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Look Into Sports

Head Coach Chris Brooks coaches up the team during a time out | Photo Courtesy of Dalen Dahl

Men’s Hockey Clinches WIAC Regular Season Crown Over the weekend, the men’s hockey team clinched their second Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference regular season title in the past three seasons. The reigning national champs posted back-to-back wins at UW-Stout and UW-Eau Claire. Friday’s affair at Stout saw the Pointers overwhelm the Blue Devils, using a 3-1 second period to hold a ... Read More »

Women’s Hockey Team Mid-Season Reflection

Sydney Conley focus on the puck | Photo Courtesy of Dalen Dahl

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s hockey team currently stands at 11-7-2. In early January, the team went on a winning streak, having won three games in a row. Head Coach Ann Ninnemann said that a positive aura and chemistry played a role in the team’s success. “They are excited to be here, which adds a whole other dynamic to coming in and ... Read More »

Women’s Basketball Looking to Hit Stride as Tournaments Loom

The Pointers break it down before the game | Photo Courtesy of Dalen Dahl

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s basketball head coach Shirley Egner is not one to compare her current team to any past iteration of Pointers. “It’s always a different season, with different things that happen on and off the court,” Egner, UWSP coach of 29 years, said. Such an outlook is understandable, especially in the case of this year’s team. Last year at this ... Read More »

Volleyball Team Embraces Optimistic Outlook

After a winning weekend at home, the UWSP women's volleyball team remains undefeated in their season. Photo by Kylie Bridenhagen.

The women’s volleyball team is starting off its season strong with a record of 9-0. This is, Women’s Volleyball Coach, Abbey Sutherland’s fourth season at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Sutherland hopes that the team will make it to the NCAA tournament this season, but is focusing most of her energy on helping the players improve. According to Sutherland, this ... Read More »

Why Graduation Doesn’t Signify the End

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I got an email this week instructing me to register to be a part of commencement, something I never thought I’d see when I started at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Since day one, graduation has seemed like something advisers and instructors talk about to keep you motivated and signing up for classes, but not an event that you’ll ever ... Read More »

Men’s Basketball Struggles for the Win, Hockey Rises to the Top

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Men’s Basketball Loses to Top-Ranked Augustana In a rematch of last season’s national championship game, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s basketball team lost to Augustana 81-58. UWSP opened up the game with an early 8-3 lead, but it would be the only time the team would be ahead as Augustana took control the rest of the game. Senior Sean ... Read More »

Defining What It Means To Be A Pointer

Students show their Pointer pride. Photo courtesy of Hannah Thompson.

When asked how University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has impacted students emotionally, many say it has to do with the people surrounding them. “It has kind of given me more confidence to talk to people whether it be professors or others,” said sophomore Ellie Corbin. In addition to confidence, students enjoyed the time to expose themselves to new experiences and cultures. ... Read More »

Mother Nature Not Kind to Spring Sports

Photo by Emily Hoffmann
The baseball field was still covered in snow as of Wednesday afternoon.

It is a problem that the Pointers baseball and softball teams seemingly have to deal with every season. The inclement weather of spring in Wisconsin puts a strain on both teams’ practice and game schedules. The weather makes it difficult to play all of the necessary games while also dedicating time for practice. Baseball head coach Pat Bloom explained that ... Read More »

From Pointer to Packer and Back

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  He walks the sidelines on game day like any other defensive line and strength coach would for a Division III program, but Drew Vanderlin is not your typical coach. On October 17th Vanderlin was added to the Green Bay Packers practice squad as a defensive end. However, the NFL changes quickly, and Vanderlin was subsequently released on October 23rd. ... Read More »

Nationwide Appeal

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They come from all around the United States for various reasons, but student athletes from Alaska, Missouri, Iowa, New York and many other places come to Stevens Point and proudly wear the Pointers jersey. There are 282 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point athletes on men’s teams. 24 percent of them are not from Wisconsin. Of the 230 female athletes, 23.5 percent ... Read More »