Tag Archives: Rugby

Rugby Teams Reunite with Former Players

A rugby ball sits on a field. "Cus Torino-Lions Piacenza7" by Max is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

After a successful fall season, the men’s rugby team will participate in a friendly competition with their former players at their annual alumni game. Brady Lepak, senior and president of the men’s rugby team, said that the tentative date for the game is May 6. According to Lepak, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s rugby team formed in the 1970s. ... Read More »

Rugby Looks to Build on Last Years’ Success

Senior rugby players are bringing experience to the team. 

Photo by Allison Birr

Last year the Stevens Point Rugby team lost in the Sweet Sixteen playoffs to the eventual Division III champion, St. Johns University.  This was the culmination to a season in which St. Johns soundly beat its conference opponents and gained a berth in the National Small College Rugby Organization tournament. “We felt god-awful after we lost to St. Johns, and ... Read More »

Rugby Club Growing On Campus

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One of the fastest growing sports on college campuses is rugby, and the sport is growing at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Black and Blood Rugby has represented UWSP as the club team since 1976. The team plays two seasons over the academic school year playing one in the fall and one in spring. Club Vice President Sven Casper says ... Read More »

Out of Bounds

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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 »

Rugby Team Set for New Season

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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 »