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Women’s track successful at Stout Pentangular

February 28, 2001

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Junior Kathy Thompson successfully jumped the NCAA Div. III provisional qualifying height at the UW-Stout Pentangular meet on Friday. Stout, UW-La Crosse, University of St. Thomas (Minn.) and UW-Platteville were represented at...

Hockey ends inaugural season

February 28, 2001

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In the final two games of its inaugural season, the women's hockey team went out on a good note with a split-series last weekend. On Friday, the Blugolds won the first of their two games against Lake Forest College (Ill.), 5-4....

Men make March madness

February 25, 2001

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L-O-U-D. That's how you spell the atmosphere at Zorn Arena this past week as the Blugolds hosted UW-Stout and UW-Oshkosh with an automatic berth to the NCAA Division III tournament on the line. With strong second halves in both...

Road to the top: Men’s, women’s basketball teams win conference, will play in NCAA Div. III tournament this week

February 25, 2001

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Anna NelsonThe men's and women's basketball teams won their respective conference tournaments Saturday, giving both teams automatic berths to the NCAA Div. III tournament. The men finished their regular season at 15-9 (9-7 in t...

Winning women: Brantner’s buzzer-beater drops Platteville

February 25, 2001

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The UW-Platteville Pioneers came into Zorn Arena Saturday afternoon looking for their third straight upset in the WIAC tournament. The Blugolds were looking to win their seventh straight game and were playing for their 10th consecutive...

Gymnasts take sixth in WIAC

February 25, 2001

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Blugold gymnasts faced stiff competition Friday in the WIAC Tournament hosted by UW-Whitewater. The team took sixth place overall at the conference tournament. "We wanted to go into this meet and do our very best," head coach...

Men become highest seed: Blugolds lone team to survive first-round upset

February 21, 2001

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The Blugold men started the WIAC tournament Tuesday night with a win against UW-Superior, 83-76, at Zorn Arena. The 'Golds, the No. 4 seed in the tourney, beat Superior, the No. 5 seed, for the third time this season to advance...

At it again: Women need one win to repeat

February 21, 2001

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Using tough perimeter defense and clutch shots by its veterans, the women's basketball team advanced to the WIAC tournament final this week with victories over UW-Whitewater and UW-River Falls. In the conference championship,...

Starks earns another trip to nationals

February 21, 2001

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Sophomore Davey Starks repeated as WIAC wrestling champion in the 125-pound championship Sunday in Stevens Point. After drawing a first-round bye, Starks topped third-seeded Nick Mueller of UW-La Crosse, 16-11, in the semifinals....

Swimmers strong in conference: Men take third behind Stevens Point, La Crosse

February 21, 2001

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Junior Matt Oglesby took home two first-place finishes to help the Blugolds take a third-place finish in the WIAC Swimming and Diving Championships held in Oshkosh Feb. 15 to 17. "As a team I think we did really well," Oglesby...

Tennis faces loss: Men’s team challenged by Iowa last weekend

February 21, 2001

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The men's tennis team has had a rough time this season. After losing their No. 1 senior singles player Jason Smith, the Blugolds are battling back from their loss. But Smith is not the only member the men have lost in recent...

Swimmers strong in conference: Women finish second in three-day conference meet

February 21, 2001

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In three days, the women swimmers competed in 18 swimming events and two diving events at the WIAC Conference Swimming and Diving Championship. The women finished with a team score of 727.5 points from the Feb. 15 to 17 meet....

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