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Pointer Football Ends Season with a Loss

The University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point football team played their final game Saturday against UW-Platteville. The Pioneers secured a season sweep of the Pointers with a 51-7 victory. Both teams struggled early, trading scoreless drives until late in the first quarter when the Pioneers capitalized on an 85-yard drive. Pioneers’ junior quarterback John Kelly completed a 13-yard pass to sophomore ... Read More »

Solid Finish for the Wrestling Team at the Pointer Open

Several members of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point wrestling team competed in the tournament style wrestling match held at Stevens Point Area Senior High Saturday. The individual based tournament fea­tured several other universities from the Midwest. In the 125-pound weight class, sophomore Lance Fabry finished fourth. UW-Oshkosh’s Zach Mueller finished first. The field also featured Point junior Jordan Poirier and ... Read More »

Pointer Volleyball Earns NCAA Division III Wild Card

After a second place finish in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament, the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point women’s volleyball team earned a wild card spot in the NCAA Division III tournament. The Pointers were the number one seed heading into the WIAC tournament Friday night. Point defeated UW-Platteville 3-1, and two-seeded UW-Whitewater defeated UW-Eau Claire 3-2. Both teams ... Read More »

Pointers’ Quick Start Not Enough To Stop the Titans

Saturday marked the last day the seniors of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football team would step on Goerke Field as football players. The Pointers lost 38-24 on Senior and Parent’s Day to the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s second best team, UW-Oshkosh. The loss comes a week after falling to the top ranked UW-Whitewater. The Titans were coming off a ... Read More »

Pointer Hockey Splits with St. Norbert

The University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point men’s hockey team won game one against St. Norbert 5-1 at home on Friday thanks to a hat trick from sophomore forward Kyle Heck. The following night, the Green Knights got redemption as they handed the Pointers a 4-1 loss. St. Norbert, the number one seed in Division III hockey, fell behind early in ... Read More »

Pointer Football Falls to Number One Whitewater

The University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point football team fell short of a victory on Saturday when they traveled to UW-Whitewater to battle the Warhawks, going down 31-16. It didn’t take long for Whitewater to get on the board, scoring in under 2 minutes on a 47-yard touchdown run by senior running back Levell Coppage. Coppage broke the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic ... Read More »

Men’s Basketball Opens Season Against Badgers

A trip to the Kohl Center for a Badger Basketball game usually marks an evening getaway for most college students. Not the case for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s basketball team. Their trip Saturday to Madison will be all business. The Pointers begin their 2011-12 campaign with an exhibition game against the Badgers. It may seem odd that a ... Read More »

Point Volleyball Enters Postseason

The University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point women’s volleyball team won their first regular season conference championship in 30 years with their victory on Oct. 26 over UW-La Crosse (25-1, 15-17, 22-25, 25-14). This victory propelled the team into the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference finals. “I am very proud of my team and what they have accomplished this year, especially ... Read More »

Women’s Volleyball takes Tournament in Best Season Ever

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

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 »