Sports

Offensive Lineman Run in the Family

Senior offensive lineman, No. 78, Adam Prince during a WIAC matchup game against UW-Oshkosh this season. Photo by Kylie Bridenhagen.

Brothers Adam and Justin Prince have had the pleasure of playing the same football position at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Justin Prince graduated from UWSP in 2013 with a communication degree. Prince’s position was an offensive lineman, a position that he enjoyed. “It definitely was the right fit for me. Being an offensive lineman is not the most glorious ... Read More »

Multi-Talented Dean Honored for his Coaching Achievements

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Marty Loy, dean of the College of Professional Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, has recently been named to Wisconsin’s George Martin Hall of fame for his outstanding work as a wrestling coach. Before coaching, Loy had been a wrestler at UW-Madison. After graduation, Loy pursued his masters in counseling at UW-Oshkosh. He landed the head wrestling coach position at UWSP ... Read More »

Administrative Assistant Brings Positivity to Men’s Hockey Team

Joey Sosnowski, administrative assistant for the Pointer men’s hockey team, watches the matchup between UWSP and St. Norbert on Saturday, Nov. 19 at Cornerstone Community Center in Ashwaubenon, Wis. Photo by Kylie Bridenhagen.

Joey Sosnowski, 29, can be found at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s hockey games. Sosnowski has down syndrome. His father, Jon Sosnowski, describes him as being positive and outgoing with an openness to try new things. Sosnowski is independent from his parents and shares an apartment with a roommate. “Everybody’s always been really good to him, I don’t see that he has a disability. He has ... Read More »

Look Into Sports: Women’s Basketball Firing On All Cylinders

Senior guard Autumn Hennes was awarded the Pointers Tip-Off Tournament Most Outstanding Player after scoring 43 points during the weekend tournament. Photo by Kylie Bridenhagen.

UWSP Men’s Hockey Suffers First Loss After Hot Start Led by senior Trace Strahle’s two goal outing, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s hockey team claimed 6-3 a victory over Marian on Nov. 18. The Pointers tallied two goals in each period of the game. Sophomore Stephan Beauvais knocked in UWSP’s first goal at 6:10 into the opening period. Soon ... Read More »

Spreading Wings at Monarch Aerial Arts Studio

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Jamie Vanatta, of Monarch Aerial Arts, is offering a creative way to keep in shape for students from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Sydney Inks, senior arts management major, comes to the studio for aerial dance. “You’ve got to be determined,” Inks said. “It’s pretty intense.” But, she insisted those words were not meant to deter anyone from trying this ... Read More »

Women’s Basketball Takes on Season One Point at a Time

Senior guard Lauren Anklam passes the ball to a teammate during a scrimmage against St. Norbert College on Sunday, Nov. 6 in Berg Gym in Stevens Point, Wis. Photo by Kylie Bridenhagen.

As the start of the women’s basketball season approaches, the players have begun to prepare for the competitive teams they will be up against. Lauren Anklam, senior point guard, is one of the team’s captains. In her final season, Anklam is striving to do her best to remain positive and facilitate team cohesion. “I think it’s just kind of an ... Read More »

Look Into Sports: Hockey Skates to Two Weekend Victories

The No.1 ranked Pointer men's hockey team improved to a 5-0-1 overall record after a pair of weekend wins against Concordia College and St. John's University. Photo by Kylie Bridenhagen.

Football Suffers Setback in Season Finale After posting a 10-0 lead following the first quarter on Saturday, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football team allowed UW-River Falls to climb back and win the game 34-16. The Falcons were able to rack up 34 unanswered points to hold off the Pointers’ hot start to their final game of the season. In ... Read More »

Pointer Hockey Radio Show Airs Off the Ice

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The Pointer Hockey team has gained national recognition following the National Champion title in the 2015-2016 season. Fans from coast to coast can tune into the coverage of the team on a monthly radio show hosted by alumnus Tom Weaver and Shaun McMahon. The radio show has gained traction in the community following the arrival of head coach, Chris Brooks. ... Read More »

Senior Football Players are Nostalgic as Season comes to a Close

Senior teammates No. 12 Kyle Larson and No. 11 John Kontowicz. Photo by Kylie Bridenhagen.

Quarterback Kyle Larson and middle linebacker John Kontowicz reflect on their experiences playing football for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Kyle Larson, senior pre-physical therapy major, is a scholar-athlete and had maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout the football season. Larson is not planning on continuing his football career after graduation, but he is thankful for the friendships he has formed through ... Read More »

Women’s Hockey Team Skating to the Start of the Season

Photo by Jack McLaughlin.

As the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s hockey season begins, players are looking ahead with optimism and excitement. The team had their first game against St. Olaf College on Oct. 28 and thus far their record is 1-2-1. Meredith Ingbretson, senior center forward and team captain, feels confident about the team’s rapport. “The relationship within the team has gotten better each ... Read More »