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Athletes phlash season’s gold

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Marques Eversoll , Sports Editor
May 6, 2014

UW-Green Bay competes in eight sports that hand out regular season trophies. The Phoenix won four of the eight titles in 2013-14. On May 4, Green Bay Athletics and the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee hosted the inaugural Golden Phlashes honoring the accomplishments of Green Bay student-athletes this... Read more »

Brewers ride record April into May

Adam Hansen , Sports Writer, Commentary
May 6, 2014

The Milwaukee Brewers had a heck of a first month this season. Ron Roenicke’s wall bangers went 20-8 in April and have the best record in baseball. The Brewers have surprised many so far. They were predicted to finish second to last in the National League Central, in front of the Chicago Cubs. They’ve... Read more »

Men’s tennis gets set for Notre Dame

Jacob Westendorf , Sports Writer
May 6, 2014

The UW-Green Bay Men’s tennis team won the Horizon League conference tournament in dramatic fashion and clinched an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Their opponent will be the University of Notre Dame, in a match that will take place Saturday May 10. The men earned their trip to the NCAA Tournament... Read more »

Phoenix softball sweeps UIC

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Marques Eversoll , Sports Editor
April 29, 2014

The UW-Green Bay softball team completed a three-game sweep over Horizon League rival UIC with a 3-1 win April 27 in Green Bay. The Phoenix fanned the Flames in a Saturday doubleheader the day before. For Green Bay, it was the second-straight conference series sweep after coming out with a pair of wins... Read more »

After selling team, Bucks eye new arena

Adam Hansen, Sports Writer
April 29, 2014

On April 16, Herb Kohl and the Milwaukee Bucks announced the sale of the team to hedge-fund billionaires Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry for $550 million. Kohl bought the team in 1985 for $18 million, so he made quite the profit off of the sale of the Bucks. One term that Kohl made sure to have in the contract... Read more »

Phoenix looks to strike out cancer at softball doubleheader

April 29, 2014

The Phoenix looked to strike out cancer at the UIC doubleheader on April 26.  The Kappa Sigma fraternity hosted a tailgate party before the games  with yard games, free pizza and a root beer keg along with other snacks. Lavender is an all-encompassing support color for all cancers. During warm-ups,... Read more »

Green Bay men’s tennis wins title

Adam Hansen , Sports Writer, Commentary
April 29, 2014

The Green Bay Phoenix men’s tennis team won the 2014 Horizon League Championship on April 27 at the University of Michigan Tennis Center. Sophomore Howard Scott came out on top after rallying from a 5-1 deficit in the third set to secure a victory over No. 2 seed Cleveland State. The Phoenix earned... Read more »

Men’s tennis claims Horizon crown

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Jacob Westendorf , Sports Writer
April 22, 2014

For the second time in as many years, the Green Bay men’s tennis team is the regular season champion of the Horizon League after finishing with an unblemished 6-0 record in conference play. The Phoenix picked up its 16th win of the season when it defeated Wright State by a score of 5-2 April 19 at... Read more »

Wardle signs five-year deal to stay with Phoenix

Marques Eversoll , Sports Editor, Commentary
April 22, 2014

UW-Green Bay men’s basketball head coach Brian Wardle signed a new five-year deal April 17, following the team’s best season since he took over the program in 2010. “I am grateful and humbled to lead the Green Bay men’s basketball program moving forward,” Wardle said. “Green Bay has been... Read more »

Rain dampers Green Bay’s winning ways

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Marques Eversoll , Sports Editor
April 15, 2014

With inclement weather in the surrounding area, the UW-Green Bay softball team’s Horizon League series April 12 and 13 against Oakland was postponed. The Phoenix was scheduled to play a double header April 12 before a showdown April 13. Green Bay holds a 3-2 record in conference play and is 16-7 overall... Read more »