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Packers’ picks warrant mixed emotions from UWO students

Photo by Eric Berlin — The Packers traded up to get Utah State quarterback Jordan Love, making some fans wonder what will happen to current Quarterback Aaron Rogers.

Cory Sparks, Assistant Sports Editor

April 29, 2020

The 2020 NFL draft went virtual this year, but a couple of early draft selections by the Green Bay Packers resulted in an abundance of NFL fans scratching their heads during the event that went from April 23-25. In a draft that consisted of a continuous montage between league commissioner Roger Goodell...

Postseason interrupted

Greg Sense, Sports Editor

April 22, 2020

How UWO athletes are coping without championship competition As professional athletes and professional sports organizations await the ability to return to competition, college athletes across the country will not be afforded the same opportunity. “Honestly, it didn't really hit me that our ...

Titans react to virtual NFL draft announcement

The NFL Draft will commence, as planned, from April 23-25. As it stands, the Cincinnati Bengals will have the first pick in the draft.

Cory Sparks, Assistant Sports Editor

April 22, 2020

This year’s 2020 NFL draft was supposed to take place in Las Vegas. However, due to the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus, the 2020 draft class will not be having their names called in the Las Vegas Raiders’ hometown; they will be watching NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announce each selection from...

UWO wrestlers break down weight cutting process

Weigh-ins typically take place about two hours before wrestling matches or tournaments begin.

Cory Sparks, Assistant Sports Editor

April 15, 2020

Reducing one’s body weight by up to 10% in just a few days may sound absurd to the average individual, but wrestlers across the country practice cutting weight rather routinely by the time their season rolls around. With collegiate weight classes ranging everywhere from 125 pounds to 285 pounds,...

UWO baseball responds to Astros cheating scandal

UWO baseball responds to Astros cheating scandal

Cory Sparks, Assistant Sports Editor

April 9, 2020

The Houston Astros, 2017 MLB World Series champions, are currently under a whirlwind of heat from baseball players and fans throughout the nation. This team that featured the likes of Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman, Carlos Correa and more has recently been reprimanded for confirmed cases of sign-stealing...

Grant: ‘I want to show that this first year wasn’t just beginner’s luck’

Photo: UW Oshkosh Photoshelter —
Jaylen Grant at a Feb. 22 track meet.

Cory Sparks, Assistant Sports Editor

April 1, 2020

Hard work, grit, spunk and a whole lot of talent. Those are just a few words that could be used for the freshman phenom, Jaylen Grant, who has gotten the country’s attention with his record-breaking indoor track season. From his ability to positively impact others to his blazing speed displayed...

Oshkosh native Tyrese Haliburton declares for 2020 NBA draft

Oshkosh native  Tyrese Haliburton declares for 2020 NBA draft

Greg Sense, Sports Editor

March 24, 2020

Oshkosh native Tyrese Haliburton has declared for the 2020 NBA draft, and is ranked as the seventh best college basketball prospect by ESPN’s Top 100. Haliburton announced his decision to enter the NBA draft and forgo his junior year at Iowa State University in a video he posted to his Twitter account...

College sports suspended due to COVID-19 fears

Courtesy of  UW Oshkosh Photoshelter

Neal Hogden, Sports Reporter

March 18, 2020

The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced on March 16 that the spring sport seasons would be canceled due to the spread of COVID-19. The UWO women’s basketball postseason, as well as the gymnastics and indoor track national competition, were also canceled. Fears over the spread...

Oshkosh native ranked as top 10 NBA prospect

Haliburton still stays in contact with his Oshkosh North teammates from their  2018 state championship.

Greg Sense, Sports Editor

March 18, 2020

Oshkosh native Tyrese Haliburton, who is currently the point guard of the Iowa State University basketball team, is being projected as the seventh overall pick in the 2020 NBA draft by CBS Sports. Although Haliburton is largely considered a top NBA draft pick, few but Haliburton himself could have...

Missing players unexplained; UWO: Student records confidential

Neal Hogden, Sports Writer

March 12, 2020

Two starters from last year’s UW Oshkosh NCAA Division III men’s basketball national title team did not finish the 2019-20 season with the team, and attempts to find out why have been unsuccessful. The Advance-Titan contacted Athletic Director Darryl Sims, Head Coach Matt Lewis, Interim Executive...

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