Tag Archives: Lucas Kollross

Everest clinches title with thrilling 2-2 draw

By Steve Hill May 21, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids — When D.C. Everest’s Maddie Simpson couldn’t head in a corner kick with just over a minute to play and her team down 2-1, the rain that had held off all night started to fall in reluctant drops, as if the weather had decided to get back… Read More »

WVC Soccer Roundup: Rapids seeks playoff momentum, chance to delay Everest title

By Steve Hill May 20, 2019 With playoff seedings now announced and the Wisconsin Valley Conference title almost a foregone conclusion, Tuesday’s D.C. Everest-Wisconsin Rapids girls soccer game has become primarily a question of momentum. In Everest’s case, it will try to keep a good thing going. Rapids, meanwhile, will attempt to grab back some… Read More »

Everest rolls over SPASH, 4-1

By Steve Hill May 16, 2019 Stevens Point — As the final seconds ticked off the clock, the sight of SPASH’s leading scorer standing on the sideline, hoping to get back on the field, was evidence of how much difference a year makes. Abby Gemza could only watch as 6th-ranked D.C. Everest (16-1-1, 10-0 Wisconsin… Read More »

Everest takes care of business, beats Marshfield 5-2

By Steve Hill May 14, 2019 Marshfield — The two friends — and conference player of the year candidates — met for a chummy pregame chat from opposite sides of midfield. But once the whistle blew, it was all business, a matchup of two powerful chief executives and their teams bidding for the same prize.… Read More »

League teams face early playoff seeding; Everest seeks to pull away in WVC

By Steve Hill May 13, 2019 D.C. Everest, still undefeated in Wisconsin Valley Conference play, has a chance to virtually wrap up its sixth Wisconsin Valley Conference title in seven years and stake a strong claim to the No. 1 overall seed in a reconfigured 17-team soccer playoff sectional this week. The Evergreens (14-1-1, 8-0-0… Read More »

WVC Roundup: Rapids to rumble, Everest stumbles

By Steve Hill May 6, 2019 With just over half of Wisconsin Valley Conference play completed for six of seven league teams, the league now looks like a two-team race headed toward a final-week showdown. Only state-ranked D.C. Everest, which suffered its first loss of the season in non-conference action on Saturday, has played fewer… Read More »

Everest shuts out Rapids, moves into driver’s seat

CWS Sports Desk April 25, 2019 Weston — The D.C. Evergreens aren’t exactly in first place, but they might as well be after a 3-0 win over Wisconsin Valley Conference leader Wisconsin Rapids Thursday. Everest (6-0-1, 3-0 WVC) defeated the Red Raiders behind three second-half goals and moved into second place with 9 points in… Read More »

Everest runs past SPASH, 5-2

By Steve Hill April 23, 2019 Weston — The game didn’t look like it was ever in doubt, but it sure made a defense of SPASH’s Wisconsin Valley Conference soccer championship from last season look much more doubtful. Except for a two-minute span when the Panthers scored a pair of quick goals to pull to… 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 »

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 »

Everest soccer opens with two solid wins

CWS Sports Desk March 30, 2019 La Crosse — The D.C. Everest girls’ soccer team opened its 2019 season with an impressive 2-0 win over state sectional finalist Janesville Craig Friday and followed up with a 3-2 victory over Cedarburg at the UW-La Crosse Invite Saturday. Junior forward Maddie Simpson, an all-state player in 2018,… Read More »

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 »