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    Friday, November 08, 2019
    The Rafters have 31 former players making a name for themselves Ben Heller was activated by the New York Yankees on September 10th after rehabbing from Tommy John’s surgery and a right forearm strain. Heller appeared in six games this season. After returning, he pitched 7.1 innings with nine strikeouts. Heller replaced CC Sabathia in Game 5 of the ALCS against the Houston Astros.  This year ...read more
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    Thursday, October 31, 2019
    Students will earn ServSafe Manager Certification, 10 college credits and an SV apprenticeship ROME, WI – Sand Valley, a leading destination resort located in central Wisconsin, is pleased to announce the Sand Valley Culinary Institute, a new development training program for the hospitality industry.  Sand Valley will give students the chance to enroll in the program on full scholarship. ...read more
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    Thursday, October 24, 2019
    Students throughout Central Wisconsin write essays to nominate favorite teachers   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters and Skyward are continuing their long-standing partnership of Educator’s Appreciation Night at Witter Field in 2020. During this evening, the Rafters and Skyward will honor one area teacher as the Skyward Central Wisconsin Teacher of the Year. The selected ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 22, 2019
    Richie Schiekofer Earns Second Award of the 2019 Season   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – Each season Rawlings, in partnership with the Northwoods League, gives players with the highest batting average in their respective positions as the “Big Stick” Award. This year Rafters outfielder Richie Schiekofer received the award with a .325 batting average.    Schiekofer came to Wisconsin Rapids from ...read more
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