Category Archives: Port Edwards

Rafters to hold 6th annual “Hot Stove” Rendezvous event on January 10th

For CWS December 18, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids—  The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters have partnered with the Hotel Mead & Conference Center to hold the 6th Annual Rafters “Hot Stove” Rendezvous on Thursday, January 10th. The event will feature two former Rafter players from the 2016 Championship team; Blair Lakso and Dustin Woodcock. Lakso just completed his second season… Read More »

The Rafters Announce Ticket Package Dates for 2019 Season

CWS Sports Desk December 17, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.-The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters announced their 2019 Regular Season schedule on Friday, November 16th, in conjunction with the Northwoods League. Today, the team announces the dates for their three Bleacher 9 Game Package options for the 2019 season, as well as dates for the Solarus Founders Club… Read More »

WIAA Board of Control conducts December meeting

CWS Sports Desk Courtesy WIAA December 14, 2018 STEVENS POINT– The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control conducted its December meeting at the executive offices today. Among the action items approved by the Board were the 2017-18 independent audit report provided by BDO, general fund statements, general fund payments, the deferred liability fund report for… Read More »

WIAA Task Force develops plan for new  realignment process

CWS Sports Desk December 10, 2018 STEVENS POINT– The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association conference realignment task force assembled and developed a plan that alters the realignment request process at the association’s executive office on Wednesday, Dec. 5. The plan will be advanced and recommended to the Board of Control at its meeting on Jan. 30, 2019.… Read More »

Rafters to hold first “Rosco’s Holiday Drawing”

For CWS December 9, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are to hold the first ever “Rosco’s Holiday Drawing”. Put together by one of the most creative minds in sports, Rosco P. Rafter just might have out done himself with this one. Instead of gifting the following fan package to everyone in the Greater Wisconsin… Read More »

Nekoosa/Assumption wrestling voted CWS Team of the Week

CWS Sports Desk December 5, 2018 Wausau– Team of the Week voting has concluded once again and  Nekoosa/Port Edwards Wrestling came away with the title of CWS Team of the Week. If you come across a great team performance this upcoming week, shoot us a tweet @centralwisco and we’ll take your nomination into consideration. Be sure to check us… Read More »

Rafter fans to help design new home jersey

CWS Sports Desk December 4, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are eager to announce the first home jersey design contest! The jersey design that is selected will be the inspiration for the Rafters new home jersey. This jersey will be worn by all Rafters players and coaches for all 36 home games in the… Read More »

Nekoosa/Assumption and Abbotsford/Colby wrestlers clean up at Black River Falls Invite

CWS Sports Desk December 1, 2018 Black River Falls— Nekoosa/Assumption and Abbotsford/Colby wrestlers came away with a solid early season showing in their first action of the season. First place finishes of area wrestlers 105: River Halopka, Abbotsford.Colby 113:  Nathan Gellerup, Nekoosa/Assumption 120:  Blaze Thurber, Nekoosa/Assumption 138: Craig Elsen, Nekoosa/Assumption 145: Brant Hall, Nekoosa/Assumption 160:Chance… Read More »

WIAA Member Schools offer official training courses

CWS Sports Desk courtesy WIAA, written by Maddie Hodge November 26, 2018 Stevens Point- The WIAA honors the motto of sportsmanship through play, encouraging student-athletes across the state to grow and learn through sport. This growth hinges on the dedication of coaches, parents, and spectators – and the necessity of individuals willing to invest time… Read More »

WIAA state football championships preview

CWS Sports Desk November 13, 2018 Courtesy WIAA Madison—  The 43rd Annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Football State Championship Finals will be held Thursday and Friday, Nov. 15-16, at Camp Randall Stadium on the campus of the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wis. PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE:  Avoid the lines the day of the game by buying… Read More »

All-CWS Volleyball: Star-studded cast

CWS Sports Desk November 10, 2018 Green Bay— With the conclusion of the 2018 Girls Volleyball season, it’s time to announce our All-CWS Volleyball Teams. With players from across central Wisconsin, our All-CWS squad has talent that is top-notch. First Team First Last Team Conference Honor Kamry Albrecht Medford Great Northern Great Northern 1st Team… Read More »

Rafters to partner with Skyward, Inc. to hold 6th Annual Teacher of the Year Essay Contest

CWS Sports Desk November 5, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters and Skyward are continuing their long-standing partnership to host Educator’s Appreciation Night at Witter Field in 2019. During this evening, the Rafters and Skyward will honor one area teacher as the Skyward Central Wisconsin Teacher of the Year. The selected teacher will have a… Read More »