Category Archives: Merrill

CWS 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Bracket Challenge: Pick the Winners!

CWS Sports Desk March 18, 2019 Stevens Point– March Madness is here!  Once again, CWS is giving you a chance to participate in our very own bracket challenge. To participate in the bracket challenge, fill out a username and password below, and start picking! 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Bracket is LIVE.  Make your picks today!… Read More »

2019 WIAA State Boys Basketball Tournament preview 

From the WIAA March 14, 2019 Madison— The 104th Annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Boys Basketball State Tournament will take place Thursday-Saturday, March 14-16, at the Kohl Center on the campus of the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wis. HOW TO GET TICKETS: Ticket prices for the tourney are $10 per session (two games in a… Read More »

WIAA state girls basketball tournament preview

From the WIAA March 6, 2019 Green Bay— The 44th Annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Girls Basketball State Tournament will take place Thursday-Saturday, March 7-9, at the Resch Center in Green Bay, Wis. PURCHASING TICKETS:  Ticket price for the tourney is $10 per session when purchased at the Resch Center. Tickets for the tournament will also… Read More »

Earnest named Valley Player of Year

CWS Sports Desk Photo by Kylie Bridenhagen March 1, 2019 Wausau– The Wisconsin Valley Conference released its girls basketball all conference teams on March 1 and SPASH’s Leah Earnest was recognized as the conference Player of the Year. Earnest led the Panthers to an 11-1 conference record, which notched them the Wisconsin Valley Conference title. Earnest… Read More »

Steckbauer, Bohman share Valley Player of Year honors

CWS Sports Desk March 1, 2019 Wausau– The Wisconsin Valley Conference released its all conference list on March 1, and Quinn Steckbauer of Merrill and Brant Bohman of Marshfield shared Player of the Year honors. Merrill’s Jake Schalow and Marshfield’s Scott Scheuer earned the co-Coach of the Year designation. Joining Steckbauer and Bohman on the… Read More »

Casper voted CWS Athlete of the Week

CWS Sports Desk February 27, 2019 Wausau– Athlete of the Week voting has concluded once again, and Michael Casper of Merrill secured the most votes to take the honor. If you come across a great individual performance this upcoming week, shoot us a tweet @centralwisco and we’ll take your nomination into consideration. Be sure to check us… Read More »

Volleyball rules changes impact uniforms prematch protocol

CWS Sports Desk From the NFHS February 27, 2019 Green Bay — An overhaul of uniform-related rules and an adjustment to team roster submissions were among the most notable rules changes identified for the 2019-20 high school volleyball season. All rules changes were recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Volleyball… Read More »

Abbotsford’s Aguilera voted CWS Running Back of the Year

By David Keech February 24, 2019 Abbotsford— In a tightly contested race, central Wisconsin football fans selected Abbotsford’s Joe Aguilera as the 2018 CWS Running Back of the Year. Aguilera’s 373 votes edged out second place finisher Nash Coombs of Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln. Marshfield’s Brant Bohman finished in third place.      

Chucks roster starts strong with players from Alabama and Palm Beach Atlantic Universities

CWS Sports Desk February 25, 2019 Wausau— The Wisconsin Woodchucks are announcing the first two players of their 2019 roster. Freshman, T.J. Reeves (OF) at Alabama University and junior, Brandon Seltzer (OF) at Palm Beach Atlantic University will be joining the Woodchucks in the upcoming season. T.J. Reeves, a 5’11”, 200 lb. freshman from Alabama… Read More »

RiverWolves forward Janne Rukamp commits to Iowa State

CWS Sports Desk February 24, 2019 Wausau— The Wausau RiverWolves of the North American 3 Hockey League are proud to announce that forward Janne Rukamp has committed to play Division 1 (ACHA) college hockey at Iowa State University. Rukamp, a native of De Pere, Wisconsin has played in 55 games over the past two seasons… Read More »

CWS Team of the Week: Feb. 17-24

CWS Sports Desk February 24, 2019 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 »