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Eagles hang on after Tackett injury

Alex VandenHouten, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2015

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On a cold blustery Saturday morning, UW- La Crosse football team was able to jump out to a quick 14 to 0 lead and was able to overcome an injury to starting UW-L quarterback John Tackett to pull out a 27 to 25 victory over the...

Keeping fat in your diet a good thing?

Tyler Frickson, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2015

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Today many Americans have begun to villainize all types of fat within an everyday diet.  This is because of an oversimplification of dietary recommendations that began to spring up in the 1970s.  During this period, there was...

Dietary Supplements Safe?

Nicole Witt, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2015

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A common solution for dietary neglect is pills and supplements. Sometimes it is simply difficult to get every bit of nutrition someone needs for a healthy, full diet. Some things can be very expensive and some can be time consuming....

Volleyball team earns split on Saturday

Dustin Skolaski, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2015

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The UW-La Crosse Eagles volleyball team split its matches saturday afternoon as they hosted out of state opponents Augustana College  and Dickinson State University .  UW-L had the pleasure of hosting the whole weekend and l...

Rugby, not just for the boys

Tyler Frickson, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2015

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The UW-La Crosse Women’s Rugby Club went up against UW-Stevens Point on Saturday, who is considered to be one of the biggest and best teams within the club bracket.  While the women’s club managed to put up a tough fight...

Football team gets first conference win against UW-Stout

Dustin Skolaski, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2015

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The UW-La Crosse Eagles were able to secure their first WIAC win of the season against fellow cellar dweller UW-Stout Saturday afternoon, Oct. 10, at Veterans Memorial Field.   UW-L was debuting a new quarterback after the d...

Women’s soccer continues long winning streak

Nicole Witt, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2015

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UW-La Crosse women’s soccer team is still showing their strength with a 1-0 victory over conference rival UW- Stout. The Eagles took their seventh straight win on Saturday, Oct. 10, and maintained their 4-0 record in the Wiscons...

Volleyball team scores another win

Dustin Skolaski, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2015

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The UW-La Crosse women’s volleyball team continued it’s WIAC conference play on Wednesday night in Mitchell Hall with another thrilling five set victory over a quality opponent.  This time against the Blue Devils of UW-S...

Nothing to Play With

Nicole Witt, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2015

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Three of the most common injuries are bruises, sprains and strains. For athletes, the risk is insurmountably increased. But these can happen to anyone and do happen to everyone. One of the most common sprains occurs in the an...

Special-K: Not Just For Breakfast

Tyler Frickson, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2015

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There is a new mind-altering drug that is making its way into the anti-depressant field that could potentially change the way that some doctors treat depression: ketamine.   With research continuing to be done on this supposed wonder drug...

Soccer team continues fast start to the season

Justin Nichols, Sports Editor

October 1, 2015

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On Saturday afternoon the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse soccer team began their 2015 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) season with a rousing 2-1 victory over UW-River Falls at the Veterans Memorial Field...

Volleyball team gets a big come from behind win

Justin Nichols, Sports Editor

October 1, 2015

Filed under Sports

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse women’s volleyball team began conference play with a thrilling come from behind victory over the Blugolds from UW-Eau Claire. UW-L has generally performed well while in the friendly confines...

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