Cross country national champion and Immanuel Lutheran grad Darin Lau won the 3,000-meter run in a time of 8 minutes, 23.17 seconds on Saturday at the UW-Stout Warren Bowlus indoor track and field invitational at Johnson Fieldhouse in Menomonie.

Wheaton College freshman Hannah Roeske, who was a two-time all-state cross country runner at Eau Claire Memorial, won her first career college race on Saturday at the Gil Dodds Invitational in Warrenville, Ill.

Ashley Pratt had 11 kills and four blocks as UW-Stout beat St. Scholastica 25-18, 25-19, 25-13 in nonconference women’s volleyball action Tuesday night in Menomonie.

Khalil Small and Carrington Love each scored 13 points and UW-Green Bay beat UW-Stout 95-41 on Saturday afternoon in a men’s basketball exhibition game at the Resch Center in Green Bay.

UW-Stout announced Becky Iaccino as its new softball coach Thursday. Iaccino previously was the head coach at Marian University and a Division I and III assistant. A former Indiana State standout, Iaccino played professionally in Italy from 2003-11 and played for the Italian national team fr…

St. Catherine University freshman and Eau Claire North grad Kaitlyn Alvarez was named to the All-MIAC women’s golf team Monday. Alvarez had three top-10 finishes and recorded the top MIAC 54-hole finish in program history with a 22-over 238 at the conference tournament.

UW-Eau Claire sophomore pitcher Lauren Blasczyk was named WIAC softball pitcher of the week Tuesday. Blasczyk went 3-0 for the week, picking up wins over UW-Stout, UW-Oshkosh and No. 11 UW-Whitewater.

UW-Stout’s Kaylee Jondahl won the floor exercise with a score of 9.825 at the WIAC Gymnastics Championship on Sunday at Hamline University’s Hutton Arena in St. Paul. The Blue Devils took third as a team to advance to Nationals, which will take place March 27-28 at UW-La Crosse.

Katie Burkey gave UW-Eau Claire the lead in the first period, but WIAC champion UW-River Falls scored six unanswered goals to claim a 6-1 women’s hockey victory Saturday night in River Falls.

MENOMONIE — Just a minute earlier, Matt Ahsenmacher had dived on the floor to knock the ball loose. D’Marcco Patrick picked it up and dished to a wide-open John Keefe at the top of the key. The freshman guard sunk his third 3-pointer of the second half, and UW-Stout had completed its comebac…

Tyson Kalien scored 18 points, Lewis Mau had 17 and UW-Eau Claire maintained its grip on sixth place with an 80-69 win over UW-Superior in WIAC men’s basketball action Wednesday night at Mertz Mortorelli Gymnasium in Superior.

UW-Stout sophomore goaltender Spencer Viele was named WIAC men’s hockey player of the week Tuesday. Viele made 48 saves — 21 saves in the second period — to help the Blue Devils to a 4-3 win over No. 12 UW-Eau Claire on Saturday.

The UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team picked up a 5-3 win over rival UW-Stout Friday at Hobbs Ice Center.

UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey player Patrick Moore, women’s hockey goalie Kim Van Brunt and women’s diver Sara Axness were all named WIAC athletes of the week in their respective sports, the league announced Tuesday.

Jake Hopfner and Ethan Nauman both scored two goals as the UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team knocked off No. 3 UW-River Falls 5-2 in WIAC action Friday night at Hunt Arena in River Falls.