The Spectator

Women’s tennis to host two Minnesota teams Saturday

April 4, 2001

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Last season, the UW-Eau Claire women's tennis team beat Mankato State University (Minn.) by a score of 8-1. The next weekend it took on Winona State University (Minn.) and had a similar performance, winning by a 9-0 margin. This...

EDITORIAL: Duke program demands respect

April 4, 2001

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When I first saw the Final Four pairings, I realized that every game would be good. I knew the teams weren't exactly the four toughest teams in college basketball, but I knew it would be exciting to watch. Although I really had...

Former coach, sports enthusiast to retire at end of semester

April 4, 2001

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Teacher, coach, educator - particularly in physical education - husband and father. These are just a few of the titles Steve Kurth has assumed throughout his career at UW-Eau Claire. The associate dean of the School of Education...

Men’s golf looks to rebound from fall season

April 4, 2001

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For the past 24 years, the Blugold men's golf team has been the dominant university division team in the state of Wisconsin. The 'Golds have won eight Wisconsin State University Conference (now the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic...

Men’s tennis team record above .500

April 1, 2001

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The men's tennis team resumed its indoor season this weekend after playing on the sunny outdoor courts of California during spring break. The team remains a game ahead of .500 on Saturday after splitting its dual matches in McPhee...

Men’s track takes eight firsts despite snowy weather

April 1, 2001

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On a day more fit for ice hockey, the men's track team kicked off its outdoor campaign at the UW-Stout Invite Saturday at Simpson Field. Heavy snowfall early on in the meet and a high temperature of only 38 degrees made for an...

Women’s track begins outdoor season with successes

April 1, 2001

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Despite weather conditions, the women's track team opened its outdoor season with strong individual performances Saturday at Simpson field. Although no team scores were kept at the Blugold OpenInvite, the Blugolds gave many solid...

Men’s club volleyball will travel to nationals in Kansas City, Mo.

April 1, 2001

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After finishing 31-15 in the regular season and third in the Northern Intercollegiate Volleyball Conference, senior captain Ryan Dalzell had high hopes going into the season-ending conference tournament. Playing its best volleyball...

Gymnast takes 17th at nationals

April 1, 2001

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Freshman Kristina Reitzel was the lone Blugold gymnast to represent UW-Eau Claire at the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association championships held March 23 and 24 at UW-Stout. Junior Jessica Pink represented the Blugolds...

Netters go 2-2 in California

March 28, 2001

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The men's tennis team has arrived home from its spring break trip to California. They brought back two wins, two losses and zero dollars won during their visit to the "Price is Right". The men played the University of La Verne...

Women’s tennis faces Div. III top teams

March 28, 2001

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The UW-Eau Claire women's tennis team got the opportunity to enjoy the California sun over spring break. But its time away from the cold of the upper Midwest was spent playing against some of the top Div. III tennis teams in the...

Baseball team prepares for season

March 28, 2001

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There is a place where young men still play baseball for nothing more than the pure love of the game. It is not heaven nor is it Iowa. It happens in Eau Claire, where the University of Wisconsin Club Baseball will resume another...

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