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Packers win, advance to 9-3

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Jared Christianson, Sports Writer
December 6, 2014

In what was arguably the biggest game of the week, the Green Bay Packers defeated the New England Patriots 26-21 on national television. This was the first-ever matchup between Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady, and, as expected, they both proved why they are the best quarterbacks in the National Football... Read more »

Women’s Basketball rising quickly

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Andrew Eisch, Sports Editor
December 5, 2014

A team that’s had no problems capturing the Horizon League in the past few years, the Green Bay Phoenix women’s basketball team, is now making waves around the rest of the country. The Phoenix women were tabbed as the Horizon League Preseason favorites a few weeks before the season began, following... Read more »

Phoenix win, 88-57

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Jared Christianson , Sports Writer
November 23, 2014

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay men’s basketball team hosted the University of Illinois-Springfield Prairie Stars in the 2014 season opener on Saturday afternoon. Green Bay opened the game with a 15-2 run that was sparked by a flashy alley-oop from Keifer Sykes to Greg Mays. The Prairie Stars... Read more »

Melvin Gordon makes history against Nebraska

Adam Hansen, Sports Writer
November 23, 2014

On College Gameday, many of the experts predicted the game between the Nebraska Cornhuskers and Wisconsin Badgers would be low scoring. Those experts were wrong. Melvin Gordon had a game that he will never forget and Badger fans will never forget as well. Despite two fumbles in the first half by Gordon,... Read more »

College Basketball Conference Preview: Big Ten

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Adam Hansen, Sports Writer Commentary
November 23, 2014

A conference known for its basketball contenders, the Big Ten will once again be tough. Wisconsin is arguably the early favorite with nearly their entire team returning from last year’s Final Four team. Ohio State and Michigan State are arguably championship contenders as well. Wisconsin Preseason... Read more »

Phoenix Soccer posts historic season

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Andrew Eisch, Sports Editor
November 23, 2014

The Green Bay Phoenix women finished their 2014 regular season with a solid performance throughout their schedule, resulting in an 11-6-2 overall record. The Phoenix finished their regular season with a 4-4 Horizon League record placing them fourth in the Conference. This season was an impressive one... Read more »

Melvin Gordon on pace for the Heisman

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Adam Hansen, Sports Writer
November 23, 2014

One of the main reasons that Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon came back for his redshirt junior season was to win the Heisman trophy. Gordon is certainly close to that goal. According to ESPN, Gordon is in third place for the Heisman in their poll of ESPN writers and coaches around the country. So... Read more »

A new Phoenix rises up: Daeshon Francis

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Taylor Thomson, Sports Contributor Commentary
November 22, 2014

A new season begins for the Phoenix men’s basketball team. Freshman, Daeshon Francis from Indianapolis, IN. is a shooting guard for the Phoenix. He is a high-energy, explosive player. “He’s a very good all-around player,” Lucas Schroeder, manager for the Green Bay men’s basketball team, said. Francis... Read more »

Lambeau Field hosts UW-Green Bay Day

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Andrew Eisch, Sports Editor
November 22, 2014

The UW-Green Bay campus has a special relationship with the city of Green Bay. This includes the town’s only professional sports team, the Green Bay Packers. The partnership between the campus and the Packers was agreed upon earlier this year. However, they share a rich history of dependence on each... Read more »

Packers sweep season series vs. Bears

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Kyle Lewandowski, Sports Writer
November 17, 2014

Sunday Nov. 9 was the 190th meeting between NFC North rivals the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears. It was the second meeting of the year between the teams. The first meeting in Chicago was taken by the Packers 38-17 in a game that saw the Packers score on their first four possessions. After stopping... Read more »