Kate Vruwink is from Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. She loves playing and watching sports and plans on majoring in journalism with an ultimate goal to work for ESPN some day.
May 4, 2016
An athlete’s worst fear is hearing they have to sit out their sport due to an injury. Whether it be a minor contusion, or a severely torn ACL, both men and women athletes are not immune to getting hurt.
April 29, 2016
Whether athletes, especially young ones, should specialize in one sport or compete in many remains open to debate. On university campuses such as UW-River Falls, most student athletes specialize, but a handful compete in more than one sport.
April 20, 2016
At UW-River Falls there is one job that makes all sports possible: Athletic trainers make sure athletes are physically capable of participating in sporting events, and take care of them when they’re not.
April 14, 2016
After first stepping onto the UW-River Falls campus as a prospective student six years ago, Rocky Larson knew where he belonged. It was the school his parents attended and met at when they were students, and where they made the decision to move to Somerset, Wisconsin, to begin their family.
March 30, 2016
As the weather gets warmer, people spend more free time outside. On the UW-River Falls campus, many students do just that by playing intramural sports organized by the Campus Recreation program.
March 23, 2016
As college becomes increasingly expensive, many students get some sort of job to help pay for it. One job that attracts students on the University of Wisconsin-River Falls campus is refereeing.
March 10, 2016
Despite a major change to the 2015-2016 UW-River Falls men’s hockey schedule, the team proved that it wouldn’t affect its success.
February 24, 2016
For the past 14 years, not a single game of baseball has been played at a competitive level by the UW-River Falls Falcons. One student has set out to change that.
February 17, 2016
David Paynotta chose the University of Wisconsin-River Falls by randomly selecting an invitation out of a pile of letters from schools asking him to come play football.
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.
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.
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.