Category Archives: Almond-Bancroft

Rafters announce Road Warrior animal appearance set for Wednesday, June 27th

CWS Sports Desk April 25, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Rafters have announced professional wrestler Joseph Michael Laurinaitis, better known by his ring name Animal from the world-famous Road Warriors, will be on hand for Wrestling Night on Wednesday, June 27th for the 7:05 game against the Kalamazoo Growlers. Road Warrior Animal was one half of the Road Warriors. The Road… Read More »

Vote: 2018 CWS Boys Basketball Coach of the Year

By David Keech April 22, 2018 Madison— The CWS Basketball Awards for 2018 began with Tahlia Walton of Stanley-Boyd being voted as Girls Basketball Player of the Year, followed by Pacelli Coach Jake Jalling being voted the Girls Basketball Coach of the Year. The awards continue with voting for the CWS Boys Basketball Coach of… Read More »

Jalling edges Jensen for CWS Girls Basketball Coach of the Year

By David Keech April 20, 2018 Stevens Point— In a tight battle, Pacelli’s Jake Jalling was voted the CWS Girls Basketball Coach of the Year, garnering 425 votes. Amherst’s Gregg Jensen finished a close second, picking up 394 votes. Randy Rau of Colby was third in the balloting, picking up 256 votes. Congratulations to Jalling,… Read More »

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 »

The Sandlot’s Michael ‘Squints’ Palledorous and Tommy ‘Repeat’ Timmons coming to Rafters Game July 19th

CWS Sports Desk April 16, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— If your name is Wendy Peffercorn, you better watch out! The Rafters announced today that the L-7 Weenie himself, Squints, will be joined by Tommy ‘Repeat’ Timmons from the famous baseball movie, The Sandlot, for an appearance at Witter Field on Thursday, July 19th, presented by Solarus.  The Sandlot… Read More »

Vote: CWS Girls Basketball Coach of the Year

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Rafters announce five bobblehead giveaways for 2018

CWS Sports Desk April 15, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids—  As the unveiling of the promotional schedule continues, the Rafters are excited to announce five bobblehead giveaways that will take place during the 2018 season.  The first bobblehead giveaway will take place on Saturday, June 2nd and will feature 2017 Northwoods League Manager of the Year Craig Noto, while… Read More »