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JP says goodbye to the RP

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor

May 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

The Royal Purple, so many different words and emotions come to mind when thinking about describing this place. Fun, serious, crazy, sarcastic, friends, hard work and late nights are just a couple of the words that immediately...

Chamberlain saves the day for UW-W

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor

May 2, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports

The No. 3 ranked Warhawks opened the week with a win, but the team couldn’t keep their undefeated WIAC season going. The ‘Hawks dropped two games against UW- Steven’s Point in back-to-back doubleheaders on April 22 and 23....

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 ...

Baseball players begin season in NFL stadium

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor

March 14, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports

Growing up, every baseball player’s dream is to take the field at a professional stadium. Although they aren’t in the big leagues yet, that’s exactly what the Warhawk baseball players did on March 9 and March 10 as the te...

Swimmer honored at WIAC Championships

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor

February 21, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports

The Warhawk men and women’s swimming and diving teams both placed third at the WIAC Swimming and Diving Championships at the Schroeder Aquatic Center in Brown Deer Feb. 18 to wrap up their 2016-17 seasons. The Warhawk men fi...

Love and sports

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor

February 21, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports

Feb. 15, 2017 Trying to balance a college sport, work and schoolwork can be tough. When you add a boyfriend or girlfriend into the mix it gets even tougher. But not for senior love birds Carina Krausert and Austin Jones. They’ve fo...

Brady cements legacy with win

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor

February 9, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports

Atlanta Falcon fans are still cowering in disbelief as their beloved dirty birds blew a 25-point second half lead to fall short to the Patriots in a heartbreaking overtime Super Bowl 51 thriller 34-28. The Patriot’s comebac...

Track and field squads sweep meets

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor

February 9, 2017

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...

Individual ‘Hawks shine at NAIA Challenge

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor

January 26, 2017

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...

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