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Warhawks win closest game since 2008

October 26, 2011

Filed under Sports, Sports

It is not often the UW-Whitewater football team is tested throughout an entire game, but in Saturday’s matchup between the top two teams in the WIAC, the game was decided on a late field goal by Eric Kindler, which gave the...

Chamberlains reunited once again

October 19, 2011

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For Alyssa and Josh Chamberlain, playing soccer at UW-Whitewater is a family affair. “We’ve played together on the same team before, when we were younger,” Alyssa said. “Soccer is our family sport.” In their family, Alyssa a...

Three cheers for four years

October 12, 2011

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“I still remember coming in day one as a freshman,” senior Sofia Sanchez said. “Now, looking back, where did the time go?” Sanchez, along with Alyssa Bauer and Kelli Trautmann, make up a trio of seniors on the volleyball...

Seniors stepping up in a big way

October 5, 2011

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After starting the season 0-4, the Warhawks’ two seniors, midfielder Ryan Boyd and forward Kevin Kron, stepped up to lead the team to six consecutive wins. The men will look to make it  seven straight tonight at 7 p.m. against...

Carrying on a family tradition

September 28, 2011

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Once Brian and Jaren Borland step onto the field, it’s all business. Once they step off the field, they are like any father and son. Jaren, a junior linebacker for the Warhawk football team, transferred to UW-Whitewater after...

Lisa Panici back for ‘Dig Panici’

September 21, 2011

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Strength. It was written in body paint in the student section in a packed Kris Russell Arena Friday night. It was also displayed on the court as the Warhawks (8-3) defeated St. Olaf College (6-6) 3-0 on, ‘Dig Panici,’ night. Amon...

Senior leadership key for defense

September 14, 2011

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When teams lose players to graduation, it’s typically hard to replace not only their talent, but their leadership as well. Despite losing four seniors on the defensive side, the Warhawks have filled those shoes very well...

Volleyball team tops competition at UW-W Invitational

September 7, 2011

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Last weekend, the American Volleyball Coaches Association had the Warhawks ranked No. 24 in its preseason poll. Last weekend was also when the first of three UW-Whitewater Invites were held in the Kris Russell Volleyball Arena. “O...

Baseball looks for playoff run

May 11, 2011

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Although things didn’t go the way it wanted them to this last week, the baseball team is still in prime position to make a postseason run. The Warhawks will travel to UW-Stevens Point to face UW-Oshkosh at 10 a.m. in the...

Unstoppable: Athlete of the year

May 4, 2011

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As senior pitcher Jessica Stang gets set to finish the last few weeks of her college career, she knows her legacy as a softball player is nearly complete. As one of the most dominant pitchers in UW-Whitewater and WIAC history, S...

Men’s club rugby team wins national title

May 1, 2011

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First it was the UW-Whitewater football team in December that won a national championship. Then it was the men’s wheelchair basketball team’s turn to snatch a national title of its own in March. Now, it’s the men’s club rugby team that is bringing home the hardware. Behind an impres...

A night to remember for Lisa

April 20, 2011

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Just three months after finding out freshman Lisa Panici had brain cancer, the Whitewater community pulled together. Led by the volleyball team, hundreds of students and community members came out to watch the UW-Whitewater v...

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