Category Archives: Northwoods League

Rafters announce open interview dates for 2019 summer employment

CWS Sports Desk February 20, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids— Are you ready to follow your dream of working for a sports team? Are you an energetic person with a positive attitude, great work ethic, and enjoy working with people? If so, then a summer job with the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters may be right for you! This experience… Read More »

Rafters sign infield tandem

CWS Sports Desk February 17, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids– The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters signed the first two infielders of 2019, announcing the addition of Edarian Williams from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Josh Nicoloff from Columbia University. Williams is a true freshman at UNLV. He comes highly recruited with an impressive career at Las… Read More »

Pair of California pitchers join Rafters roster

CWS Sports Desk February 11, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids– Right-handed pitchers Cody Turner and Nick Garcia, both from Chapman University, will be heading to Wisconsin Rapids for the 2019 season, the team announced Thursday.  During the 2018 season, Turner’s stellar work out of the bullpen for the Panthers earned him the team Rookie of the Year Award. The 5-11 rightyrecorded 20.1… Read More »

CWS Athlete of the Week: February 3-10

CWS Sports Desk February 10, 2019 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 individual (or two) should be recognized, shoot us a tweet @centralwisco or drop us a… Read More »

Rafters sign Dixie State duo

CWS Sports Desk February 4, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters have announced the first additions to the 2019 roster by signing Dixie State pitchers Brayden Bonner and Jimmy Borzone. Bonner, a right-hander out of Murray, Utah, appeared in 15 games out of the bullpen in 2018 for the Trailblazers. In over 23 innings of… Read More »

Crush your Valentine’s Day with help from the Rafters

CWS Sports Desk January 25, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids— Tis the season of love and the Rafters are here to bring a little baseball into your life. What says love more than Rosco P. Rafter. The Rafters and Rosco are giving fans the chance to give a Rafter’s Valentines Day gift to that someone special in your… Read More »

The Rafters announce the addition of Thomas Dyer to front office

CWS Sports Desk January 19, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids-– The Rafters announce another addition to the front office. The 2019 Rafters Front Office is full of fresh faces as it approaches the inaugural 10th season. Thomas Dyer will be stepping into the Rafters Front Office as the Ticket Accounts Manager.  This will be Thomas’s first season with the… Read More »

Rafters partner with Advanced Disposal for “Thank You Fan” Jersey 

CWS Sports Desk January 5, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids— This season will be the tenth anniversary of the Rafters franchise and to thank the best fans in the Northwoods League, the Rafters in partnership with Advanced Disposal will feature a “Thank You Fans” jersey. Pictures of fans wearing their Rafters gear will be incorporated into the makeup… 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 »