Tag Archives: Rafters

Rafters to hold 6th annual “Hot Stove” Rendezvous event on January 10th

For CWS December 18, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids—  The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters have partnered with the Hotel Mead & Conference Center to hold the 6th Annual Rafters “Hot Stove” Rendezvous on Thursday, January 10th. The event will feature two former Rafter players from the 2016 Championship team; Blair Lakso and Dustin Woodcock. Lakso just completed his second season… Read More »

Rafter fans to help design new home jersey

CWS Sports Desk December 4, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are eager to announce the first home jersey design contest! The jersey design that is selected will be the inspiration for the Rafters new home jersey. This jersey will be worn by all Rafters players and coaches for all 36 home games in the… Read More »

Rafters to partner with Skyward, Inc. to hold 6th Annual Teacher of the Year Essay Contest

CWS Sports Desk November 5, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters and Skyward are continuing their long-standing partnership to host Educator’s Appreciation Night at Witter Field in 2019. During this evening, the Rafters and Skyward will honor one area teacher as the Skyward Central Wisconsin Teacher of the Year. The selected teacher will have a… Read More »

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 »

Rafters win season finale

For CWS August 13, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (34-37, 19-17 2nd half) defeated the Green Bay Bullfrogs (38-44, 16-20 2nd half) 8-3 in the 2018 season finale. The Rafters took the lead in the first and never looked back, holding the lead with a plethora of offense. The cranberry and gold got the party… Read More »

Rafters finish Chucks on Friday night

For CWS August 12, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (32-37, 17-17 2nd half) defeated the Wisconsin Woodchuck (28-42, 16-19 2nd half) 3-2 on Friday night at Witter Field. The Rafters took the lead late as Alex Fedje-Johnson (Davidson) collected a hit to right and scored on an airmailed errant throw from the Woodchucks right fielder… Read More »

Rafters end home finale with a win

For CWS August 11, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids — The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (33-37, 18-17 2nd half) won their final home game of the year 4-1 over the Green Bay Bullfrogs (28-43, 16-19 2nd half). The Rafters rallied in the eighth scoring three runs to take a late lead against the Frogs. Both teams traded runs in the second.… Read More »

Rafters get 4 in ninth for win

For CWS August 9, 2018 Wausau— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters scored four times in the ninth as the Wisconsin Woodchucks closed out the home schedule for 2018 with an 8-7 loss tonight at Athletic Park.  The Chucks finished with a home record of 19-17 for the season. The Woodchucks got the offense going right away in… Read More »

Rafters split season series with Dock Spiders

For CWS August 5, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (30-35, 15-15 2nd half) took down the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (36-29, 15-15 2nd half) 6-3. Ten errors were committed combined between both clubs, but the Rafters overcame their gaffes in the field to win 6-3. Fond du Lac was the first to score, striking… Read More »

Rafters swept by Bombers in Battle Creek

For CWS August 3, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids—  The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (29-34, 14-14 2nd half) fell to the Battle Creek Bombers (32-32, 16-13 2nd half) 3-1. Both teams collected eight hits but, the Rafters could get the hit to bring home runs as they left 12 on base. Wisconsin Rapids started the scoring though as Ethan Stringer (Louisville)… Read More »

Rafters fall in 12 to Rivets’ walk-off

CWS Sports Desk July 31, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (27-31, 12-11 2nd half) fell in extra innings to the Rockford Rivets (25-33, 7-17 2nd half) 3-2. Both clubs traded leads and held a 2-2 tie from the sixth frame until the bottom of the twelfth where Kian O’Brien hit a walk-off home run to… Read More »