Category Archives: Marshfield

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 »

2018-19 All-CWS Girls Basketball Second Team

By David Keech April 15, 2019 Green Bay— With the 2018-19 All-CWS Girls Basketball First Team already announced, we add to an impressive group of girls basketball standouts with our second team for the 18-19 season. 2018-19 All-CWS Girls Basketball First Team 2018-19 All CWS Girls Basketball Second Team Second Team Breanna Ackley Stratford Marawood… Read More »

From the Braintrust: Bunting is neanderthal, bad baseball

From the Braintrust By David Keech April 14, 2019 St. Louis, MO— For way too long, baseball managers have done what they think is right. Using strategy that they felt made sense, managers have chosen to use the bunt to do what everyone wants, improve their chances to win. The facts show, however, that bunting… Read More »

2018-19 All CWS Girls Basketball: 1st Team

By David Keech April 13, 2019 Abbotsford— The outstanding play of area girls basketball teams in the 18-19 season has led to some impressive talent on the 2018-19 All-CWS Girls Basketball Team. Check out the first team, with the second team to be announced Monday. 2018-19 All-CWS Girls Basketball: First Team Player School Conference Honors… Read More »

Packers Hall of Famer Jerry Kramer to appear at four Big Top Sports & Entertainment Ballparks

For CWS April 12, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids–  Big Top Sports & Entertainment, which owns and operates four teams in the Northwoods League, announced today that Green Bay Packers Hall of Famer Jerry Kramer will make a statewide tour to their four ballparks from June 25th through June 28th this summer.  Kramer will appear at the Wisconsin Rapids… Read More »

Registration open for Three Zebras High School Basketball 3-Person officials’ camp

For CWS April 10, 2019 Wisconsin Dells – Registrations is open for a  camp for three-person basketball officials that will be held in the Wisconsin Dells. Saturday May 4th & Sunday May 5th 2019 Just a Game Fieldhouse – Wisconsin Dells, WI Brian Kenney (Cell) 608-448-9034 Email – [email protected] Webpage – https://www.threezebrascamp.com/

SPASH boys, girls edge Everest for WVC Indoor crown

CWS Sports Desk April 9, 2019 Stevens Point– The SPASH boys and girls track teams each finished first at the Wisconsin Valley Conference indoor meet on Tuesday at UW-Stevens Point. The girls scored 183 to claim first.  D.C. Everest was second at 129 and Wausau West was third at 114. The Panther boys scored 168.5,… 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 »

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 Men’s NCAA Basketball Bracket Challenge a tight race heading to the Final Four

By David Keech April 1, 2019 Minneapolis-– The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has reached the Final Four, and area ‘experts’ trying their hand at predicting the winners have been battling it out for supremacy in 2019. With just three games left to play, the 96 entries are bunched tight at the top. With only #1… Read More »

Northern Wisconsin Basketball Officiating Clinic spots filling up fast

For CWS JUNE 21–23, 2019 – RIVER FALLS, WISCONSIN “Officials Helping Officials” About the Camp: Since 2005, the Northern Wisconsin Basketball Officiating Camp (NWBOC) has provided classroom and on-court instruction to officials who wanted to improve and grow in their officiating. The camp teaches officiating principles and philosophies that apply at any level. Camp clinicians… Read More »