Category Archives: Plover

Registration open for Three Zebras High School Basketball 3-Person officials’ camp

For CWS April 10, 2019 Wisconsin Dells – Registrations is open for a  camp for three-person basketball officials that will be held in the Wisconsin Dells. Saturday May 4th & Sunday May 5th 2019 Just a Game Fieldhouse – Wisconsin Dells, WI Brian Kenney (Cell) 608-448-9034 Email – [email protected] Webpage – https://www.threezebrascamp.com/

Soliveres and Haupt added to Chucks Roster

For CWS April 7, 2019 Wausau— The Wisconsin Woodchucks have announced the signing of Nolan Soliveres from Webber International University and Zack Haupt from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point to the roster. Nolan Soliveres, 6’0” and 180 lbs, is a Junior from Webber International University. He grew up in Paris, France and attended… Read More »

Rafters add pair of New Mexico commits

For CWS April 6, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters announced the signing of Odessa College infielders Harry Fullerton and Mason McLenna, both committed to the University of New Mexico. Originally from Sydney, Australia, Fullerton hit .361 with a .453 on-base percentage last year as a freshman. In his first year, he also collected… Read More »

Rafters start off Promo Palooza with announcement of Charlie Manuel 

For CWS April 5, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids– Promo Palooza is a two-week long event where fans can get ticket specials for guest appearances, bobbleheads, and giveaways. The event is kicked off by the announcement of a ticket special for Opening Day! Former Twins player/manager and Phillies World Series Champion, Charlie Manuel, will be in attendance… Read More »

CWS Men’s NCAA Basketball Bracket Challenge a tight race heading to the Final Four

By David Keech April 1, 2019 Minneapolis-– The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has reached the Final Four, and area ‘experts’ trying their hand at predicting the winners have been battling it out for supremacy in 2019. With just three games left to play, the 96 entries are bunched tight at the top. With only #1… Read More »

Red, White & Boom Festival Presented by Ascension Returning to Athletic Park

For CWS March 29, 2019 Wausau-– The Red, White & Boom Festival presented by Ascension will return to Athletic Park on the Fourth of July for the third straight year! The festival will include live music from the Wisconsin party band, Spicy Tie Band, yard games, free inflatables, and a spectacular fireworks show. Gates will… Read More »

Northern Wisconsin Basketball Officiating Clinic spots filling up fast

For CWS JUNE 21–23, 2019 – RIVER FALLS, WISCONSIN “Officials Helping Officials” About the Camp: Since 2005, the Northern Wisconsin Basketball Officiating Camp (NWBOC) has provided classroom and on-court instruction to officials who wanted to improve and grow in their officiating. The camp teaches officiating principles and philosophies that apply at any level. Camp clinicians… Read More »

Dunham returns to Rapids and Rafters add Penn pitcher

CWS Sports Desk March 27, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters have signed returning Northern Illinois catcher Jake Dunham and fellow Illinois native Dylan Mulvihill, a right-handed pitcher at the University of Pennsylvania. Dunham, a junior catcher at NIU, has started all eleven games for the Huskies this season, hitting .278. In 36 at-bats,… Read More »

Local teacher receives 6th annual Skyward Central Wisconsin Teacher of the Year

CWS Sports Desk March 18, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters, in partnership with Skyward Inc., are pleased to announce the recipient of the 2019 Skyward Central Wisconsin Teacher of the Year Award. Mrs. Rebecca Sturdy, a fifth-grade teacher at Grant Elementary School, was recently acknowledged of her award during class on Tuesday, February… 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 »

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 »

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 »