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Men’s and women’s squad opens outdoor season

Maddie Drain, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports

The Warhawk men’s and women’s track and field teams had a strong start to the outdoor season at the Augustana Viking Invitational in Rock Island, Ill. The men’s team fell short to Augustana College by one point, and finished ...

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...

Tennis squads head west

Matt Gilson, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports

The men's and women's tennis teams traveled to California over Spring Break to take on some of the best teams in the country. The men's and women's teams did not fare too well in the win column with the men 0-4 and the women ...

Golfers begin spring season in Arizona

Maddie Drain, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports

The UW-Whitewater golf team dualed St. Catherine at Villa de Paz Golf Club in Phoenix, Arizona to begin the spring season. The Warhawks had 360 strokes, while the St. Catherine Wildcats won with 330 on the 18-hole course. ...

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...

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