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Sports Analytics Conference Set at UW-Stevens Point

Watching film is key in the sports world. Photo courtesy of Scott Tappa.

Sports Analytics Conference set at UW-Stevens Point The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will be hosting the Great Lakes Analytics in Sports Conference, set for Thursday, July 13. Over 35 speakers are already committed to a growing list of presenters who will be discussing the latest concepts, research and innovations in the fast-growing field of sports analytics. The event will feature ... Read More »

A Look into Sports: May 8, 2017

Reliever Ben Miller warms up before entering the game. Photo courtesy of Dalen Dahl.

Softball Splits Final Series of Season The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point softball team traveled to Milwaukee on Thursday to take on Wisconsin Lutheran College in a two-game series. Stevens Point split the series with a record of 1-1. Ashley Cohen pitched a scoreless game as the Pointers won game one in extra innings with a score of 3-0. The game ... Read More »

Yogis Find their Center for Beer

Beer and Yoga event at O'so Brewery. Photo by Anne Morgan

On Saturday, April 29, students and community members gathered at O’so Brewing Company to practice yoga and enjoy a refreshing beer. The beer and yoga event was organized by yoga instructor, Renee Cathryn. Cathryn owns her own yoga studio in Stevens Point called Yoga with Renee Cathryn. Cathryn earned her instructor certification this summer in Appleton, which is where she ... Read More »

Fall Football Preview: New Schedule, Same Expectations

The Pointer football team preparing to play. Photo by Kylie Bridenhagen.

Early last month, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football schedule was announced. The announcement gave players, coaches and fans their first view of where they will be spending their Saturday afternoons this fall. The Pointers open their season on Sept. 2, at home versus St. Norbert College. Point will then take a trip to Albion, Michigan to take on Albion ... Read More »

Sports Briefs: April 30, 2017

A Pointer player takes a swing. Photo courtesy of UWSP Athletics.

Baseball Team Experiences Road Woes The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point baseball team traveled to UW-La Crosse on Friday for a four-game series. The Pointers would finish with a 1-3 record. In game one, the Eagles scored in each of the first four innings, jumping out to a 4-0 lead over Point. Tommy Duddleston hit an RBI fly out to right ... Read More »

Sports Brief: April 23, 2017

Tyler Thomka up to bat for the Pointers. Photo courtesy of UWSP Athletics.

Baseball Splits Series with Warhawks The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point baseball team hosted UW-Whitewater on Saturday and Sunday, April 22-23, in a four-game series. The Pointers finished with a 2-2 record. Game one got off to a slow start as the Warhawks scored three unanswered runs in the first five innings. The Pointers picked up momentum in the sixth inning ... Read More »

Track and Field Team Looks for Strong Outdoor Season Finish

A UWSP runner rounds the corner. Photo courtesy of UWSP Athletics.

The 2017 track and field season is nearing an end. For the seniors on the team, this is the last chance to experience the thrill of competing for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Senior Jerry Williams believes that this is the best year he has had on campus. When asked about how he felt the team was competing this year, ... Read More »

The Gray Area of Intramurals

A soccer ball sitting on a field. "Central Park – Adidas Soccer Ball" by Joe Solo is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

On March 5, two soccer intramural teams, The Exotics and Bye Week, were scheduled to compete against one another in the block 3 championships. Kelsey Schneider, junior and a member of Bye Week, had work obligations and was forced to show up late to the game. According to Kenny Cyracus, junior and Intramurals and Outdoor Rentals Head Official, each intramural ... Read More »

Curling Team Brings Home Medal from National Championship

The skip prepares to deliver the stone. "Curling #1" by Morten is licensed under CC BY 2.0

In early March, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s curling team took home the bronze medal at the College Curling National Championships held in Utica, New York. UWSP’s team practices once a week on Sunday nights. The team also participates in about 10 tournaments per season. Jillian Behling, vice-president of the curling club, has been on the team since her freshman ... Read More »

A Look into Sports: 4/16/2017

A Pointer awaits the pitch. Photo courtesy of UWSP Athletics.

Baseball Has Strong Finish to Series The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point baseball team went on the road to take on the UW-Platteville in a four-game series Thursday and Friday, April 13-14, finishing with a record of 3-1. The Pointers found themselves down 3-0 in the first inning of game one. Stevens Point answered with their own three-run inning as Tyler Thomka ... Read More »