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Pioneers win on road, playoff window open

Colten Bartholomew, Sports Editor

November 1, 2012

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The Pioneers (6-2, 3-2 WIAC) defeated the Blugolds of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire 24-17 at Carson Park. This was the Pioneers first win at UW-Eau Claire since 1995. The Pioneers used a solid running game to down the...

Volleyball ends year 21-12, out of WIAC postseason

Shelby LeDuc, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2012

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville women’s volleyball team defeated the Edgewood Eagles 3-0 Wednesday, Oct. 24. The first set was a close one.  UW-Platteville scored the first point of the night, but struggled to keep...

Women win season finale, finish tough season 6-11

Paul Larson, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2012

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The Pioneers women’s soccer team had a strong showing Wednesday, Oct. 24, against Viterbo, coming away with a 3-1 win. The game got going in the third minute when Pioneer senior Anna Strasser took a shot from about 30 yards. ...

Men’s soccer eyeing tournament bid

Colten Bartholomew, Sports Editor

November 1, 2012

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville men’s soccer team split its final two games of the season, and is awaiting word if the team qualifies for the NCAA Division III Tournament. UW-Platteville won the WIAC men’s soccer...

Athletes keep focus amid homecoming distractions

Shawn McClain, Staff Writer

October 25, 2012

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While the rest of the campus buzzed with activity during University of Wisconsin-Platteville Homecoming week, Pioneer athletes stayed focused on team goals and looked forward to larger crowds. It was business as usual for Pioneer...

Dominant defense spurs 31-0 victory

Topher Scheeler, Assistant Sports Editor

October 25, 2012

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The Pioneers (5-2, 2-2 WIAC) posted their first shutout of the year in route to a 31-0 victory Saturday. The Pioneer defense smothered the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Falcons all afternoon giving the offense plenty...

Women slip in rainy contest against Luther

Jessica Mueller, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2012

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville women’s soccer team came up short in overtime against Luther College 2-1 Oct. 17 after a hard-fought battle on a cold rainy night. Luther’s Lydia Eager scored the game-wining goal...

Drees, Walter look to improve wrestling team

Colten Bartholomew, Sports Editor

October 18, 2012

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As the weather turns colder outside, the temperature rises in the University of Wisconsin-Platteville wrestling room. Another year marks a fresh start for a program that has struggled as a whole the last few seasons. In the...

Pioneers optimistic, feature young core

Paul Larson, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2012

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There is reason for optimism surrounding the Pioneers men’s basketball team this season. Since there is such optimism, internal expectations are high. Team captains, senior forward Rob Stallion, junior forward Chas Cross...

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