The Spectator

Softball travels to Rebel Games

March 28, 2001

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The fastpitch softball team played two games a day and had one game rain out at the competitive Rebel Games in Orlando, Fla., during spring break. "Our schedule was real competitive," coach Deb Steward said. "We faced plenty...

Oglesby twice an All-American

March 28, 2001

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Junior Matt Oglesby was the lone representative for the Blugold men's swimming and diving team at the NCAA Div. III Nationals, March 15 to 17, in Buffalo, N.Y. Oglesby participated in three events at the meet, the 200-yard butterfly,...

Men’s club volleyball has understanding of success

March 14, 2001

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Senior captain Ryan Dalzell has been a part of three successful seasons playing club volleyball for UW-Eau Claire and has hopes of another strong finish this year. After placing second at nationals his freshman year and ninth...

Lifting `no-dunk’ rule from basketball games would create more excitement

March 14, 2001

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There are so few shining moments non-varsity athletes on this campus can enjoy. Somewhere high on that list - nestled near winning an NCAA basketball tournament pool - comes a slam dunk. For those of us that have the coordination,...

Blugold softball comes within one game of winning 24-team invite in Georgia

March 14, 2001

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The women's softball team usually doesn't begin its regular season before spring break. This year head coach Deb Steward couldn't pass up the opportunity to start the season a little early when the team was asked to play in the...

Swimmers finish in three-way tie at nationals

March 14, 2001

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The UW-Eau Claire women's swimming and diving team finished in a three-way tie for 36th place out of 50 teams at the NCAA Div. III National Swimming and Diving Championships on Feb. 8 through 10 in Buffalo, N.Y. Senior Amber...

Blugold women come up one point short against Gustavus

March 11, 2001

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After claiming its eighth consecutive WIAC championship in this year's fall season, the women's tennis team lost its spring season-opener to Gustavus Adolphus College (Minn.), 5-4. The win over the Blugolds at the Eau Claire...

Track earns All-American honors

March 11, 2001

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The Blugold track teams earned one All-American award and barely missed another at the NCAA Div. III Track and Field Championships this weekend at UW-Oshkosh. The men's distance medley relay team of senior Mike Mascitti and sophomores...

Badger Ball: ups, downs part of game

March 11, 2001

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Selection Sunday has come and gone. The debate is over. Your team is either in or out. It's time for the games to begin. During the past week you've read more facts and figures than a math major. When the NCAA men's basketball...

Gymnasts take seventh at regionals

March 11, 2001

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The Blugolds beat one team to take seventh place out of eight teams at the National Collegiate Gymnastic Association West Regional Meet, Friday in St. Paul, Minn. This is the second time that Eau Claire has won against Hamline...

EDITORIAL: Big weekend tournaments ahead

March 7, 2001

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Championship week has approached. You can sense the madness in the air. Madness, I tell you. It must be March. With selection Sunday approaching, your Mountain Dew caps are becoming more valuable. Just to let you know, you can...

Starks eliminated from Div. III Championships

March 7, 2001

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The UW-Eau Claire wrestling season ended Sunday, as sophomore Davey Starks lost in the second round of the NCAA Div. III Championships at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa. It was Starks' second consecutive trip to the national...

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