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Cinco de Mayo at Witter Field

PRESS RELEASE – The Rafters are opening up the Triple Play Taqueria for a Cinco de Mayo special! The Taqueria will be open from 11:00am – 6:00pm on Tuesday, May 5th. Please call ahead and place your order to pick up at Witter Field. Orders will be taken starting April 30th through May 5th at 5:30pm and must be placed before entering the gates of Witter Field. Orders can be placed by calling the Rafters Front Office at 715-424-5400 or emailing info@raftersbaseball.com.

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Rafters Hire New Public Address Announcers

PRESS RELEASE – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters have announced the hiring of two new, but experienced, public address announcers that will split duties for the 2017 season. A familiar face to many in Wisconsin Rapids and Central Wisconsin, Mark Skibba, will share the 2017 honors with minor league veteran Joe Diedrich. Continue reading

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Rafters Welcome New Radio Voice for 2017

Wisconsin Rapids Rafters LogoPRESS RELEASE – The summer of 2017 will have a different voice in the booth for the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters. The team is excited to announce the hiring of Mick Tidrow as the team’s new Radio Broadcaster and Director of Media Relations. Continue reading

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Rafters Unveil 2016 Promo Schedule

Wisconsin Rapids Rafters LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are thrilled to announce their full promotional schedule for the 2016 season. Dazzling fireworks shows, unique bobblehead giveaways, exciting celebrity appearances, and funny entertainment acts fill the schedule all season long. Continue reading

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Rafters Turn Back the Clock with the Twins, Unveil Jersey

Wisconsin Rapids Rafters New Primary LogoPRESS RELEASE – Alternate jersey nights are a staple of the Rafters’ promotional schedule every year, and 2016 will once again feature a Turn Back The Clock Night presented by Fey Printing on Tuesday, June 28th. Continue reading

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Rafters Unveil New Logos, Unis

Wisconsin Rapids Rafters New Primary LogoPRESS RELEASE – With snowflakes falling outside, baseball talk inside the Hotel Mead and Convention Center was heating up during the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters 3rd Annual Hot Stove Rendezvous Event presented by Marshfield Clinic. Nearly 300 rabid Rafters fans attended the event to highlight the upcoming Northwoods League season that is just 145 days away. Continue reading

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Rafters Make Addition to Front Office Staff

Wisconsin Rapids Rafters LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters have announced the addition of Emily Steines to the 2016 front office in a seasonal role as the team’s Corporate Service and Marketing Manager. In her new role, Emily will work with corporate partners to execute sponsorships, and oversee the promotional team during the season to create a unique ballpark experience. Continue reading

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Summer Collegiate Rafters Offer True Minor League Experience for Fans

Wisconsin Rapids Rafters LogoThe Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League) appear to be firing on all minor-league-like cylinders, with their Point Craft River beer delivery system and fun food items, like the Glazer Burger.  Read more here.  Tonight, the Rafters will be wearing throwback uniforms, honoring the Wisconsin Rapids White Sox, who called Witter Field home from 1939 to 1952.  Read press release here.

Wisconsin Rapids Rafters throwback night, press release photo

Wisconsin Rapids Rafters throwback night, press release photo

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Rafters Release 2015 Promotional Schedule

Wisconsin Rapids Rafters LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are thrilled to announce their full promotional schedule for the 2015 season. Dazzling fireworks shows, unique bobble head giveaways, exciting celebrity appearances, and very funny entertainment acts fill the schedule all season long. Continue reading

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New Craft Beer Seating Area to Feature Zip Line Ordering and River Delivery System

Wisconsin Rapids Rafters LogoPRESS RELEASE – Wisconsin Rapids Rafters fans will have a new seating option when they arrive at historic Witter Field on May 26th to watch the Rafters open the 2015 Northwoods League season. They’ll also have a few additional beverage options to choose from as well. Continue reading

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Rafters to Host 2015 Northwoods League All-Star Game

Wisconsin Rapids Rafters LogoIt’s been announced that the summer collegiate Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (Northwoods League) will host the 2015 Northwoods League All-Star Game at Witter Field on July 21, 2015.  The Rafters last hosted the game in 2011.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Rafters Hire New Broadcaster

Wisconsin Rapids Rafters LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters have announced the hiring of their new radio voice, Jonas Nordman. Last summer, Nordman spent his time as the voice of the Northwest Indiana Oilmen of the Midwest Collegiate League where he broadcasted all of their regular season and postseason games. Nordman also handled all of the Oilmen’s social media and video Continue reading

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Rafters Announce Addition and Promotion to Front Office Staff

Wisconsin Rapids Rafters LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters announced today that Darren Besch has joined the front office as the team’s Director of Outside Ticket Sales. The team also announced that Jake Serwe, who has been with the team since 2012, has been named Inside Sales and Operations Manager. Continue reading

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