Category Archives: Spencer

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 »

2018 CWS Football Scoreboard: Week 6

AWAY HOME Marion/Tigerton (forfeit) 0 Pittsville 2   (See below for Pittsville vs. Clear Lake )  Clear Lake 24  Pittsville  28 The Panthers pick up a game vs. Clear Lake after the forfeit win, Sam Hardinger scoring three touchdowns to move Pittsville to 7-0. Altoona 7 Neillsville/Granton 14 Stanley-Boyd 14 Osseo-Fairchild 12  S-B moves to… Read More »

Spencer falls in Cloverbelt volleyball

CWS Sports Desk 9/20/18 Loyal—The Spencer volleyball team lost a tough 3-1 match to Loyal on Thursday. The Rockets fell by scores of 15-25, 12-25, 25-20 and 10-25. Zalexis Mannigel contributed 22-assists for Spencer while Chloe Drews had seven kills. Spencer is at a tournament in Abbotsford on Saturday.

Iola-Scandinavia, Edgar remain atop respective divisions in Week 5 coaches poll

CWS Sports Desk Photo by Kylie Bridenhagen September 18, 2018 Wausau– The latest WSN football coaches poll was released on Tuesday, and a couple of local teams remained atop their respective WIAA Divisions. In Division 6, Iola-Scandinavia, now 5-0, remained number one overall. The Thunderbirds easily defeated Bonduel in Week 5 for a win in… Read More »

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 »

2018 CWS Football Scoreboard: Week 5

AWAY HOME Marengo (IL) 33 Stratford 34 Assumption 6 Abbotsford 41  The Falcons use big plays to pull away from Assumption and remain tied atop the Cloverwood. Tri-County 30 Marion/Tigerton 16 SPASH 7 Marshfield 13 Spencer/Columbus 46 Neillsville/Granton 16 Dodgeland 0 Pittsville 35 Marathon 0 Rib Lake / Prentice 6 Lakeland 27 Mosinee 45 Amherst… 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 »

Spencer volleyball competes at Auburndale Volleyball Invite

CWS Sports Desk September 10, 2018 Auburndale— Spencer competed at the Auburndale Volleyball Invite, dropping four matches in straight sets and falling 2-1 in matches against Assumption and Iola-Scandinavia. Ella Post had 17 kills and 17 digs for Spencer. Results vs. Prentice  17-25, 12-25 vs. Columbus 10-25, 12-25 vs. Auburndale 10-25, 11-25 vs. Assumption 25-23,… 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 »

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 »