Category Archives: Spencer

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 »

Northwoods League Foundation to Award 22 Youth Equipment Grants

CWS Sports Desk March 8, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids— The Northwoods League Foundation will be awarding more than $55,000 in youth baseball and softball equipment through 22 Share the Glove grants to be awarded this Spring. Each grant, with an approximate retail value of $2500, will include two sets of catcher’s gear, ten gloves, eight batting helmets,… Read More »

2019 All-CWS Football Recap – Best of the Best: Butt, Bacon, Aguilera, Lindell, Schoenherr, Birkenholz, Guden, Flink

By David Keech March 7, 2019 Madison— Taking a look back, a wrap up of the 2019 All-CWS Football Team, chosen by fans from throughout central Wisconsin and beyond: QB Carson Butt Edgar Marawood All Marawood 1st Team, Marawood Back of the Year WR/TE Austin Bacon Spencer/Columbus Cloverbelt All Cloverbelt 1st Team, WFCA All Region… 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 »

Auburndale earns regional final berth with win over Spencer

CWS Sports Desk March 1, 2019 Auburndale–A five point lead for the Auburndale Apaches gradually became larger in the second half, and Auburndale picked up a  69-52 regional semifinal win over Spencer Friday evening. Colton Wright led Auburndale with 22 points. Cooper Weinfurter added 17 points and had 5 assists. Austin Bacon led Spencer with… Read More »

Spencer downs Necedah to advance to regional semifinal

CWS Sports Desk February 27, 2019 Spencer— Spencer and Necedah needed an extra day to play their regional opener, with the Rockets picking up a 61-50 win to advance. Nate Karau had 22 points and 11 rebounds for the Rockets. Spencer scoring: Brett Kasch 17, Austin Bacon 16, Nate Karau 22, Trinity Larson 6 Necedah … 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.