Sports

Tennis Sights Set on Spring Tournament

After narrowly missing a top four position in the conference, entrance into the spring tournament and the qualifying round to the national tournament last year, the women’s tennis team is determined to achieve those positions this season. “I would say our biggest goal is to be fourth in conference and go to the spring tournament. We were so close last ... Read More »

Spud Bowl Celebrates Agriculture in Central Wisconsin

The 28th annual Spud Bowl took place on Sept. 6 at Goerke stadium with a Pointers victory against Albion College. The Spud Bowl raises awareness of potato agriculture in Central Wisconsin. “It’s about creating awareness and celebrating how important agriculture is to the lifestyle in central Wisconsin and we are honored to be a part of it,” said head coach ... Read More »

Spud Bowl 2014

The 2014 University of Stevens Point football season kicked off with the 28th annual Spud Bowl, an event that brought together two of college students’ favorite things: football and potatoes. Carly Caputa capu770@uwsp.edu Multimedia Report Read More »

Three Things to Know about the Packers

The Green Bay Packers lost to the Seattle Seahawks 36-16 in the NFL season opener  Sept. 4. After the loss, the Packers prepare for the New York Jets to come to Lambeau Field in week two and here’s what everyone needs to know about the Packers after week one.   The offense will get back on track: During training camp ... Read More »

Pointer Volleyball Seeks Back to Back Successful Seasons

The women’s volleyball team heads back to the court this year, determined to continue their success from last season. “Coming off of the success from last year, it is important that we take things one day at a time, one game at a time, tackling what comes at us,” said head coach Abbey Sutherland. 2013 ended on a high note ... Read More »

Witt Duo Teams Up to Coach Cross Country and Track and Field

The loss of the women’s cross country and track and field head coach brings in former Pointer All-American and head coach Rick Witt’s son Brett Witt to help lead Pointer runners. “Stevens Point has always kind of been home for me. I grew up supporting it and I’m happy to be returning to my alma mater,”  Brett Witt, new assistant ... Read More »

Summer Sports Recap

As the calendar turns from August to September, it means that summer has come to another quick end. Over the summer, there have been many stories from sports statewide, nationally and internationally.   In Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Brewers dominated the summer by remaining in first place of the National League Central division since April. The team has looked as one ... Read More »

Pointers Football and Soccer Preview

Football season is back for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. On Saturday, Sept. 6th the Pointers will host the Britons of Albion College in the 28th Spud Bowl.   Last season, the UWSP team finished 5-5 with a record of 3-4 in Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play. The 2013 season was an improvement for the Pointers as they improved their ... Read More »

2014 NFL Mock Draft

For this year’s mock draft we switched it up, with sports reporter Marty Kauffman making the odd numbered picks, and sports editor Will Rossmiller making the even numbered picks. The draft will be held from May 8-10 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. 1. Houston Texans: Jadeveon Clowney, DE, South Carolina: The best player in this year’s ... Read More »

Softball Competes for Conference Tourney Bid

After an up and down season, the women’s softball team will be playing its most important games this week with three doubleheaders in three straight days. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s softball will host UW-Platteville, UW-Lacrosse, and UW-Superior this week for a chance to play in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament. These six games will be the Pointers ... Read More »