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Ben Lokken, Staff Reporter | December 7, 2017

The UW-Whitewater bowling team placed sixth out of 24 teams in the Warhawk Open Dec. 2-3 at Sheridan Lanes in Addison, Illinois.   The Warhawks totaled 8,445 total pins across 10 games throughout the tournament. “Overall, I felt like the team performed well,” head coach Leann Sullivan said. “We finished sixth out of 24 varsity teams, which is good. With a younger roster, I thought they perf...

Calahan Steed, Staff Reporter | December 7, 2017

The UW-Whitewater swim and dive team finished second at the A3 Carthage Classic Nov. 30, Dec.1 and Dec.2. The men’s team collected 2,450 points and the women collected 2,137 points at the three day tournament. Carthage won the men and women’s events. For the men, junior Chandler Lewis won the 200 yard freestyle with a time of 1:43.42 and freshmen Jake Herlache finished in second with a time o...

Augie Spankowski, Staff Reporter | December 7, 2017

The UW-Whitewater wrestling team upset No. 1 ranked Wartburg (Iowa) in their last of three dual meets by a score of 21-20 Dec.2 at the Candlewood Suites Duals at UW-La Crosse. The Warhawks finished the day 2-1 (5-1 overall) as they were also able to beat No. 21 Concordia-Moorhead (Minn.) in dominant fashion, with a final score of 41-6. The team’s lone loss came during their first dual against N...

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor | December 7, 2017

Led by senior guard Brooke Trewyn’s near triple-double, the No.14 UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team (5-0) handily defeated Augustana College (IL) 82-65 Nov. 30 at Kachel Gymnasium. Trewyn posted 22 points, 13 rebounds, six assists and three steals against the Vikings. This season Trewyn is averaging 15.6 points on 48.4 percent shooting, 8.4 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 2.4 steals per game. ...

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports editor | November 29, 2017

  The No. 11 UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team took care of business at home with four straight wins to open the season; now it’s time for California. “It’s going to be a nice trip, but a quick trip,” UW-W head coach Pat Miller said. After opening up the season with an 82-66 win over No. 15 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps from California, now it’s the Warhawks who will travel to R...

Tyler Job, Senior Staff Reporter | November 29, 2017

No player in the NBA has had a faster start to the 2017-18 season than premier young Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo. Over the first two weeks of the season, he was the NBA’s leading scorer at over 35 points per game. In addition to his obnoxious scoring abilities, the “Greek Freak” scored at least 30 points in the Bucks’ first four games, and surpassed NBA legend Kareem Ab...

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