Category Archives: LHS Soccer

Rapids dumps SPASH, 1-0

By Steve Hill April 16, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids — Soccer scheduling in April may be as off-again, on-again as high school romance, but some things burn hot forever.  So it is with the SPASH-Wisconsin Rapids rivalry. The Red Raiders (3-2-1, 2-0 WVC) got a late first-half score from a surprising source — goalie Miranda Nieman,… Read More »

WVC Soccer Roundup: April fools schedule again

By Steve Hill April 15, 2019 After a promising start to the season, Wisconsin Valley Conference soccer has again been put on hold by tricky April weather, including postponement of a big rivalry game that probably got a little bigger over the weekend. Defending champion SPASH was to have traveled to Wisconsin Rapids Tuesday, but… Read More »

Rapids takes shootout win over No. 9 Sun Prairie

CWS Sports Desk April 14, 2019 Sun Prairie — The Wisconsin Rapids Red Raiders had a 3-1 shootout edge after a 1-1 tie in regulation to win the Hubcap Classic Saturday. “This was our most complete game of the season so far against a quality opponent. We are definitely progressing with each outing,” said Rapids… Read More »

Rapids defeats West, 3-0, to open WVC play

CWS Sports Desk April 9, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids — The Wisconsin Rapids Red Raiders picked up a league-opening win over Wausau West with goals from three different players Tuesday night at home. “It’s great to get the WVC season started with a win.  We’re making progress,” said Raiders coach Nate Cleveland, whose team is now… Read More »

WVC Soccer Roundup: Looking good for openers Tuesday

By Steve Hill April 8, 2019 What a difference a year makes. Even with the threat of a major snowstorm this weekend, the Wisconsin Valley Conference girls’ soccer season already has a sunnier outlook, with three conference games getting underway at 7 p.m. Tuesday after the entire first half of the season was cancelled last… Read More »

Wisconsin Rapids falls in opener, 4-0

CWS Sports Desk April 4, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids — Appleton East’s Lainey Higgins got a hat trick to lead the Patriots to a 4-0 shutout of Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln in the Red Raiders’ season opener Thursday. Higgins got an unassisted goal in the 14th minute to give the Patriots a 1-0 lead that held up… Read More »

WVC Soccer Roundup: Competitive climate unchanged as 2019 girls’ season opens

By Steve Hill April 2, 2019 After last year’s bizarre weather cancelled the first half of the league season, girls’ soccer gets underway in 2019 with hopes for different environmental circumstances, but expectations of exciting play in a Wisconsin Valley Conference race with teams returning most of their firepower. “The first thing is we’re expecting… Read More »

CWS Athlete of the Week: October 7-October 14

CWS Sports Desk October 7, 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… Read More »