By Jonah Malkin
We followed student athlete Mike Ballard on the Basketball Team around all day and asked him questions about what it has been like to be a part of both the Basketball Team and a Fraternity on campus Continue reading “Student Athlete Snapshot: Mike Ballard story”
By Rob Heimbruch
If you ask just about anyone in Wisconsin where the rowdiest place to watch a football game is, it is likely they’d point you towards the home of the Wisconsin Badgers at Camp Randall Stadium. But years before, Camp Randall looked like this… Continue reading “Camp Randall Snapshots: Then and Now”
By Jedd Soleway
Wisconsin hockey player Jedd Soleway sits down with Wisconsin hockey legends to understand how Badger hockey has changed since its beginning nearly a hundred years ago. Continue reading “Badger Hockey through the ages”
By Jonah Malkin
Madison, Wis. – Since 2012, the LaBahn Arena has been more than simply an alternative facility for Wisconsin athletic teams to practice in- to the women’s hockey team, it’s finally a place they can call home. Continue reading “Home is where LaBahn is”
by Ben Leadholm
Before the Wisconsin football team takes the field at Camp Randall Stadium, a video is played to hype fans up. The video features a montage of highlights from past seasons. In the middle of the touchdowns and big hits is a clip from Barry Alvarez’s introductory press conference telling fans to buy their tickets before it’s too late. The student section robotically cheers, many of whom don’t realize the significance of that moment in Wisconsin athletic history and take for granted the current golden era of Wisconsin athletics that they are currently experiencing.
As the years have passed, and teams and venues have changed, one thing has remained constant — the large influence Wisconsin athletics has on a student’s UW experience.
Continue reading “The evolution of Wisconsin athletics”