Tag Archives: Miranda Nieman

Rapids dumps SPASH, 1-0

By Steve Hill April 16, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids — Soccer scheduling in April may be as off-again, on-again as high school romance, but some things burn hot forever.  So it is with the SPASH-Wisconsin Rapids rivalry. The Red Raiders (3-2-1, 2-0 WVC) got a late first-half score from a surprising source — goalie Miranda Nieman,… 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 »

Rapids takes shootout win over No. 9 Sun Prairie

CWS Sports Desk April 14, 2019 Sun Prairie — The Wisconsin Rapids Red Raiders had a 3-1 shootout edge after a 1-1 tie in regulation to win the Hubcap Classic Saturday. “This was our most complete game of the season so far against a quality opponent. We are definitely progressing with each outing,” said Rapids… Read More »

Rapids defeats West, 3-0, to open WVC play

CWS Sports Desk April 9, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids — The Wisconsin Rapids Red Raiders picked up a league-opening win over Wausau West with goals from three different players Tuesday night at home. “It’s great to get the WVC season started with a win.  We’re making progress,” said Raiders coach Nate Cleveland, whose team is now… 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 shuts out Rapids, 4-0

CWS Sports Desk May 24, 2018 Weston — The D.C. Everest Evergreens took a 4-0 win at home over Wisconsin Rapids Thursday night, finishing just one point behind first-place SPASH in a weather-shortened Wisconsin Valley Conference season. Everest (14-4-3 overall, 5-1 WVC, 15 points) got goals from four different players in the win. In the… Read More »

Wisconsin Rapids splits a pair in Everest tourney

CWS Sports Desk May 19, 2018 Weston — The Wisconsin Rapids Red Raiders played solid matches against a pair of Fox River Classic teams in the D.C. Everest invitational tournament this weekend, falling 1-0 to state-ranked Bay Port but beating De Pere 1-0. “We played two hard-fought, knock down/drag out matches. I thought we showed… 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: Can’t get snow satisfaction

By Steve Hill April 9, 2018 A couple of teams hoping to vie for top spots in the Wisconsin Valley Conference girls soccer race will have to wait a little longer for the first indication of what 2018 will bring. After last week’s snowstorm and postponement of this week’s Tuesday WVC season openers, the Wausau… Read More »

CWS Soccer Roundup: SPASH hopes new coach can help shake up old order

By Steve Hill April 2, 2018 Led by a sophomore MVP contender, five-time defending Wisconsin Valley Conference champion D.C. Everest will open the 2018 girls soccer season this weekend ranked No. 8 in the state’s largest division, but a new coach and a veteran set of top performers at SPASH are hoping to break the… Read More »

WVC Soccer Roundup: Quick playoff exit, All-WVC teams

By Steve Hill June 6, 2017 A season that started with a bang ended with a distinct lack of firepower for Wisconsin Valley Conference girls soccer teams, as the WVC had only one team advance out of the first round of regional play and ended with a 1-7 overall playoff record. D.C. Everest’s 2-0 win… Read More »