Category Archives: College sports

Rafters announce the hiring of new accounts & Corporate Service Manager

CWS Sports Desk October 1, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids– As the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters approach their inaugural 10th season, the team has announced the addition of Hannah Jurgens to the 2018 front office staff as the Accounts & Corporate Service Manager. Jurgens enters her first season with the Rafters as the Accounts & Corporate Service Manager.… Read More »

RiverWolves release 2018-2019 regular season schedule

CWS Sports Desk September 7, 2018 Wausau— The Wausau RiverWolves are just 60 days away from hitting the home ice at Marathon Park Ice Arena. The RiverWolves will take on the Alexandria Blizzard in their opening series Friday, September 28th and Saturday, September 29th. Wausau will play 22 home games and 47 total games during their 2018-19… Read More »

2018 Rafters season in review

CWS Sports Desk September 6, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids – After a record-setting 52-20 2017 campaign, the Rafters had high expectations for 2018. While the cranberry and gold failed to make their third consecutive postseason appearance, the club saw multiple players signed by major league teams and set forth a winning record at Witter Field for a… Read More »

Rafters win season finale

For CWS August 13, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (34-37, 19-17 2nd half) defeated the Green Bay Bullfrogs (38-44, 16-20 2nd half) 8-3 in the 2018 season finale. The Rafters took the lead in the first and never looked back, holding the lead with a plethora of offense. The cranberry and gold got the party… Read More »

Rafters finish Chucks on Friday night

For CWS August 12, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (32-37, 17-17 2nd half) defeated the Wisconsin Woodchuck (28-42, 16-19 2nd half) 3-2 on Friday night at Witter Field. The Rafters took the lead late as Alex Fedje-Johnson (Davidson) collected a hit to right and scored on an airmailed errant throw from the Woodchucks right fielder… 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 get 4 in ninth for win

For CWS August 9, 2018 Wausau— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters scored four times in the ninth as the Wisconsin Woodchucks closed out the home schedule for 2018 with an 8-7 loss tonight at Athletic Park.  The Chucks finished with a home record of 19-17 for the season. The Woodchucks got the offense going right away in… 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 »

Woodchucks fall to Kingfish in offensive showdown

For CWS August 3, 2018 Wausau— The Wisconsin Woodchucks wrapped up their last game of their long road trip tonight at Simmons Field in Kenosha. The Kingfish pulled ahead early with a 4-0 lead with Alex Stodola walking three batters and the defense committing two errors in the bottom of the 1st inning. The Chucks had active… Read More »