Category Archives: Amherst

Velocity Sports Insider 2018 Episode 4

For CWS May 27, 2018 Stevens Point– It’s time once again for the Velocity Sports Insider brought to you by Velocity Clubhouse in Stevens Point.  This week’s episode explores an overlooked aspect of baseball and softball, but one that is crucial to success: the dugout to plate routine. Sit back and enjoy this latest episode!

Northwoods League offers League Clip Service

CWS Sports Desk May 24, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— Dear Northwoods League Friends, Family and Fans, We are less than one week from Opening Day for the Northwoods League and excitement for this, our 25th Season, is running high. For the last several weeks we have been sharing Memorable Moments in NWL history – we can’t wait to see… Read More »

Rafters announce 2018 game day contests

CWS Sports Desk May 23, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are proud to announce the exciting Game Day Contests that will be happening at Witter Field for the 2018 season. Fans of all ages are encouraged to participate in these unique opportunities to enjoy Rafters games. New for the 2018 season is the Sears… Read More »

Rafters sign standout pitchers from Framingham State and Bucknell University

CWS Sports Desk May 21, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids—  Today the Rafters announced the signing of left-handed pitcher Kyle Hodgson from Framingham State and right-handed pitcher Hunter Robichaux from Bucknell University. Kyle Hodgson is a 5-foot-7, 175-pound left-handed pitcher from Berkley, Massachusetts. The junior went 5-4 with a 3.46 ERA in 12 appearances including 10 starts and… Read More »

Wausau Tetra Brazil soccer camp scheduled for July 16-20

CWS Sports Desk May 21, 2018 Wausau– Get ready for soccer this summer! Sign up now for the Wausau Tetra Brazil soccer camp.  See the flyer below for details. In this unique camp, the coaches come from Brazil, which is a great experience for the campers. There are also opportunities for families to host a coach… Read More »

Velocity Sports Insider 2018 Episode 3

For CWS May 20, 2018 Stevens Point– Every athlete knows that proper nutrition is key to success on the field. Check out the video below to find out simple ways to maximize your performance by paying attention to what you put into your body. Check CWS each week as the Velocity Insider provides tips on becoming… Read More »

Rafters to Bring on a Louisville Cardinal, Seton Hall Pirate and Northeastern Husky for 2018

CWS Sports Desk May 18, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— Today the Rafters announced the signing Louisville OF Ethan Stringer, Seton Hall RHP Hunter Waldis and Northeastern RHP Josh Winkler. OF Ethan Stringer is in his sophomore season with the University Louisville Cardinals. Stringer is batting .267/.351/.407 through 34 games. The 6-foot 195-pound outfielder has 23 hits (eight… Read More »

WIAA announces officials’ years of service milestones

CWS Sports Desk May 14, 2018 Stevens Point— The WIAA has announced its years of service award list, recognizing officials for 50, 40, 30, 20, and 10 years of serving as a licensed WIAA official. “Officials are important partners in the development and delivery of sport opportunities for high school athletes in Wisconsin. Without their… Read More »

Rafters to hold National Anthem Auditions

CWS Sports Desk May 14, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters have announced the dates for auditions to perform the National Anthem during the 2018 season. Each season, the Rafters bring in local singers, musicians, and musical groups to perform the National Anthem prior to each Rafters home game. This year there will be two… Read More »

Rafters sign a trio of fresh arms

CWS Sports Desk May 12, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— Today the Rafters announced the signing of LHP and former Rafter Gareth Stroh from Purdue University, RHP Justin Wilson from Vanderbilt University and RHP Kaz Akamatsu from University of California, Irvine. Gareth Stroh will pitch for the Rafters for the first time since the 2016 season, when he… Read More »

Velocity Sports Insider 2018 Episode 2

CWS Sports Desk May 12, 2018 Stevens Point– Welcome to the Velocity Sports Insider, Episode 2.  In this installment, Velocity takes you into the HitTrax room to see how it can help you develop into a more complete hitter.  John Schultz offers insight into this remarkable technology and the Baseline Assessment Report– you don’t want to… Read More »