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TV viewer robs professional golfer of major win

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor

April 6, 2017

Filed under column, Sports

A very extraordinary situation unfolded at the ANA inspiration LPGA tournament in Rancho Mirage California on April 2. Golfer Lexi Thompson received a four-stroke penalty for a 1-inch ball placement error, and an incorrect ...

WrestleMania 33 lived up to the hype

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

Filed under column, Sports

“Give me the greenlight, cause I’m ready to go. Let’s have a good time, what you waitin’ for?” Those words are the beginning chorus in Pitbull’s recent hit, “Greenlight,” which was also the theme song for Wrestl...

Green and growing Bucks keep winning

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

Filed under column, Sports

Former Milwaukee Bucks guard Brandon Jennings once said in 2013 that an eighth-seeded Bucks squad would defeat a top-seeded Miami Heat team – with LeBron James – in the first round of the NBA playoffs in six games. At th...

Women’s hoops team falls in tourney

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017

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...

Gymnasts compete against DII opponents in Missouri

Bailey Johnston, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017

Filed under column, Sports

It was a successful weekend for the Warhawks gymnastics team while recording the highest team score of the season, 192.600, and taking third in the team’s meet in St. Charles, Missouri against two Division II teams, Lindenw...

Tennis squad sweeps the weekend

Bailey Johnston, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

Filed under column, Sports

The Warhawks men’s tennis team never seems to disappoint, winning their fifth straight dual match at this past weekend’s tournament at Premier Tennis and Fitness in Janesvillle, Wisconsin. They remain undefeated in Division-I...

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