Tag Archives: Sports

A Look Into Sports 2/22 – 2/26

Ethan Strong goes down to block a shot. Photo courtesy of Dalen Dahl.

Men’s Hockey Advances to Conference Championship The men’s hockey team dominated UW-Superior in a pair of blowout wins over the weekend to advance to the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship. Friday, the Pointers defeated the Yellow Jackets 5-1 at KB Willett Ice Arena. Stevens Point got on the board first, as Willem Nong-Lambert scored at 4:28 minutes into the opening ... Read More »

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 »

Sports Briefs: Lady Pointers Post a Pair of Double-Digit Wins

Pointers celebrate a 3–Point shot | Photo Courtesy of Dalen Dahl

Men’s Basketball Falls to Whitewater and River Falls The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s basketball team concluded a stretch of three consecutive games against ranked teams this past week. After defeating then-12th ranked UW-Eau Claire at Bennett Court on Jan. 21, the Pointers were edged against UW-Whitewater, 80-74, before losing at home to 5th ranked UW-River Falls, 67-51, on Saturday. ... Read More »

Two-Sport Athletes Embark on Basketball Season

Sophomore Payton Mix plays post on the women's basketball team and scored 10 points during the Pointers first home game of the season. Photo by Kylie Bridenhagen.

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 »

Dissappointed Cross-County Sprints Toward Future Victory

The Pointer men's cross country team placed seventh overall at the WIAC Championships on Oct. 29 at the Wisconsin River Golf Club. Photo by Kylie Bridenhagen.

The Pointer cross-country team hosted the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship at the Wisconsin River Golf Club. Head coach Brett Witt felt disappointed about the championship race over the Oct. 29 weekend. “We are better than we placed,” said Witt. The coach commented on feeling hopeful for the upcoming regional championship. Although the conference championship did not meet the standards ... Read More »

Boak Retires from UWSP Golf

Tiffany Boak playing at the Mad Dawg Invite as a freshman. Photo by Jack McLaughlin.

Senior golfer, Tiffany Boak, has completed her last season playing golf for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The Health Care Administration major has been playing golf for nearly eight years. “I tried out for my high school cheerleading team and I didn’t make it. I wanted to be involved and my dad played golf,” Boak said. The choice of playing ... Read More »

UWSP Swimming Splashes Into New Season

The UWSP swim team prepares for practice at the UWSP  Aquatics Center. Photo by Sydney DenHartigh.

Lined around the perimeter of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point swimming pool are banners of conference championships, rockstar aquatic athletes and water-stained inspirational quotes. Another season has started for the swimming and diving co-ed team. There are over 35 members of the swimming and diving team competing this year with a fair representation of freshman, sophomores, juniors and seniors. Ethan Bott, ... Read More »

Lights, Camera, Reporting: SPTV

Nicole Pfeiffer, SPTV's News Produce operates a camera in the studio. Photo by Colton Oltesvig.

At one end of the first floor hallway in the Communication Arts Center, you’ll find the home of SPTV, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s television channel. The student-run station, with over 20 staff members, is responsible for putting out a weekly news program, as well as organizing media content to fill the channel’s schedule. The week-long process for creating the ... Read More »

Alumni Skaters Carry UWSP Legacy

Joe Kalisz now plays for the Fayetteville Fireantz of the Southern Professional Hockey League. Photo by Jack McLaughlin.

Four players from the 2015-2016 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Men’s Hockey Team have accepted training contracts with next level hockey teams. Currently, Joe Kalisz, Evan Dixon, Sean Gammage and Logan Lemirande have spread across the country training for their new teams. Joe Kalisz, a three-year skater for The Pointers, is now playing for the Fireantz in Lafayette, North Carolina. Last ... Read More »

Cross-Country Crowns Hopeful 2016 Team

The UWSP cross country teams are hoping to earn another berth to nationals this season. Photo courtesy of UWSP Athletics.

The men’s cross-country team has started its season with an attempt at making this year better than the last; practices have been demanding with a particularly talented team that is expected to perform royally this season. Runners feel the amount of experience that returning runners possess is the largest strength of the team this season. “This year is very different compared ... Read More »