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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 »

2014 NFL Draft three weeks away

Jacob Westendorf , Sports Writer, Commentary
April 15, 2014

1. Houston Texans: Johnny Manziel – QB Texas A&M The Houston Texans had a solid defense last year, but they finished 31 in points scored, which is unacceptable for an offense that had a good running game and two star wide receivers. Texans new head coach Bill O’Brien will be Mike Holmgren... Read more »

Phoenix basketball looks ahead to 2014-15

Adam Hansen , Sports writer
April 15, 2014

UW-Green Bay basketball looks ahead to the 2014-15 seasons  as the men’s and women’s basketball teams will undergo several changes headed into next season. The Phoenix women’s basketball team announced that sophomores Brionna Barnett and Taylor Thomas are leaving the team. Barnett is leaving the... Read more »

Badgers’ Final Four run will be remembered

Marques Eversoll , Sports Editor, Commentary
April 8, 2014

The University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team–in its third Final Four in program history–came within a single point of a National Championship berth. Kentucky freshman Aaron Harrison’s cold-blooded three over Josh Gasser with 5.6 seconds remaining closed the book on arguably Wisconsin’s... Read more »

Kentucky ends Wisconsin’s season

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Marques Eversoll , Sports Editor, Commentary
April 8, 2014

Kentucky freshman Aaron Harrison hit a game-winning triple in the closing seconds for the second straight game, punching the Kentucky Wildcats’ ticket to the National Championship and putting an end to Wisconsin’s season April 5 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Tex. With the score tied at 71 and... Read more »

Bucks keep losing, eye No. 1 overall pick

Jacob westendorf , Sports Writer, Commentary
April 8, 2014

A famous coach in Wisconsin once coined the phrase, “Winning isn’t everything; it’s the only thing.” Former Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi’s quote, which was made famous during his time with the team in the 1960s, is something that has been referred to by coaches constantly throughout... Read more »

UW advances to Final Four

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Marques Eversoll , Sports Editor, Commentary
April 1, 2014

Led by junior Frank Kaminsky’s 28 points and 11 rebounds, the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team advanced to the Final Four for the first time since 2000 by defeating No. 1 seed Arizona 64-63 in overtime March 29. “Frank Kaminsky is the reason Wisconsin’s in the Final Four,” Arizona... Read more »

Burdette steps in as volleyball coach

Adam Hansen , Sports Writer, Commentary
April 1, 2014

The UW-Green Bay volleyball team has a new head coach for this coming season. Sean Burdette was announced to replace Michaela Franklin, who left to take the associate head coach position at Iowa. “I look back to my first conversation with [Director of Athletics] Mary Ellen Gillespie and just how drawn... Read more »

Packers shift focus to NFL Draft

Jacob Westendorf , Sports Writer, Commentary
April 1, 2014

Usually the NFL offseason brings about a lot of roster turnover. For the Green Bay Packers, who are typically quiet in free agency, they opt to make changes to their roster via the draft. But this year was a little different. With a wide variety of needs,  Packers general manager Ted Thompson signed... Read more »

Season ends for Phoenix men

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Marques Eversoll , Sports Editor
March 25, 2014

Without its point guard and Horizon League Player of the Year, Keifer Sykes, the UW-Green Bay men’s basketball team fell to the Belmont Bruins 80-65 in a first-round National Invitation Tournament matchup March 18 at the Resch Center. Phoenix head coach Brian Wardle said the team didn’t know Sykes... Read more »