Student-Athlete Spotlight: Kaylee Francois

Logan Myhre- This issue’s Student-Athlete Spotlight is Kaylee Francois, a sophomore from Green Bay, Wis. Francois is a member of the University of Wisconsin–Stout’s softball team and is an Applied Math and Computer Science major.   Why did you choose Stout? “I chose Stout because I was very interested in the Applied Mathematics and Computer…

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Meier defends conference weight throw title

Riley Olson- University of Wisconsin–Stout’s Lydia Meier (Sr, Middleton, Wis) completely dominated the competition in the weight throw at the 2017 WIAC Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championship hosted by UW–Stout on February 24-25. UW–Stout hosted the eight WIAC teams, and finished fifth overall as a team.   “As a freshman, I’d have never thought…

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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Kasondra Tulloch

Logan Myhre- This issue’s Student-Athlete Spotlight is Kasondra Tulloch, a senior from Cottage Grove, Minn. Tulloch is a member of the University of Wisconsin–Stout gymnastics team and is a Psychology major.   Why did you choose Stout? “I chose Stout because both my mom and dad went here. I grew up coming to athletic games,…

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Teeing off spring sports

Evan Thue-   With the snow finally starting to melt and the sun starting to shine, it’s time to open up some spring seasons for University of Wisconsin–Stout athletics. The softball and baseball seasons have kicked off here at UW–Stout, with the first two softball games being played on Feb. 25 and Stout’s baseball team’s…

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Blaze the Blue Devil

Logan Myhre-   School mascots have been a long-standing tradition throughout college and high-school athletics. University of Wisconsin–Stout jumped on this ship quite late, introducing their mascot in 2011. In 2012, the mascot was officially named Blaze by student vote. “I think we wanted to have some kind of identity. Everybody wants something to rally…

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Great Performance at St. Thomas Showcase

By Evan Thue-   On Feb. 10, University of Wisconsin–Stout competed against University of St. Thomas in a Track and Field showcase. Stout had a very strong showing, with Morgan Gromowski having her career-best indoor high jump at 5-feet-3-inches. Lydia Meyer also had a very strong showcase and took first place in weight throw with…

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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Sam Ortmann

By Logan Myhre-   This issue’s Student-Athlete Spotlight is Sam Ortmann, a junior from Buffalo, Minn. Ortmann is a guard on the University of Wisconsin­–Stout men’s basketball team and a Business Administration major. Why did you choose Stout? “When I came to visit, I really liked the campus. It had my major, and I thought…

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Gymnastics breaks records in Alaska

Katie Schulzetenberg-   On January 20, The Blue Devils Gymnastics team competed in Alaska and succeeded in setting 12 personal bests, also managing to get the second best score in Stout history!   Mackenzie Nicholson (Wheaton, Ill.), a freshman and one of the leadership captains for the team, received personal bests in all of her…

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Stout Hockey Conquers 6th Ranked Eau Claire

Evan Thue- On Monday, Jan. 26, the Blue Devils hockey team met the Blue Golds in a defensive showdown that only saw three goals scored the entire night. University of Wisconsin–Stout came out of this matchup against University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire victorious, the final score 2-1.   “Our defensive play was arguably the best we…

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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Anna Brown

Logan Myhre- This issue’s student-athlete spotlight is Anna Brown (Jr, Wausau, Wis.), a member of the University of Wisconsin–Stout Women’s Basketball Team and a Business Administration major. Why Did You Choose UW-Stout? “I looked at most UW schools, but Stout was by far my favorite. I love that Stout is a polytechnic university because I…

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Winter Sports off to a Great Start

Katie Schulzetenberg- The transition from fall to winter sports has been a good one. The Stout winter sports schedule includes men’s hockey, men’s and women’s basketball and gymnastics. Men’s hockey opened the season with a 5-1 win over Finlandia University. However, after nine other games, the hockey team’s overall record is now 5-5 (.500). Conference…

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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Sierra Beaver

Matt Snell- The Stout Athletic Department has student-athletes and coaches from all over the nation. One of these student-athletes is UW–Stout gymnast Sierra Beaver (Fr, Lancaster, Ohio). Sierra is a student in the Applied Science program here at Stout. For Sierra, the decision to come to Stout had a lot to do with the recruiting…

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Coming Back From Internship

Evan Thue- Imagine being on a team, having teammates push you to train and work hard to perfect your craft, then having to change all of that as you go off to start an internship. That is exactly what happened to Brianna Ferguson (Jr, McHenry, Illi), who runs track and field and cross country. “My…

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UW–Stout Hangs with Conference Champs

Logan Myhre- The UW–Stout football team has had a bit of a rough year, but they were looking to go out with a bang on Nov. 12, which also happened to be senior day. This would be the day that they would play number two, nationally-ranked UW–Whitewater. Whitewater needed the win to secure a perfect…

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