The Spectator

Track earns All-American honors

March 11, 2001

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

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 head to regionals

March 7, 2001

In its final dual meet of the season, the Blugold gymnastics squad took on UW-River Falls Friday at River Falls. The Blugolds dropped the meet 175.350 to 167.550. The team score wasn't enough to overtake the Falcons, but it...

Softball enters season ranked sixth in nation

March 7, 2001

FILE PHOTOWith the loss of four starters who had at least a dozen all-WIAC awards among them, many would say this is a rebuilding year for the UW-Eau Claire softball team. That is not what the Blugolds would say. "We look a...

EDITORIAL: Big weekend tournaments ahead

March 7, 2001

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

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...

Blugold track and field goes to nationals

March 7, 2001

FILE PHOTOFive Blugold athletes will compete in the combined men's and women's indoor track championships Friday and Saturday at UW-Oshkosh. Junior Kathy Thompson will compete in the high jump to represent the women's team. Thomps...

Men’s tennis wins three at home, evens out record

March 4, 2001

The Blugold men's tennis team evened its season record at 5-5 with three victories during the weekend. The 'Golds blanked St. Ambrose Universtiy (Iowa) in McPhee on Friday, 7-0. Eau Claire claimed a pair of victories on Saturday,...

Women lose to No. 1 seed

March 4, 2001

Three-time defending national champion Washington University ended the women's basketball season, 87-67, in the NCAA Div. III second-round regional game in St. Louis Saturday. This was the second year in a row Washington put...

Women tie, take two firsts

March 4, 2001

UW-Eau Claire's distance medley relay team and junior Kathy Thompson posted first-place finishes for the Blugolds in the WIAC Indoor Track Championships Friday and Saturday. As a team, the Blugolds finished in fourth place. UW-La...

Men knocked out of NCAA tournament

March 4, 2001

The Blugold men had their season come to an end as they lost 74-67 to the University of Chicago in the NCAA Div. III regional second round contest Saturday. The Maroons from Chicago, the No. 1 nationally ranked team in this week's...

Men’s relay team qualifies

March 4, 2001

Although the Blugold's distance medley relay took fourth, they still met the NCAA provisional qualifying time at the WIAC Indoor Track Championship, which was held at UW-Stevens Point this weekend. The relay finished with a time...

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