The Spectator

Female hoopsters victorious in close home game

January 28, 2001

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In their second matchup against UW-La Crosse this season, the Blugolds again stole the victory by the slimmest of margins. The Blugolds escaped with a 66-63 triumph Saturday at Zorn Arena. "We didn't want it to be this close...

Wrestlers split two conference matches

January 28, 2001

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The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team split a pair of WIAC dual meets Saturday, losing to nationally ranked UW-La Crosse 40-3 but bouncing back to topple UW-Whitewater 24-15. Sophomore Davey Starks was the only Blugold to win both...

Men’s hockey wins one, drops one

January 28, 2001

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Coming off a 7-6 win against St. Scholastica (Minn.) Friday night, the Blugolds faced stiff competition against UW-Superior, the No. 2 ranked team in the nation. The UW-Superior Yellowjackets held the lead from beginning to end,...

Women come out on top in 6-team invite

January 28, 2001

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The UW-Eau Claire women's track and field team took first of six teams at the UWEC invite Friday. The Blugolds were in close competition with Mankato State University (Minn.). The Blugolds were able to sneak two points to give...

Men’s track wins by 163 points

January 28, 2001

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The UW-Eau Claire men's track and field team dominated Friday night at the Blugold Invitational, capturing their second victory of the season. The Blugolds took first place in all but three of 16 events, winning with a total...

Hoopsters drop close game to Hawks

January 28, 2001

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The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team was defeated 62-65 on the road Saturday night by UW-La Crosse for the second time this season. The team proved that there is no such thing as an easy win in the WIAC. The Blugolds were...

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,"...

Women top Superior in conference matchup

January 24, 2001

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The Blugold women's basketball team got off to a slow start Wednesday night against UW-Superior but came back in a big way. Led by senior forward Vanessa Schley's 17 points, Eau Claire went on to beat the Yellowjackets 85-37...

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...

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...

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