Category Archives: Adams-Friendship

Rafters announce 2018 promotional giveaways

CWS Sports Desk April 20, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Rafters have announced a host of promotional giveaway items that will be available to fans during the 2018. Opening Day is slated for Friday, June 1st and Al’s Auto Glass will present a 2018 magnet schedule to the first fans through the gates as the Rafters host the Wisconsin… Read More »

Rafters partner with Mid-State Technical College for Field of Dreams Night Baseball Design Contest

CWS Sports Desk April 19, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Rafters and Mid-State Technical College have partnered together to hold Field of Dreams Night on Wednesday, August 8th this summer. The evening will celebrate the famous baseball movie, with corn stalks on the outfield wall and clips from the film displayed on the video board during the night. Following the… Read More »

WIAA Annual Meeting Preview: new member admission requirements amendment

CWS Sports Desk April 18, 2018 Stevens Point— The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association will conduct its 123rd Annual Meeting at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Stevens Point Wednesday, April 26. The membership will consider four amendments, two for the Constitution and two for the Rules of Eligibility at the Association’s business meeting. Changes to… Read More »

WIAA announces 2018 Cross Country sectional assignments

CWS Sports Desk April 17, 2018 Stevens Point— The WIAA has announced cross country assignments for sectional competition in 2018. Sectional action will take place Friday, October 19 or Saturday, October 20. The WIAA State Cross Country Meet will be held  October 27  at the Ridges Golf Course in Wisconsin Rapids. Sectional assignments d1girlsassignment d2girlsassignment… Read More »

WBCA Coaches split on implementation of shot clock

By David Keech April 11, 2018 Stevens Point— Prior to the 2018-18 basketball season, the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association and the WIAA discussed possibly adopting a shot clock for boys and girls basketball season. The proposal was met with responses for and against, with some coaches and fans decidedly on one side or the other.… Read More »

Jared Abbrederis to speak at 2018 Scholar-Athlete Banquet

CWS Sports Desk April 10, 2018 Wausau— Former Green Bay Packer and University of Wisconsin Badger Jared Abbrederis will present the keynote address at the 35th Annual WIAA Scholar-Athlete Award Banquet May 6, 2018, at the Jefferson Street Inn in Wausau, Wis. Abbrederis, a native of Wautoma, Wis., played parts of three years with the… Read More »

Rafters sign Dixie State Hurlers Chandler Greenfield, Brecken Lewis; Matthew Devillier of Centenary

CWS Sports Desk April 5, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— Today the Rafters announced the signing of right-handed pitchers Chandler Greenfield and Brecken Lewis from Dixie State University as well as Matthew Devillier from Centenary College in Louisiana. Chandler Greenfield, a native of Twin Falls, Idaho, is a junior but is playing his first season with the Dixie… Read More »

Rafters single game tickets to go on sale Friday, April 20th

CWS Sports Desk April 4, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters announced that single game tickets for the 2018 season will be available beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, April 20th.   Any reserved bleacher seat in the grandstand is $10 and a standing room only ticket is $9 this season. Single game tickets for the Northwoods League Interactive… Read More »

CWS Men’s Bracket Challenge sees ‘Albino Klingforth’ pick up the title in a close race

By David Keech April 3, 2018 San Antonio, TX— With Villanova downing Michigan to take the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship, the 2018 college basketball season has reached its conclusiong. Along with the season ending, the CWS Men’s Basketball Bracket Contest found a champion of its own, with ‘Albino Klingforth’ taking this year’s title. A tight… Read More »

CWS NCAA Women’s Basketball Bracket Contest sees ‘Da Voice’ come away with title

By David Keech April 4, 2018 Columbus, OH-– The college basketball season ended with the NCAA Championship games for the women and men taking place on Sunday and Monday. Sunday’s women’s championship saw a thrilling final three games, with two semifinals going to overtime. The Championship was just as good, with Notre Dame winning on… Read More »

2018 Candy Bracket Battle: Sweet 16

By David Keech March 30, 2018 San Antonio, TX— The NCAA Men’s and Women’s Final Four is this weekend, with four teams in each vying to be crowned the best in the land. Along with the Final Four games played on Saturday(Men) and Women(Sunday) the CWS Candy Bracket Battle is reaching a fever pitch. We’re… Read More »

Rafters sign Lamar’s Robertson and West Alabama’s Phillips

CWS Sports Desk March 28, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— Today the Rafters announced the signing of third baseman Luke Phillips from the University of West Alabama and middle-infielder Payton Robertson of Lamar University. Luke Phillips is a 6-foot-1, 204-pound infielder who mans third base for the University of West Alabama Tigers.  Through 25 games, the sophomore right-handed… Read More »