Category Archives: LHS

Walk off blast sinks Rafters

For CWS July 13, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids– The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (20-25, 5-5 2nd half) were swept by the Green Bay Bullfrogs (15-31, 3-7 2ndhalf) in the two-game series. After tying the game at four in the ninth, a walk-off blast from Matthew Acosta gave Green Bay the win. Wisconsin Rapids struck first in their very… Read More »

Rangers take two from Adams-Friendship

CWS Sports Desk July 13, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids– The Wisconsin Rapids Rangers swept a doubleheader with Adams-Friendship in Legion baseball action on Friday night, winning 4-1 in game one and riding Nathan Krommenakker’s arm to victory in game two. In game one, Rapids pushed across three runs in the fifth inning as Donovan Brandl drove in… Read More »

Rafters sweep Rivets in two-game series 

CWS Sports Desk July 11, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids– The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (20-23) bested the Rockford Rivets (19-23) 8-2 to earn their second sweep of the second half. Steven Rivas earned home run No. 10 on the season as the Rafters scored eight times on six hits. The Rafters struck first for the second straight… Read More »

Rapids shuts out Wausau 10-0

CWS Sports Desk July 11, 2018 Wausau– The Wisconsin Rapids Rangers defeated Wausau 10-0 on Wednesday as Donovan Brandl tossed a gem. Brandl picked up the win, going five and two-thirds innings, allowing four hits and no runs while striking out six. Ethan Peters threw one third of an inning in relief. Meanwhile, the Rangers’ offense got… Read More »

Plover slips by Rapids on Ehr’s single in the 8th

By Michael Kommer For Central Wisconsin July 9, 2018 WISCONSIN RAPIDS- In a game that featured five lead changes and two ties, the Plover and Wisconsin Rapids American Legion Baseball teams were locked in a battle where both teams seemed to have an answer. But with two outs in the top of the eighth,… Read More »

Rafters earn a split with Dock Spiders

CWS Sports Desk July 7, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids– The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (18-21, 3-1 2nd half) defeated the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (22-17, 1-3 2nd half) by three runs in a quality win on the road. The Rafters got the party started in the fourth when a Dock Spider error allowed Victor Carlino (Long Beach State)… Read More »

Rangers wax Merrill as things tighten in Valley

CWS Sports Desk July 5, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids– Nate Jackan hit a home run and the Wisconsin Rapids Rangers totaled 18 hits as they hammered Merrill 12-5 on Thursday. Jackan’s home run came in the fifth inning. Jack Wenzel, Jake Sullivan, Cody Bredl, Donovan Brandl, Caleb Krommenakker and Josh Zwicke each had multiple hits for Rapids. … Read More »