Tag Archives: Sports

Pointers Stumble Down the Stretch

The University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point baseball team finished up their regular season with a rough patch, losing five of their last seven games. The losing started in the second game of a double header against UW-Whitewater. The Pointers would play another double header the next day against their division rivals, but lost both games. Stevens Point then traveled ... Read More »

Why Doesn’t Wisconsin Have an NHL Team?

Ever since I began watching hockey I have always wondered why Wisconsin does not have a team in the National Hockey League. Milwaukee plays host to the Milwaukee Admirals which play in the American Hockey League, but have you ever followed the AHL? Name three Packers: Aaron Rodgers, Greg Jennings, and Clay Matthews. Okay, now name three Brewers: Ryan Braun, ... Read More »

Pointer Golf Wraps Up Spring Season, Welch to Indiana

The University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point women’s golf team closed out their spring season with a third place finish at the Eau Claire Invite last weekend. Sophomore Mary Welch received an invite to the NCAA Division III Championships at Zollner Golf Course in Angola, Indiana. “I think playing in the tournament will give me a lot of experience,” Welch ... Read More »

Pointers Drop the Ball Against Blugolds

The 12th-ranked University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point men’s basketball team dropped their second straight game, falling to UW-Eau Claire on Saturday with a final score of 77-58. It was the first time since Feb. 7, 2001, that the Pointers have lost to Eau Claire.           The Pointers were without the team’s leading scorer Tyler Tillema, who suffered a wrist ... Read More »

Women’s Hockey Loses Weekend Series Against Adrian College

The University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point women’s hockey team faced Adrian College at home over the weekend and lost both games. The first game on Saturday ended 7-3 while Sunday’s game ended 6-4, extending Point’s current losing streak to five games.   Saturday began with Adrian getting on the board early in the first when sophomore forward Lauren Turner ... Read More »