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Justin Magill

Justin Magill is a student at UW-River Falls.

May 8, 2009

Women’s hockey, softball have successful seasons while others struggle

If it was not for the women’s hockey and softball team, this sports season would have been a tough one for many Falcon sports fans.

May 7, 2009

Packers invite former Falcon center Scott Witte to mini camp

After four seasons, three of them including All-WIAC honors, Scott Witte, a center for the UW-River Falls football team, has a chance to further his football career with the Green Bay Packers with an invite to the teams’ rookie minicamp. “Just a great feeling,” Witte said in a telephone interview while at the mini camp. […]

May 7, 2009

Superior ends season for Falcon softball team

Despite wins in its first two games of the WIAC Tournament, including one against No. 4-ranked UW-Whitewater, the UW-River Falls softball season ended after a loss to the host school UW-Superior 9-3. Superior finished the WIAC regular season with a 2-13 record, but managed to score four runs in the third inning after a Chelsey […]

April 30, 2009

Men’s relay team breaks school record, women finish third at Mac Invite

A school record was broken in the 4×800 relay by the UW-River Falls track and field team on April 24 at the Drake Relays, widely regarded as one of the nation’s most competitive meets. Indy Liljevall, Nick Zeien, Scott Degner and Alex Zeien destroyed the previous record of 7:50.64 by more than 11 seconds, posting […]

April 30, 2009

Stafford has the pressure of Detroit on his shoulders after signing bonus

Why should an NFL player get a guaranteed $41.7 million for not playing a single down in professional football? This is what Matthew Stafford, the No. 1 overall draft pick in this year’s NFL draft, got after signing a deal with the Detroit Lions. Granted, he may have had a solid collegiate career at the […]

April 23, 2009

Fantasy sports bring joy, heartbreak to owners

So there is a few of us on the Student Voice staff along with a certain individual from WRFW, that are in a fantasy baseball league this season. It is not the first year that I have been in a league, but the first in quite some time. What I have found out this year […]

April 23, 2009

Offense saves Falcon softball team

In what has been a season of ups and downs, it continued that way for the UW-River Falls softball team when it lost two games to UW-La Crosse 8-3 and 6-2, but came back to beat the WIAC’s worst team, UW-Platteville, 16-6 and 11-1. “We learned that we have to bring our best game whenever […]

April 16, 2009

Tusa has solid first year

It has not taken Rose Tusa, freshman pitcher for the UW-River Falls softball game, long to adjust to the collegiate game. The St. Anthony High School (Minn.) standout pitched most of her team’s games at the prep level, but now gets a day off here and there with the Falcons filled with a full pitching […]

April 9, 2009

2009 Masters Champion will not be Tiger Woods

The course has been set up for only one person to win and that man, Tiger Woods, will not be wearing the green jacket in the Butler’s Cabin on Sunday evening. After he torched the field in the 1997 Masters Tournament, Augusta National Golf Club has had numerous facelifts to guard against such a lopsided […]

April 9, 2009

Falcon Invite finishes before snowfall

It was looking as if the annual spring snowfall that Midwesterners are so used to was going to affect the Falcon Invitational, but the track event was finished just in time at Ramer Field on the UW-River Falls campus. “Pretty good weekend for our team,” senior Kim Altenhofen said. “It was a good performance and […]

April 2, 2009

Falcons end Rebel Games on high note

If there is one disadvantage of having a softball team in the Midwest it would be the weather, but the Falcons showed no signs of rust when they won seven of 10 games in Florida in a span of five days at the Rebel Spring Games. “At the end we played a lot better,” UW-River […]

March 24, 2009

Falcons finish fourth in Frozen Four

After a victory against the No. 1 ranked team the week prior, the UW-River Falls women’s hockey team was unable to perform an encore in the Div. III women’s Frozen Four with a 3-2 overtime loss to Middlebury College (Vt.), which followed a 3-0 loss to Elmira College (N.Y.) in the national semifinal. In the […]