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Wrestling team falls 35-12 to Loras on Senior Night

Zachary Meidl, General Reporter

February 14, 2013

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The University of Wisconsin–Platteville wrestling team fell to Loras College 35-12 in the final home dual of the regular season Feb. 7. The meet started by honoring the two graduating seniors from the Pioneer squad, 157 lb....

Pioneer sets record at UW-Platteville Invite

Calvin Gatch III

February 14, 2013

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Cheers erupted at Williams Fieldhouse last weekend when senior Chas Spangenberg vaulted 16 feet 2 inches, breaking the previous university pole-vault record by a quarter of an inch and improving his ranking from fourth place to...

Women’s losing streak reaches 12

Jesse McClain and Elizabeth Niehaus

February 14, 2013

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Women’s basketball head coach Megan Wilson’s squad is in the worst losing streak of Wilson’s tenure at the helm of the Pioneers, losing their twelfth straight game over the weekend. The University of Wisconsin-Platteville...

Wrestling competes in Pennsylvania

Zachary Miedl, General Reporter

February 7, 2013

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Since returning to Platteville Jan. 2, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville wrestling team competed in one tournament and multiple duals. Mile Uliana, a freshman at the 157 pound weight class, volunteered at Luxemburg-Casco...

Sparkles show power of inclusion, the word ‘yes’

Colten Bartholomew, Sports Editor

February 7, 2013

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Lakyn Merfeld, 18, Dubuque, Iowa, stood in front of her cheerleading teammates at midcourt during halftime of the Pioneer men’s basketball game Jan. 26. Merfeld and seven other special-needs students have just completed their...

Cross, Stocki help men knock off No. 5 Pointers

Colten Bartholomew, Sports Editor

February 7, 2013

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Double-doubles from junior center Chas Cross and sophomore guard Jim Stocki paced the Pioneers (15-6, 8-4 WIAC) on both ends of Bo Ryan Court Jan. 30, as the squad handed No. 5 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (18-3, 11-1...

Women’s slide hits 10 at UW-Stout

Katie Martin, General Reporter

February 7, 2013

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University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point held on for a 79-60 win despite career-high performances by Pioneer junior forward McKenzie Forseth and sophomore forward Alyssa Krajco Jan. 30 at Stevens Point. Forseth and Krajco grabbed...

Intramural teams hit the hardwood

Elizabeth Niehaus, General Reporter

February 7, 2013

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Intramural basketball is once again gearing up for another season at University of Wisconsin-Platteville.  The league, considered to be one of the most popular intramural sports on campus, began Jan. 28. There are 92 teams...

Cross carries Pioneers over Falcons, 84-71

Colten Bartholomew, Sports Editor

January 31, 2013

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Junior center Chas Cross was the catalyst for the Pioneers 84-71 Alumni Day win over the University of Wisconsin-River Falls on Saturday. The Pioneers (14-6, 7-4 WIAC) got Cross the ball in the post throughout the game, and...

Sports In Brief

January 31, 2013

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Dillman tabbed Athlete of Week University of Wisconsin-Platteville senior sprinter Deidre Dillman was named WIAC Women’s Track Athlete of the Week for Jan. 20-27. Dillman took first in the 400-meter run with a time of 59...

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