Category Archives: Almond-Bancroft

Rafters shut out Rivets for fourth shutout victory

For CWS July 10, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (19-23, 4-3 2nd half) shut out the Rockford Rivets (19-22, 1-6 2nd half) 5-0 to start off the three-game homestand. Gareth Stroh no-hit the Rivets through six innings and ended with seven scoreless. The Rafters started their scoring in the fifth as Victor Carlino (Long Beach… Read More »

Rafters fall just short in ninth to Chinooks

For CWS July 8, 2018 Mequon— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (18-22, 3-2 2nd half) almost completed a ninth-inning comeback against the Lakeshore Chinooks (21-19, 5-0 2nd half). The Rafters were down 4-0 to nothing to begin the ninth and plated three runs on three hits, brought the go-ahead the run to the plate but a ground out… Read More »

Rafters fall to Dock Spiders in tight game

For CWS July 6, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids—  The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (17-21, 2-1 2nd half) lost to the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (22-16, 1-2 2nd half) by one-run after losing a three-run lead in the fifth. The Dock Spiders scored the first run of the game after back-to-back base hits to start the frame. A 4-6-3… Read More »

Rafters sweep the Bullfrogs in home and home series

For CWS July 5, 2018 Green Bay—  The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (17-20, 2-0 2nd half) defeated the Green Bay Bullfrogs (12-26, 0-2 2nd half) by a final of 11-7. Five home runs were hit between both clubs, but the Rafters come out on top of the slugfest. The Rafters struck first in the first. Brody Wofford (UCF)… Read More »

RiverWolves look to fill head coach vacancy

For CWS July 3, 2018 Wausau— The RiverWolves have announced that Head Coach Tim Brownell is leaving the team to pursue another job opportunity outside of hockey. Brownell led the RiverWolves to the playoffs in their Inaugural Season this past year. “We’d like to thank Tim in helping lead our program this past season and… Read More »

Rafters and Dairy Queen partner for Birthday Party Package

For CWS June 29, 2018 Birthday Party Package!   Soccer comes to Miller Park! This summer, U.S. Soccer legends will take the pitch at Miller Park on Wednesday, July 11, as Club León takes on Liga MX rival, C.F. Pachuca, in an International Soccer Showcase, presented by Aurora Health Care. The list of talent includes USMNT defender Omar Gonzalez, Jamaican forward… Read More »

Rafters fall to Chinooks in third meeting of 2018

For CWS June 28, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Rafters fell to the Lakeshore Chinooks in the first game of a home and home series. The cranberry and gold fell 4-1 after a well fought game. The Rafters totaled three hits while the Chinooks recorded seven.  The Rafters are now 14-16 while the Chinooks are 12-17. The Lakeshore… Read More »

Rafters lose heartbreaker to the Mallards

For CWS June 27, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (13-14) led 3-0 after seven innings. However, a four-run eighth by the Madison Mallards (22-6) put Madison in front and they held on as the Rafters fell 4-3. The Rafters put the power on the display as Steven Rivas (Long Beach State) hit two… Read More »

Rafters seek revenge against Mallards

For CWS June 26, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids—  After last night’s 10-3 loss, the cranberry and gold fell to an even .500 on the season with a 13-13 record. With the Rafters’ loss, they sit at fifth in the South Division standings. With the win last night and the Kalamazoo Growler loss, the Madison Mallards extended… Read More »

Rafters fall to Mallards to open homestand

For CWS June 25, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids-– The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (13-13) dropped the first game of a two-game series to Madison by a final 10-3. It was a close game in the first handful of innings. Madison drew first blood in the second. A wild pitch allowed Trevor Schwecke to score from third. The… Read More »

Rafters open four day, five game homestand

For CWS June 25, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters open a five game, four day homestand on Monday, featuring outstanding ballpark specials. Monday, June 25th Bang For Your Buck Monday – FIFA Soccer Night  Come start your week at Witter Field as the Rafters take on the Mallards for the first time at… Read More »

Register for Pittsville Heart and Sole race by July 1

CWS Sports Desk June 18, 2018 Pittsville– Thirty one years ago, a little town in Wisconsin started a road race. Now in 2018, the Pittsville Heart and Sole Road Race keeps plugging along! Not only has this small town race survived, it has thrived. The 2018 Heart and Sole Road Race will take place on July 3rd… Read More »