The Spectator

Women’s track off to a running start

January 24, 2001

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Women's track and field began its season with a nine-team meet in River Falls on Friday. There was no scoring at the event, but the meet provided a stage for the Blugolds and other teams to showcase their talents. The Blugolds...

Wrestlers to face best in nation

January 24, 2001

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UW-Eau Claire wrestlers will challenge UW-Whitewater and UW-La Crosse Saturday at a triangular meet in La Crosse. Eau Claire wrestlers will face Whitewater at noon and La Crosse at 2 p.m. Holding a national title, La Crosse...

Blugold win improves conference standing to third

January 24, 2001

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Heidi PlatoThe men's basketball team dominated UW-Superior at home Wednesday night. The 79-68 victory helped the Blugolds improve their WIAC conference standing and keep their conference championship hopes alive. The Blugolds ca...

Men’s track wins dual vs. Stout

January 24, 2001

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The UW-Eau Claire men's track and field started its season off on the right foot. In its first meet of the season, the Blugolds took the victory, beating UW-Stout by a score of 87-76. "This was a great way to open the season,"...

Hockey suffers double losses

January 21, 2001

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In coach Marlin Muylaert's first weekend series back after his five-game suspension, the men's hockey team dropped two home games. The Blugolds fell prey to UW-Superior Friday night and College of St. Scholastica Saturday night. "It's...

‘Golds hunt Hawks: Women’s basketball steals game from Whitewater

January 21, 2001

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The UW-Eau Claire women's basketball team was able to repeat its win against UW-Whitewater. This is the second time this year that the Blugolds have faced the Warhawks, and the second time this season they have won against them. The...

Platteville takes down Blugolds in dual meet

January 21, 2001

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In a closely contested match, UW-Platteville defeated the Blugold wrestling team 21-12 Saturday at McPhee. Senior heavyweight Pete Peterson recorded the largest victory of the dual meet. His 5-0 decision over Platteville's Jason...

Gymnasts to take on Texas schools

January 21, 2001

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Although the Blugolds posted their highest team score so far this season, they were unable to win over the competition. The women's gymnastics team faced Gustavus Adolphus College (Minn.) at McPhee Tuesday. The Blugolds scored...

Men can’t catch up

January 21, 2001

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The men’s basketball team started cold on a chilly Saturday night at Whitewater and didn’t warm up until the Warhawks had established an insurmountable lead. Eau Claire lost to UW-Whitewater 71-58. The Warhawks scored...

Swimmers shine in Hawaii

January 21, 2001

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Those lucky swimmers. During winter break the UW-Eau Claire men's and women's swim teams traveled to Honolulu. This yearly training trip provides the swimmers a chance to focus on improving their swimming while relaxing in a...

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