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Six returners set to anchor Pioneers

Six returners set to anchor Pioneers

Brisa Hammel, General Staff
November 13, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Top Story

Now that the weather is cooling down, Bo Ryan Court is heating up as the University of Wisconsin-Platteville men’s basketball team kicks off their 2014-15 season. The team has six returning starters and is ready to showcase the seasoned talents of three sophomores,... Read more »

Senior night ends with 1-0 victory over Oshkosh

Sara Myers
November 11, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Top Story

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Women’s Soccer team celebrated Senior Night at home with a 1-0 win against the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Titans, Nov. 1. The match marked the final game of the season for the Pioneers. The game got off to a slow start as... Read more »

Pioneers come close, not enough to beat champs, 7-17

Pioneers come close, not enough to beat champs, 7-17

Shelby LeDuc, Sports Editor
November 11, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Top Story

The 16th-ranked University of Wisconsin-Platteville Pioneer football team lost 7-17 to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Warhawks during the 20th annual George Chryst Memorial Bowl, Saturday. The undefeated Warhawks are ranked No. 1 in the nation for DIII football. ... Read more »

Pioneers triumph in last home game of season

Pioneers triumph in last home game of season

Brissa Hammel, General Staff
November 11, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Top Story

Senior night proved bittersweet for the women of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville volleyball team when they defeated the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Titans, 3-2, during the last home volleyball game of the season, Oct. 22. Amongst a crowd of 300 spectators,... Read more »

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 »