The Spectator

Goodbye Falcons

Story by Haley Zblewski, Chief Copy Editor

February 28, 2013

The UW-Eau Claire mens hockey team has made it to the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association finals for the first time in team history. They defeated UW-River Falls 7-2 Saturday at Hobbs Ice Arena in their semifinal game. The...

Quick hit: Blugolds advance to NCHA championship

Story by Haley Zblewski, Chief Copy Editor

February 25, 2013

The UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team has made it to the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association finals for the first time in team history. They defeated UW-River Falls 7-2 Saturday at Hobbs Ice Arena in the semifinal game. Sophomore...

Quick hit: Five conference titles for indoor track and field teams

Story by Brittni Straseske, Staff Writer

February 25, 2013

The men’s and women’s track and field teams collectively captured five conference titles at the WIAC championships Friday and Saturday in Stevens Point. Two of the five titles were secured by Thurgood Dennis. He won the...

Men’s hoops ends season with two losses to conference powers

Story by Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

February 21, 2013

With the possibility of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference playoffs out the door, the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball ended its season by dropping two games to annual conference powerhouses UW-Platteville and UW-Stevens...

Jekyll and Hyde syndrome

Jekyll and Hyde syndrome

February 21, 2013

Coping with life after Blugold sports

Story by David Burish, Staff Writer

February 21, 2013

Senior tennis captain Taylor Heltne has always had tennis in her life. Since a young age, Heltne has kept a racket in hand and knew college wasn’t going to be any different. “I always knew I was going to play tennis,”...

Outright champs

Story by Haley Zblewski, Chief Copy Editor

February 14, 2013

After defeating UW-Superior 4-1 on Saturday night, the Blugolds men’s hockey team no longer has to worry about sharing their first Northern Collegiate Hockey Association championship with St. Norbert College (Wis.). The weekend...

No Cinderalla story

Story by Nick Erickson, Staff Wrtier

February 14, 2013

The  hopes of the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team making the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament took a serious hit Saturday afternoon after a 70-54 loss to UW-Stout at Zorn Arena. Stout opened the...

Bingea reaches milestone during final home game

Story by Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

February 14, 2013

When Sarah Bingea walked to the free throw line to seal a pivotal win against I-94 rival UW-Stout, Zorn Arena was in a frenzy. Two made shots from the charity stripe meant that the four year starter would eclipse 1,000 points...

Quick Hit: Blugold wrestlers continue to improve

Story by Brittni Straseske, Staff Writer

February 10, 2013

Three Blugolds made it to the final round of their 13-team tournament, wrestling against Division I and II schools as well as Division III. Freshman Zach Sirny lost to UW-La Crosse wrestler Quenten Fisher in the final round...

Quick Hit: Blugolds send seniors out on high note

Story by Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

February 10, 2013

During their recent losing streak, the UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team was either starting games out slow or closing them poorly.  But after an 81-70 romp over UW-Stout on Senior Night Saturday at Zorn Arena, letdowns...

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