Category Archives: Wausau

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 »

RiverWolves release 2018-2019 regular season schedule

CWS Sports Desk September 7, 2018 Wausau— The Wausau RiverWolves are just 60 days away from hitting the home ice at Marathon Park Ice Arena. The RiverWolves will take on the Alexandria Blizzard in their opening series Friday, September 28th and Saturday, September 29th. Wausau will play 22 home games and 47 total games during their 2018-19… Read More »

Nickel takes medalist honors as SPASH takes 3rd leg of WVC Meet

CWS Sports Desk August 31, 2018 Marathon— The third leg of the Wisconsin Valley Conference Golf Meet took place at Pine Valley Golf Course, and it was Abby Nickel of SPASH who claimed another title, winning with a round of 42. Jasmine Yang of Wausau was second with a 46. Tied for third with a… Read More »

SPASH girls golf team in command

CWS Sports Desk August 30, 2018 Wausau– The Stevens Point Area Senior High School girls golf team is rolling the competition as the Panthers made it three for three taking the third leg of Conference play Thursday.  SPASH easily won the nine hole event at Pine Valley Golf Course firing a 186.  That total was… 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 »

WIAA Board of Control elects officers, votes on action items

CWS Sports Desk August 26, 2018 Stevens Point— Eric Coleman, student services supervisor of Milwaukee Public Schools, presided over the first meeting of the 2018-19 Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control today. The Board conducted its 2018-19 officer elections. Dennis Birr, superintendent of the New Lisbon School District, will serve as the president-elect, and… Read More »

Rafters get 4 in ninth for win

For CWS August 9, 2018 Wausau— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters scored four times in the ninth as the Wisconsin Woodchucks closed out the home schedule for 2018 with an 8-7 loss tonight at Athletic Park.  The Chucks finished with a home record of 19-17 for the season. The Woodchucks got the offense going right away in… Read More »

Woodchucks fall to Kingfish in offensive showdown

For CWS August 3, 2018 Wausau— The Wisconsin Woodchucks wrapped up their last game of their long road trip tonight at Simmons Field in Kenosha. The Kingfish pulled ahead early with a 4-0 lead with Alex Stodola walking three batters and the defense committing two errors in the bottom of the 1st inning. The Chucks had active… Read More »

Football coaches release football-only conference plan

CWS Sports Desk August 2, 2018 Stevens Point— The Wisconsin Football Coaches Association and the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association released a football-only conference alignment proposal for the 2020 season to member schools Monday. Football-Only Conference Alignment Placements The objective of the plan is to form a football-only conference model that brings uniformity to the number… Read More »

Chinooks’ late home run downs Woodchucks

For CWS July 29, 2018 Wausau— Dallas Beaver’s opposite field home run with two outs in the top of the ninth lifted the Lakeshore Chinooks to a 5-4 win over the Wisconsin Woodchucks this afternoon at Athletic Park. A two-out rally in the third gave the Woodchucks a 2-0 lead.  Payton Nelson and Brandt Broussard walked,… Read More »

Track and Field & Cross Country changes simplify uniform rule

CWS Sports Desk July 29, 2018 Indianapolis, IN– Further simplification of the uniform rule in track and field, and clarification on the method of determining the order of finish in cross country highlight 2019 rules changes in those two high school sports. Seven changes were recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS)… Read More »