24, 2019 Wausau— The Wausau RiverWolves of the North American 3 Hockey League are proud to announce that forward Janne Rukamp has committed to play Division 1 (ACHA) college hockey at Iowa State University. Rukamp, a native of De Pere, Wisconsin has played in 55 games over the past two seasons… Read More »