Sports

Look into Sports: Women’s Golf Ready for Confrence Championships

Women’s Golf Takes on Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships Through two days of action in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Golf Championships, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s golf team sits in seventh place out of seven teams. Senior Tiffany Boak shot a team-low 90 in the second round for the Pointers and sits in 28th place as the team ... Read More »

Alumni Skaters Carry UWSP Legacy

Four players from the 2015-2016 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Men’s Hockey Team have accepted training contracts with next level hockey teams. Currently, Joe Kalisz, Evan Dixon, Sean Gammage and Logan Lemirande have spread across the country training for their new teams. Joe Kalisz, a three-year skater for The Pointers, is now playing for the Fireantz in Lafayette, North Carolina. Last ... Read More »

Soccer Gains Momentum from Winning Streak

The women’s soccer team experienced a recent upswing, having won four games in a row. Facing off against the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire on Oct. 5 the team’s record was 4-6. Dawn Crow, head women’s soccer coach, describes the team to be competitive and gritty. “We have won as many games as we won last year, period. We are on ... Read More »

Look into Sports: Football Continues Winning Ways

Football Stays Hot in First Conference Game The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football team has kept their hot streak rolling by winning its first conference game of the season over the UW- Eau Claire Blugolds 28-19. To go along with a 4-0 start, the Pointers have not allowed a team to reach 20 points in any game thus far. While ... Read More »

Men’s Hockey Team Prepares to Have Another Successful Season

Last spring the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s hockey team won the NCAA Division III National Championship, ending its season on a high note. Chris Brooks, head men’s hockey coach, found winning the national championship to be extremely rewarding, especially because the team had lost the national championship the two previous seasons. To the team, Brooks emphasizes the importance of focusing ... Read More »

Pointers Help to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast cancer affects one in eight women today and chances are you know someone affected. In the Stevens Point area alone, 30 percent of cancer diagnoses are breast cancer. Saint Michael’s Foundation will be hosting their Hope Starts Here 5k walk on Oct. 9 which is open to the general public. The event strives to honor breast cancer survivors, those ... Read More »

This Article is Half Golf, Half Lemonade

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s golf team has started its season with vigor and determination. In the wake of the death of Arnold Palmer, this article is highlighting the art and athleticism of Pointer golf. The Pointers recently finished a golf tournament hosted by UW-Whitewater in Delavan.  “Trying our best and improving is our greatest strength,” said, senior Jalyn ... Read More »

Club Lacrosse Teams Aim for Strong Season

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s and women’s club lacrosse teams are practicing twice a week and working hard to prepare for upcoming games. The men’s lacrosse team practices all year long for their short four-week season which ends just as the spring semester comes to a close. The club team is a part of the Great Lakes Lacrosse League and ... Read More »

A Look into Sports: Volleyball Continues Dominance

Volleyball continues to roll The University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point women’s volleyball team opened up conference play with a 3-0 sweep of UW-Platteville this past Wednesday. Senior Kelly Cefalu led the squad with 14 kills on the night while senior Bri Piepenbrok totaled 21 digs for the Pointers. The team then hosted matches against North Park and Elmhurst in the ... Read More »

Pointer Alumni and Student Take on Lambeau Field

Through networking and experience, former National Football League photographer, Nate Wallin was able to provide a unique opportunity for student Kylie Bridenhagen. Wallin was a game day photographer for the Cleveland Browns during their 2014 season. When Wallin worked for the Browns he lived in Washington D.C. and drove to Cleveland every weekend to shoot at the team’s games. He found working for an NFL ... Read More »