Tag: green bay athletics

A tribute to a top-notch Phoenix fan, by any measure

A special Phoenix fan passed away last this week. In an arena full of passionate women’s basketball fans, Jack Hasenfus, had to be one of the most dedicated. His unexpected passing last week caught many by surprise, including the Mollys (Vandervest and Christel), from Green Bay athletics, who knew him personally. Christel, assistant director of […]

Kiefer Sykes featured in 2018 SXSW Film Festival

Here’s a review of a new documentary featuring UW-Green Bay’s Kiefer Sykes ’15 (Communication). “It’s impossible to watch the new documentary Chi-Town, from first-time feature-director Nick Budabin, without thinking of Steve James‘ great 1994 Hoop Dreams (also a first feature). Both movies focus on high-school basketball players from disadvantaged neighborhoods in Chicago, following the up-and-down […]

Phoenix women capture Horizon League title, NCAA Tournament berth

The 22nd-ranked Green Bay women’s basketball team captured yet another Horizon League Tournament Championship on Tuesday afternoon with a 62-44 victory over Wright State at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. The Green Bay Press-Gazette and WTMJ both have the story.

Green Bay women advance to Horizon League Championship

The Green Bay Press-Gazette had coverage of UW-Green Bay’s 21-point semi-final victory over Youngstown State in the Horizon League Tournament… “UW-Green Bay women probably have done enough to secure a spot in the NCAA tournament, but they aren’t leaving anything to chance. UWGB took another step toward an automatic berth with a 66-45 win over Youngstown State […]

Media darlings: Phoenix seniors get ink for final home game

UW-Green Bay seniors Allie LeClaire and Jessica Lindstrom made their mark on Phoenix basketball. They played their final games in the Kress Center this weekend. The Green Bay Press-Gazette and NBC26 had coverage. UWGB’s Allie LeClaire makes her mark on Green Bay-area basketball, Green Bay Press-Gazette UWGB’s LeClaire, Lindstrom shine on Senior Day, Green Bay Press-Gazette […]

Swimmer Darling gets gold as Green Bay swimming and diving team completes season

Green Bay swimming and diving closed out the 2018 Horizon League Championships with new records, podium finishes and even a Horizon League Champion. The men’s 200 butterfly, the last individual swimming event of the meet, was loaded with emotion as sophomore Riley Darling finished as the sole Horizon League Champion for Green Bay, claiming an […]

Where should Phoenix men play next season?

The Green Bay athletics five-year contract with the Resch Center as the host site for Green Bay men’s basketball expires at the end of this season, leaving some speculation on whether they will continue to play there or move home games to the on-campus Kress Center. The Phoenix men have played at the venue since […]