Author Archives: Kevin Bargender

Student-Athlete Profile: April Gehl

As a sophomore student-athlete at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, April Gehl is involved in the classroom as well as on the court. Gehl is an outside hitter for the UWSP women’s volleyball team and is also pursuing her degree as an interpersonal and organizational communication major with a minor in business administration. The 19-year-old led the 2017 volleyball team ... Read More »

A Look Into Sports

Wolf Headed to Nationals After Strong Finish The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s and women’s cross country teams finished seventh and 10th in the NCAA Midwest Regional on Saturday, Nov. 11, and sophomore Bailey Wolf qualified for the NCAA Championship. Wolf finished 16th with a time of 21:26.8 to lead the women’s team and punch her ticket to the championship ... Read More »

A Look Into Sports

Pointers Comeback Runs Out of Time on Senior Day The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football team ended its regular season home slate with a 21-14 loss to UW-River Falls on Senior Day, Saturday, Nov. 4, to drop its record to 4-5 overall and 1-5 in conference play. The Pointer’s sophomore quarterback, Mitchel Neubauer, passed for 157 yards on 20 attempts ... Read More »

Men’s Hockey Team Is Ready to Chase Title

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s hockey team begins its home slate at the K.B. Willett Ice Arena on Friday, Nov. 3, as this year’s team is hungry to improve on last season’s bitter end. The five-time Division III National Champions ended last season with a 6-3 loss in the quarterfinals to Adrian College during the 2017 Division III Men’s ... Read More »

Sports Brief

  Pointer Football Falters at Home Against Warhawks The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football team fell to UW-Whitewater 35-7 at Goerke Park on Saturday, Oct. 29, as it failed to record any touchdowns on offense. The team’s overall record is 4-4 and 1-4 in conference. Midway through the second quarter, Stevens Point trailed the Warhawks 21-0 after Whitewater’s Drew Patterson ... Read More »

Ultimate Frisbee Looks to Use Winter Months to Grow

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s Ultimate Frisbee team is a club sport that practices on campus and travels to tournaments to compete and to represent Stevens Point. The women’s Ultimate team started on campus in 2008 and normally consists of 10 to 18 players. This year’s team is mainly made up of first and second-year players. Head coach Marcus ... Read More »

Sports Brief

Stevens Point Stymied in Road Loss The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football team lost a close road game to UW-Stout 23-17 on Saturday, Oct. 21, to drop its conference record to 1-3 while its overall record stands at 4-3. Starting quarterback Matt Urmanski continued to struggle as he completed only 52 percent of his passes for 163 yards and two ... Read More »

Sports Brief

Pointer’s Football Defeats Eau Claire The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point righted the ship with a home victory over UW-Eau Claire, snapping a two-game losing streak and claiming its first conference victory of the season on Saturday, Oct. 14. The Pointer’s rushing attack led the team to the win with 266 yards on offense. Running back Shamaj Williams gained 147 yards ... Read More »

Student-Athlete Profile: Sarah Peplinski

Sarah Peplinski, a Stevens Point Area Senior High School alumna, is the current goal keeper for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s soccer team. Peplinski is enrolled as a senior at UWSP and is majoring in Philosophy with a concentration on religious studies. The 22-year-old played Women’s Soccer for San Jose State Spartans her freshmen year of college before transferring ... Read More »

Women’s Golf Season: A Chance to Grow for the Future

Women’s Golf Season: A Chance to Grow for the Future The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s golf placed in the bottom half in four out of five golf matches this season, but that fact has not discouraged the team or coaching staff. Stevens Point has experienced the displeasure of having little roster depth and no true number one golfer to ... Read More »