The winter break trip is a common practice in the sport of college basketball. The daily grind of seeing the home gym and surroundings during the cold winter months encourages many coaches to take their teams on journeys to get away from the mundane and play new competition. This season, the Pioneers women’s basketball team [...]
Archive for 2012
Pioneers open second semester with OT win over Titans The Pioneers men’s basketball team defeated University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh 74-69 in overtime Jan. 25, marking the Pioneers second overtime win of the season. The game was back and forth through the first 11 minutes of action; the largest lead held by either team was a four-point [...]
University of Wisconsin Platteville students will need proper identification to vote April 3 in the local elections and presidential primaries, under the recently enacted Voter ID law; Wisconsin Act 23. Acceptable documents for identification cards are Wisconsin state drivers licenses, Wisconsin state identification cards, US passports and UW-Platteville issued voter identification cards. The Pioneer Passport [...]
Campuses across the nation will soon be participating in a friendly 10-week competition to see which campus can recycle the most. From Feb. 5 to Mar. 31 universities will be competing for the highest recycling rate. “With each week’s reports and rankings, participating [universities] watch how their results fluctuate against other [universities] and use this [...]
Wrestling Pioneers 133-pound wrestler T.J. Wunnicke named WIAC Wrestler of the Week for third time this season. Football Defensive coordinator and UW-Platteville graduate Rob Erickson was named College Assistant Coach of the Year by the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association.
The women’s basketball season has been successful so far for seniors Ashley Mulholland and Jordan Johnson. Both athletes are role players whose contributions are not always visible in the box score, but can be seen by teammates and coaches. After breaking her ankle during preseason, Mulholland was able to practice with the team again in [...]
Jan. 23 Samuel Arndt, 19, Beaver Dam, was given a verbal warning for failing to stop at a stop sign. He also received a citation for driving a vehicle without proof of insurance. Jan. 25 Cole Cushman, 29, Platteville, was placed under arrest for possession of THC and drug paraphernalia after a complainant reported several [...]