Category Archives: Nekoosa

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 »

Chaps dispose of Trojans

By Steve Pilz For CWS June 5, 2018 Marshfield—  The Marshfield Chaparrals amateur baseball team concluded a highly successful weekend by downing the visiting Westboro Trojans 13-3 in eight innings Sunday afternoon, at breezy and unseasonably cool Jack Hackman Field. The Chaps won their third game of the weekend in dispatching the Trojans, after downing Plover… 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 »

Area boys fare well at WIAA State Track Meet

CWS Sports Desk June 4, 2018 La Crosse— The WIAA State Track Meet saw plenty of area boys land on the awards podium, with multiple event placewinners across the area. Area athletes placing at the meet include: Liam Belson, SPASH: 1st, 800 meter dash Kaleb Schuster, DC Everest: 1st, pole vault Trent Hamerski, SPASH: 2nd… Read More »

Chaparrals use timely hitting to oust Ticks

By Steve Pilz For CWS June 3, 2018 Marshfield— The Marshfield Chaparrals amateur baseball team got some hits at the right time and beat the visiting Interwald Woodticks 8-2 Saturday afternoon at Jack Hackman Field in Marshfield to run their record to 4-1. Austin Littman led off the bottom of the first for the Chaps with… Read More »

Bullfrogs rough up Rafters

CWS Sports Desk June 3, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters fall to 3-2 on the season after a tough loss to Big Top Baseball rival: Green Bay Bullfrogs. The cranberry and gold fell 5-12 against the Frogs in their second home game of the season. Green Bay went up early with a home… Read More »

Chaps handle Pterodactyls

By Steve Pilz For CWS June 2, 2018 Marshfield— The Marshfield Chaparrals amateur baseball team boosted their record to 3-1 Friday night downing the Plover Pterodactyls 10-4 at Marshfield’s Jack Hackman Field. Chaparral starter Ryan Metz thwarted the only real threat he faced in six innings of work in the top of the second. After allowing… Read More »

Rafters complete sweep in home opener

CWS Sports Desk June 1, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters move to 3-1 on the season and sport a three-game win streak after tonight’s contest against the Wisconsin Woodchucks who are now 1-3. The Rafters started off hot in tonight’s home opener. After a three-up-three-down inning,the Rafters responded heavily with four hits in a row. Steven Rivas… Read More »