Category Archives: Plover

Board of Control approves spring sports recommendations, 2018-19 operational budget

CWS Sports Desk October 10, 2018 Stevens Point– The WIAA Board of Control approved a number of sport coaches’ recommendations impacting the spring season sports regulations, passed the 2018-19 operational budget and was introduced to the new information technology assistant at its October meeting today. Two recommendations in softball were approved by the Board. The… 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 »

Lantz Wheeler to offer pitching clinic in Rapids

CWS Sports Desk August 13, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids– Adam Mrozek Pitching and Hitting is bringing renouned pitching coach Lantz Wheeler to Blaser’s Pitch and Hit in Wisconsin Rapids on September 29-30. Wheeler’s pitching clinic will run from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. on those dates. Those interested in attending or looking for more information can contact Mrozek through his… 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 »

Point FASTPITCH tryout information

For CWS August 6, 2018 Point FASTPITCH will be having online registration for our 2018-2019 Travel Team tryouts. A $100 tryout out fee will be required. If a player is placed on a team, the fee will go towards any travel dues/uniform costs. Refund Policy If the player withdraws from tryouts before the scheduled date of tryouts, they will… 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 »