Recent Wausau Area Sports Stories

  • CWS Sports Desk January 18, 2019 Merrill– The Wausau East Lumberjacks overcame a six-point deficit at halftime and pushed Merrill to the brink, but ultimately fell by the final score of 77-74 on Friday night. Gabe Krueger and Ryan LaCerte led Wausau East with 19 points each. Krueger had 10 rebounds and made 7-8 free throw

  • CWS Sports Desk January 18, 2019 Wausau– Patience and discipline are not two words that Wisconsin Rapids head coach Dan Witter would typically use to describe his team’s play to this point of the 2018-19 season.  After all, coming into their tilt against Wausau West, Rapids only had three wins to its credit, two of which

  • For CWS Photos by  Gretchen Konkol January 18, 2019 Stevens Point– This season as not been kind to winter enthusiasts. Mild temperatures and minimal snow have made ice conditions treacherous and kept snowmobile trails closed. One group has not let the winter blues rain on their parade. The Big Boys Kitty Kat Series continues to run

  • CWS Sports Desk CWS Sports Desk January 18, 2019 Phillips– It was raining three pointers for the Newman Cardinals on Thursday night as they defeated Phillips 85-61. Jadelyn Ganski led the long range attack for Newman, burying ten three point baskets.  Ganski led all scorers with 34 points.  Ganski’s 10 three pointers in a single game

  •   CWS Sports Desk January 18, 2019 Merrill– Merrill jumped out to a 30-17 lead in the first half of their Wisconsin Valley contest against Wausau East on Thursday night and held on in the second half to secure a 52-35 victory. Dalie Thomas and Claire Drew led the Bluejays with 11 points.  Rylee Mrachek

  • CWS Sports Desk January 18, 2019 Wausau– Two cross-town rivals met up for non-conference basketball action on Thursday night and it was the Evergreens of D.C. Everest who came out ahead of Newman by the final score of 91-73. Ben Leischer led the Cardinals with 20 points and Charlie McCarty added 15 points. “I was proud of

  • CWS Sports Desk January 18, 2019 Stevens Point– The D.C. Everest Evergreens defeated SPASH by the final score of 95-75 on Thursday evening in Wisconsin Valley Conference boys swimming action. SPASH picked up wins in the 200 freestyle from Chad Franz and also in the the 200 IM from Drew Harris. Franz also won the

  • CWS Sports Desk January 17, 2019 Stevens Point– The SPASH Panthers wrestling team cruised to a 72-9 victory over Wausau East on Thursday night. SPASH collected seven pins in the match. East got victories from Ryan Daniel at 170, who won 6-2 over Hayden Scherr, and Jared Rohde won at 220 over Caden Weis. East had

  • By David Keech January 17, 2019 Madison– The latest team wrestling rankings are out from WiWrestling.Com and three area teams remain ranked among the state’s best. Leading the way is Stratford, ranked #1 in Division 3, as they have been all season. Division 1 finds Marshfield moving up to #3 with WVC rival Wisconsin Rapids

  • CWS Sports Desk January 17, 2019 Wausau– The CWS Student Athlete Spotlight focused on Ryan LaCerte of Wausau East this week.  Check out the story to see what makes him tick! CWS: Now that we’re past the holidays and getting into the thick of the winter season, what are some positives for your team to

  • CWS Sports Desk January 16, 2019 Mosinee– Casey Kowalski of Mosinee is ranked #1 to lead area three point shooters on the latest WIAA Boys Basketball 3 Point Challenge Leaderboard. Joining Kowalski on the Division 2 list is Jack Kane of Wausau East, ranked 6th. Adam Willoughby of SPASH is 3rd and Brant Bohman of

  • CWS Sports Desk January 16, 2019 River Falls–“Officials Helping Officials” is the theme for the Northern Wisconsin Basketball Officiating Camp, held in River Falls June 21-23. The camp, began in 2005, has provided classroom and on-court instruction to officials who wantedto improve and grow in their officiating, according to the camp brochure. For more information, see