Sports

Women’s Volleyball takes Tournament in Best Season Ever

​UWSP volleyball players huddle pre-game.  Photo by Brian Luedtke

The University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point women’s volleyball team took their fifteenth straight victory Saturday, Oct. 22, against St. Norbert College, winning the weekend’s volleyball tournament. The Pointers, originally picked to finish seventh, are ranked number one in the conference and are on their way to the best season in school history. “We weren’t really sure what to expect given ... Read More »

Texas Attempts to Clinch World Series

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Right-hander Colby Lewis takes the mound tonight after Game Six was postponed last night due to rain. Wednesday’s postponement was the second World Series game at Busch Stadium to be postponed in the past six years. A win tonight would mark the Rangers’ first World Series title in team history and another milestone achievement in the storied career of baseball ... Read More »

Beau Leads Pointers to Second Straight Victory

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In his second career start, sophomore quarterback Mitch Beau brought the Pointers back from a first half deficit to give the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point a 28-24 victory over conference rival UW-Eau Claire. The win places Point fifth in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference standings behind UW-Platteville. The Pointers went into Saturday’s contest surrendering over 150 rushing yards per game, ... Read More »

The All-Monster Team

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We all had fears when we were kids – I know I did. When I was younger I was afraid of the big three: werewolves, tornadoes and clowns. Now that I’m older I have come to the realization that the only werewolf I will have to deal with walks around shirtless a majority of the time. I no longer cower ... Read More »

Packers Remain Unbeaten

Jordy Nelson evades the St. Louis Secondary as he runs for a 93 yard TD.
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Anyone who anticipated a Super Bowl hangover in Green Bay better prepare to wait a little longer, following the Packers 24-3 victory over the Rams at Lambeau Field. Green Bay’s win was their twelfth consecutive dating back to last season. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers has proven his status as one of the game’s top performers. Rodgers leads the league in passing ... Read More »

Women’s Soccer Surrenders First Ever Loss to Warhawks

Freshman Hannah Burt races down the field.                                                                               Photos by Mark Kinslow​

A late goal by the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater on Saturday gave the Warhawks a 3-2 advantage over the University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point, which proved to be the deciding play. The loss is the first ever to Whitewater in nearly 20 years of Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play. Point fell behind in the first half when Warhawks freshman midfielder Madeline Lardner put ... Read More »

Pointers Get First Conference Win

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Sophomore quarterback Mitch Beau led the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football team to a 31-10 victory over the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, the Pointers’ first win in conference. Beau got the start in place of fellow sophomore Casey Barnes, who suffered an injury in Point’s homecoming game. “I was a little weary,” said Beau of his first start for the ... Read More »

Vaulters Begin Workouts

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Everyone has that friend growing up that is always there and you hardly realize it. You don’t remember if you invited them or if they just showed up. They go hours without speaking and soon you forget they are even there, until they do something awesome. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point pole-vaulting team is that friend. Often lost in the ... Read More »

Blue Devils Burn Pointers at Homecoming

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The University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point football team lost to the University of Wisconsin-Stout 22-19 on Saturday, squandering the lead after three quarters.  The Blue Devils received the opening kickoff but they would not have the ball for long before senior linebacker Curtis Krump intercepted Stout senior quarterback Ross Carey. The Pointer offense spared no time, taking only two plays ... Read More »

Intramurals: Professionally Mediocre

Photos by Rachel Hanson

There are underlying reasons why we play sports at different stages in life. When we’re young we play sports because we want to hang out with our friends, make new ones and run around. The game itself is inconsequential. You’ll forget the final score ten minutes after you leave the ball park, but you’ll remember how many butterflies you caught ... Read More »