Tag Archives: Sports

Nationwide Appeal

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 »

Time to Drop the Puck

Both the men’s and women’s hockey teams at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point are set to begin their season next week. The men open the season Tuesday, October 23rd, at home against Lake Forest College. The women play on Friday, October 26th, against St. Olaf College. The Pointer men will look to build off last season, when they finished with ... Read More »

From Cameroon to Stevens Point

Liese Abili is in his first season as an assistant volleyball coach at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Abili is not your average first-year coach. He is from the African country of Cameroon and has traveled the world, just to end up here in Stevens Point. The story of Abili’s volleyball experience starts when he was in middle school. “I ... Read More »

Out of Bounds – Angela Gallow

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 »

Encouraging Signs from Golf Team

After a strong finish to the spring season last year, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s golf team looked to be on the right track for the start of the 2012 fall season. That outlook became skewed this summer when the team found out that junior Mary Welch, a National Golf Coaches Association All-American, had transferred to a Division I ... Read More »

Only Getting Better

As students at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, it seems like many of us take for granted just how lucky we are. We have one of the best athletic programs in the Midwest and are a Division III school. Just think about our athletic teams.Look at our men’s basketball and baseball teams. Both are competitive every season and are a ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

Behind Enemy Lines

It could be your roommate, one of your teachers, a lab partner, or maybe even your significant other. You may not notice, but all around you are fans of football teams other than the Packers.Spread all throughout Packer territory there are fans of the Vikings, Bears, Lions and every other shoulderpad-clad team in the NFL. I myself have lived in ... Read More »