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Men’s Hockey Clinches WIAC Regular Season Crown Over the weekend, the men’s hockey team clinched their second Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference regular season title in the past three seasons. The reigning national champs posted back-to-back wins at UW-Stout and UW-Eau Claire. Friday’s affair at Stout saw the Pointers overwhelm the Blue Devils, using a 3-1 second period to hold a ... Read More »

Student Athletes Swim to Championship

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s swimming and diving team is heading to the conference championship with an undefeated record of 4-0. On Feb. 3-4 the team competed in the University of Minnesota Challenge. It was an invitational meet where teams throughout the Midwest attended. The challenge is not scored and for some swimmers on the team, it was their ... Read More »

UWSP’s Jerry Williams Emerges as Two-Sport Star

Athletics require individuals to step up when their number is called. For University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point junior Jerry Williams, that number is being called, with increasing frequency, across two sports. He is responding by embracing prominent roles on both the track and football team. Being a two-sport athlete comes with its own set of rigors, one of which is an ... Read More »

Men’s Basketball Playing at Peak Performance

Men’s Hoops Triumphs over Oshkosh, Eau Claire The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s basketball team won a pair of road games this past week, defeating UW-Oshkosh and UW-Eau Claire. Wednesday’s 69-68 win against the Titans saw the Pointers get off to a slow start, as the team fell behind early, 14-4. However, UWSP, led by Zach Goedeke with 19 points, ... Read More »

Women’s Hockey Team Mid-Season Reflection

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s hockey team currently stands at 11-7-2. In early January, the team went on a winning streak, having won three games in a row. Head Coach Ann Ninnemann said that a positive aura and chemistry played a role in the team’s success. “They are excited to be here, which adds a whole other dynamic to coming in and ... Read More »

Women’s Basketball Looking to Hit Stride as Tournaments Loom

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s basketball head coach Shirley Egner is not one to compare her current team to any past iteration of Pointers. “It’s always a different season, with different things that happen on and off the court,” Egner, UWSP coach of 29 years, said. Such an outlook is understandable, especially in the case of this year’s team. Last year at this ... Read More »

Sports Briefs: Lady Pointers Post a Pair of Double-Digit Wins

Men’s Basketball Falls to Whitewater and River Falls The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s basketball team concluded a stretch of three consecutive games against ranked teams this past week. After defeating then-12th ranked UW-Eau Claire at Bennett Court on Jan. 21, the Pointers were edged against UW-Whitewater, 80-74, before losing at home to 5th ranked UW-River Falls, 67-51, on Saturday. ... Read More »

Kent Dernbach: Pointer Basketball’s Next Man Up

As many begin the process of getting acclimated with their classes, six-year University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point men’s assistant basketball coach Kent Dernbach has gotten a jump on getting comfortable in his own new role as interim head coach of the men’s basketball team. “My experience here as being the assistant coach with coach Semling for six years gave me the best preparation ... Read More »

Men’s Hockey Team Continues Season with Mindful Approach

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s hockey team is mid-way through their season with a record of 13-4-3. After taking home the national title last season the team is working to receive a bid for what would be the fourth year in a row and compete for the national title once again. Lawrence Cornellier, senior forward, cites UW-Eau Claire and ... Read More »

UWSP Cheer and Stunt Team Gives Helping Hand

Many times, student-athletes are given an opportunity to go above and beyond the call of duty and make an impact on something greater than their respective team. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point cheer and stunt team has been doing just that by helping a group called the Dream team accomplish their goal of auditioning for America’s Got Talent. With assistance ... Read More »