Tag Archives: Will Rossmiller

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 »

Strong Start for Women’s Soccer Team

The University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point women’s soccer team has had a great start to their season, playing 5-1-0. Many didn’t know what to expect this season after long-time coach Sheila Miech announced her retirement from the program after coaching for 25 years at UWSP. However, new head coach Megan Schmidt has come in and kept the team on their ... Read More »

The Tryout: Pointer Baseball Part 1

Every fall, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point holds an open tryout for its baseball team. Players of all styles and backgrounds come to prove they deserve a shot at being a Pointer. A mix of students, from juniors to freshman, show up with high hopes of making one of the best Division III baseball programs in the Midwest. This fall a ... Read More »

The Tough Case of Stephen Strasburg

After much debate throughout the last month, the Washington Nationals have officially shut down their ace pitcher Stephen Strasburg. The debate has been going on for months as to what the Nationals should do about the upcoming, self-imposed, innings limit put on Strasburg after undergoing Tommy John surgery at the end of the 2010 season. After only pitching three innings, ... Read More »

Rugby Team Set for New Season

As the fall sports season starts up, many think it’s time to cheer on the Pointer football team, but people forget that fall brings another sport, one that some say is more brutal than football.Rugby has all of the intensity of football without pads. It is just players hitting each other with no protection. The game is played with a ... Read More »

New Coaching Staff, New Attitude

The new approach and work ethic put in during the off season for this year’s Pointer football squad can be brought down to one statement by senior wide receiver, Marc Young. “There is no offseason”, said Young. This attitude and hard working philosophy can be attributed to a new Stevens Point coaching staff, led by former defensive coordinator, Tom Journell. ... Read More »

Letter to the Editor Response

In last week’s issue of The Pointer, Gregor Walz pointed out a flaw in my article titled “Happy 100th, Fenway”. I missed the fact that Bill Buckner’s iconic misplay occurred in Shea Stadium and not Fenway. First off, I would like to thank Walz for correcting me on the error. As a rookie journalist, it’s important to learn a lesson ... Read More »

2012 NFL Draft NFC North

All seven rounds of the NFL draft occurred last weekend at the famous Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Now that the dust has settled, let’s take a look at who the teams from the NFC North acquired in the draft, and how they stack up against each other. The Bears’ next pick was in the third round ... Read More »

Happy 100th, Fenway

It has stood the test of time. After 18 presidents, two World Wars and the founding of 12 major league baseball teams, Fenway Park is still standing. In its 100-year history, Boston’s Fenway Park has given Red Sox fans many things to cheer about, and many things to cry about. It has been the home of countless historical events, such ... Read More »