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Athletic department develops with help from veteran coaches

Bonnie Allen, General Reporter

October 8, 2015

Filed under Sports

When Mike Emendorfer, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s head football coach was hired in 1999, Chancellor David Markee and athletic director Mark Molesworth said to him, “It is going to take time to build this program.” Emendorfer,...

Jason Winchel: Adapting to life with diabetes

Bonnie Allen, General Reporter

October 5, 2015

Filed under Showcase, Sports

One afternoon in August of 2014, Jason Winchel, a University of Wisconsin-Platteville athlete, got thirsty. So thirsty that he drank nearly a gallon and a half of water, gaining 11 pounds of water-weight in mere hours. He was...

Chemistry, health and home games are vital to men’s soccer success

Jeremy Williamson, Editor-In-Chief

September 9, 2015

Filed under Sports

Having begun the year with a 5-0 victory followed by two consecutive tie games, the Pioneer men’s soccer team will rely on their team chemistry, abundant depth and their ten scheduled home games to bring them back to the NCAA...

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...

Alison Mercado bids adieu after two years with Athletics

Emalydia Flenory, [email protected]

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....

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