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Softball squad sweeps the week of competition

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports

The No. 15 UW-Whitewater softball team carried its momentum from the week before, going 4-0 on the week with sweeps against UW-Platteville April 12 and UW-Stevens Point April 14. The Warhawks clobbered UW-Platteville at home...

April 13, 2017

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...

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...

Women’s hoops team falls in tourney

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017

Filed under column, Sports

The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team could not get through the first round of the NCAA Tournament and lost to No. 18 Hope College (Michigan), 78-71, on March 3 at Thomas More College in Kentucky. The Warhawks never led against the Flying Du...

Hoopers prepare for final two home games

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports

Feb. 8, 2017 The No. 19 UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team started off the week well with a 76-59 win over UW-Platteville Feb. 1, but suffered a disappointing blowout loss at UW-Stout 70-50. The Warhawks were sharp on both sides of the...

John Cena: The man, the myth, the legend

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

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, 2017

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...

Warhawks stay on top of WIAC conference

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

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...

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