Tag Archives: Northwoods League

Rafters announce the hiring of new accounts & Corporate Service Manager

CWS Sports Desk October 1, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids– As the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters approach their inaugural 10th season, the team has announced the addition of Hannah Jurgens to the 2018 front office staff as the Accounts & Corporate Service Manager. Jurgens enters her first season with the Rafters as the Accounts & Corporate Service Manager.… Read More »

2018 Rafters season in review

CWS Sports Desk September 6, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids – After a record-setting 52-20 2017 campaign, the Rafters had high expectations for 2018. While the cranberry and gold failed to make their third consecutive postseason appearance, the club saw multiple players signed by major league teams and set forth a winning record at Witter Field for a… Read More »

Woodchucks game against Kingfish postponed

For CWS June 26, 2018 Kenosha— The Woodchucks game against the Kingfish in Kenosha has been postponed to August 2nd. August 2 is the next time the Woodchucks return to Kenosha and they will play two seven inning games that day. Next Up: The Woodchucks return home tomorrow, Wednesday for a day-night double header series against the Battle Creek Bombers.  The… Read More »

Northwoods League announces 2018 Live streaming options

CWS Sports Desk May 28, 2018 Rochester, MN— The Northwoods League is set to kick off its 25th season of play on Tuesday, May 29, and has announced plans for those unable to attend games in person. We hope you have an opportunity to attend a game or two in person this season, but when… Read More »

Northwoods League offers League Clip Service

CWS Sports Desk May 24, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— Dear Northwoods League Friends, Family and Fans, We are less than one week from Opening Day for the Northwoods League and excitement for this, our 25th Season, is running high. For the last several weeks we have been sharing Memorable Moments in NWL history – we can’t wait to see… Read More »

Rafters’ Game Day interviews: Wed March 21, Sat March 24

By David Keech March 17, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— Looking for a summer job? Love working with people and being around baseball? The Rafters will be hosting Game Day Open Interviews on Wednesday, March 21st from 4 pm to 6 pm and on Saturday, March 24th from 11am to 1pm.  Interviews will be held at the Rafters Office at Witter… Read More »

Northwoods League Foundation to donate $50,000 in baseball and softball equipment

CWS Sports Desk March 5, 2018 Rochester, MN – The Northwoods League Foundation is celebrating the 25th season of the Northwoods League by donating $50,000 in youth Rawlings baseball and softball equipment through 20 grants. Each grant, with an approximate retail value of $2500, will include two sets of catcher’s gear, ten gloves, eight batting helmets,… Read More »

Rafters announce ticket package pricing and renewal information for 2018 season

CWS Sports Desk October 22, 2017 Wisconsin Rapids— With the 2017 season highlighted by winning a Northwoods League record 52 regular season games, today the Rafters announced their renewal information and ticket package pricing for the 2018 season. The season ticket renewal process is now underway as the Rafters prepare for the 2018 season. All… Read More »

Rafters open final series with Kingfish on Saturday

By David Keech August 5, 2017 Wisconsin Rapids— After its final Michigan road trip came to a conclusion, Wisconsin Rapids (45-18, 18-9) heads home to open a two-game series against Kenosha (33-30, 11-17) from Witter Field on Saturday. The Rafters are a perfect 6-0 this year when taking on Kenosha, and come off an 11-4 victory… Read More »

Rafters and Chinooks meet for series finale on Sunday

By David Keech July 30, 2017 Wisconsin Rapids—  Looking to avoid a sweep, Wisconsin Rapids (41-18, 14-9) hosts Lakeshore (31-27, 13-10) on Sunday at Witter Field for the series finale. The Rafters comeback bid fell short on Saturday to the Chinooks in an 8-7 loss. The visiting Chinooks did not take long to get on the… Read More »

Rafters sweep Mallards in Madison on Friday

By David Keech July 28, 2017 Madison—  To finish the season series against Madison (30-26, 11-11), Wisconsin Rapids (41-17, 14-8) completed a double-header sweep of the Mallards on Friday at Warner Park, winning game one 9-6, and game two 5-3. The Rafters finished the season 6-2 against the Mallards. Madison jumped on Rafters starter Jesse Slinger… Read More »

Rafters win thriller in Kenosha to sweep Kingfish

By David Keech July 24, 2017 Kenosha— Pitching was at a premium on Sunday at Simmons Field as Wisconsin Rapids (38-13, 11-4) defeated Kenosha (28-23, 6-10) 2-1 to sweep the series. The Rafters won three games in two days, and improved to 6-0 against the Kingfish this season. Pitching headlined the first four innings as… Read More »