Category Archives: Tri-County

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 »

Velocity Sports Insider 2018 Episode 6

For CWS June 12, 2018 Stevens Point– It’s time once again for the Velocity Sports Insider!  In this episode, take a tour of Stevens Point’s iconic Bukolt Park. Don’t forget to check out Velocity Clubhouse this summer to hone your skills!

Rafters conclude six game home stand tonight with tilt against Woodchucks

CWS Sports Desk June 11, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Rafters bested the Woodchucks in a 1-0 shutout on Sunday afternoon. They advanced to 8-5 on the season.  The win has the Rafters in second place in the South Division standings. The Rafters conclude the home series with the Wisconsin Woodchucks tonight. The Woodchucks posted three hits yesterday, outdone by… Read More »

Rafters earn first shutout win of 2018 over Woodchucks

CWS Sports Desk June 10, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids-–  The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters earned their first shutout win of the 2018 season. The Rafters defeated the Woodchucks 1-0 backed by a solid start from the returning Gareth Stroh (Purdue), who pitched five scoreless innings, allowing just three hits and fanning six. Wisconsin Rapids scored the first… Read More »

Rafters fall to Dock Spiders 6-2

CWS Sports Desk June 9, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters lost to the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders for the first time at Witter Field. The Dock Spiders scored four runs in the first two innings off six hits to lead 4-0 after two. Fond du Lac starting pitcher Jon Young threw seven… Read More »

Rafters break free from the web defeating Dock Spiders 11-2

CWS Sports Desk June 8, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids—  The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters scored nine runs between the fourth and fifth innings to take down the Dock Spiders 11-2 in game one of the season series. After Fond du Lac scored one in the first, the Rafters plated a run of their own as Payton Robertson… Read More »

Rafters outlast Bombers 9-4

CWS Sports Desk June 7, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids—  The Bombers struck first but the Rafters had the last laugh Thursday night defeating Battle Creek by a final of 9-4. Battle Creek struck first in the second with a leadoff home run from Zach Gartner. The cranberry and gold responded with a three-run bottom of the… Read More »

Rafters fall to Bombers 8-1

CWS Sports Desk June 6, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Battle Creek Bombers struck first scoring seven runs through seven before the Rafters could plate a run of their own falling 8-1.  The cranberry and gold got on the board in the seventh off an RBI groundout from Josh Campbell (Stephen F. Austin) which plated Bret Fehr (SIU… Read More »

Velocity Sports Insider 2018 Episode 5

CWS Sports Desk June 6, 2018 Stevens Point– It’s time for the latest edition of the Velocity Sports Insider, brought to you by Velocity Clubhouse in Stevens Point. This week, the insider takes an in-depth look at softball hitting fundamentals with former SPASH superstar Taylor Smola.  

Rafters nail down 11-2 win over Rivets

CWS Sports Desk June 5, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— After losing by eight to Rockford last night, Wisconsin Rapids put up nine runs in one inning and would win by nine splitting the two-game series with the Rivets on an 11-2 win. With two outs in the sixth, the Rafters would get four consecutive base hits.… Read More »

Rafters downed by Rivets 13-5

CWS Sports Desk June 4, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Rafters struck first and blasted their second home run of the season as Steven Rivas (Long Beach State) went yard again but the Rivets would score eight times in the third and would hold a lead from then onward. In the top of the third, Bret… Read More »

Rafters squash Bullfrogs and even series

CWS Sports Desk June 3, 2018 Green Bay— After losing by seven to Green Bay at home last night, Wisconsin Rapids returned the favor at Joannes Stadium defeating the Bullfrogs by twelve runs in a 13-1 win. Jake Dunham (Northern Illinois) got the scoring started in the second with a double plating Mitch Mallek (St. Cloud… Read More »