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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Blue Devil Logo Redesign

Logan Myhre A professor from the School of Art and Design, Erik Evensen, redesigned the Blue Devil logo. This new logo is not the official mark of University of Wisconsin–Stout Athletics, but will be used alongside the two other athletic marks UW–Stout has. The Athletics and Marketing Department approached the School of Art and Design…

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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Rachel Hernandez

Logan Myhre   This issue’s Student-Athlete Spotlight is Rachel Hernandez, a senior on the University of Wisconsin–Stout women’s golf team. Hernandez is from Madison, Wisconsin and is a Golf Enterprise Management major. Why did you choose UW–Stout? “The Golf Enterprise Management program, to play college golf and I liked the campus.” Outside of school and…

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What is it like to be an athletic trainer?

Logan Myhre- Look around the sideline of any athletic event and you will almost always find an athletic trainer present. However, most people might not know exactly what an athletic trainer does.  It is this trainer’s responsibility to make sure the competing athletes stay healthy, and to care for them if anything unfortunate happens. This…

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Undefeated Blue Devils topple fourth ranked Tommies

Logan Myhre- The Blue Devils defied the national standings on Saturday, Set. 9 when they triumphed over the fourth ranked St. Thomas Tommies. The scoreboard read 25-22 when the fourth quarter ended. With the University of Wisconsin-Stout’s starting quarterback Jay Alston suspended, sophomore J. Dan Sturgeon (West Lafayette, Ind) took the reins at the quarterback…

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A Timeline of UW–Stout Sports

1907- Men’s Basketball was formed 1909- Men’s Baseball was formed 1911- Men’s Football was formed 1959- Men’s Golf was formed 1965/66- Men’s Swim and Dive was formed 1967- Women’s Gymnastics was formed 1968-Men’s Ice Hockey was formed       Women’s Volleyball was formed 1969- Men’s Indoor Track was formed 1971-Women’s Basketball was formed       Women’s Swim…

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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Chase Fanelle

Logan Myhre-   The very first Student-Athlete Spotlight for the fall 2017 semester is Junior cornerback Chase Fanelle from University of Wisconsin–Stout’s football team. Fanelle is from Kenosha, Wisonsin, and studying engineering technology.   1.Why did you choose Stout? I chose Stout because of its great job placement rates, and on my recruiting visit I…

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Student Athlete Spotlight: Aryn Benn

Logan Myhre-   This issue’s Student-Athlete Spotlight is Aryn Benn, a junior from Waukesha, Wis. Benn is a member of the University of Wisconsin–Stout track and field team and is a Human Development and Family Studies major.   Why did you choose Stout? “I picked Stout because I knew I wanted to stay in Wisconsin…

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Weather affecting Stout sports

Evan Thue- There is nothing worse than the feeling you get when you are ready to play a game outside and you see dark clouds starting to form. Suddenly it starts to rain, and, inevitably, the game is cancelled. The weather here at University of Wisconsin–Stout has been unpredictable to say the least.   Spring…

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Stout Golf Struggles in Illinois

Riley Olson-   Play was suspended for the University of Wisconsin–Stout women’s golf team at the Kathy Niepagen Spring Fling on Friday, April 14 after storms hit the golf course. The tournament was hosted by Illinois’ Wesleyan at the Ironwood golf course. Stout ended the first round on Saturday with a 326 and the next…

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Stout Golf Opens Spring Season

Riley Olson- University of Wisconsin–Stout placed first at their opening meet at the Loras College Duhawk Spring Invitational by six strokes Monday, with all five of their varsity golfers finishing in the top 10, also managing to shoot their lowest round of the 2016-17 season. Stout had a two-day total of 592. Luther College placed…

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Stout Hosts National Gymnastics Championship

Evan Thue- On March 31 and April 1, University of Wisconsin–Stout hosted the national gymnastics meet for the first time since 2001. “There were so many people there, and it was so much fun to just take it all in and enjoy the moment and represent our school well and perform our best,” senior Kaylee…

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Blue Devils travel over spring break

Evan Thue-   For many of us, spring break is a time to de-stress from school and to kick back and relax. But for the baseball, softball, and track and field teams, they get to relax and travel to play the sports they love.   One word that would accurately describe their spring break is…

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