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Titans take over, baseball team expects more

Titans take over, baseball team expects more

Sara Newquist, News Editor
April 17, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Top Story

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s baseball team lost both games to the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh during their doubleheader on April 12. This loss is the sixth one throughout the UW-Platteville baseball team’s losing streak this season. Although the Pioneers held a 3-2 lead until... Read more »

4-game homestand fail

4-game homestand fail

Jeremy Williamson, Sports Editor
April 17, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Top Story

First pair of losses went to the big batted Titans of UW-Oshkosh, 4-1 and 14-7, defense is main issue Even with the snow melted, the green grass and the warm temperatures, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville softball team was unable to come away with a win in a doubleheader... Read more »

Track competes with best in nation

Track competes with best in nation

Kristin Barrette, Student Reporter
April 17, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Top Story

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s track and field team hosted their first outdoor invitational meet outside of the William’s Fieldhouse at the UW-Platteville outdoor complex on April 12. The event was named Division III Meet of the Week by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches... Read more »

Trap team shoots way to victory

Trap team shoots way to victory

Jeremy Williamson, Sports Editor
April 10, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Top Story

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s trap team took first at the North Central Regional match in Sparta, Ill., on April 5. The team left Platteville around 4 p.m. and arrived in Sparta at 10 p.m., followed by a Saturday afternoon of shooting around 1:30 p.m. The premiere World Shooting and... Read more »

Softball wins home debut

Softball wins home debut

Jeremy Williamson, Sports Editor
April 3, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Top Story

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville softball team (10-9) swept its home-opening doubleheader against Clarke University (11-9) on March 31. The Pioneers pulled out a narrow 2-1 victory in the first game and used a four-run first inning to take the second game 6-3. Both games were held at Ralph... Read more »

Sportsmen’s Club shoots its way to nationals

Jeremy Williamson, Sports Editor
March 31, 2014
Filed under Sports

On March 16, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Sportsmen’s Club sent eight of their best pistol shooters to Fort Benning, Ga. The eight shooters, known as the Pioneer Pistol team, comprised the first Wisconsin collegiate team to compete in the third annual Scholastic Pistol Program Collegiate... Read more »

Key returners, young talent spark Pioneers’ season

Jeremy Williamson, Sports Editor
March 13, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Story

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s softball team utilized a 2-2 road trip start to propel themselves into an optimistic season. The team traveled to Missouri on March 9, losing two in a row (6-1, 15-11) to Fontbonne University, Mo., but matched their losses with a pair of wins (7-6, 11-1)... Read more »

Pioneers head to NCAA national championships

Pioneers head to NCAA national championships

Jeremy Williamson, Sports Editor
March 12, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Top Story

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville track and field teams will be sending various talented athletes to the Devaney Sports Center in Lincoln, Neb., on March 14-15 to compete at the NCAA Indoor National Championships. The NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Track & Field Committee announced... Read more »

Baseball in full swing, start with preseason roadtrip

Baseball in full swing, start with preseason roadtrip

Justin Brunner, Student Reporter
March 6, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Top Story

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Pioneer’s baseball team will be stepping out on the diamond again on March 9 in Jacksonville, Ill. The preseason contest places the Pioneers, who finished last season 10-30 against a Luther College squad, at 11-22. The game will be the Pioneers’ first... Read more »

Wrestlers compete at regionals, Ferguson advances

Wrestlers compete at regionals, Ferguson advances

Kathryn Johnson, Student Reporter
March 6, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Top Story

he University of Wisconsin-Platteville wresting team headed to Minneapolis, Minn., to compete in the West Regional Tournament on March 1. This qualifying tournament determined the top three wrestlers in each weight class, and these wrestlers will now advance to the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championship. Head... Read more »