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John Cena: The man, the myth, the legend

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

February 9

Filed under Sports, Sports

Whether WWE fans love him or hate him, John Cena is the greatest wrestler of all-time, and it is not even close. Some may argue that Ric Flair, Triple H, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, The Rock, Shawn Michaels, Hulk Hogan, o...

Remember the Royal Rumble

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

February 9

Filed under Sports, Sports

Feb. 1, 2017 The tagline for the WWE 2017 Royal Rumble was “Remember the Rumble.” In the end, it certainly was a rumble to remember. The Royal Rumble event has been a year-long tradition for the past three decades that f...

Hoopers win fifth in a row

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

February 9

Filed under Sports, Sports

Feb. 1, 2017 After a quick stumble during the first few WIAC games without the UW-Whitewater men’s basketball leading scorer, junior guard Chris Jones, the ’Hawks have turned the tide and tallied five straight victories. The...

Wrestlers take seventh place

Ben Lokken, Staff Writer

February 9

Filed under Sports, Sports

Feb. 1, 2017 The UW-Whitewater wrestling team’s season rolled into Wheaton, Illinois, this past weekend for the Pete Willson-Wheaton Invitational.  The No. 10 ranked Warhawks placed seventh out of 34 teams that competed with ...

Track and field squads sweep meets

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor

February 9

Filed under Sports, Sports

Feb. 1, 2017 The Warhawk men and women’s track and field teams both took first place in each of its home opening meets of the season. Both teams have now officially won their first home meet, due to the fact no prior meets...

Warhawks stay on top of WIAC conference

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

February 9

Filed under Sports, Sports

Feb. 1, 2017 The No. 17 UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team had an up-and-down week when it lost at UW-Stevens Point 70-57 Jan. 25, but rebounded with a 67-53 victory over UW-La Crosse at home Jan. 28. The Warhawks were on...

Gymnasts prepare for D-I opponents

Josh Sinclair, Senior Staff Writer

February 9

Filed under Sports, Sports

Feb. 1, 2017 The UW-Whitewater gymnastics team tallied its third straight win, defeating UW-Eau Claire 189.300-186.475 on Jan. 28 at home. The Warhawks’ team score ranks 20th in the program record book, and it added a top-10 mark a...

Individual ‘Hawks shine at NAIA Challenge

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor

January 26

Filed under Sports, Sports

Although no total team scores were compiled at the NAIA Challenge on Jan. 21 at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois, Warhawk men and women track athletes still made their presence felt with many top event finis...

Wrestlers deliver a slice of victory

Ben Lokken, Staff Writer

January 26

Filed under Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

The UW-Whitewater wrestling team finished off a busy weekend with mostly successful results.  The Warhawks ended Jan 21. with  three wins and one loss in a three day span to improve their overall record to 10-6 (3-2 in WIAC).  On Jan....

Warhawks soar to top of WIAC standings

Josh Sinclair, Senior Staff Writer

January 26

Filed under Sports, Sports

The UW-Whitewater Warhawks women’s basketball team (16-1 overall, 6-0 WIAC), claimed sole possession of first place in the conference standings after two conference victories. The first game of the week took place on Jan. 18 when the Tit...

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