Big Awards Earned at State FFA Convention

Loken Wins State FFA Prepared Speaking Contest Tommie Loken of the Mineral Point FFA Chapter was selected as the state winner of the FFA Prepared Speaking Contest with her speech titled: GMO. The Prepared Speaking Contest recognizes outstanding FFA members for their ability to present factual information on agricultural topics in a well thought-out and … Read More

Board Votes to Add Mental Health Services for MP Students

Mineral Point students needing mental health services will now have resources right at school beginning in the fall. (Scroll past the video for more article text) At Monday night’s meeting, the Board unanimously approved (with member Lisa Hay absent) CWM Counseling, a mental health agency based out of Platteville, to offer services in each school … Read More

Five Pointers Earn Baseball All-Conference Honors

SWAL ALL-CONFERENCE BASEBALL 2017   SCHOOL ~ RECORD ~ COACH Darlington  12 – 2 Brad Solberg Fennimore  11 – 3 Brent Sheckler Mineral Point    9 – 5 Jordan Tibbits Iowa-Grant    7 – 7 Aaron Zimmer Cuba City    6 – 8 Steve Graber Riverdale    5 – 8 Curt Thompson Southwestern    4 – 9 Nick Budden Boscobel    1 – … Read More

Pointers Make All-Conference Soccer List

Southwest Wisconsin Conference 2017 Girls’ Soccer All-Conference First Team Goalie Katie Valeria, Senior, Dodgeville/Mineral Point   First Team Defenders Megan Berg, Sophomore, Dodgeville/Mineral Point Brooke Pagliaro, Senior, Platteville/Lancaster Kristen Palmer, Sophomore, Dodgeville/Mineral Point Abby Whitford, Sophomore, Platteville/Lancaster   First Team Midfielders Samara Breuer, Sophomore, Dodgeville/Mineral Point Cassara Carey, Senior, Dodgeville/Mineral Point Carly Fleming, Senior, River … Read More

Trap Team is 3rd in State

Another Spring Trap Season has wrapped up with the Pointers placing well. The State Meet was held Saturday, June 10 at Rome. The Pointers placed 3rd as a team (out of 52 teams) behind Boscobel and Denmark. For high gun in the Varsity Male category, Braden Abney and Larry Steffes placed 8th, Garrett Faull 42nd, … Read More

Track Earns All-Conference Honors

2017 SWC All-Conference Girls Track First Team 200 m dash: Jalissa Weier 4×100 m relay: Jaynie Gorgen, Jaycie Runde, Jalissa Weier 4×200 m relay: Jaynie Gorgen, Malorie Johnson Long jump: Sydney Staver Second Team 100 m dash: Jaynie Gorgen 4×400 m relay: Malorie Johnson, Nicole Johnson 4×800 m relay: Kylie Sullivan Third Team 400 m … Read More

Track Reaches State Podium

The Dodge-Point Track & Field Team had another successful season with many Pointers leading the way. Congrats to the following: State Track Qualifiers and their State placings: 4×200 team of Pointers Sydney Staver, Jaynie Gorgen, Jalissa Weier & Dodger Madison Stumpf on their 6th place finish, which earned them a spot on the awards podium! … Read More

Softball Holds Awards Banquet

The Mineral Point High School Softball program held its awards banquet Tuesday, June 6 at Soldiers Memorial Park. The Varsity was honored for its 13-13 overall record, 9-5 in the SWAL Conference, which was good for 3rd place. The JV went a perfect 15-0 this season. Earning awards were: Captains: Elise Ames and Destinee Kruser … Read More

Four Pointers Earn All-Conference Softball Honors

2017 SWAL All-Conference Softball   School ~ Record ~ Coach Iowa Grant  13 – 1 Deanna Fulton Southwestern  11 – 3 John Costello Mineral Point    9 – 5 Quinn Schultz Boscobel    8 – 6   Russ Atkinson Cuba City    5 – 9 Steve Kaiser Fennimore    6 – 8 Jim Prochaska Darlington    4 – 10 Karen Bennett Riverdale    0 – … Read More

Class of 2017 Awarded with Scholarships

Mineral Point High School held its annual Senior Scholarship Night Thursday, May 18 at the Opera House. Earning scholarships and awards were as follows: Elise Ames: Alumni Foundation $300, Key Club $500, Kiwanis $500, PEP Good Citizen $500. Emma Baker: Skills USA $400. Cassandra Bossert: Alumni Foundation $300, Future Business Leaders of America $250, Key … Read More