Category Archives: Sports

What does the popularization of skating mean for UNW?

Historically, on one hand, Tony Hawk is probably one of the most well-known figures of the ’90s and 2000s. On the other hand, skateboarding is just as much associated with Tony Hawk as it is with “NO SKATEBOARDING” signs. Why has there been such a pushback on skateboarding in a way no other sport has see

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Gisler’s miraculous rebound leads to 1,000 points

Senior Wil Gisler joined Northwestern’s 1,000-point club, thanks in part to a miraculous rebound.

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UNW seniors look back on four incredible seasons

With a heartbreaking loss in the first round of the NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Tournament, the University of Northwestern — St. Paul will bid farewell to their five seniors: Captains Will Gisler, Porter Morrell, and Cody Sprenger, as well as Peter Maring and Aaron Youngberg. During their four years as members of the team, the men’s basketball team achieved great things including four Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) Tournament titles, three UMAC regular season titles, and the unforgettable Sweet Sixteen run in 2015

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UNW Cheerleading: An opportunity to show school spirit

“Let’s go Eagles!” This phrase, along with many others, is heard among the shouts and chants throughout Northwestern – St. Paul football and basketball games. The Northwestern cheerleading team is comprised of 20 women and 1 man.

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Morrell family builds strong bonds through sports

Through senior Porter Morrell’s four years of high school basketball and four years of college basketball, a certain group of fans has faithfully been sitting in the stands. Those fans are some of Morrell’s family members: his parents, three brothers and grandparents.

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