Category Archives: Wausau East

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 »

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 »

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 »

Rafters’ blast not enough to finish Mallards

CWS Sports Desk July 3, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids– The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (15-20) fell to the Madison Mallards (28-8) by two runs for the second straight night. Down by five after five innings, the cranberry and gold came within two runs and forced Madison to bring out their closer Trace Norkus to save it in… Read More »

Rafters Drop Close Game To Mallards

CWS Sports Desk July 2, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids– The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (15-19) fell to the Madison Mallards (27-8) by two runs, falling short in a ninth-inning rally. Madison struck first plating two. An RBI single from David Vinsky and a Rafters error allowing two runs to come home for Madison. The Mallards collected another… Read More »

Velocity Sports Insider 2018 Episode 7

For CWS June 25, 2018 Stevens Point– It’s time once again for the Velocity Sports Insider!  With the fall sports season approaching quickly, now is the time to brush up on your volleyball fundamentals.  This video goes back to the basics!

Register for Pittsville Heart and Sole race by July 1

CWS Sports Desk June 18, 2018 Pittsville– Thirty one years ago, a little town in Wisconsin started a road race. Now in 2018, the Pittsville Heart and Sole Road Race keeps plugging along! Not only has this small town race survived, it has thrived. The 2018 Heart and Sole Road Race will take place on July 3rd… Read More »

Velocity Sports Insider 2018 Episode 6

For CWS June 12, 2018 Stevens Point– It’s time once again for the Velocity Sports Insider!  In this episode, take a tour of Stevens Point’s iconic Bukolt Park. Don’t forget to check out Velocity Clubhouse this summer to hone your skills!

CWS Soccer Roundup: WVC teams eliminated, but look forward to big things

By Steve Hill June 8, 2018 A snow-shortened girls soccer season that took forever to arrive ended for the Wisconsin Valley Conference’s final two teams in action Thursday, but the future looks bright for a conference full of young stars and solid coaching. SPASH’s surprising WVC championship year ended on a sour note Thursday, with… Read More »

Velocity Sports Insider 2018 Episode 5

CWS Sports Desk June 6, 2018 Stevens Point– It’s time for the latest edition of the Velocity Sports Insider, brought to you by Velocity Clubhouse in Stevens Point. This week, the insider takes an in-depth look at softball hitting fundamentals with former SPASH superstar Taylor Smola.  

Area boys fare well at WIAA State Track Meet

CWS Sports Desk June 4, 2018 La Crosse— The WIAA State Track Meet saw plenty of area boys land on the awards podium, with multiple event placewinners across the area. Area athletes placing at the meet include: Liam Belson, SPASH: 1st, 800 meter dash Kaleb Schuster, DC Everest: 1st, pole vault Trent Hamerski, SPASH: 2nd… Read More »

SPASH heads up youthful All-WVC girls soccer team

CWS Sports Desk June 3, 2018 Four SPASH juniors and high-scoring sophomores Maddie Simpson of D.C. Everest and Nina Hashimoto of Marshfield highlight the youngest All-Wisconsin Valley Conference girls soccer first team in the last half-decade. Abby Gemza, Lauren Johnson, Madisyn Rogan and Julia Moder helped lead SPASH to its first outright conference title since… Read More »