Category Archives: Wisconsin Valley Legion League

From the Braintrust: Bunting is neanderthal, bad baseball

From the Braintrust By David Keech April 14, 2019 St. Louis, MO— For way too long, baseball managers have done what they think is right. Using strategy that they felt made sense, managers have chosen to use the bunt to do what everyone wants, improve their chances to win. The facts show, however, that bunting… Read More »

Rapids beats up on Wausau to advance to final

CWS Sports Desk Photo by Kylie Bridenhagen July 23, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids– Wisconsin Rapids’ ride in the Legion regional was extended on Monday night as they defeated Wausau 12-2 in the night cap after downing Marshfield 8-2 earlier in the day. Rapids’ wins on Monday vault the Rangers to the region 2 final where they will… Read More »

Rapids downs Marshfield

By Cole Walters Photo by Kylie Bridenhagen July 23, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids– The Wisconsin Rapids Rangers came into Monday afternoon’s AAA region 2 Legion game facing yet another elimination game. This time, the Rangers took on the Marshfield Blue Devils. The Rangers were able to stave off elimination with 3 early runs and were able to hold… Read More »

Rangers silence Plover, stay alive in regional

By Cole Walters Photo by Kylie Bridenhagen July 22, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids– On Sunday July 22nd, the Wisconsin Rapids Rangers faced elimination against their cross-town rival the Plover Black Sox. Caleb Krommenakker of the Rangers was able to throw 6 shut-out innings to lead the Rangers to a 6-0 victory. The Black Sox were the… Read More »

Sixers edge Rapids 3-2 for regional win

CWS Sports Desk Photos by Kylie Bridenhagen July 21, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids– A three-run fifth inning proved to be enough for the Stevens Point Sixers in their first game of the AAA region 2 Legion tournament on Saturday in Wisconsin Rapids as the Sixers pulled out a 3-2 win over Wisconsin Rapids. The Rangers out-hit Stevens… Read More »

Rapids claims Valley title with win over Stevens Point

By Michael Kommer For Central Wisconsin July 17, 2018 Stevens Point– For the first time in over 10 years, the Wisconsin Rapids American Legion baseball team are champions. The Rangers used a fast start and a big finish as they routed Stevens Point 11-1 in six innings at Bukolt Park Tuesday evening. With the… Read More »