Tag: Athletics

‘Coach’ Hammerle can’t shake the title

Log readers who know her might enjoy this fun story about founding Green Bay women’s basketball coach Carol Hammerle, who still carries the title “coach” despite having retired nearly a decade ago. Now it is with a new sport — pickleball — exploding in retirement communities and considered the fastest growing sport in America. See the […]

Notable in Green Bay athletics this week

The Green Bay volleyball program welcomed setter Jenna Hoffstatter (Stanley, Wis.) and libero Emily Lautenschlager (Greenville, Wis.) to the 2016 fall roster. They complement setter Maddie Yoss (Brookfield, Wis.) and attacker Hanna Hoesley (Arcadia, Wis.) — who signed National Letters of Intent last November. Assistant men’s basketball coach Ben Swank was selected to the 2016 Under Armour […]

Green Bay’s double OT in Horizon Championship semi-final made for great photo action

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Phoenix fans were on the edge of their seats in the Kress Events Center when the Green Bay women finally overcame Northern Kentucky for a double-overtime victory in the semi-final of the Horizon League tournament. After trailing by as many as 16 points in the first half— its largest deficit this season — the top-seeded […]

Green Bay men react to NCAA Tournament Selection

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Head coach Linc Darner and the Green Bay men’s basketball and Phoenix fans gathered Sunday night (Mar. 13) at the Kress Events Center for a Horizon League Championship Celebration and an NCAA Selection Show Watch Party. The Phoenix were introduced to the crowd before watching the Selection Show live on CBS where Green Bay learned […]