Tag

sports

SERF’s Down

Fall 2017

Jeff Miller

For years, overcrowding and long lines have been the norm at the SERF (Southeast Recreational Facility), built in 1983 …

Built on Tradition

Fall 2017

UW Archives UW.CLP-A0385.bib; Bryce Richter; photo illustration by Danielle Lawry

Long before “Jump Around” and the Fifth Quarter, the 50-acre lot …

Football Fight

Fall 2017

As the sport’s popularity swelled in the 1900s, a UW professor took on college football and tried to reform it, facing the wrath of students and fans.

The Voice

Fall 2017

For Spanish-speaking members of the St. Louis Cardinals, translator Alexandra Noboa-Chehade ’09 is an essential part of the team. “You eat, sleep, and dream baseball,” she says.

John Hanc MA’83

Fall 2017

Courtesy of John Hanc

To write a book proposal on a woman known as the Marathon Goddess, John Hanc MA’83, …

Maddie Wanamaker

Summer 2017

A Badger rower renews her love for the sport.

Small Sacrifices

Spring 2017

UW Archives S16748

The greatest impact on the home front was the rationing program. To save coal, Lathrop Hall …

Eric Barrow ’93

Spring 2017

Andy Clayton, New York Daily News

Six months after graduating, Eric Barrow ’93 was knocking around Tokyo, brushing up …

Voice of Experience

Fall 2016

ESPN’s Andy Katz ’90 feels the pull of the classroom.

Disc Jocks

Summer 2016

From its founder to its roster, the success of the Madison Radicals is grounded in the UW’s strong ties to ultimate Frisbee.

Gwen Jorgensen

Summer 2016

This former Badger’s path to the Rio Olympics began in Madison.

Annie Pankowski

Spring 2016

Sophomore Annie Pankowski continues to score big following a standout freshman season that garnered her Rookie of the Year honors. Jeff

Laura Albert McLay

Spring 2016

How to pick a better bracket.

The Good Guy

Winter 2015

Troy Vincent was a standout in Badger and pro football, but these days he’s determined to reach a different goal line for the NFL — and it’s personal. He’s a survivor of domestic abuse determined to find ways to help others.

Olive Sagapolu

Winter 2015

Freshman defensive lineman Olive Sagapolu won’t be doing backflips at Camp Randall anytime soon, but he’s taking lessons learned from being a high school cheerleader with him to the gridiron.

Very Superstitious

Fall 2017

These Badgers say that following a ritual can make all the difference on the field, court, or ice.

Fine Four

Spring 2015

Will the farewell tour for the Badgers’ seniors lead to Indianapolis?

Team Player: Lauren Carlini x’17

Winter 2013

“When chaos happens, you’ve got to keep the team calm and lead them.”

D. Wayne Lukas ’57, MS’60:
Still Racing Strong

Winter 2013

There’s no how-to book in thoroughbred racing ... experience is paramount.

Kletsch’s Klunkers

Fall 2013

Good luck, Coach Andersen

On the Right Track

Fall 2013

Ed Nuttycombe’s unwavering focus made him the Big Ten’s winningest coach.

Badger Sports Ticker: Fall 2013

Fall 2013

UW Athletic News in brief

Entitled

Fall 2013

As Title IX turns forty, film producer Libby Geist ’02 explores nine female athletes who changed their gender's world.

Rowing Protocol

Summer 2013

“Hello, Liz Waters!”

Getting Torched

Spring 2013

Economist Andrew Zimbalist ’69 argues that big-time sports and big-time stadiums are not necessarily a boon for cities.

Team Player: Daria Kryuchkova

Spring 2013

Basketball runs in the family for this Russian-born Badger

Carolyn Smith ’87: Pushing the Limits

Spring 2013

Carolyn Smith ’87’s calves have powered her through more grueling miles than most people can even fathom.

Insta-Badgers

Spring 2013

Images from UW–Madison’s account on Instagram

Rowing to Extremes

Spring 2013

Oceans, mountains, car accidents, continents — über-athlete Sonya Baumstein ’07 has yet to meet the obstacle that can stop her.

Competitive Contingent

Fall 2012

Current and former Badgers competed in London’s summer Olympic Games.

Team Player: A. J. Cochran

Fall 2012

When A. J. Cochran x’15 is on the soccer field, people tend to notice.

Farewell to the Head

Fall 2012

Badger Nation has lost its head.

Student Watch: Fall 2012

Fall 2012

Eric Dahl x’13 has a job that might be the envy of many college students: he’s paid to eat.

Team Player: Monika Jakutyte

Summer 2012

For Monika Jakutyte, raising the bar is a way of life — literally.

Robert’s Rules

Summer 2012

This former sprinter now trains pro basketball players — and has a track record for results.

Time Out with Coach Kelsey

Spring 2012

The Badger women’s basketball coach has a game plan for building a contender.

Team Player: Jessie Gerry

Spring 2012

In a sport known for its child prodigies, Jessie Gerry x’12 stands out for a different reason.

On Point

Spring 2012

Picnic Point, that is.

Rules to Roll By

Winter 2011

With the threat of Huntington’s disease hanging over her, Shana Martin lives life out on a limb – or at least a log.

We Love a Parade

Winter 2011

Introducing Grand Marshall Abigail Conley.