Sports

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 »

Men’s Basketball Falls to Fourth Ranked Vikings

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s basketball team quiet in the second half of their 69-64 win over the Pointers. Point rolled into Rock Island, Ill, ranked 21st, averaging just over 75 points per game, but Augustana held them to just 33 percent shooting in the second half. “They did a good job of pushing us away from the hoop and ... Read More »

Men’s and Women’s Basketball Honor Parents and Alumni

Alumni of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point came to watch the women’s basketball team triumph over UW-Superior, 74-55. Shortly after that, the men’s team followed suit with an 85-47 defeat of Superior in front of the Parents’ Day crowd. Women’s head coach Shirley Egner navigated her team through a close first half with the Yellowjackets. Superior was never more than ... Read More »

Men’s Hockey Splits Weekend Series Against Eau Claire

The University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point men’s hockey team faced off against UW-Eau Claire at K.B. Willet Arena over the weekend. The Bluegolds took Friday’s game 4-1, but Point bounced back on Saturday with a 2-1 victory. “I think we were a little mad about the loss on Friday night so we used that momentum to win on Saturday,” said ... Read More »

Curling the Stone

Curling, which is thought to have originated in Scotland over 500 years ago, has finally worked its way into the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point intramural block 3 for 2012. In curling, two teams of four meet at a curling sheet where they play eight ends. The curling sheet is generally about 150 feet long and approximately 15 feet wide. Players ... Read More »

Miech Named WIAC Women’s Soccer All-Time Coach

In celebration of its 100-year-anniversary, the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) will recognize the milestone with a number of activities and events, distinguishing student-athletes and coaches who have contributed to the success of the most accomplished Division III conference in NCAA history. One event hitting home at the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point will be the naming of WIAC ... Read More »