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Sarr kicks winning goal to trump Loras College in overtime

Shelby LeDuc, Sports Editor
October 23, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Top Story

Strong defensive tactics were utilized when the University of Wisconsin-Platteville men’s soccer team hosted the eighth-ranked Loras College Duhawks, Oct. 15. The Pioneers and the Duhawks put up tough fights both offensively and defensively which resulted in a two scoreless halves. The Duhawks... Read more »

No. 13 Pointers no match for No. 14 Pioneers, 31-13

Shelby LeDuc, Sports Editor
October 23, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Top Story

The Pioneer football team of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville defeated the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Pointers, in a battle of two nationally ranked teams, Oct. 18. The 14th-ranked Pioneers took advantage of an unsteady 13th-ranked Pointer defense to take an early lead. Freshman... Read more »

Marching & Dancing Pioneers Halftime Show

October 16, 2014
Filed under Audio, Showcase, Sports, Top Story, Video, Web Exclusives

Pioneer volleyball defeats Carroll University, 3-1

Shelby LeDuc, Sports Editor
October 15, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Top Story

It was the Pioneers vs. Pioneers, when the University of Wisconsin-Platteville women’s volleyball team hosted Carroll University at the annual Yell Night during Homecoming 2014 activities, Aug. 8. UW-Platteville defeated Carroll 3-1 with sets containing both team and personal bests. Key players... Read more »

UW-P female-led athletic training staff unique to other conferences

UW-P female-led athletic training  staff unique to other conferences

Brent Landrum
October 15, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Top Story

Nine years ago when Ryanne Breckenridge was first employed at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Athletic Training Department, she accompanied only one other female on staff. Today, Breckenridge is the Head Athletic Trainer for the department and leads a predominately female team. This evolution... Read more »

Marching, Dancing Pioneers take Lambeau Field

Marching, Dancing Pioneers take Lambeau Field

Exponent Staff
October 8, 2014
Filed under Events, Showcase, Sports, Top Story

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Marching Pioneers and the UW-Platteville Dance Team performed in the halftime show for the Packer vs. Viking’s game at Lambeau Field in Green Bay on Oct. 2. The groups had been practicing the piece for the halftime show for the past two weeks, which is an... Read more »

Volleyball breaks even during home tournament

Volleyball breaks even during home tournament

Shelby LeDuc, Sports Editor
October 8, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Top Story

The Women’s volleyball team at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville hosted a five-team tournament on Oct. 4. The Pioneers split the sets, winning two out of the four total games. The Pioneers began Friday, the first night of the tournament, with a 3-1 win over the Clarke University Crusaders.... Read more »

Pioneer volleyball falls short to Warhawks 3-1

Pioneer volleyball falls  short to Warhawks 3-1

Samantha Way, General Staff
October 1, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Top Story

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Women’s volleyball team had home court advantage Sept. 24 when they played against rival University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Warhawks. Competition got off to a slow start with the Pioneers losing the first two sets of the game. The first set ending 25-8 and... Read more »

Marching, Dancing Pioneers to perform halftime at Lambeau

Marching, Dancing Pioneers to perform halftime at Lambeau

October 1, 2014
Filed under Events, Local, Showcase, Sports, Top Story

The UW-Platteville Marching Pioneers and the Pioneer Dance Team have an opportunity that comes around only once every six years: to perform at the Green Bay Packer halftime show. The marching band and dance team perform on Lambeau Field in the halftime show during the 7 p.m. Packers vs. Vikings game... Read more »

Men’s rugby captures season’s first victory

Men’s rugby captures season’s first victory

Sarah Yingst and Shelby LeDuc
September 26, 2014
Filed under Sports

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Men’s Rugby Club had home field advantage Saturday when they took on the Northern Michigan University Wildcats. The Pioneers gained possession of the ball within the first 20 minutes of the game and moved it into the opponent’s in-goal side of the field... Read more »