Student Athlete Spotlight

Meet area athletes who are making a difference on the field and in the classroom. We feature athletes from all over central Wisconsin. If you have a suggestion for the CWS Student Athlete Spotlight, send us an email.  Support our local athletes by sharing these stories on Facebook, Twitter and other social media.

  • By David Keech March 7, 2019 Almond– Noah Kollock is a multi-sport standout for Almond-Bancroft, being a central figure for the Eagles in football, basketball, and track. We caught up with Kollock so he could complete our world-famous CWS interview ‘Pancakes or Waffles?” to learn more about what makes Kollock ‘tick.’ CWS: What classes are

  • By David Keech March 5, 2019 Colby– Colby’s Ashley Streveler is a three sport athlete that has been a standout for the Hornets throughout her athletic career, excelling in volleyball, basketball, and in track and field. To get a better idea of what makes Streveler ‘tick’, we provided Streveler with the world-famous CWS interview, ‘Pancakes

  • By David Keech February 27, 2019 Auburndale– The Auburndale Apaches have had a storied tradition on the basketball court, and the name of Aue brings back memories of some great Auburndale teams over the years. Following in the footsteps of her dad, Bob Aue is Natalie, a standout for the Apaches. To learn more what

  • By David Keech February 24, 2019 Withee– Owen-Withee’s Jennifer Wendler has been a four year starter for the Blackhawks on the basketball court, and the Youngstown State signee has been a force to be reckoned with in the paint. To get a better idea about what makes Wendler ‘tick’, we asked her to complete our

  • CWS Sports Desk February 20, 2019 Stevens Point– Sarah Mueller has had an outstanding year so far in basketball for the Pacelli Cardinals, so she was a natural fit for the CWS Spotlight. Read on to see what Mueller’s thoughts on this year’s Pacelli team and also what her interests are off the court. CWS: Now

  • CWS Sports Desk February 18, 2019 Loyal–  Loyal’s Remi Geiger is a three sport athlete that has starred for the Greyhounds in her three years at Loyal High School. CWS caught up with Geiger to learn more about what makes her ‘tick’ with our famous CWS interview, ‘Pancakes or Waffles?’ Be sure to also check

  • By David Keech February 16, 2019 Colby– Multi sport athlete Vanessa Lopez has been a three sport athlete star for the Hornets, leading by example in everything she does. We caught up with the volleyball, basketball, and softball player with our famous CWS interview, ‘Pancakes or Waffles?’ to find out what makes Lopez ‘tick.’ Is

  • CWS Sports Desk January 24, 2019 Wausau– The CWS Spotlight found its way to Newman Catholic High School to talk with senior Ben Leischer.  Leischer is on the boys basketball team and recently scored 28 points against Marathon.  Leischer shared some information about his life on and off the basketball court.  Check it out! CWS: Now

  • CWS Sports Desk January 17, 2019 Wausau– The CWS Student Athlete Spotlight focused on Ryan LaCerte of Wausau East this week.  Check out the story to see what makes him tick! CWS: Now that we’re past the holidays and getting into the thick of the winter season, what are some positives for your team to

  • CWS Sports Desk January 10, 2019 Wausau– The CWS Spotlight caught up with Sam Techel from Wausau West hockey.  Take a look at what makes Sam tick! CWS: Now that we’re past the holidays and getting into the thick of the winter season, what are some positives for your team to this point and what

  • By David Keech January 9, 2019 Stratford– The Stratford Tigers’ Volleyball Team has become a juggernaut, advancing to state the last two years, and key to a successful program is having standout players to lead the way. Stratford’s Mazie Nagel is just that, a force to be reckoned with on both sides of the floor

  • CWS Sports Desk December 4, 2018 Wausau– The CWS Spotlight searched far and wide this week and settled on Danny Cornish of D.C. Everest.  Cornish is a senior leader on the Evergreens’ swimming team.  Take a look at the spotlight and find out what makes him tick! CWS: It’s hard to believe we’re getting into the