Category Archives: LHS Wrestling

Stratford, Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln, Marshfield ranked among best in latest wrestling poll

By David Keech January 8, 2019 Madison— The latest team wrestling rankings are out from, and Division 3 powerhouse Stratford remains atop the D3 rankings. Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln is ranked #6 in Division 1, followed by WVC rival Marshfield at #7.                  2018-2019 Team Ranking #4 Thursday,… Read More »

CWS Team of the Week: December 16-23

CWS Sports Desk December 23, 2018 Wausau— Take a look at the Team 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 a team (or two) should be recognized, shoot us a tweet @centralwisco or drop us a… Read More »

WIAA announces official licensing opens May 1 for 2018-19 school year

CWS Sports Desk April 29, 2018 Stevens Point— If you have a love for high school sports and have been wondering how you can get “Back in the Game” why not try officiating? Officials are needed in all sports throughout the state of Wisconsin. The 2018-19 official’s licensing application will be available on the WIAA website May… Read More »

WIAA State Individual Wrestling recap

CWS Sports Desk From the WIAA February 25, 2018 Madison— The 75th Annual State Individual Wrestling produced a pair of four-time champions and 40 other gold medalists at the Kohl Center in Madison, Wis. Saturday. Jeremy Schoenherr of Stratford and Sam Stuhl of Ellsworth each become members of a select group of 16 State four-time… Read More »

Groshek, Bailey, Lubeck place at WIAA State Wrestling Tournament

CWS Sports Desk February 24, 2018 Madison— SPASH wrestlers Justin Groshek and Chance Bailey, along with Rapids’ Wyler Lubeck, placed at the 2018 WIAA Wrestling Tournament on Saturday. Groshek finished second at 106 after dropping a 5-1 decision to Hayden Halter of Burlington in the championship match. Groshek had advanced to the finals by winning… Read More »

State Wrestling Tournament preview

CWS Sports Desk February 20, 2018 Madison— The 75th annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Individual Wrestling Tournament will be held Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 22-24, at the Kohl Center on the campus of the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin. TICKET INFORMATION:  Ticket prices per tournament session are $8. Tickets are available on-line on the WIAA website with a… Read More »

Area Division 1 wrestlers prepare for trip to state wrestling tournament

By David Keech February 20, 2018 Madison— Area Division 1 wrestlers are preparing for the WIAA Wrestling Tournament, with wrestlers competing in preliminary action beginning at 3 p.m. on Thursday. Area wrestlers at state 106: Justin Groshek(40-1) sophomore, SPASH 113: Gabe Pugh(37-5) freshman, Marshfield 126: Chance Bailey(22-2) senior, SPASH 132: Thomas Severson(43-4) senior, DC Everest… Read More »

Rapids wrestlers Lubeck and Diebel advance to state

CWS Sports Desk February 17, 2018 Wausau— Wisconsin Rapids wrestlers Bergh Diebel and Wyler Lubeck qualified for the state wrestling tournament after finishing second in Division 1 sectional action at Wausau West. Diebel(152) took second after falling in the title match to Nathan Fuller of River Falls. Lubeck(138) advanced to state after defeating Caden Pearce… Read More »

Division 1 area wrestlers rank among state’s best

By David Keech February 16, 2018 Madison— The latest wrestling rankings are out from, and pacing Division 1 wrestlers in the rankings is Justin Groshek of SPASH, ranked #2 at 106. Additional rankings: 113: Cale Benitz, Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln, HM 126: Chance Bailey, SPASH, #7 132:  Thomas Severson, DCE #4 138: Wyler Lubeck, Wisconsin… Read More »