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Tuesday soccer results: SPASH, Rapids, Everest win

CWS Sports Desk April 30, 2019 SPASH 7, Wausau West 0 Stevens Point — The SPASH Panthers regained some of their offensive spark and finished the first half of their conference season with a decisive 7-0 shutout of Wausau West on a wet night at the Portage County Youth Soccer complex. Senior Abby Gemza got… Read More »

SPASH bounces back with 5-1 win over East

CWS Sports Desk April 25, 2019 Wausau — The SPASH Panthers got a hat trick from 2018 all-state player Abby Gemza and two more from Brynn Beversdorf to take a 5-1 victory over Wausau East Thursday. Beversdorf, a senior midfielder, got the first goal at the 25:32 mark off an assist by sophomore midfielder Grace… Read More »

SPASH opens title defense with 4-1 win over Marshfield

By Steve Hill April 9, 2019 Stevens Point — A veteran-laden SPASH squad started its defense of the Panthers’ 2018 Wisconsin Valley Conference title with a solid 4-1 league win over the Marshfield Tigers Tuesday, but a few newcomers on both sides of the field also got into the act. On a chilly night at… Read More »

WVC Soccer Roundup: Looking good for openers Tuesday

By Steve Hill April 8, 2019 What a difference a year makes. Even with the threat of a major snowstorm this weekend, the Wisconsin Valley Conference girls’ soccer season already has a sunnier outlook, with three conference games getting underway at 7 p.m. Tuesday after the entire first half of the season was cancelled last… Read More »

SPASH girls soccer rips Waupaca

CWS Sports Desk April 2, 2019 Waupaca– The SPASH girls soccer team had no trouble dealing with Waupaca on Tuesday night as they cruised to a 9-0 victory. The Panthers got two goals from Zoe Sell, while Lauren Johnson had two goals and one assist.  Abby Gemza scored a goal and had an assist.  Brynn Beversdorf… 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 »

SPASH heads up youthful All-WVC girls soccer team

CWS Sports Desk June 3, 2018 Four SPASH juniors and high-scoring sophomores Maddie Simpson of D.C. Everest and Nina Hashimoto of Marshfield highlight the youngest All-Wisconsin Valley Conference girls soccer first team in the last half-decade. Abby Gemza, Lauren Johnson, Madisyn Rogan and Julia Moder helped lead SPASH to its first outright conference title since… Read More »

SPASH quietly wraps up WVC soccer title, 4-2

By Steve Hill May 24, 2018 Wausau — For a team that had just won its first outright Wisconsin Valley Conference title since 2012, the SPASH Panthers were surprisingly subdued. After the final seconds had ticked off of the Panthers’ workmanlike 4-2 victory over Wausau East Thursday, there was nary a hug nor a small… Read More »

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 »

Gemza, Johnson help SPASH celebrate 5-1 win

By Steve Hill May 8, 2018 Stevens Point — Call it arriving fashionably late. The SPASH Panthers overcame a bit of a slow start to make it a goal-scoring party against Marshfield Tuesday at the Portage County Youth Soccer complex, celebrating junior midfielder Abby Gemza’s birthday with a 5-1 victory. Gemza scored two long-distance goals,… Read More »

WVC Soccer Roundup: SPASH starts conference play after solid weekend in Illinois

Story and photo by Steve Hill April 11, 2017 Stevens Point — Well, that didn’t last long. Three weeks into the 2016 girls soccer season, both SPASH and D.C. Everest, the 2015  Division 1 state champion, were still undefeated and Wisconsin Rapids wasn’t far behind.  Just one week into the 2017 season, all three teams… Read More »