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Pioneers lose first WIAC contest 27-26: Warhawks take George Chryst Memorial Bowl after Pioneer comeback effort comes up short

Topher Scheeler, Assistant Sports Editor

October 10, 2012

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Luck was not on the Pioneer sidelines Saturday. After mounting a comeback effort on the arm of third-string sophomore quarterback Bryce Corrigan, the Pioneers (3-1, 0-1 WIAC) scored with 11 seconds to play, making the score...

Women’s cross country team begins season

Sara Seidel, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2012

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The women’s cross country team started the season off strong competing at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Every athlete was able to run in Eau Claire, and the team was led by sophomore...

Ybarra travels winding road back to field

Kyle Saxe, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2012

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Pioneers senior defensive back Kevin Ybarra has had a long, winding return to the football field. After sustaining a season-ending Achilles tendon injury in the second game last year against University of Wisconsin-Stevens...

Special teams spark Pioneer victory

Topher Scheeler, Assistant Sports Editor

October 10, 2012

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An excellent performance from the No. 13 Pioneers special teams forced two fumbles and allowed ample opportunities for the offense, setting the stage for a 49-19 Pioneer win. “Defense and special teams were able to pull off...

Cushley, Pioneer volleyball take down Titans

Sara Seidel, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2012

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The Pioneer women’s volleyball team (10-3, 1-0 WIAC) impressed their home crowd Sept. 19 by winning the first game of their WIAC conference schedule against the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Titans in 5 sets. In the first...

Kirchner leads women’s volleyball team from front

Anna Strasser, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2012

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Stephanie Kirchner, a junior captain for the women’s volleyball team here at UW-Platteville, from Sussex, Wisc., was named WIAC player of the week on Sept. 11, 2012. Kirchner’s strong performance in the UW-Platteville Invitational...

Ciszewski recognized as Player of the Week

Jesse Veek, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2012

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Several days after rebounding a soccer ball off his head and into the goal for a game-winner against Grinnell College, Mark Ciszewski was named the WIAC Player of the Week. Ciszewki’s game-winning goal was one of three goals...

Pioneers ready for Thursday showdown

Topher Scheeler, Assistant Sports Editor

October 10, 2012

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The No. 16 Pioneers will put their undefeated record on the line Thursday night under the lights of Ralph E. Davis Pioneers Stadium in a non-conference game against the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Blugolds. Both teams enter...

Kirchner, Pioneers win four, dominate home invitational

Colten Bartholomew, Sports Editor

October 10, 2012

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The Pioneers (7-1) took home the crown Saturday afternoon after notching a perfect 4-0 record over the weekend at its invitational volleyball tournament. Head coach Deb Schulman’s squad only dropped one game on the weekend...

Kelly leads Pioneers past Spartans

Topher Scheeler, Assistant Sports Editor

October 10, 2012

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The Battle of the Bridge was won in the air by the UW-Platteville Pioneers who proved to be too much for the Dubuque Spartans, winning 52-35. The No. 17 Pioneers (2-0) continued their domination of their across-the-river rivals...

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