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Former all-american gymnast reflects on her Whitewater career

Gymnast Erika Briscoe

Devin Ulrich, Assistant Sports Editor

September 20, 2020

Former All-American gymnast, Erika Briscoe had one incredible career at UW-Whitewater. Briscoe’s journey was not the typical transition many college athletes have to take to get where they want to be. Even taking time away from a sport to realize the passion it can bring out. Briscoe held an incre...

Infielder Bryan Sturdevant aims for spring season

The Beloit Snappers minor league baseball team welcomed the UW-Whitewater family on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, for a tailgate social, t-shirt giveaway and a ceremonial first pitch by Willie Warhawk.

Hannah Michalowski, Sports Editor

September 13, 2020

Senior baseball player Bryan Sturdevant has high expectations for the upcoming season.  COVID-19 cut the team’s success short last year after just three games, so the infielder hopes to start at second base this spring. Sturdevant has been a versatile utility player for the Warhawks and started all t...

Quinn Meinerz taking his game to next level

The team captains, from left, defensive back Nate Tranel, linebacker Jacob Erbs, running back Ronny Ponick and offensive lineman Quinn Meinerz approach midfield for the coin toss. UW-Whitewater defeated St. John's University (Minnesota) 35-32 in a Div. III NCAA national championship football semifinal game on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, at Perkins Stadium in Whitewater.

Jake Klein, Journalist

August 31, 2020

Senior Quinn Meinerz, captain of the Whitewater football team received the Offensive-Lineman of the Year Award and was named Most Valuable Player last season. Meinerz helped lead the Warhawks to a share of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) championship, as well as the National Champio...

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