Tag Archives: Sports

Cross-Country Crowns Hopeful 2016 Team

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 »

Pointer Football Kicks Off New Season

Goerke Field is fresh and ready for purple and yellow cleats to dig deep into it’s turf. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Football team is blowing the whistle to begin another year of entertaining football. Yet again, the coaching staff and team is working hard toward a successful season. “Our primary outcome goal is to always win the Wisconsin Intercollegiate ... Read More »

Montgomery Takes Saint Anselm Job, Leaves Strong Legacy

Daron Montgomery lead the athletic department at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point for almost half a decade. That was more than enough time for him to make an immense impact at the university. He was at the helm for numerous changes and accomplishments at UWSP including a complete overhaul of the school’s logo, hosting the 2014 Division III Women’s Basketball ... Read More »

Pep Band Continues to Grow, Support Pointer Athletics

This year marks the largest pep band alumnus Jordan Held has seen in his seven years at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Held was a member of the band from 2007 to 2012, and after two years of being the assistant director and having an immense passion for the group, he decided he was ready to take on an even larger ... Read More »

Men’s Hockey Heating up the Ice

It may be early in the season, buAfter starting the season with a lackluster 3-4-0 record, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s hockey team has found their groove. The Pointers now hold a record of 7-5-1. UWSP has been a tough team to beat at home as well, posting a respectable 4-1-1 record at K.B. Willett Arena so far this ... Read More »

A Farewell to Sports

The world is scheduled to end in nine days. If that happens, there is a strong chance that the institution of sports will end as well. We have had some good times. A few laughs, a few cries, and a few moments when we just sat in awe. But, like a trip to Chuck E. Cheese or a conjugal visit, ... Read More »

Women’s Basketball Fights Adversity

After losing their previous two games of the season, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s basketball team has rallied, winning two games in a row. The Pointers, now 5-3 and 1-2 in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC), played through some sad news the past week. Shirley Egner, head coach of the Pointers, lost her brother in a battle with ... Read More »

Men’s Season a Slam Dunk So Far

It may be early in the season, but the University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point men’s basketball team has put on a strong showing. The Pointers, ranked 7th in Division III, hold an undefeated 6-0 record and have an average margin of victory of more than 12 points per game. Wednesday, senior guard Tyler Tillema dropped 20 points as the Pointers ... Read More »

The Best Facial Hair in Sports

Facial hair exists for three reasons: to keep a man warm, to make a man look powerful, and to give those without facial hair something to revere. You don’t have to be an athlete to grow a beard. You could be sitting in a recliner with Old Style running down your whiskered chin and nacho cheese drizzled all over your ... Read More »

Strong Start for Women’s Hockey

After only winning 13 games last season, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s hockey team already has five wins for this young season. The Pointers currently hold a record of 5-1-2, including an undefeated conference record of 4-0-2. “So far we’ve had a great start,” said Head Coach Ann Ninnemann. “We’ve kind of eased into it. We haven’t had our ... Read More »