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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 »

SPASH exacts revenge vs. Hudson, claims regional title

By Steve Hill Oct. 22, 2016 Hudson — Redemption did not come easily, but when it came, it arrived like wildfire. Thirteen SPASH seniors got what might be the sweetest victory of their soccer careers to date, overcoming an early 2-0 deficit to roar back to a 4-2 win over Big Rivers Conference champion Hudson… Read More »

Everest bursts SPASH bubble for second consecutive title

By Steve Hill Oct. 13, 2016 Schofield — There was no magic for the SPASH Panthers, and that left D.C. Everest with all the prizes Thursday night. Substitute midfielder Ethan Stashek’s 75th-minute goal provided the Evergreens (18-1-2, 10-0-2 Wisconsin Valley Conference) with the final margin of victory, a second consecutive WVC championship, a likely No. 1… Read More »

Making undefeated thrilling: SPASH slips by Rapids, 2-1, stays tied for first

By Steve Hill Oct. 6, 2016 Wisconsin Rapids — If there were a beer ad campaign featuring the SPASH Panthers, its theme would probably be “the Most Interesting Soccer Team in the World.” Better make it soda for the high schoolers, but SPASH (15-0-2, 8-0-2 Wisconsin Valley Conference) remained undefeated while again providing a heart-stopping finish, downing Wisconsin Rapids… Read More »

Dorgan’s rocket completes another 3-2 SPASH rally

By Steve Hill Sept. 29, 2016 Stevens Point – Joey Dorgan’s spectacular goal in the 76th minute gave the SPASH Panthers yet another come-from-behind, 3-2 win over Marshfield in a game that was marred by odd refereeing but rescued with exquisite play by both teams. It was the third comeback victory ending in that score… Read More »

SPASH, Everest content with 2-2 draw

By Steve Hill Sept. 20, 2016 Stevens Point — Most say ties are like kissing your sister. Apparently, some are like kissing a supermodel. Even though state-ranked D.C. Everest gave up a two-goal lead and SPASH couldn’t quite capitalize on a 30-12 shot advantage, each team’s players and coaches seemed remarkably happy to walk away from Tuesday night’s battle for… Read More »

SPASH magical again behind Porter’s three goals

By Steve Hill Sept. 13, 2016 Stevens Point — If SPASH junior forward Keondre Porter has a big head in school on Wednesday, it’s probably because he needs it for the massive hat trick he came up with Tuesday. Porter’s three scores, including two in the final eight minutes that erased a 2-1 deficit, allowed the… Read More »

CWS Soccer Roundup: SPASH hosts Rapids Tuesday, but don’t sleep on Marshfield

Story and photo by Steve Hill Sept. 13, 2016 Stevens Point and Wisconsin Rapids square off in the first of their two Wisconsin Valley Conference rivalry games, while D.C. Everest remains 5th in the latest state coaches’ poll and Marshfield coach Steve McCann reviews the Tigers’ season to date while taking a look down the… Read More »

SPASH still unbeaten after 6-3 win over Chippewa Falls

By Steve Hill Sept. 10, 2016 Stevens Point — Two teams came unbeaten to the Portage County Youth Soccer complex on the third weekend of the season, but only the SPASH Panthers were left that way after a workmanlike 6-3 victory over the Chippewa Falls Cardinals Saturday. It took less than four minutes for SPASH (6-0-0) to… Read More »

Last-second SPASH goal stuns West

Story by Steve Hill Sept. 1, 2016 Stevens Point — If the SPASH Panthers’ 3-2 victory over Wausau West Tuesday were a movie, there wouldn’t be enough space on its poster for the adjectives to describe it. Thrilling, heartbreaking, wild, action-packed, gutsy … and then there was the second half. The short-handed Warriors (1-3, 0-2 Wisconsin… Read More »

CWS Soccer Report: Conference play begins

Story and photo by Steve Hill Aug. 29, 2016 After five days of warmups and a good number of wins, area soccer teams jump directly into league competition both today, as Pacelli takes on a Mid-State Conference power at PCYS, and tomorrow, as the Wisconsin Valley Conference kicks off play. The always-entertaining WVC may have a prohibitive favorite… Read More »