Category Archives: Port Edwards

Lantz Wheeler to offer pitching clinic in Rapids

CWS Sports Desk August 13, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids– Adam Mrozek Pitching and Hitting is bringing renouned pitching coach Lantz Wheeler to Blaser’s Pitch and Hit in Wisconsin Rapids on September 29-30. Wheeler’s pitching clinic will run from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. on those dates. Those interested in attending or looking for more information can contact Mrozek through his… Read More »

Rafters end home finale with a win

For CWS August 11, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids — The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (33-37, 18-17 2nd half) won their final home game of the year 4-1 over the Green Bay Bullfrogs (28-43, 16-19 2nd half). The Rafters rallied in the eighth scoring three runs to take a late lead against the Frogs. Both teams traded runs in the second.… Read More »

Rafters split season series with Dock Spiders

For CWS August 5, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (30-35, 15-15 2nd half) took down the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (36-29, 15-15 2nd half) 6-3. Ten errors were committed combined between both clubs, but the Rafters overcame their gaffes in the field to win 6-3. Fond du Lac was the first to score, striking… Read More »

Rafters swept by Bombers in Battle Creek

For CWS August 3, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids—  The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (29-34, 14-14 2nd half) fell to the Battle Creek Bombers (32-32, 16-13 2nd half) 3-1. Both teams collected eight hits but, the Rafters could get the hit to bring home runs as they left 12 on base. Wisconsin Rapids started the scoring though as Ethan Stringer (Louisville)… Read More »

Football coaches release football-only conference plan

CWS Sports Desk August 2, 2018 Stevens Point— The Wisconsin Football Coaches Association and the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association released a football-only conference alignment proposal for the 2020 season to member schools Monday. Football-Only Conference Alignment Placements The objective of the plan is to form a football-only conference model that brings uniformity to the number… Read More »

Chaps end Dairyland League season with win over Wood Ducks

By Steve Pilz For CWS July 31, 2018 Marshfield-–  The Marshfield Chaparral amateur baseball team concluded their Dairyland League schedule Monday night at Jack Hackman Field with a 7-4 win over the Minoqua Wood Ducks. The Chaps (16-2) conclude their home schedule Wednesday night against Everest at 7:30 PM in what will be Wenzel Farm… Read More »

Rafters fall in 12 to Rivets’ walk-off

CWS Sports Desk July 31, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (27-31, 12-11 2nd half) fell in extra innings to the Rockford Rivets (25-33, 7-17 2nd half) 3-2. Both clubs traded leads and held a 2-2 tie from the sixth frame until the bottom of the twelfth where Kian O’Brien hit a walk-off home run to… Read More »

Track and Field & Cross Country changes simplify uniform rule

CWS Sports Desk July 29, 2018 Indianapolis, IN– Further simplification of the uniform rule in track and field, and clarification on the method of determining the order of finish in cross country highlight 2019 rules changes in those two high school sports. Seven changes were recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS)… Read More »

Rafters fall to Mallards in season series finale

For CWS July 20 2018 Madison— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (22-29, 7-9 2nd half) fell to the Madison Mallards (36-16, 8-8 2nd half) 7-1 in Madison, WI Friday night. Madison once again used a big inning to pull away from the Rafters. The Mallards started the scoring in the third. After loading the bases, Tyler Plantier delivered… Read More »

Real Freedom 5K run/walk to raise awareness for human trafficking victims

CWS Sports Desk July 19, 2018 Necedah– A 5K run/walk in Necedah scheduled for August 11 will raise money and awareness to combat human trafficking. The official title for the event is the Real Freedom 5K Run/Walk and it will take place at Necedah Lion’s Park at 8:30 a.m. The Real Freedom Race is in its… Read More »

Rafters lose late to Mallards

For CWS July 19, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids–The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (22-28, 7-8 2nd half) fell to the Madison Mallards (35-16, 7-8 2nd half) 9-3 at Witter Field. The Rafters trailed by two entering the ninth, but the Mallards scored four times in the inning to move their advantage to six. Madison scored three in the first frame… Read More »

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 »