Category Archives: Marshfield

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 »

UW-Stout announces Girls Basketball camps

CWS Sports Desk June 11, 2018 Menomonie— The UW-Stout Women’s Basketball will be hosting several new camps this summer for girls of all ages. Camps will focus on fundamentals and skill development taught by UW-Stout coaches and players. In addition to the skills sessions, campers will receive a camp t-shirt and admission to UW-Stout home… Read More »

Emily Steines promoted to Assistant GM-Corporate Service & Marketing

CWS Sports Desk June 10, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids—  The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters have announced that Emily Steines has been promoted to Assistant General Manager-Corporate Service & Marketing. The announcement was made today by General Manager John Fanta. “Emily has really stepped up to be a top leader for the organization and this is a direct… 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 »

CWS Soccer Roundup: WVC teams eliminated, but look forward to big things

By Steve Hill June 8, 2018 A snow-shortened girls soccer season that took forever to arrive ended for the Wisconsin Valley Conference’s final two teams in action Thursday, but the future looks bright for a conference full of young stars and solid coaching. SPASH’s surprising WVC championship year ended on a sour note Thursday, with… Read More »

Woodchucks drop tough one to Kingfish

CWS Sports Desk June 8, 2018 Wausau-–  The Woodchucks came into tonight’s game looking to get back in the win column as they hosted the Kenosha Kingfish. With the Chucks down 1-0 in the bottom of the 4th, Catcher Javier Valdes launched his second home run of the season over the left field wall to tie… Read More »

Woodchucks fall to Mallards in late innings 

CWS Sports Desk June 7, 2018 Wausau— The Woodchucks came back home to the friendly confines of Athletic Park to try to break their two game losing streak against the Madison Mallards. Scoreless in the bottom of the 3rdinning, Woodchucks first baseman Alex Toral continued his hot hitting at the plate with a deep RBI… 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 »