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Packers Hall of Famer Jerry Kramer to appear at four Big Top Sports & Entertainment Ballparks

For CWS April 12, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids–  Big Top Sports & Entertainment, which owns and operates four teams in the Northwoods League, announced today that Green Bay Packers Hall of Famer Jerry Kramer will make a statewide tour to their four ballparks from June 25th through June 28th this summer.  Kramer will appear at the Wisconsin Rapids… 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 »

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 »

CWS Super Bowl 53 Prop Bet Challenge Contest: RESULTS

By David Keech February 5, 2019 Atlanta— Our CWS Super Bowl 53 Prop Bets Challenge is in the books. Take a look at how our three competitors fared in this year’s fun contest. Brian Kalish: $890 Taking a bet on the underdog that the game would NOT have a two point conversion propelled Kalish to… Read More »

CWS Super Bowl VIII Prop Bets Challenge: Experts and Guests battle

By David Keech January 31, 2019 Atlanta— The entire world is ready for Super Bowl 53, and the excitement is everywhere. Office pools are all over the place, and people are placing their bets on who will win the game. Propositional bets, commonly called Prop Bets, are the new thing being talked about everywhere, and… Read More »

Plover shuts out Wausau 3-0

CWS Sports Desk June 21, 2018 Plover– Dylan Trigg tossed a complete game shut out as the Plover Black Sox secured a 3-0 win over Wausau on Thursday night. Trigg went seven innings, allowing just two hits while striking out three. Meanwhile, the Sox’ offense was led by Derek Baumgartner, who was 2-3 with two RBI.… Read More »

CWS Home Run Derby to debut in 2018

By David Keech March 17, 2018 Milwaukee— The MLB season is just two weeks away, and baseball fans everywhere are getting the itch for the baseball season to  get underway. rules Fans looking for a fun way to pass the season are invited to participate in the inaugural CWS Home Run Derby, with simple rules… Read More »

Jones, Guerrero, Thome, Hoffman elected to HOF; close calls for several elite players

From The Braintrust By David Keech January 26, 2018 Cooperstown, NY— The annual exercise by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America has concluded, voting for this year’s inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Once again, the vote totals show the BWAA has some members that know what they are doing, and some others that… Read More »

Jack Morris and Alan Trammell get HOF nod

By David Keech December 12, 2017 Lake Buena Vista, FL– Getting an early start to the 2018 National Baseball Hall of Fame induction class, the Hall of Fame’s Modern Baseball Era Committee announced Jack Morris and Alan Trammell will be headed to Cooperstown as members of the Hall. It’s about time. Needing at least 12… Read More »