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Warhawk utility player Brooke Mangler bats against UW-River Falls Apr. 9 2022.

Bright future for softball freshman

Mikey Rottier, Assistant Sports Editor May 1, 2022

Brooke Mangler made her debut with the UW-Whitewater softball team this season and has been exceeding expectations. The freshman is currently leading the team with 19 RBI, has the second best batting average...

Gracie Holland gets ready to compete in pole vault during the indoor track season
(Photo credit given to Adam Giljohann)

Pole vaulter chases national championship

Mikey Rottier, Assistant Sports Editor April 24, 2022

Gracie Holland has made a splash in her second season on the UW-Whitewater track and field team. Holland had an impressive indoor season as she broke the program’s indoor pole vaulting record for women...

Shelvin Garrett competes in the triple jump at the Warhawks home indoor track facility Kachel Fieldhouse

Long jumper reaches national podium

Mikey Rottier, Assistant Sports Editor April 17, 2022

The UW-Whitewater men’s track and field team finished the indoor season strong with a tenth place finish at the NCAA indoor Championships, held in North Carolina on March 11 and 12. Among the top performances...

Barretto brings global experience to Warhawk tennis

Barretto brings global experience to Warhawk tennis

Parker Olsen, Sports Editor March 13, 2022

The UW-Whitewater women’s tennis team has been known to be the top dog in the WIAC for over a decade. Their current win streak against WIAC opponents is 116 dual match victories in a row and the team...

During the first game of the doubleheader against UW-Oshkosh, Freshman Pitcher Donovan Brandl (34) throws the ball to home plate, Friday April 9, 2021.

Vodenlich preaches development ahead of 2022 season

Mason Thompson, Journalist February 27, 2022

It is hard to stay at the top of a sport for a long time. For UW-Whitewater baseball coach John Vodenlich, it’s something he takes a lot of pride in. Vodenlich is entering his 19th season coaching the...

Lindwall gives it all

Lindwall gives it all

Parker Olsen, Sports Editor February 20, 2022

Cole Lindwall has high expectations for this season’s UW-Whitewater men’s tennis team. The team, which plays home matches indoors at Lake Geneva Country Club, has opened the season with a seven match...

Shinhoster eyes NCAA title

Shinhoster eyes NCAA title

Mikey Rottier, Assistant Sports Editor February 13, 2022

Senior Jaritt Shinhoster has been in the sport of wrestling since he was just five-years-old. After performing well at the state meet his senior year of high school he was drawn toward the University of...

Gymnast reaches for high bar

Gymnast reaches for high bar

Mason Thompson, Journalist February 6, 2022

Junior Faith Mylin is in her third year as a member of the UW-Whitewater gymnastics team. Mylin, an accounting major from Elgin, Illinois has seen steady growth in the program since her first year in 2020....

Junior Kylie Jacobs runs hard at the start of the seventh heat of the womens four hundred meter dash during the “Squig” Converse Invitational in Whitewater on Jan. 29, 2022.

Jacobs is all about the track team

Parker Olsen, Sports Editor January 30, 2022

Kylie Jacobs is a captain and a senior, making her one of the major leaders on the UW-Whitewater women’s track and field team. Jacobs, a journalism major, is from Watertown, WI where she was a five time...

Senior quarterback Max Meylor gets ready to throw the ball to another team member during the game against DePauw University Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021.

QB Meylor ‘trusts the process’ in shot at pros

Mikey Rottier, Assistant Sports Editor January 23, 2022

Max Meylor can easily be considered one of the most famous people in the town of Whitewater these days. The senior quarterback led the Warhawk football team all the way to the Division III semifinals,...

Women’s basketball Q & A with Aleah Grundahl

Women’s basketball Q & A with Aleah Grundahl

Sam Strash, Sports Journalist January 16, 2022
‘Keep the energy high’
Freshman Christian Seagren tries to overtake several runners during the Tom Hoffman Invitational meet in Whitewater on Sept. 18, 2021.

Fassbender leads cross country to 5th

Mikey Rottier, Assistant Sports Editor December 12, 2021

The UW-Whitewater men’s cross country team had one of their best seasons in program history this fall. After winning their first regional title in program history, they placed fifth at the National meet....

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