Tag Archives: Pointers

Football Team Looks for Consistency

With a 1-3 record this season, it may not look like the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football team has had many successes, but that could not be further from the truth. The team started with one of the most challenging non-conference schedules in the country. Early season opponents included top ten-ranked St. Francis of Indiana. It was a tight game ... Read More »

Out of Bounds – Jaelin Crook

The world is obnoxiously serious. But it doesn’t have to be. This column is testament to that. In a life full of nuisance, pain, and strife there can be found a rich abundance of hilarity and laughter. Sports may seem a trivial and complex choreographed performance, but it’s really just a game. And what are games? Fun. Just like this ... Read More »

The Tryout: Part II

It has to be done after every fall baseball tryout, but that doesn’t mean it gets any easier for head coach Pat Bloom and his coaching staff. A total of 19 cuts were made after the tryouts. This may not seem like a lot of players, but just think. Those are 19 players that were told they weren’t quite good ... Read More »

Pointers Spike Opponents

With seven returning starters from last year’s conference title team, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s volleyball team has continued where it left off last season. With a win last night over UW-Oshkosh in three straight sets, the Pointers have a record of 14-3 as they near the midway point in the season, with an undefeated 3-0 record in conference. ... Read More »

Out of Bounds

The world is obnoxiously serious. But it doesn’t have to be. This column is testament to that. In a life full of nuisance, pain, and strife there can be found a rich abundance of hilarity and laughter. Sports may seem a trivial and complex choreographed performance, but it’s really just a game. And what are games? Fun. Just like this ... Read More »

Strong Start for Women’s Soccer Team

The University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point women’s soccer team has had a great start to their season, playing 5-1-0. Many didn’t know what to expect this season after long-time coach Sheila Miech announced her retirement from the program after coaching for 25 years at UWSP. However, new head coach Megan Schmidt has come in and kept the team on their ... Read More »

Student Edits “The Space Crowd” Documentary

Corey Lepak, a senior Communications major at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, recently completed an internship editing “The Space Crowd,” an independent documentary created and directed by Wisconsin native Troy Janisch about the United States Space Shuttle Program. The documentary was inspired in part by the space shuttle Atlantis’ final voyage on July 8, 2011, and chronicles the rise, decline, ... Read More »

Out of Bounds

The world is obnoxiously serious. But it doesn’t have to be. This column is testament to that. In a life full of nuisance, pain, and strife there can be found a rich abundance of hilarity and laughter. Sports may seem a trivial and complex choreographed performance, but it’s really just a game. And what are games? Fun. Just like this ... Read More »

Becoming Stevie Pointer

Phil Barker, a senior computer information systems major, has “always wanted to be Stevie Pointer.” Growing up in Plainfield, Wis., Barker said, “I’ve been coming to Stevens Point sport games for the last 10 years.” Tryouts to be Stevie Pointer were held this past Wednesday night, combined with cheerleading tryouts in room 110 at the Health Enhancement Center. The room ... Read More »

Rugby Team Set for New Season

As the fall sports season starts up, many think it’s time to cheer on the Pointer football team, but people forget that fall brings another sport, one that some say is more brutal than football.Rugby has all of the intensity of football without pads. It is just players hitting each other with no protection. The game is played with a ... Read More »