Tag Archives: Will Rossmiller

What Ryan Braun Needs to Do Now

Will Rossmiller wross460@uwsp.edu I don’t think I need to explain to sports fans from all around Wisconsin what has happened to their baseball hero over the past two seasons. Simply put, Ryan Braun cheated, lied about it, and then finally agreed to a 65-game suspension from Major League Baseball. He didn’t just lie to his teammates and all of those ... Read More »

Pointers Football Ready For New Season

Will Rossmiller wross460@uwsp.edu It’s a new year for the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point football team. After finishing last year 2-8, the Pointers are ready to turn the page on the past and focus on the present, which they believe is very bright. “We are excited about the future of our program a nd excited for this season because ... Read More »

Best of the 2012-2013 Athletic Season

Will Rossmiller wross460@uwsp.edu Team To Watch Next Season- Men’s Basketball:You would think that a team that finished 22-6 and ranked 15th in Division III basketball at the end of the season wouldn’t have room to get better, but the Pointer basketball team could be a legitimate National Championship contender next season. The Pointers will lose a key player in Jordan ... Read More »

2013 NFC North Draft Review

Will Rossmiller wross460@uwsp.edu The NFL Draft has come and gone, and teams are left with a new group of players that will come in and compete for a place on the team. So how did the NFC North do in their drafts? Here’s a review of the players taken by the Lions, Bears, Vikings and Packers. Detroit Lions: Going into ... Read More »

Spring Season a Challenge for Golf Team

Will Rossmiller wross460@uwsp.edu Normally, a college golf team has five golfers compete in an event, and the top four scores count for the team. This spring, the Pointers golf team only has three players. Last fall, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point golf team was struggling with only four members on their team. Now they have been cut down to a ... Read More »

2013 NFL Mock Draft

Will Rossmiller wross460@uwsp.edu The first round of the 2013 NFL Draft will be held Thursday night. Since the draft becomes more popular every year, here is a mock draft of the first round. 1. Kansas City Chiefs:Luke Joeckel, OT, Texas A&M: Not a flashy pick, but a safe one. The Chiefs take debatably the best player in the draft, and ... Read More »

Woodland Sports Team Competes With the Best

Will Rossmiller wross460@uwsp.edu Very few Division III athletes have their competitions aired on national television, but Ben Hansen will get that pleasure twice. Hansen, a senior, is a part of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Woodland Sports team. Woodland sports involves chopping and sawing wood. ESPN has aired Hansen’s events more than once on their family of networks. His next ... Read More »

Barnes Sets Focus On Baseball

Will Rossmiller wross460@uwsp.edu – Twitter @willrossmiller Participating in two sports in high school is common for many athletes and in some cases is the norm. However, college athletes tend to just focus on one sport. Casey Barnes, on the other hand, spent his first two years at the University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point participating in football as a quarterback and ... Read More »

The Lost Season

Will Rossmiller wross460@uwsp.edu – Twitter @willrossmiller Unless you are just waking up from winter hibernation, you know that Mother Nature has not been to kind to Wisconsin lately. Scattered patches of pale grey wet mess can still be seen all around campus. As students, we complain about the April snow storms, but the true victim of this weather has been ... Read More »

Freak Injury Strikes Pointers Baseball

Will Rossmiller wross460@uwsp.edu – Twitter @willrossmiller Nelson said that without the support of the players, his friends and family and Coach Bloom, it would have been a lot tougher for him. “They helped me put the whole situation in a better perspective.” Nelson had the surgery over winter break. The procedure was performed by Dr. Robert Ablove, an orthopedic surgeon ... Read More »