The Spectator

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...

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...

Quick Hit: Blugolds claim NCHA championship outright

Story by Haley Zblewski, Chief Copy Editor

February 10, 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. The weekend started...

Quick Hit: Blugold gymnasts find success at Oshkosh

Story by Martha Landry, Currents Editor

February 10, 2013

The UW-Eau Claire women’s gymnastics team beat UW-Oshkosh 183.550-181.925 in a meet at Oshkosh this past weekend. The Blugolds took first in every event. For the vault, senior Cece Solem placed first with 9.425 and freshm...

Banner year for Blugold goalie

Story by Steve Fruehauf, Copy Editor

February 8, 2013

Collecting hockey cards from his father’s sports memorabilia store was where senior Brandon Stephenson first found his love for hockey. He said he was specifically drawn to the goalie position because of the players’ various...

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...

Wrestlers show improvement

Story by Alex Zank, News Editor

February 8, 2013

The Blugolds ended up 24th out of 29 overall at the Wheaton Invitational, a tournament lasting Friday and Saturday. Head Coach Jon Ames said the overall place does not reflect the team's performance, as they were not wrestling...

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...

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