Category Archives: Adams-Friendship

Rafters announce 2019 weekly promotions

For CWS May 12, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids— Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.- The Rafters have announced the 2019 season’s weekly promotional schedule. This year they are adding two promotions to the already packed weekly schedule for the upcoming season. All Sunday games this season will offer the McCain Foods Family Pack. For only $42, a family will… Read More »

Williams Mock: Packers find future stars in first round

By Scott Williams April 23, 2019 STEVENS POINT – Call me stubborn, or just not very bright, but it’s time to take another crack at predicting the first round of the NFL Draft, or Christmas in April. When NFL teams, and most importantly the Green Bay Packers, get all kinds of brand new presents to… Read More »

2019 Rafters making waves during spring

CWS Sports Desk April 18, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids— Before they wear cranberry and gold at historic Witter Field this summer, members of the 2019 Wisconsin Rapids Rafters’ roster are finding success at the halfway point of the collegiate baseball season. Odessa College is currently 28-10 and sitting atop their conference thanks in part to stellar… Read More »

From the Braintrust: 3 person officiating crews just don’t measure up

From the Braintrust By David Keech April 15, 2019 Abbotsford— More is better, but definitely not when it comes to officiating basketball. High school basketball in Wisconsin has seen a big increase in the number of three person officiating crews, something that was looked at as an improvement. The reasons are simple. In the postseason,… Read More »

2018-19 All-CWS Girls Basketball Second Team

By David Keech April 15, 2019 Green Bay— With the 2018-19 All-CWS Girls Basketball First Team already announced, we add to an impressive group of girls basketball standouts with our second team for the 18-19 season. 2018-19 All-CWS Girls Basketball First Team 2018-19 All CWS Girls Basketball Second Team Second Team Breanna Ackley Stratford Marawood… Read More »

From the Braintrust: Bunting is neanderthal, bad baseball

From the Braintrust By David Keech April 14, 2019 St. Louis, MO— For way too long, baseball managers have done what they think is right. Using strategy that they felt made sense, managers have chosen to use the bunt to do what everyone wants, improve their chances to win. The facts show, however, that bunting… Read More »

Packers Hall of Famer Jerry Kramer to appear at four Big Top Sports & Entertainment Ballparks

For CWS April 12, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids–  Big Top Sports & Entertainment, which owns and operates four teams in the Northwoods League, announced today that Green Bay Packers Hall of Famer Jerry Kramer will make a statewide tour to their four ballparks from June 25th through June 28th this summer.  Kramer will appear at the Wisconsin Rapids… Read More »

Registration open for Three Zebras High School Basketball 3-Person officials’ camp

For CWS April 10, 2019 Wisconsin Dells – Registrations is open for a  camp for three-person basketball officials that will be held in the Wisconsin Dells. Saturday May 4th & Sunday May 5th 2019 Just a Game Fieldhouse – Wisconsin Dells, WI Brian Kenney (Cell) 608-448-9034 Email – [email protected] Webpage – https://www.threezebrascamp.com/

Rafters add pair of New Mexico commits

For CWS April 6, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters announced the signing of Odessa College infielders Harry Fullerton and Mason McLenna, both committed to the University of New Mexico. Originally from Sydney, Australia, Fullerton hit .361 with a .453 on-base percentage last year as a freshman. In his first year, he also collected… Read More »

Rafters start off Promo Palooza with announcement of Charlie Manuel 

For CWS April 5, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids– Promo Palooza is a two-week long event where fans can get ticket specials for guest appearances, bobbleheads, and giveaways. The event is kicked off by the announcement of a ticket special for Opening Day! Former Twins player/manager and Phillies World Series Champion, Charlie Manuel, will be in attendance… Read More »

CWS Men’s NCAA Basketball Bracket Challenge a tight race heading to the Final Four

By David Keech April 1, 2019 Minneapolis-– The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has reached the Final Four, and area ‘experts’ trying their hand at predicting the winners have been battling it out for supremacy in 2019. With just three games left to play, the 96 entries are bunched tight at the top. With only #1… Read More »