Category Archives: LHS

Everest clinches title with thrilling 2-2 draw

By Steve Hill May 21, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids — When D.C. Everest’s Maddie Simpson couldn’t head in a corner kick with just over a minute to play and her team down 2-1, the rain that had held off all night started to fall in reluctant drops, as if the weather had decided to get back… Read More »

WVC Soccer Roundup: Rapids seeks playoff momentum, chance to delay Everest title

By Steve Hill May 20, 2019 With playoff seedings now announced and the Wisconsin Valley Conference title almost a foregone conclusion, Tuesday’s D.C. Everest-Wisconsin Rapids girls soccer game has become primarily a question of momentum. In Everest’s case, it will try to keep a good thing going. Rapids, meanwhile, will attempt to grab back some… Read More »

SPASH , Marshfield both advance to sectionals in three flights; Rapids’ Sullivan wins No. 1 singles title

CW Sports  Desk May 20, 2019 Tomah – All three Stevens Point Area Senior High doubles teams advanced from Monday’s Division 1 subsectional meet in Tomah. The Panthers top doubles team of Luke Kozisek/Jaime Ayla reached the championship match against Marshfield’s Jared Cordova and Will Fay.  SPASH’s No. 2 doubles team of Colton Thielman and… Read More »

Rapids loses a pair at Everest invite

CWS Sports Desk May 18, 2019 Weston — The Wisconsin Rapids Red Raiders lost a pair of 1-0 shutouts Friday and Saturday to teams they could see in the sectional playoffs at the D.C. Everest Invitational Tournament. De Pere defeated Rapids 1-0 on Friday night, managing only two shots on goal but getting the one… Read More »

Rapids beats Merrill 3-0, preserving slim title hopes

CWS Sports Desk May 16, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids — All-conference goalie Miranda Nieman couldn’t get any saves in Thursday night’s 3-0 home win over Merrill, but did score once to help keep the Red Raiders (9-3-2, 8-1-1 Wisconsin Valley Conference) within striking distance of a league title. The Raiders will host first-place D.C. Everest, a… Read More »

D.C. Everest takes over first place in WVC boys golf race

CWS Sports Desk May 14, 2019 Wausau – Ben Peloquin shot a medalist-round of 72 in the sixth round of the Wisconsin Valley Conference boys golf tournament Tuesday at Greenwood Hills and highlighted a strong day for D.C. Everest overall. Peloquin had the low round by two strokes over Merrill’s Hunter Wallace and the Evergreens… Read More »

League teams face early playoff seeding; Everest seeks to pull away in WVC

By Steve Hill May 13, 2019 D.C. Everest, still undefeated in Wisconsin Valley Conference play, has a chance to virtually wrap up its sixth Wisconsin Valley Conference title in seven years and stake a strong claim to the No. 1 overall seed in a reconfigured 17-team soccer playoff sectional this week. The Evergreens (14-1-1, 8-0-0… Read More »

Rapids pulls off another SPASH shutout

By Steve Hill May 9, 2019 Stevens Point — Time and time again, the SPASH Panthers seemed to be ready to grab the brass ring against archrival Wisconsin Rapids Thursday. But as it turned out, the Red Raiders had firm control of the whole merry-go-round. Even with an astounding 30-6 shot advantage and perhaps its… Read More »

WVC Roundup: Rapids to rumble, Everest stumbles

By Steve Hill May 6, 2019 With just over half of Wisconsin Valley Conference play completed for six of seven league teams, the league now looks like a two-team race headed toward a final-week showdown. Only state-ranked D.C. Everest, which suffered its first loss of the season in non-conference action on Saturday, has played fewer… Read More »