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Men’s basketball on a roll

January 25, 2012

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The men’s basketball team will look to avenge its only loss of the season tonight at 7, when they take on UW-Stevens Point. The Warhawks fell to the Pointers 79-77 on Dec. 14. Since then, the No. 2 ranked ’Hawks have won...

Men’s basketball win streak to seven

January 18, 2012

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Mid-December means relaxation for most, but for the men’s basketball team it meant grinding out a seven-game win streak. The team has now compiled a record of 15-1 overall and 6-1 in conference, and is currently ranked No....

Men win eight straight, stay perfect

December 14, 2011

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The men’s basketball team  remains perfect after defeating UW-Eau Claire 68-59 Saturday and UW-La Crosse 60-45 Wednesday. The ’Hawks will face UW-Stevens Point at 7 p.m. in Stevens Point. If the ’Hawks can come ...

Women’s basketball thrashes UW-Stout, improves to 6-1

December 7, 2011

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The women’s basketball team improved their record to 6-1 on Saturday when they dominated UW-Stout to the tune of a 95-65 victory. The ’Hawks are off to a good start, and they will try to take another step tonight when they...

Warhawks advance to semifinals

December 3, 2011

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The Warhawks defeated Salisbury University 34-14 Saturday and will host St. Thomas University (Minn.) Saturday with times to be announced. Facing the No. 1 ranked offense in Division-III (D3Sports.com), the 'Hawks held the...

UW-W gets defensive in win

November 29, 2011

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The Warhawks earned the right to advance after defeating Franklin College 41-14 Saturday at Perkins Stadium. The team’s latest win extends its record-setting winning streak to 42 games. Franklin runs a heavy pass offense...

Former UW-W basketball standout drafted

November 22, 2011

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For the first time ever, a Warhawk is among the ranks of the NBA Developmental League. Myles McKay, who played at UW-Whitewater for two years under head coach Pat Miller, was picked in the sixth round of the D-League draft...

Women’s soccer team making noise in NCAA Tournament

November 16, 2011

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After earning their first-ever bid to the NCAA Tournament, the women’s soccer team has made a statement. After falling to UW-Oshkosh in the WIAC Championship game last weekend, the Warhawks have now advanced to the Sweet...

Hard work pays off for Roznos

November 9, 2011

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One of the reasons athletes have so much success is because they devote hours and hours to practice. They achieve greatness through determination and hard work. Without practice, natural talent is simply not enough. Just ask...

Coppage rewrites UW-W record books

November 2, 2011

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Strive for excellence. It’s a term one hears in the classroom, workplace or on the football field. While many may strive to be excellent in whatever they do, very few achieve excellence and nobody achieves perfection. For seni...

Soccer teams defend WIAC titles

November 2, 2011

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Both the men’s and women’s soccer teams captured WIAC titles over the weekend. For the men, it’s their third consecutive title while the women have captured their second straight. The men secured  a 5-0 win over Finlandia...

Football team defeats UW-SP in Homecoming game

October 29, 2011

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UW-Whitewater defeated UW-Stevens Point for their homecoming game 31-16. The victory extends the ‘Hawks nation-leading consecutive win streak to 38 and they will look to tie the University of Washington for the fifth-longest...

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