Sports

Look Into Sports: Men’s Basketball Picks Up Win In Final Seconds

Buzzer Beater Propels Men’s Basketball to Victory On Saturday, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s basketball team pulled out a 74-72 victory over No. 12 Hope College after sophomore Mark Nelson hit a game-winning shot with seconds remaining on the clock. With just under four seconds remaining in regulation and the score tied at 72, the Pointers drove down the ... Read More »

‘Tis the Season to Volunteer

As the holiday season approaches, student-athletes continue to volunteer their time to good causes. Kelly Magliano, junior volleyball player, is a member of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Love Your Melon crew. Love Your Melon is a popular organization and many crews exist at universities across the nation. The organization sells apparel, mainly hats, with the goal of helping children ... Read More »

Look Into Sports: Men’s and Women’s Basketball Stays Hot

Men’s Hockey Adds Two More Wins On Dec. 2, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point junior goalie Max Milosek recorded his third career shutout while also scoring a goal and an assist in a 3-0 victory over UW-River Falls. Late in the first period, sophomore Tanner Karty got the scoring on the way for the Pointers giving UWSP a 1-0 lead that ... Read More »

Two-Sport Athletes Embark on Basketball Season

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point offers a plethora of athletics that sophomore Payton Mix and freshman Carly Cerrato have taken advantage of. Mix has taken on the challenge of two sports in one year. “I have never been able to decide my favorite, I love them both,” said Mix. Basketball and softball are the two chosen sports by Mix. “I ... Read More »

Look Into Sports: Early Win Streak Ends For Women’s Basketball

Women’s Basketball Suffers First Loss after Defeating Lakeland On Nov. 22, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s basketball team slid past Lakeland College by a score of 40-36. Senior Lauren Anklam, junior Mickey Roland and freshman Bre Richter each dropped in seven points for the Pointers to help move the team’s record to 4-0. The Pointer bench played a vital ... Read More »

Offensive Lineman Run in the Family

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

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, 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

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

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 »