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Pointer Hockey Ices Blue Devils

Four goals in the first and second period gave the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point a 9-3 win against the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Freshman forwards Andrew Kolb and Dylan Wizner scored two goals each in the win.   Senior forward Harrison Niemann got the Pointers on the board five minutes in the game, assisted by freshman defenseman Kevin Gibson and senior ... Read More »

Women’s Hockey Loses Weekend Series Against Adrian College

The University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point women’s hockey team faced Adrian College at home over the weekend and lost both games. The first game on Saturday ended 7-3 while Sunday’s game ended 6-4, extending Point’s current losing streak to five games.   Saturday began with Adrian getting on the board early in the first when sophomore forward Lauren Turner ... Read More »

Say Aloha To The Pro Bowl

For those of you who do not know, “aloha,” by modern definition, also means goodbye. That’s exactly what we should say to the NFL Pro Bowl in its current state. The only draw this year’s debacle had for me was the inclusion of Aaron Rodgers and Greg Jennings. While watching the two Packers stars play in the Pro Bowl pales ... Read More »

Men’s Track Takes First At Tadd Metzger

The University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point track and field team continues to improve after their meet Friday at Carthage College. The men took first with a score of 165 and the women took second, scoring 145.“Our two home meets were really early in the season so we really treated those like our building blocks,” said sophomore pole vaulter Ryan ... Read More »

Pointer Men’s Hockey Takes Down Falcons

The University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point men’s hockey team defeated the University of Wisconsin-River Falls 4-1 Saturday at Willet Arena. Three of the Pointers’ four goals were scored in the first period, two on power play opportunities. “The power play goals at the beginning of the game were huge for us because it gave us the momentum and a ... Read More »

Averkamp Joins Elite Company

Senior center Ashley Averkamp scored her 1,000th point Saturday in an 85-67 victory over host University of Wisconsin – Superior. Averkamp joins 17 other Pointer women to reach the milestone in their career. “We are playing with confidence trying to secure a 1 seed for the WIAC Tournament, which would give us home court advantage throughout the tourney,” said Head ... Read More »

Women’s Hockey Splits Weekend Series with St. Scholastica

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s hockey team shut out St. Scholastica Friday, but fell to them the following night. Junior forward Brooke Hanson led the way for the host Pointers contributing to both scores in the 2-0 win on Friday as well as the first score of Saturday’s 3-2 loss. “On Saturday we got a two goal lead and ... Read More »

Time to Shine for Weeks

Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks may find himself in an interesting situation when the 2012 season opens on April 6. With the departure of first baseman Prince Fielder and the possible 50-game suspension of left fielder Ryan Braun, an offensive drop-off is inevitable. Braun and Fielder accounted for 28 percent of Milwaukee’s runs last season and hit 71 of their ... Read More »

River Falls Edges Point in Overtime

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point fell in overtime to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls 82-75 on Saturday. The Alumni Day loss was the Pointers second in conference. The Pointers got off to a quick start but shortly after it was the Falcons that began a run midway through the first half. Then, Point grabbed a hold of the momentum and ... Read More »

Women’s Hockey Wins Friday, Ties Saturday Against Blugolds

The University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point women’s hockey team started off their home weekend series against UW-Eau Claire with a 1-0 win. The following night the Pointers and Blugolds finished with a 3-3 tie. Point got off to a quick start in Friday’s matchup, scoring even-handed for the early 1-0 advantage. Sophomore forward Cassandra Salmen netted the only goal of ... Read More »