Tag: Athletics

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 […]

Dancing, take two!

We didn’t just reserve the dancing for the Green Bay men’s basketball program. UW-Green Bay is pretty excited about the Green Bay women’s chances for an upset over eight-time national champion Tennessee. Get those toes tapping and enjoy “Dancing, take two!”

Giant slayers, bracket busters, national media gives a nod to the Phoenix

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Sports Illustrated, USA Today, MSN.com… the national media outlets have something to say about Green Bay men’s and women’s basketball programs — mostly complimentary. Some national outlets are predicting that the Green Bay programs could be this year’s Giant Slayers.  Sports Illustrated: High-flying Phoenix capturing attention for speed of game MSN.com: Upsets that could ruin your […]

Reality stars

WFRV-TV 5 is airing a special, “The Rise of the Phoenix,” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 16. The special is sponsored by The Phoenix Bookstore and the Bookstore’s Sue Machuca and Greg Kannenberg will be interviewed live on Channel 5’s morning show Wednesday to promote the program. They are also likely to show off the […]