Taking a look at Segregated Fees and the Athletic Budget

Logan Myhre- Have you ever wondered what the “segregated fees” in student tuition are? A segregated fee, also known as a “seg fee,” is money taken out of student tuition per credit to financially support campus departments. For the athletic department, the currently approved seg fee is $5.18 per credit. According to athletic director Duey…

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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Brandyn Christman

Logan Myhre-   This issue’s Student-Athlete Spotlight is Brandyn Christman, a guard on the University of Wisconsin–Stout men’s basketball team. Christman is a senior in the health, wellness and fitness program and is from Rice Lake, Wis.   Why did you choose Stout? “I was transferring from University of Minnesota-Duluth after my freshman year and…

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The Life of a UW-Stout Coach

Evan Thue- The life of a coach may not always be an easy one. There are long hours they have to work and many struggles that come with the job, but here at the University of Wisconsin–Stout, Coaches are very dedicated to see the betterment of UW-Stout students and athletes. Eddie Andrist, head coach of…

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UW–Stout Basketball Tips Off

Evan Thue- Basketball season is upon us here at the University of Wisconsin–Stout. The men’s and women’s basketball teams are starting up, and both teams are excited to get their seasons underway. “We are excited to get going playing games and seeing what this team can develop into,” said Mark Thomas, women’s basketball team head…

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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Kyncaide Diedrich

Logan Myhre-   This issue’s Student-Athlete Spotlight is Kyncaide Diedrich, a junior guard on the University of Wisconsin–Stout women’s basketball team and pitcher/outfielder on the softball team. Deidrich is a Early Childhood Education major from Athens, Wisconsin.   Why did you choose Stout? “I chose Stout because the campus felt like home to me, and…

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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Mathias Ahman

Logan Myhre-   This issue’s Student-Athlete Spotlight is Mathias Ahman, a defensemen on the University of Wisconsin–Stout men’s hockey team. Ahman is from Harnosand, Sweden and is a junior in the business administration program.   Why did you choose University of Wisconsin-Stout? “I chose Stout because it reminded me of my hometown in Sweden: a…

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Blue Devils roast rival Blugolds

Logan Myhre-   Ohio State University and the University of Michigan, Frasier and Ali, Ravens and Steelers: the sports world is full of fearsome rivalries, and the University of Wisconsin–Stout is no exception. The UW–Stout and University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire rivalry is a long and bitter one that has colored almost every sporting event between…

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Renowned Special Olympics Athlete Speaks at Stout

Logan Myhre-   Loretta Claiborne, renowned speaker, world class runner and Special Olympic athlete, visited University of Wisconsin–Stout for a SPEAK UP event on Thursday, Oct. 12. She spoke to students in a Q&A about intellectual disability, her life and the importance of diversity. Claiborne said that running is something she has been doing her…

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Stout victorious in Homecoming matchup against River Falls

Evan Thue- On Saturday, Oct. 14, the University of Wisconsin–Stout came out victorious against River Falls during the team’s homecoming matchup with a final score of 21-16. The only thing more prevalent than Stout’s play during the game was the poor weather conditions.   “Certainly the weather factored into the game for both teams,” said…

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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Bethany Hanson

Logan Myhre-   This issue’s Student-Athlete Spotlight is Bethany Hanson, a midfielder on the University of Wisconsin–Stout Women’s Soccer team. Hanson is from Coon Rapids, Minn. and is a senior in the dietetics program.   Why did you choose Stout? “I chose Stout because I knew I wanted to continue playing soccer in college as…

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Reflecting on the Men’s Golf Fall Season

Logan Myhre- The University of Wisconsin–Stout Men’s Golf team wrapped up their fall season on Oct. 2 at the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) Invitational. The Blue Devils landed fourth place at the tournament and finished with a 609, their second lowest two-day score of the season. The team’s lowest two-day score was 595 at…

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Behind the Scenes: Athletic Field Maintenance

Evan Thue- Have you ever been to a University of Wisconsin–Stout football or soccer game and wondered how the field looks so nice? Stoutonia was able to interview Facility Manager Erik Johnson and ask him about all the preparations that go into keeping the fields in good condition. The UW–Stout Grounds Department and the Recreation…

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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Kara Simonson

Logan Myhre-   This issue’s Student-Athlete spotlight is Kara Simonson, a sophomore right-side hitter on the University of Wisconsin–Stout Volleyball team. Simonson is a Business Administration major from Ostego, Minnesota. Why did you choose Stout? “I chose Stout because it was the best place I could see myself at. The campus is beautiful and easy…

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Stout Volleyball Player Reaches Career Milestone

Logan Myhre A member of the University of Wisconsin–Stout Volleyball team has reached a career milestone of 1,000 kills. A kill is an attack that is un-returnable. Ashley Pratt, the only senior on the team, scored her 1,000th kill against St. Thomas at the River Falls Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 16. Pratt’s accomplishment was celebrated…

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