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Sophomore runner Christian Patzka raises his arms in celebration as he completes a race at the NCAA Division IIl Track & Field Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Alabama, March 10 and 11.

Making a name for himself and his school

Parker Olsen, Men’s Sports Editor March 27, 2023

  Long distance running is not something that everyone loves. For Christian Patzka though, long distance running is his passion.  “What motivates me the most is just to see how far I can...

Delvin Barnstable dribbles towards the hoop in the UW-Whitewater versus Mount Union Final Four game in Fort Wayne, Indiana, March 16, 2023.

Cinderella run falls short

Ryan Baker, Men’s Sports Assistant Editor March 19, 2023

March madness. Madness couldn’t be more of a perfect description of how the UW-Whitewater Warhawks scratched and clawed their way to the semifinal game of the big dance. The underdog mentality was adopted...

Matt Korman

Baseball leader looks to keep hot bat

Ryan Baker, Men’s Sports Assistant Editor March 5, 2023

Matt Korman has been a Warhawk for longer than most students at UW-Whitewater. He is entering his fifth season on the field for Warhawk baseball and he’s hoping to continue doing what he was doing with...

New wave for UW-W Swim & Dive

New wave for UW-W Swim & Dive

Ryan Baker, Men’s Sports Assistant Editor February 26, 2023

A fourth place finish at the WIAC conferences championships may not have been the most ideal way to end the season for the UW-Whitewater Men’s Swim and Dive team. However, there were glimpses not only...

A champion mindset on the mat

A champion mindset on the mat

Ryan Baker, Men’s Sports Assistant Editor February 19, 2023

National Champion, WIAC wrestler of the year, two-time All-American, and multi-time conference champion. These are only just a few of the achievements that senior Jaritt Shinhoster has accumulated over...

Cole Lindwall hits a backhand in a match. Photo courtesy of Cole Lindwall.

The toughest season yet

Ryan Baker, Assistant Men's Sports Editor January 29, 2023

The expectation for the UW-Whitewater’s Men’s Tennis team is always to win their conference, and that is simply because they haven’t lost a conference match in over 10 years. Behind the likes of...

Evan Danowski

Wrestling freshman ready to fight

Kevin Cramer, Assistant Mens Sports Editor November 20, 2022

Evan Danowski is a freshman on the UW-Whitewater Wrestling team. Adjusting to college life is a tough task for anyone, and adjusting to the student-athlete college lifestyle is an even taller task. Despite...

Sophomore first baseman Nick Paget (35) smiles as he looks toward his teammates during the game against Findlandia in Prucha Field Saturday afternoon April 23, 2022.
Photo by Ky McCombe

UW-W Fall Ball

Ryan Baker, Assistant Men's Sports Editor November 13, 2022

UW-Whitewater depends heavily on fall practices to shape and form their team. However, from new players gaining experiences, players exercising their extra year, and a heavy freshman class, the team looks...

Chrisitian Patzka looks on as he prepares for a race.

Cross Country keeps working

Parker Olsen, Mens Sports Editor November 6, 2022

The UW-Whitewater cross country team is one of the best in the nation. With runners like Christian Patzka, the bar is set pretty high, yet they keep on looking to raise it.  The team is ranked No....

#2 Tommy Coates jumps and catches a game winning touchdown pass over a defender in the Warhawk football victory over then top ranked Mary Hardin-Baylor in Perkins Stadium on September 10, 2022.

Warhawk Football’s new big name

Nick Walczak, Men’s Sports Journalist October 23, 2022

After losing their first game, the UW-Whitewater football team is now on a tear. One of the reasons for their success is offensive weapon Tommy Coates. He is a sophomore wide receiver and has put together...

Hunter Hayberger takes a breath of air as he breaks away from the water in a swimming race inside the Williams Center. Photo courtesy of Hunter Hayberger.

Swim & dive looks to rise up

Parker Olsen, Men’s Sports Editor October 16, 2022

UW-Whitewater Swim & Dive has a roster of 18, a whopping nine of those are freshmen. With so much inexperience on the team the need for strong leadership is of utmost importance. Enter Hunter Hayberger....

John Zakowski (left) and Luke VanDonslear (right) hold their regional championship awards in front of an ITA banner in St. Peter, Minnesota, hosted by Gustavus Adolphus on Sunday Oct. 2.

Tennis players win regional doubles championship

Nick Walczak, Men’s Sports Assistant Editor October 9, 2022

Luke VanDonslear and John Zakowski are an exciting duo on the UW-Whitewater men’s tennis team. The pair won the ITA Midwest Regional Doubles Championship in an electrifying fashion after fighting off...

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