The Spectator

Quick Hit: Men’s basketball falls to Stout

Story by Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

February 10, 2013

Any hopes of the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team making the WIsconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament were crushed Saturday afternoon after a 70-54 loss to UW-Stout at Zorn Arena. Nick Craggs recorded a...

Blugolds men’s basketball wins one, loses one last week

Story by David Heiling, News Editor

February 8, 2013

Senior guard Jordan Petersen led the UW-Eau Claire Blugolds in scoring for the ninth time this season, putting in 14 points in a 56-49 victory Jan. 31 against UW-Oshkosh at Zorn Arena. The Blugolds, who fell to 10-12 (4-9)...

Sahr’s career night not enough

Story by Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

February 8, 2013

While the UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball pushed their losing streak to five games Saturday with a 61-53 loss at UW-River Falls, they might have found the offensive spark that had been missing, and it came from an unlikely...

Blugolds fall short against reigning Div. III national champions

Story by David Heiling, News Editor

February 3, 2013

The men’s basketball team could not get by the nationally ranked UW-Whitewater Warhawks as they fell 72-63 Saturday at Zorn Arena. The Blugolds turned the ball over 19 times throughout the course of the game and did not score...

Big Ten better than the rest

Story by David Heiling, News Editor

February 3, 2013

Ever since I was a little guy, I have always been super pumped for the Big Ten basketball season to begin. Like, crossing-off-days-on-the-calendar-with-my-red-sharpie pumped. I’m not talking about all those non-conference...

Turnovers hurt Blugolds in loss to Warhawks

Story by David Heiling

January 28, 2013

The Blugolds suffered their 8th conference loss on the season Saturday at Zorn Arena, falling to UW-Whitewater 71-62 in an back and forth battle. Senior guard Jordan Petersen had 14 points in the first half and UW-Eau Claire...

Ineffective Badgers’ offense almost offensive

Story by Andy Hildebrand, Sports Editor

January 24, 2013

I want to begin this column by validating myself. My father graduated from the University of Wisconsin. He bleeds cardinal. He gets more amped up for Badger games than he does for Packer, Brewer and Bucks games combined. He’s...

Women’s hoops comes up short in overtime loss

Story by Steve Fruehauf, Copy Editor

January 24, 2013

The UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team suffered their ninth loss of the season after an unsuccessful 58-51 overtime bout against UW-LaCrosse Saturday at Mitchell Hall. The loss snapped a two-game winning streak for the Blugolds. The...

Mens basketball slides

Mens basketball slides

December 13, 2012

Basketball starts season in South Dakota

Story by David Heiling, Sports Editor

November 8, 2012

The mens basketball team’s first competition of the season did not go according to plan as they opened up their season with an exhibition game against the University of Sioux Falls (S.D.). The team lost the contest 75-49...

New coach, high hopes

New coach, high hopes

October 25, 2012

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