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Everest girls fall in opener

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CWS Sports Desk November 16, 2108 Weston– The D.C. Everest girls basketball team was bounced by Hudson in their season opener by the final score of 47-30. Danni Langseth led the Evergreens with nine points.  Malorie Schmoll added six and Zoey Minnihan hit for five. The Evergreens fall to 0-1 on the young season and will…

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Northwoods League releases 2019 schedule, adds two teams

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WAUSAU — The Northwoods League schedule for the 2019 season, released today, features 22 teams, including two new ones, the Kokomo Jackrabbits and Traverse City Baseball. As part of the 2019 expansion and realignment, the league is adopting new divisional names: Great Plains and Great Lakes, according to a Wisconsin Woodchucks news release. The names…

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Boys basketball preview: Wausau West ready for challenge of new season

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By Brian Kalish November 15, 2018 Wausau– When it rains, it pours.  Just ask the Wausau West Warriors, who last year endured a one-win season in Wisconsin Valley Conference play and managed only four victories overall. However, a new day is dawning– particularly in the Valley– and the Warriors have every reason to believe that…

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Yelich: MVP!!

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NEW YORK (AP) — Milwaukee’s Christian Yelich was close to a unanimous pick for the NL VIP honor. A 26-year-old outfielder just like Mookie Betts, Yelich also won a batting championship and led his team to a division title. And Mookie Betts is ready to become an ambassador for baseball, now that he’s won a…

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Boys basketball preview: Optimism abounds for Wausau East

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By David Stenklyft November 15, 2018 Wausau– Hope springs eternal at the start of every high school sports season with teams looking forward to repeating success or improving on a difficult season where wins were few and far between. After winning just two games last year, it might prove difficult to be optimistic, but don’t…

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Boys basketball preview: 2018-19 Newman Cardinals

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By Brian Kalish November 14, 2018 Wausau– To say that the 2017-18 season was rough for the Newman boys basketball team would be an understatement.  The Cardinals got battered in the Marawood South, where they finished in the cellar with a 2-14 record, a full eight games behind next-closest team Edgar. Overall, Newman won just three…

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Atlanta’s Brian Snitker voted NL Manager of the Year; Counsell comes in second

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NEW YORK (AP) — Atlanta’s Brian Snitker has been voted National League Manager of the Year after leading the Braves to a surprising first-place finish. Snitker received 17 first-place votes, nine seconds and one third for 116 points from the Baseball Writers’ Association of America in balloting announced Tuesday. He was the only manager picked…

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