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Evan Dixon: Champion on and off the ice

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As an exceptional University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point student-athlete, Evan Dixon has a lot to celebrate. Dixon, a senior captain on the Pointers men’s hockey team from Novi, Mich., near Detroit, helped his squad earn a Division III national championship March 26. The Pointers defeated St. Norbert College, 5-1, for their fifth title after consecutive runner-up […]


On the road …

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To Chicago! I recently had the opportunity to travel with the UW-Stevens Point women’s basketball team to the U-Chicago Classic, where the Pointers played against UAA teams Washington University–St. Louis and University of Chicago. This gave me a sense of what exactly an athletic trainer does on road trips. We are continuing to take trips […]


From athlete to athletic trainer

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As I’ve said before, my choice to pursue athletic training stems from me being an active individual. Ever since I can remember, I have been involved in some sort of sport or activity. The spectrum ranges from dance and gymnastics to soccer, basketball and volleyball to tae kwon do. So you would think that I […]


Sports to studies

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All my life I have been considered a student-athlete. A student who was supposed to be putting their studies before their sports, but as most student-athletes could understand, that is not an easy task. I participated in various sports as a child and when I was 12 I started playing volleyball. My passion for the […]


Fabulous Florence

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After talking to the team, Florence seemed to be a crowd favorite, and it is very easy to understand why. We started our walk into the city along beautiful River Arno. Elena, our Italian tour guide, brought us to the Piazza della Signoria, where the “fake” Statue of David is located. (The real Statue of […]


Staying healthy at UW-Stevens Point

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Hola chicos! As we make our way through November, I am realizing that it is around this time of the year that everyone suddenly seems less healthy. From colds to flu season, and leftover Halloween candy to holiday binge eating; it seems everyone partakes in at least some unhealthy activities. I have already had a […]


UWSP baseball team visits McDill Elementary

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Members of the UW-Stevens Point baseball team were literally the big men on campus when they visited McDill Elementary School on Friday, April 12. [Photo Gallery] The Pointers stopped by kindergarten-sixth grade classrooms to read stories, answer questions, eat lunch and even sign a few autographs for the students. Many of the books were about […]


Clapp earns WIAC Scholar-Athlete Award

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University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point senior Joey Clapp (Faribault, MN) has been selected the recipient of the 2013 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Max Sparger Men’s Swimming & Diving Scholar-Athlete Award. A native of Faribault, Minn., Clapp owns a 3.60 grade point average and is majoring in physical education with a minor in health education. In […]


UWSP cheer team succeeds at national championship

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Hard work and dedication paid off for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point cheer and stunt team as they succeeded at the Champion Spirit Group (CSG) Wisconsin Dells Nationals/College Championship. The team attended the two-day competition at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells on January 26-27, along with four other college teams: UW-Eau Claire, Winona State […]


UWSP men’s hockey donates teddy bears

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The ice at K.B. Willett Arena was covered with something the Zamboni couldn’t even clear—teddy bears! The UW-Stevens Point men’s hockey team, along with the Pointer Blue Line Club, hosted the annual Teddy Bear Toss on Saturday, Dec. 8 against UW-Stout. Fans were encouraged to bring a new teddy bear to the Willett and, when […]