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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 »

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: Fingers crossed for start of WVC play

By Steve Hill May 2, 2018 There’s no more relying on puppies and proms for entertainment; the time for Wisconsin Valley Conference girls soccer play has finally arrived. With a full slate of conference games Thurday, the weather-shortened league season should get underway with last year’s top three teams all hosting 7 p.m. games. Defending… Read More »

CWS Soccer Roundup: WVC play starts again, sort of

By Steve Hill April 25, 2018 When is a big game not a big game? Never, in the case of D.C. Everest and SPASH girls soccer.  The two Wisconsin Valley Conference foes square off Thursday in a meeting that won’t figure into the league race because conference athletic directors agreed to count only the second… Read More »

CWS Soccer Roundup: Everest ties Madison West, but snow beats everyone else

By Steve Hill April 17, 2018 It’s the second full week of the Wisconsin Valley Conference girls soccer season, but it will be the third week before most teams are able to play their first league games. The record-breaking snowfall of the past weekend — approaching or exceeding two feet through much of the region… 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 »

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 »

Everest wins 5th title in classic draw with Rapids

By Steve Hill May 25, 2017 Wisconsin Rapids — If defense wins championships, both Wisconsin Rapids and D.C. Everest staked their title claims Thursday, but the record will show that only Everest wins the 2017 Wisconsin Valley Conference crown after a vintage scoreless draw at Washington Elementary. The Evergreens (13-6-3, 10-0-2 WVC) won their fifth consecutive title, with the… Read More »

WVC Soccer Roundup: Title on line, seedings coming, Peel retires

By Steve Hill May 22, 2017 Stevens Point — A rough weekend for the Wisconsin Valley Conference’s “Big 3” leads into a busy week of big games for WVC leaders, seeding meetings that determine playoff spots, and what is possibly the final home game for a longtime SPASH coach. Panther assistant coach Mark Peel, head coach of… Read More »

SPASH, Rapids battle to entertaining 1-1 draw

Story and photo by Steve Hill May 16, 2017 Stevens Point — One side wanted goal-line technology and the other wanted a penalty kick. With neither in the offing, Wisconsin Rapids and the SPASH Panthers settled for a 1-1 tie that made first-place D.C. Everest’s path to a Wisconsin Valley Conference title a lot easier. The… Read More »

WVC Soccer Roundup: SPASH entering do-or-die stretch

By Steve Hill May 15, 2017 Stevens Point — A huge week of soccer looms for the two teams trying to break D.C. Everest’s stranglehold on the Wisconsin Valley Conference soccer title. Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln (12-2-2, 8-1 WVC) travels to the Portage County Youth Soccer complex for a 7 p.m. showdown with archrival SPASH (10-3,… Read More »