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Women’s hoopers finish season in third at home

Maddie Drain, Staff Writer

March 14

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The UW-Whitewater women’s wheelchair basketball team finished third in the National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament (NIWBT) this weekend. The Warhawks battled hard the first day,  but fell to the eventual national...

Baseball players begin season in NFL stadium

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor

March 14

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Growing up, every baseball player’s dream is to take the field at a professional stadium. Although they aren’t in the big leagues yet, that’s exactly what the Warhawk baseball players did on March 9 and March 10 as the te...

Tennis squads sweep the weekend

Ben Lokken, Staff Writer

March 14

Filed under Sports, Sports

The Warhawks men's and women's tennis teams combined to go 3-0 on the weekend. On March 10th the men's team beat Carthage College 5-4. The men won again on March 11 when they defeated Augustana College 7-2.  Finally on March 12 th...

UW-W to host hoops championships

John Miller, Staff Writer

March 14

Filed under Sports, Sports

The 2017 National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament (NIWBT) is set to be hosted by UW-Whitewater March 9-11. The men’s (20-4) and women’s (11-8) UW-Whitewater wheelchair basketball teams will participate in sepa...

Women’s hoops team falls in tourney

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

March 14

Filed under column, Sports

The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team could not get through the first round of the NCAA Tournament and lost to No. 18 Hope College (Michigan), 78-71, on March 3 at Thomas More College in Kentucky. The Warhawks never led against the Flying Du...

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