Category Archives: Stratford

CWS 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Bracket Challenge: Pick the Winners!

CWS Sports Desk March 18, 2019 Stevens Point– March Madness is here!  Once again, CWS is giving you a chance to participate in our very own bracket challenge. To participate in the bracket challenge, fill out a username and password below, and start picking! 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Bracket is LIVE.  Make your picks today!… Read More »

2019 WIAA State Boys Basketball Tournament preview 

From the WIAA March 14, 2019 Madison— The 104th Annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Boys Basketball State Tournament will take place Thursday-Saturday, March 14-16, at the Kohl Center on the campus of the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wis. HOW TO GET TICKETS: Ticket prices for the tourney are $10 per session (two games in a… Read More »

Rafters now accepting applications for host family program

 For CWS March 11, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids—  Have a spare bedroom for a future big leaguer? Want to help a young athlete reach their dream? Every year, roughly 45 elite college baseball players come to Wisconsin Rapids from all around the country, to better their baseball skills and showcase their talent in the Northwoods League.… Read More »

Wisconsin Woodchucks sign Mizzou’s Swanger, Vierling for 2019

CWS Sports Desk March 10, 2019 Wausau– The Wisconsin Woodchucks are introducing two Mizzou players to their 2019 roster. Freshman, Cameron Swanger, and Sophomore, Mark Vierling, will be joining the Woodchucks in the upcoming season. Cameron Swanger, a 6’5”, 210 lb. freshman grew up in Loveland, Ohio and was All-American three years in a row… Read More »

Northwoods League Foundation to Award 22 Youth Equipment Grants

CWS Sports Desk March 8, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids— The Northwoods League Foundation will be awarding more than $55,000 in youth baseball and softball equipment through 22 Share the Glove grants to be awarded this Spring. Each grant, with an approximate retail value of $2500, will include two sets of catcher’s gear, ten gloves, eight batting helmets,… Read More »

2019 All-CWS Football Recap – Best of the Best: Butt, Bacon, Aguilera, Lindell, Schoenherr, Birkenholz, Guden, Flink

By David Keech March 7, 2019 Madison— Taking a look back, a wrap up of the 2019 All-CWS Football Team, chosen by fans from throughout central Wisconsin and beyond: QB Carson Butt Edgar Marawood All Marawood 1st Team, Marawood Back of the Year WR/TE Austin Bacon Spencer/Columbus Cloverbelt All Cloverbelt 1st Team, WFCA All Region… Read More »

Rafters secure two Cavaliers for the upcoming season

CWS Sports Desk March 6, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids— After wrapping up successful high school careers, University of Virginia freshmen Jack Dragum and Bryce Greenly will be joining the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters for the summer of 2019 the team announced Thursday. Originally from Mechanicsville, Viginia, Dragum was a state champion and two-time All-Metro selection at Hanover… Read More »

WIAA state girls basketball tournament preview

From the WIAA March 6, 2019 Green Bay— The 44th Annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Girls Basketball State Tournament will take place Thursday-Saturday, March 7-9, at the Resch Center in Green Bay, Wis. PURCHASING TICKETS:  Ticket price for the tourney is $10 per session when purchased at the Resch Center. Tickets for the tournament will also… Read More »

WIAA team state wrestling recap

From the WIAA March 2, 2019 Madison— Champions in three divisions were crowned at the 28th Annual State Team Wrestling Tournament at the UW Field House Saturday afternoon. Stoughton (21-0) won its second straight crown in Division 1 and the its ninth team championship overall with a 42-24 victory over Mukwonago. The Vikings won nine… Read More »

Stratford crushes G.E.T. to advance to sectionals

CWS Sports Desk March 2, 2019 Stratford— Stratford made easy work of G.E.T. in regional action, advancing to sectionals with a 63-27 win. Vaughn Breit led the Tigers with 21 points and Ben Barten added 15 points in the win. 1 2 F G.E.T. 11 16 27 Stratford 37 26 63 Stratford scoring: Wrensch 2,… Read More »

Fennimore downs Stratford to take Division 3 Team State

CWS Sports Desk March 2, 2019 Madison— Stratford came up short in its to repeat as Team State Champions, downing Random Lake 41-24 in the semifinals before falling to Fennimore in the finals, 31-24.   Match #1 Semifinal Stratford defeated Random Lake 41-24 106 – Tanner Birenbaum (Random Lake) over Logan Gaulke (Stratford) Dec 11-5 113 – Gavin Drexler (Stratford) over Ethan Sanfelippo (Random… Read More »