Sports

Pointers Football Hang On to Win Spud Bowl

On a sunny Saturday afternoon, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point held off a late charge by Coe College, obtaining a 34-31 win in the annual Spud Bowl.  This was also the Pointers’ sixth annual Pink Game in which the team raised money all week toward a variety of breast cancer foundations and wore pink jerseys. UWSP began scoring early, with ... Read More »

Volleyball Team Looks to Duplicate Deep Tourney Run

High expectations have become the norm for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Volleyball Team after deep-tournament runs the last two seasons, and head coach Abbey Sutherland has those same expectations for her team this year. “We’re returning a lot of people. We have that work-hard mentality, and we know what it takes to be successful now . We are motivated ... Read More »

Karlen Dominates the Edge for Football

There are many ways to describe the Pointers’ defensive end Aaron Karlen. He is hard working, passionate, leads by example, but only one word describes him on the field. “Relentless is the biggest thing,” said defensive line coach Drew Vanderlin. “You see his relentlessness, how he attacks the game and how passionate he is about football. It’s like, ‘ooh, he ... Read More »

A winning weekend for UWSP Athletics

Volleyball 4-0 in Pointer Invitational Ranked sixth in the nation, the Pointers volleyball team remains unbeaten, after winning four games, including three sweeps, in the Pointer Invitational. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point defeated Hamline in it’s first match-up 3-0 as senior Emma Brunkhorst and sophomores Bella Nelson and Ellen Drewry each tallied eight kills. Defensively, UWSP kept Hamline to an ... Read More »

Pointer Football Prepared for Another Season

Four years ago, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was at the bottom in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Now, four years later, Head Coach Tom Journell has the Pointers competing at the top and the gradual rise is not expected to stop now. Journell is entering his fourth season at UWSP. His career began with a 2-8 record in his ... Read More »

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 »