New coach, new attitude for Pioneer football

Jeremy Williamson, Chief Editor
September 5, 2015
Filed under Sports

Head football coach Mike Emendorfer, along with a search committee and the University of Wisconsin-Platteville administration set out last spring to replace seven-year defensive coordinator Rob Erickson. After reviewing nearly 40 applications, they brought in University of Dubuque’s defensive coordinator,... Read more »

Golf team improves season average by 10, Baribeau sets record

Golf team improves  season average by  10, Baribeau sets record

Justin Fey, feyj@uwplatt.edu
May 7, 2015
Filed under Sports

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville golf team concluded the 2015 season with 356.4 points, beating their average by 10 points and improving over last season’s results. This spring was a non-traditional season for golf because the team played in only two tournaments, compared to five in the fall... Read more »

Alison Mercado bids adieu after two years with Athletics

Emalydia Flenory, flenorye@uwplatt.edu
May 7, 2015
Filed under Sports

Alison Mercado will be parting ways with the Athletics Department after two years as the Marketing and Promotions Coordinator. Her time at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville will be coming to a close at the end of this semester. The work that she has done will not be forgotten. Mercado, a California... Read more »

Concrete Canoe

Concrete Canoe

Jeremy Williamson, williamsonj@uwplatt.edu
April 30, 2015
Filed under Sports

A floating concrete canoe, a national competition involving several division I engineering programs and a student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineering has brought together 35 civil engineering students from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville to apply what they learn in the classroom... Read more »

Softball Wrap-up

April 30, 2015
Filed under Sports

The Pioneer softball team wrapped up their 2015 season with a doubleheader against the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, winning one of the games and finishing with a 12-28 overall record. They also finished 3-13 in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Head Coach Lee Negrelli said... Read more »

Loras Softball

Mike Loney, loneym@uwplatt.edu
April 30, 2015
Filed under Sports

A tough Loras team defeated the Pioneer softball team at a home double-header. The Pioneers were swept in the series on April 22. The first game ended in the fifth inning with a score of 11-2 Loras. Loras led off the first game by scoring the first homerun in the top of the second inning. Loras... Read more »

Softball season strengthens relationship for Rote sisters

Softball season strengthens relationship for Rote sisters

Sydney Bend, bends@uwplatt.edu
April 30, 2015
Filed under Sports

Carley and Crystal Rote fall under the rare category of siblings that play on the same collegiate team. While Carley has been at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville for three years, Crystal is concluding her first year in Pioneer orange and blue. Carley and Crystal both play outfield for the Pioneers... Read more »

Lacrosse club heads to bracket championship, raises future expectations

Jeremy Calvert, calvertje@uwplatt.edu
April 23, 2015
Filed under Sports

Stiff competition and a young team have led to a 4-4 record so far for the Pioneer Lacrosse club with just a few games left heading into the bracket championships. The team will be playing in the B bracket this year but with a young team, the team leaders believe the best is yet to come for the Pioneers. The... Read more »

Pioneers baseball drops series 3-1 to No. 7 Pointers, end win streak

Pioneers baseball drops series 3-1 to No. 7 Pointers, end win streak

Jeremy Williamson, williamsonj@uwplatt.edu
April 23, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

inters, playing in less than ideal weather conditions and a culmination of inconsistent fundamental baseball led to the demise of the Pioneer’s historic 14-game win streak. The University of Wisconsin-Platteville dropped arguably their most important series of the season to UW-Stevens Point, 3-1. “The... Read more »

Softball team struggles closing at end of games, drops two against Blue Devils

Softball team struggles closing at end of  games, drops two against Blue Devils

Kassidy Kahout, kohoutka@uwplatt.edu
April 16, 2015
Filed under Sports

Although the University of Wisconsin-Platteville softball team lost both games to UW-Stout, the two contests ended up coming down to the final innings. Lee Negrelli, head coach of the Pioneer softball team, said she felt good coming into the first game and knew it was going to be a close match up. The... Read more »