Rafters Update Fans in Preparation for 2022 Season

Rafters News

The Rafters Opening Day is May 30th against the Green Bay Rockers with gates opening at 5:35pm and first pitch scheduled for 6:35pm. Be one of the first 500 fans through the gate and recieve a Hotel Mead Magnet Schedule.

What’s Happening at Witter Field?
Last week with help from Current Technologies, All-American Scoreboards, Badger Sporting Goods, and Watchfire Signs; Witter Field received its new LED video board. We can’t wait to put it to use this season!

The Rafters are excited to announce Hope On The Diamond on June 3rd. The event will feature the 5th annual Community Drive-Thru from 1-3:30pm and a Christian concert at 7:00pm featuring three-time Grammy Award winner Michael W. Smith with special guest Cade Thompson.

Click below for the full press release and to buy tickets.
Hope On The Diamond

What’s Coming Up.
Friday, May 30, National Anthem Auditions (10-12am) or (4-6pm) at Witter Field main entrance.
Thursday June 2, First Responders Night with Wisconsin Rapids Fire Chief Todd Eckes throwing out the first pitch.
Sunday June 5, Rosco-ween: Dress up in your favorite halloween costume!


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Nominate an athlete or team: HERE

Where are they Now? We feature athletes and difference makers  from the past, standouts in sports who excelled over the years and have moved on. Know of a former athlete, coach or difference maker who we should feature? Know of a former standout competitor whose journey beyond central Wisconsin sports is one we should share? Send us information on athletes and difference makers of the past with our simple form HERE

Pancakes or Waffles!  We feature top area athletes with our world-renowned feature. Send us your nominations for who you’d like us to interview HERE

Baked or Fried! We also feature difference makers throughout central Wisconsin: coaches, booster club leaders, adminstration, volunteers, you name it. Send us your nominations for who you’d like us to interview HERE

College Athlete Roundup! We want to recognize student-athletes from the area who are competing at the college level. Send us information on college athletes from the area with our simple form HERE

We welcome your stories! Contact us at [email protected]!

David Keech
Author: David Keech

David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]