Tag Archives: Rockford Rivets

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 »

Woodchucks stay hot and win third straight

For CWS July 4, 2018 Rockford, IL—  The Woodchucks came into this afternoons game on the road facing Rockford Rivets looking for their third straight win and fifth win in the last six games. The Chucks fell behind early 2-0, but came back and won the game 6-2. The Chucks fell behind early 2-0 in the… Read More »

Woodchucks break losing streak in big way

For CWS June 18, 2018 Wausau – The Woodchucks came into tonight’s game against the Rockford Rivets looking for an offensive burst after having trouble scoring runs on the six game road trip. As the team added four new players into lineup, The Chucks bats woke up and scored the most runs that they have… Read More »

Woodchucks drop high scoring Sunday matinee 

For CWS June 17, 2018 Wausau – The Woodchucks came into today’s game at Athletic Park coming off an impressive 7-4 victory looking for the sweep against the Rockford Rivets and to keep the hot hitting going. The two teams slugged it out but the Woodchucks fell in extra innings 10-8 Chucks second basemen Michael… Read More »

Rafters downed by Rivets 13-5

CWS Sports Desk June 4, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Rafters struck first and blasted their second home run of the season as Steven Rivas (Long Beach State) went yard again but the Rivets would score eight times in the third and would hold a lead from then onward. In the top of the third, Bret… Read More »

Rafters handle Rivets in first meeting of the year

By David Keech July 3, 2017 Wisconsin Rapids— After dropping the doubleheader to Fond du Lac on Sunday, Wisconsin Rapids (26-9) bounced back to defeat Rockford (17-16) 6-3 in the first meeting of the year between the two teams. Dustin Woodcock finished the night a triple shy of the cycle with four RBIs. Charlie McConnell added… Read More »

Rafters and Rivets meet In Rapids

By David Keech July 3, 2017 Wisconsin Rapids—  For the first time this season, Wisconsin Rapids (25-9) takes on Rockford (17-15) in a matchup at Witter Field on Monday. The teams have only played head-to-head eight times in franchise history, with the Rafters leading the series 5-3. The Rafters enter the day after two losses… Read More »

Passatempo’s two-homer, five-RBI night paces ‘Chucks

By David Keech July 26, 2016 Rockford, IL – The Wisconsin Woodchucks (23-29, 10-7 Second Half) topped over the Rockford Rivets (29-28, 10-7 Second Half), 8-4,Tuesday at Rivets Stadium in Rockford, Illinois. Steve Passatempo (UMass Lowell) crushed a pair of home runs and drove in five on the night. He now leads the team with seven… Read More »

Lumley’s Grand Slam keys Rafters’ hit parade in win over Rockford

By David Keech July 21, 2016 Wisconsin Rapids – On a hot and steamy night at Witter Field, the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters unleashed an offensive onslaught against the Rockford Rivets, downing Rockford 15-3. The Rafters responded to a difficult loss Thursday night by pounding out 19 hits and riding strong performances on the mound to… Read More »

Rafters resume play after All-Star break

By  David Keech July 21, 2016 Wisconsin Rapids – With the Northwoods League All-Star Game now behind them, the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (32-16, 8-4) return to play on Thursday night against the upstart Rockford Rivets (26-22, 9-3). The Rivets, following an unspectacular first half, have awoken in the second half of the season and enter play… Read More »

Rafters unable to salvage split against Rivets

By David Keech June 13, 2016 Wisconsin Rapids – Playing host once again, the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (7-6) looked to salvage a split with the newest Northwoods League team, the Rockford Rivets (8-6) on Monday night. Both teams entered tonight’s contest sporting six wins in their last ten games. Unfortunately for the Rafters, the Rivets offered… Read More »