Bittersweet loss for football team, Erickson to Whitewater

Bittersweet loss for football team, Erickson to Whitewater

Jeremy Williamson, williamsonj@uwplatt.edu
March 5, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Former defensive coordinator and assistant head coach for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville football team, Robert Erickson, is parting ways with the Pioneers after seven years at the position. Erickson recently acquired the position for defensive coordinator/ assistant head coach at the defending... Read more »

Pioneers upset by Titans in first round, 59-55

Clare May, maycl@uwplatt.edu
March 5, 2015
Filed under Sports

In a whirling turn of events, the men’s basketball team ended their season too soon as they fell 59-55 to the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh on Tuesday Feb. 24. The Pioneers have seven seniors including lead scorer Jim Stocki with a total 1,048 career points and Jake Manning with 1,030. Other graduating... Read more »

Women lose to Pointers, senior season to remember

Women lose to Pointers, senior season to remember

Jeremy Williamson, williamsonj@uwplatt.edu
March 5, 2015
Filed under Sports

Five Pioneers seniors ended their athletic careers Wednesday, Feb. 25 at Bo Ryan Court, with a 61-55 loss to the Pointers of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The Pioneer women’s team finished the season 15-11 overall and 8-8 in the WIAC. Three of the Pioneers’ seniors have been at the... Read more »

Women earn first WIAC tourney home game with win over UW-River Falls Falcons

Hannah Helwig, helwigh@uwplatt.edu
February 26, 2015
Filed under Sports

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Pioneers women’s basketball team was in high spirits Saturday night after an 87-82 victory over the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Falcons at Bo Ryan Court. The final regular season win earned the Pioneers their first home game in WIAC tournament history. The... Read more »

Pioneers soar higher than Eagles

Pioneers soar higher than Eagles

Sydney Bend, bends@uwplatt.edu
February 26, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Pioneers triumphed over the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Eagles with a 64-61 win on senior night, Feb. 18 at Bo Ryan Court, during the final home game of the regular season. The game started out with the team’s five seniors: Jake Manning, Jim Stocki, Wes Nemitz, Steve Scharc, and Collin Macomber. The... Read more »

Wrestlers enter postseason on high note

Emalydia Flenory, flenorye@uwplatt.edu
February 26, 2015
Filed under Sports

The Pioneers’ wrestling team will be competing in the West Regional qualifying match on Feb. 28 to determine who will compete in the NCAA championships. The team’s record so far this season is 199-235. Head coach Michael DeRoehn is impressed with how the team has performed this season. “We have... Read more »

Controversial play questions religion

Brittany Schmidt, schmidtbri@uwplatt.edu
February 26, 2015
Filed under Sports

“Agnes of God” ran from Feb. 18 through 22 in the Center for the Arts Theatre featuring the talent of Rachael Lester, Emily Cooksey and Emma Wilson under the direction of David Schuler. “[The play is] a story about an argument between science and religion where the prize is Agnes,” Schuler said.... Read more »

Tough 62-57 home loss for Pioneer women

Caleb Goodness, goodnessc@uwplatt.edu
February 20, 2015
Filed under Sports

The Pioneers lost 62-57 to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Blugolds at Bo Ryan Court on Feb. 11. The Blugolds came out strong, moving the ball around, shooting well and were up by 10 within the first nine minutes of the game. Pioneer senior forward Stacy Clark said, “At one point we were down... Read more »

Web Exclusive: Hockey team qualifies for division three conference tournament

Web Exclusive: Hockey team qualifies for division three conference tournament

Exponent Staff
February 20, 2015
Filed under Sports, Web Exclusives

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Pioneer hockey team was on its way to a third conference championship in a row. With a record of 10-12-3, they are ranked 8th overall in the division and have qualified to make it in the division three conference tournament. A lot of what has been... Read more »

Women lose to Oshkosh, look to playoffs

Women lose to Oshkosh, look to playoffs

Ryan Schuster, schusterr@uwplatt.edu
February 12, 2015
Filed under News, Sports

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville fell to UW-Oshkosh Titans, 60-47, on Wednesday, Feb. 4, but this loss did not spell an end to the season for the women’s basketball team. Within the first four minutes of the game, the Pioneers fell down by seven, until junior guard Rachel Cropp scored on a... Read more »