Category Archives: Tri-County

Marshfield voted CWS Football Team of the Year

CWS Sports Desk December 28, 2018 Marshfield— Central Wisconsin football fans have spoken, and in a tight race, the Marshfield Tigers were voted the 2018 CWS Football Team of the Year. Marshfield picked up 720 votes, ahead of second place Gilman, who received 712 votes. The Tigers were undefeated champions of the Valley Football Association,… Read More »

Rafters announce Field Manager Craig Noto to return for fifth season

For CWS December 25, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Rafters are pleased to announce the all-time winningest field manager in Rafters history, Craig Noto, will return for his fifth season in 2019.  “It was a no brainer bringing Craig back,” said new general manager Andy Francis. “During his time with the Rafters, he has elevated the team to… Read More »

Rafters announce 2019 Northwoods League Schedule

 CWS Sports Desk December 24, 2018   Wisconsin Rapids — The Rafters are coming off a 2018 campaign where they finished with 34 wins and ended up just shy of the playoff picture. The 2019 season will be one of most exciting in recent history to due to the fact it will be the franchises 10… Read More »

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 »

CWS Athlete of the Week: December 2-9

CWS Sports Desk December 9, 2018 Wausau— Take a look at the Athlete of the Week candidates and vote today! Voting ends on Wednesday at approximately 5 p.m. If you come across a great performance this upcoming week and feel that an athlete (or two) should be recognized, shoot us a tweet @centralwisco or drop us a… Read More »