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Pioneers off to fast start on diamond

Megan Williams, General Reporter

March 14, 2013

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville baseball team split their four-game season opener in Central Illinois over a three-day stretch. The Pioneers stared off with a 5-2 victory over Greenville College in Sauget, Ill., on Thursday...

Wrestling’s Henken heads to Nationals

Colten Bartholomew, Sports Editor

March 14, 2013

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Pioneer sophomore Tyler Henken entered this season with a single goal: make the NCAA Division III Wrestling National Championship Tournament. After placing second in the west region, he has earned his shot. “With this conference,...

Sportsmen’s Club offers trap shooting, pheasant hunting among outdoor activities

Jared Schultz, General Reporter

March 14, 2013

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville now offers a club for those that love the outdoors. The Sportsmen’s Club is open to anyone that enjoys outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing or shooting trap. Club president Chase...

McWethy impresses scouts at Pro Day

Colten Bartholomew, Sports Editor

March 14, 2013

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University of Wisconsin-Platteville safety Ryan McWethy turned heads with his performance at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Pro Day March 6. McWethy ran the 40-yard dash in 4.52 seconds, posted a 37.5-inch vertical jump...

Four Pioneers earn All-Americans

Rachel Schneider, General Reporter

March 14, 2013

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Four University of Wisconsin-Platteville student-athletes won all All-American awards at the NCAA Division-III Indoor Track and Field Championships last weekend. The event on Friday and Saturday was hosted by North Central College...

Dodgeball Club prepares for Nationals in Lexington

Kelsey Reed, General Reporter

March 14, 2013

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Dodgeball Club has become popular with students across the campus since it started six years ago. Dodgeball is much more than a sport club where students get together and compete; it is...

Men finish season 19-9, best under Gard

Kelsey Reed, General Reporter

March 7, 2013

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville men’s basketball season came to a close on Saturday Feb. 23 as the Pioneers fell to the defending national champions University of Wisconsin-Whitewater 66-55. The team finished the year...

Track sending 5 to nationals

Brayde Schmit, General Reporter

March 7, 2013

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With only one chance left to qualify for the NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships, the men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams attended last chance meets last weekend at University of Wisconsin-Madison...

Sports in Brief

Colten Bartholomew, General Reporter

February 28, 2013

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UW-P’s Cross earns WIAC POY Pioneer men’s basketball junior center Chas Cross was named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Year Monday. Cross led the conference with 15.8 points per game, 8.5 re...

Men place fifth, women eighth at indoor WIAC Championships

Brayde Schmit, General Reporter

February 28, 2013

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The Pioneer men’s track team came in fifth place, and the women finished eighth in one of the last qualifying meets for the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championship on Feb. 22 and 23 at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens...

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