Tag Archives: Allie Rogesheske

Gemza, Simpson earn second-team All-State

CWS Sports Desk July 14, 2018 Junior Abby Gemza of SPASH and sophomore forward Maddie Simpson of D.C. Everest were both named to the second team in the Wisconsin Soccer Coaches Association All-State selection process in late June. Simpson, the Wisconsin Valley Conference player of the year, led the league in scoring with 10 goals… Read More »

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 takes regional soccer title on penalty shootout

By Steve Hill June 2, 2018 Weston — The third time isn’t always a charm. In some cases, it’s proof. The road to girls soccer titles in Central Wisconsin runs though Weston, and the SPASH Panthers showed it is a route they’re not afraid to take, downing the D.C. Everest Evergreens 5-4 on a penalty… Read More »

SPASH sneaks past Wausau West, 2-1

By Steve Hill May 31, 2018 Stevens Point — Most sports can claim to be games of inches, but Thursday’s SPASH-Wausau West Division 1 girls soccer playoff game was decided by both inches and perhaps split-seconds. Despite dominating the first half, SPASH fell behind 1-0 on a goal that many couldn’t believe was a goal.… 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 »

SPASH quietly wraps up WVC soccer title, 4-2

By Steve Hill May 24, 2018 Wausau — For a team that had just won its first outright Wisconsin Valley Conference title since 2012, the SPASH Panthers were surprisingly subdued. After the final seconds had ticked off of the Panthers’ workmanlike 4-2 victory over Wausau East Thursday, there was nary a hug nor a small… Read More »

SPASH authors 1-0 masterpiece at Everest

By Steve Hill May 22, 2018 Weston — When your team rewrites Wisconsin Valley Conference soccer history, it’s probably okay to make up a word or two. The SPASH Panthers ended D.C. Everest’s 48-game WVC unbeaten streak behind Lauren Johnson’s 40th-minute goal and a textbook defensive effort, setting up a shot at their first conference… 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 »

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 »

Gemza, Johnson help SPASH celebrate 5-1 win

By Steve Hill May 8, 2018 Stevens Point — Call it arriving fashionably late. The SPASH Panthers overcame a bit of a slow start to make it a goal-scoring party against Marshfield Tuesday at the Portage County Youth Soccer complex, celebrating junior midfielder Abby Gemza’s birthday with a 5-1 victory. Gemza scored two long-distance goals,… Read More »

Finally! SPASH opens WVC play with 2-0 win

By Steve Hill May 3, 2018 Stevens Point — It was drizzly, gray, and a bit slippery. But it was glorious. The real Wisconsin Valley Conference season finally got underway Thursday, and the SPASH Panthers gave new head coach Allie Rogesheske her first conference win with a 2-0 victory over Wausau West at the Portage… Read More »