Category Archives: LHS Soccer

CWS Soccer Roundup: WVC teams eliminated, but look forward to big things

By Steve Hill June 8, 2018 A snow-shortened girls soccer season that took forever to arrive ended for the Wisconsin Valley Conference’s final two teams in action Thursday, but the future looks bright for a conference full of young stars and solid coaching. SPASH’s surprising WVC championship year ended on a sour note Thursday, with… Read More »

SPASH heads up youthful All-WVC girls soccer team

CWS Sports Desk June 3, 2018 Four SPASH juniors and high-scoring sophomores Maddie Simpson of D.C. Everest and Nina Hashimoto of Marshfield highlight the youngest All-Wisconsin Valley Conference girls soccer first team in the last half-decade. Abby Gemza, Lauren Johnson, Madisyn Rogan and Julia Moder helped lead SPASH to its first outright conference title since… Read More »

Soccer playoff roundup: SPASH, Everest could meet again

By Steve Hill May 30, 2018 Soccer playoffs get underway for Wisconsin Valley Conference teams on Thursday. In Division 1, SPASH  is hoping its third meeting with Wausau West sets up a third meeting with D.C. Everest, Everest hosts Chippewa Falls, and Wisconsin Rapids is trying to spend a lot of time in Appleton this… Read More »

WVC teams fare poorly in regional playoff seedings

CWS Sports Desk May 25, 2018 The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association released its girls soccer playoff seedings Thursday, with SPASH Panthers’ surprise WVC championship seeming to help their playoff seeding but probably hurting other teams in the conference. Despite tying the region’s ultimate No. 1 seed, Eau Claire Memorial, on Memorial’s home turf in April… Read More »

Everest shuts out Rapids, 4-0

CWS Sports Desk May 24, 2018 Weston — The D.C. Everest Evergreens took a 4-0 win at home over Wisconsin Rapids Thursday night, finishing just one point behind first-place SPASH in a weather-shortened Wisconsin Valley Conference season. Everest (14-4-3 overall, 5-1 WVC, 15 points) got goals from four different players in the win. In the… Read More »

CWS Soccer Roundup: Can anyone derail the Everest locomotive?

By Steve Hill May 21, 2018 Heading into just the third full week of Wisconsin Valley Conference girls soccer play, it may seem like the season is over before it even started. That’s understandable. If the SPASH Panthers can’t pull off a win or a tie against five-time defending champ D.C. Everest,  the Evergreens will… Read More »

Wisconsin Rapids splits a pair in Everest tourney

CWS Sports Desk May 19, 2018 Weston — The Wisconsin Rapids Red Raiders played solid matches against a pair of Fox River Classic teams in the D.C. Everest invitational tournament this weekend, falling 1-0 to state-ranked Bay Port but beating De Pere 1-0. “We played two hard-fought, knock down/drag out matches. I thought we showed… Read More »

Scoreless Tie-tans: Rapids, SPASH rumble ends in draw

By Steve Hill May 15, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids — Fans expecting a high school girls’ soccer contest were instead treated to a veritable summer camp of games Tuesday night, getting everything except a goal as Wisconsin Rapids held the SPASH Panthers to a scoreless tie that took the Red Raiders out of first place in… Read More »

CWS Soccer Roundup: Rivalry Tuesday for SPASH, Rapids

By Steve Hill May 14, 2018 The shakeout begins Tuesday. As has been the case in recent years, the Wisconsin Valley Conference girls soccer table has started to separate into a three-team race, with D.C. Everest, SPASH and Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln occupying the top of the standings. The first big game in a weather-shorted season… Read More »