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Falcons football loses defensive coordinator to UW-Eau Claire

February 10, 2016

After three seasons with the UW-River Falls men’s football team, Defensive Coordinator Matthew Ebner is leaving the team to return to his alma mater, UW-Eau Claire.

After fruitful off-season, UWRF women’s basketball improves to No. 1 in league

February 10, 2016

The Falcons just wrapped up an upset victory over UW-Stevens Point, and with a loss by UW-Oshkosh, the Falcons are now in first place and control their own destiny with four games remaining in the regular season. If UWRF wins the remaining games, it will win its first regular season conference championship since 1988, according to uwrfsports.com.

UWRF women’s basketball beat UW-Stevens Point 77-67

February 10, 2016

The Falcons women’s basketball team took down UW-Stevens Point Pointers 77-67 in a thrilling comeback on Saturday afternoon. The clash of two top-25 ranked teams, with the Falcons at 18 and the Pointers at 16 in the nation squared off to determine who would hold sole possession of second place in the WIAC.

UWRF women’s hockey falls to UW-Superior 3-1

February 4, 2016

The Falcons fell in a disappointing game Saturday afternoon, dropping a WIAC matchup to the UW-Superior Yellowjackets 3-1 at Hunt Arena.

UW-River Falls ranks low in attendance at athletic events

February 4, 2016

Last place does not usually bring positive connotation when it comes to some sports, and at UW-River Falls, attendance at athletic events has been abysmal this year.

For cross-country star and team members, focus now turns to track

December 9, 2015

After the UW-River Falls cross-country team had its first-ever qualifier for the national tournament, Julian Manley, all eyes now move to the track and field team to see if he can pull it off again.

UWRF men’s basketball continues streak with fourth win against Hamline

December 9, 2015

The Falcons extended their win streak to 4 games this past Saturday, taking down the Hamline Pipers 80-67 at Karges Center.

UWRF men’s hockey ties with Hamline in overtime

December 9, 2015

The Falcons played strong throughout the game, but could only manage a 3-3 tie against the Hamline Pipers on Tuesday night.

UWRF women’s hockey sweeps UW-Eau Claire Blugolds

December 3, 2015

The Falcons got back on track against the UW-Eau Claire Blugolds, sweeping the weekend series with a 4-1 win on Friday, Nov. 20, and another 3-1 victory the following day.

UWRF women’s basketball tops WIAC with six-game winning streak

December 2, 2015

The UW-River Falls women’s basketball team is on a six-game win streak, and has gone undefeated so far this season. Although conference play has not started, UW-River Falls tops all other teams around the WIAC, including the favored UW-Oshkosh, which is currently 4-0.

UWRF football falls to UW-Stevens Point in final game of the season

November 18, 2015

It was a disappointing end to a strong season for the Falcons, falling to the UW Stevens Point Pointers by a score of 44-0 this past Saturday.

UWRF alumnus discusses career with the NFL

November 18, 2015

Ryan Stridde lives a life on the weekends that most sports fans could only dream of, and he finally got to share his experiences with his alma mater this past Tuesday in the University Center.

Falcons basketball faces and falls to UW-Madison Badgers for exhibition

November 12, 2015

There’s buzz at the beginning of every basketball season, but this year the Falcon Men’s basketball team gets the opportunity to play one of the top teams in the nation.

Falcons fall to Whitewater on ‘Senior Day’ despite strong season

November 12, 2015

The UW-Whitewater Warhawks were too much to overcome on senior day, dropping the Falcons 42-6 on the last home game of the season.

Falcons men’s hockey looks for win as new season begins

November 5, 2015

The UW-River Falls men’s hockey team is on a mission to prove it is back and better than ever this year following some disappointing news to conclude the 2014-2015 season.