Sports

UWSP Tennis Looking for Bounce-Back Season

Deena Gordon is leading the Pointers tennis team for the third time as head coach, and although she returns to a team without seniors, she is not worried about lacking experience. “We have only one freshman that has no college experience, and what I like about this team is these girls have played in different settings, and they each have ... Read More »

UWSP Athletics Start with Wins and High Scoring

Football team loses to Abion College The football season kicked into high gear for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point as the Pointers fell to Albion College 65-52. The 117 point game was the highest scoring game in school history. With a 45-44 lead in the fourth quarter, UWSP could not hold the position as the Britons scored 21 unanswered points ... Read More »

Jirschele Given the Nod of Approval as New Baseball Coach

Pointers baseball has had a winning culture for as long as most can remember. New Head Coach Jeremy Jirschele has been highly involved in this success and plans to keep the winning culture alive in his new role.   Jirschele had been an assistant coach under Pat Bloom, former head coach, for the last four years at University of Wisconsin-Stevens ... Read More »

Crow Begins Journey as New Women’s Soccer Coach

Dawn Crow knows a thing or two when it comes to being successful within the highest levels of women’s soccer. Crow is taking on her newest challenge as head coach of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s soccer team this fall. She has a long list of achievements throughout her career, including four national championships during her time at the ... Read More »

The Pointer Sports Awards for 2014-2015

It was another excellent year for sports at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and, as a way of wrapping up the year, here are the honors for the 2014-2015 seasons. Team of the Year: Men’s Basketball This honor is no surprise since the men’s basketball team won the national championship on March 31, defeating Augustana 70-54 in Salem, Virginia. It ... Read More »

Woodland Sports Team Wins Fifth Victory

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Woodland Sports Team of 11 men and nine women secured its fifth straight victory at the 63rd annual Midwestern Foresters’ Conclave in Carbondale, Illinois on April 18. Conclave is a series of traditional wood-cutting and forestry-related academic competitions. It is considered the championship of Midwestern collegiate timber sports. Eleven teams from around the Midwest attended ... Read More »

Flynn Snags Two Top Spots in the Nation

Hard work and steady progression paid off for Kadie Flynn, junior women’s track and field thrower, who is ranked No. 1 in the nation in discus and No. 2  for hammer throw. “One of the great things about Kadie is her limits are unknown.  Every year she surpasses the goals that we line up for her; there hasn’t been much ... Read More »

A Complete First-Round 2015 NFL Mock Draft

It is that time of the year again for the NFL Draft, beginning on April 30 and concluding on May 2. Here’s my mock draft predicting all 32 picks in the first round. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State: The consensus prediction for the number one pick is Winston, who is considered the top quarterback in the draft. ... Read More »

Athletes Speak: Brands They Love

Among student athletes, who compete in a wide variety of sports at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Nike is the favored brand for athletic clothing and apparel. Sophomore Brad Freeborn, forward on the men’s basketball team, said he often chooses Nike and Jordan brands, but it is  just a coincidence. “When I’m shopping or looking for clothes online I get ... Read More »

Dawn Crow Hired as Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Dawn Crow, a four-time national champion at Division I, powerhouse North Carolina and former U.S. National Team player, has been named the third head-women’s soccer coach at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. “I am extremely excited about this new opportunity to become the head women’s soccer coach at UW-Stevens Point,” Crow said. “I have been looking to get back into ... Read More »