Category Archives: Marshfield

2018 CWS Game of the Week: Week 1

CWS Sports Desk August 13, 2018 Wausau– The 2018 prep football season is finally upon us.  Once again this season, will give you a chance to vote on key match ups each week. While no team has played a down of football yet, there are still some intriguing games in Week 1. Two old Marawood… 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 »

Football coaches release football-only conference plan

CWS Sports Desk August 2, 2018 Stevens Point— The Wisconsin Football Coaches Association and the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association released a football-only conference alignment proposal for the 2020 season to member schools Monday. Football-Only Conference Alignment Placements The objective of the plan is to form a football-only conference model that brings uniformity to the number… Read More »

Chinooks’ late home run downs Woodchucks

For CWS July 29, 2018 Wausau— Dallas Beaver’s opposite field home run with two outs in the top of the ninth lifted the Lakeshore Chinooks to a 5-4 win over the Wisconsin Woodchucks this afternoon at Athletic Park. A two-out rally in the third gave the Woodchucks a 2-0 lead.  Payton Nelson and Brandt Broussard walked,… Read More »

Track and Field & Cross Country changes simplify uniform rule

CWS Sports Desk July 29, 2018 Indianapolis, IN– Further simplification of the uniform rule in track and field, and clarification on the method of determining the order of finish in cross country highlight 2019 rules changes in those two high school sports. Seven changes were recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS)… Read More »

Rafters finish homestand with third walk-off win

For CWS July 29, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids– The Wisconsin Rapids Rafter (27-30, 12-10 2nd half) walked it off in the tenth on the Rockford Rivets (24-33, 6-17 2nd half) 6-5. Matt Schmidt (Michigan) delivered the walk-off base hit with the bases loaded in the tenth. It is the Rafters’ third walk-off win of 2018. The Rivets scored… Read More »

Rafters fall to Rivets

CWS Sports Desk July 28, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids– The Wisconsin Rapids Rafter (26-30, 11-10 2nd half) lost to the Rockford Rivets (24-32, 6-16 2nd half) 10-2. It was all Rockford till the ninth where the Rafters broke up a 10-0 shutout. Rockford struck first in the second with a three-run double from Parker Bates. Ryan Cole then… Read More »

Shrine bowl bigger than a game

Scott ‘ Coach’ Stankowski Senior Outdoor Writer July 27, 2018 Oshkosh—  The 2018 Wisconsin High School All-Star football game, also known as the Shrine Bowl, took place this past Saturday at Titan Stadium in Oshkosh.   The game highlights the best high school seniors from across the state in a North versus South tussle that concludes… Read More »

Walk-off hit by pitch gives Rafters third straight win

For CWS July 27, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids– The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (25-29, 10-9 2nd half) came out on top over the Lakeshore Chinooks (25-29, 9-10 2nd half) in a back-and-forth game. The Rafters earned their second walk-off win of the season as Alex Fedje-Johnson (Davidson) was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to bring home… Read More »

Rafters sweep Bombers in Battle Creek

For CWS July 22, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids– The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (24-29, 9-9 2nd half) swept the Battle Creek Bombers (24-28, 8-9 2nd half). After having yesterday’s game suspended in the fifth, the game was resumed with the bases loaded, one out and Mitch Mallek (St. Cloud State) at the plate. The game was tied at one when… Read More »

Real Freedom 5K run/walk to raise awareness for human trafficking victims

CWS Sports Desk July 19, 2018 Necedah– A 5K run/walk in Necedah scheduled for August 11 will raise money and awareness to combat human trafficking. The official title for the event is the Real Freedom 5K Run/Walk and it will take place at Necedah Lion’s Park at 8:30 a.m. The Real Freedom Race is in its… Read More »

Rafters sweep Growlers

For CWS July 18, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids– The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (22-27, 7-7 2nd half) blew out the Kalamazoo Growlers (30-20, 6-9 2ndhalf) 12-1. The Growlers pitching staff issued 19 walks to the Rafters, the most walks drawn by Wisconsin Rapids in team history. Wisconsin Rapids’ offense started in the first as an RBI sacrifice fly… Read More »