Tag Archives: Ethan Kane

Everest stuns SPASH, 1-0, in first round of playoffs

By Steve Hill Oct. 16, 2018 Stevens Point — A week ago, the SPASH Panthers looked like a juggernaut and D.C. Everest looked like a shell of the program that had become a dominant regional power. But the Panthers’ 7-0 pasting of the Evergreens was then, and now is a different matter. Let by goalie… Read More »

It’s a wrap: SPASH wins first soccer title since 2011

CWS Sports Desk Oct. 11, 2018 Wausau — What looked like a wide-open Wisconsin Valley Conference race all season now looks like it should have been a foregone conclusion from the outset. The SPASH Panthers put their stamp on the WVC crown with a 7-0 victory on the road at Wausau East Thursday, giving them… Read More »

Perez, Kane help SPASH storm past Everest, 7-0

By Steve Hill Oct. 9, 2018 Weston — The Wisconsin Valley Conference may have had some troublesome weather this year, but until Tuesday night, it hadn’t experienced a storm like the one brought by Ricky Perez, Ethan Kane, and their SPASH teammates. On a night that began with more than half of the WVC still… Read More »

SPASH soccer wins Husky Invitational

CWS Sports Desk Oct. 6, 2018 Eau Claire — The SPASH Panthers won both their games and the tournament at the Eau Claire North Husky Invitational Saturday, downing Eau Claire North 4-0 and La Crosse Central 3-0. The Panthers got goals from four different players in the initial game, including two freshmen. Owen Williams scored in… Read More »

SPASH beats Merrill 2-0, moves into second

CWS Sports Desk Oct. 4, 2018 Stevens Point — The SPASH Panthers got goals from seniors Ethan Kane and Blake Milkowsi on their way to a 2-0 victory over Merrill at the Portage County Youth Soccer complex on Thursday. The win vaulted the Panthers past both Wausau West, a 1-0 loser to Wausau East, and… Read More »

Everest faces huge stretch, including a hurri-Kane

UPDATE, 1:30 p.m.: SPASH-WR postponed By Steve Hill Oct. 2, 2018 The Wisconsin Valley Conference boys soccer race is two-thirds finished and still up for grabs, but the upcoming week is fairly certain to winnow the field and set up an exciting finish. After a 2-2 tie with Wausau East on a cold, wet, home… Read More »

SPASH takes 3-1 rivalry win over Rapids

By Steve Hill Photo by Kylie Bridenhagen Sept. 6, 2018 STEVENS POINT — In a young soccer season that has already seen multiple rainouts, Tuesday’s SPASH-Wisconsin Rapids contest featured only a figurative deluge, but one that meant a very real 3-1 victory for the Panthers. SPASH scored all three goals in the span of just… Read More »

WVC league soccer play opens Tuesday

By Steve Hill Aug. 27, 2018 If the Wisconsin Valley Conference had to select a baked good as a league mascot for 2018, maybe the turnover would be a good choice. Four of the WVC’s seven teams have new coaches, and there aren’t enough returning players from the 2017 All-WVC first and second teams to… Read More »

Offense dominates All-WVC soccer squad

By Steve Hill Oct. 27, 2017 Led by Player of Year Jack Kiiskila of league champion Wisconsin Rapids, the 2017 All-Wisconsin Valley Conference squad is dominated by seniors who scored — a lot. Kiiskila, a forward who racked up 66 points on 27 goals and 12 assists to lead the Valley, was one of eight… Read More »

SPASH cruises by Marshfield, 10-0

Story and photo by Steve Hill Aug. 31, 2017 Stevens Point — The score looked like one team got schooled, but it was still a learning experience for both Wisconsin Valley Conference opponents trying to find their identities early in the season. The Marshfield Tigers, with only four seniors on their varsity roster, visited the… Read More »

Slide show: Reliving SPASH-Hudson regional soccer

CWS Sports Desk Saturday’s 4-2 SPASH victory over Hudson in the WIAA regional final was a long time coming for Panther seniors.  Relive the emotion through the words of the players and images provided by the SPASH Boys Soccer Booster Club. Click the screen shot below to go to a new tab, then click the… Read More »