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Ryan Tibbitts

Ryan Tibbitts is a freshman majoring in journalism. He loves all sports but obsesses over his Packers.

May 1, 2014

Chancellor suspends swim, dive team effective June 30

After a several month process, the decision has been made to suspend the UWRiver Falls men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams starting June 30, 2014.

April 24, 2014

NCAA gives UWRF one-year probation

UW-River Falls has been placed on probation for one year by the NCAA after findings that the school did not monitor its scholarship process and allowed a former head football coach to be involved in arranging financial aid packages.

April 18, 2014

Donations make First National Bank of River Falls Field reality

What started as a dream was made possible thanks to support from at least 82 local businesses, countless hours of volunteer labor and the love of baseball. That dream is the First National Bank of River Falls Field, a million-dollar lighted city stadium-style ballpark located at Hoffman Park East.

April 11, 2014

NCAA Division III Week comes to UWRF

This year UWRF will be taking part in the Third Annual NCAA Division III Week. Div. III week is an opportunity to publicly celebrate and promote the ways in which Division III members have provided a well-rounded collegiate experience.

April 4, 2014

Faculty Senate Athletics Committee suggests suspending swim, dive team

The Faculty Senate Athletic Committee voted on March 28 to recommend suspending the UW-River Falls swimming and diving program to the chancellor.

March 28, 2014

UWRF women’s hockey makes team history

The UW-River Falls Falcons women’s hockey team made team history Saturday night by beating the University of St. Thomas 5-3 to win third place at the NCAA tournament.

March 23, 2014

UWRF women’s hockey makes team history at NCAA tournament

The UW-River Falls Falcons women’s hockey team made team history Saturday night by beating the University of St. Thomas 5-3 to finish third place at the NCAA tournament.

March 21, 2014

Women’s hockey drops NCAA semifinal, faces St. Thomas in third place game

The UW-River Falls Falcons women’s hockey team fell 4-2 to Norwich University this evening, but still have an opportunity to make team history tomorrow afternoon in the NCAA third place game against the University of St. Thomas.

March 20, 2014

UWRF women’s hockey prepares to play Norwich University in NCAA semifinal

The UW-River Falls Falcon women’s hockey team has arrived in Plattsburgh, N.Y. for the Frozen Four this weekend and is set to take on Norwich University (Vt.) tomorrow afternoon in the semifinals with the drop of the puck at 7 p.m. (EST).

March 15, 2014

Women’s hockey wins NCAA quarterfinal game, advances to semifinals

After getting knocked out of the NCAA quarterfinal game the past four years the UW-River Falls women’s hockey team won this afternoon 4-1 over Lake Forest College and will advance to the NCAA semi-finals.

March 14, 2014

Women’s hockey hosts NCAA game

The UW-River Falls women’s hockey team will host a NCAA quarterfinal game for their sixth straight tournament appearance on Saturday, March 12, against Lake Forest College.

March 14, 2014

Dance team finds success in fourth annual fundraising event

What started as an idea four years ago to raise money for the UW-River Falls dance with paper ballot voting and a low key crowd has evolved into a crowd favorite. The fourth annual Dancing with the Stars competition was a success, selling out the Abbot Concert Hall in Kleinpell Fine Arts.