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Men’s basketball jumps out to hot start

Emily Joswick and Natalie Braun

November 29, 2012

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Entering the season, the biggest question for the Pioneer men’s basketball team was who would assume the scoring role left by graduated senior Brett Stangel. The answer: everyone. Six players are averaging seven or more...

Drees recovers from ATV accident, returns to mat

Emily Joswick, General Reporter

November 29, 2012

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Mack Drees, junior animal science major, returns to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville wrestling team this season as one of the captains of the young Pioneers team. During the Thanksgiving break of 2011, Drees suffered...

McWethy scouted by NFL teams

Natalie Braun, General Reporter

November 29, 2012

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville football team concluded its season with an 8-2 record; the best record under current head coach Mike Emendorfer. Part of the Pioneers’ strength this year was senior safety Ryan McWethy. ...

Wrestling falls to No. 5 Warhawks

Colten Bartholomew, Sports Editor

November 15, 2012

Filed under Sports, Top Story

The Pioneers put up a fight, but the talent of the no. 5 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Warhawks wrestling team prevailed 31-9. The dual was the Pioneers WIAC and home debut this season, and the young squad started the...

Whitehead brothers brush off idea of sibling rivalry

Kayla Heise, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2012

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Sibling rivalry molds many people. However, brothers Trevor and Bryan Whitehead, wide receivers on the University of Wisconsin-Platteville football team, are anything but sibling rivals. When asked if there is any competition...

Tough tests for UW-P wrestling out of gate

Colten Bartholomew, Sports Editor

November 13, 2012

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville wrestling team faces a myriad of stout competition in its first week of the season. Saturday, Nov. 3, the Pioneers traveled to Dubuque for the Loras Open and were faced with opponents...

Men’s soccer earn NCAA Tournament bid

Colten Bartholomew, Sports Editor

November 13, 2012

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The Pioneers men’s soccer team (14-3-1) has qualified for the NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer National Championship Tournament.  The Pioneers last made the 62-team tournament in 2008. “We knew we had a good shot, but...

Pioneers down Devils on Senior Day

Topher Scheeler, Assistant Sports Editor

November 13, 2012

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Senior Day was a day for the record books with the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Pioneers 62-20 rout of the visiting University of Wisconsin-Stout Blue Devils. The win brought the team’s record to 7-2 overall, 4-2 in...

Intrasquad dual helps cut wrestling to thirty

Colten Bartholomew, Sports Editor

November 1, 2012

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Head coach Chris Walter watched intently Sunday as the Pioneer wrestling team hosted its annual Blue/Orange Dual. “The wrestle-offs are designed to get guys at their weight and used to wrestling at their weight, setting a...

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