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Long road traveled

February 17, 2010

Dupree Fletcher counts his blessings each and every day. “By the grace of God I turned my life around,” Fletcher said. He knows, however, his life could have turned out quite differently if he didn’t change. He...

Mitchell’s balancing act

February 3, 2010

Dustin Mitchell was surrounded by children who came and left Saturday night at the Kachel Gymnasium. It’s something that isn’t out of the ordinary for him, however. It was Kid’s Day as the men’s basketball team battled UW-Stout, meaning after the game, many children lin...

Vowing to take down cancer

January 27, 2010

The thought was in AJ Raebel’s mind for nearly eight months. Yet, he tried to put that thought out of his mind and no where near the surface. That is until he had no choice. “The pain got worse,” said Raebel, who...

2009 Football Individual Awards

January 20, 2010

Team MVP - Jeff Donovan The senior picked apart defensive secondaries all season and simply overwhelmed the opposition, including Mount Union in the Stagg Bowl last month. Additionally, his efficiency was second to ...

Warhawk Perfection: Football team finishes undefeated, wins second national title

January 20, 2010

The 2009 season will not be forgotten anytime soon. It was a season the UW-Whitewater football team dominated for much of the year. It was a season where numerous team and individual records were broken. And it was a season that e...

Leipold has created a lasting legacy in just three years

January 20, 2010

When Lance Leipold was introduced as the new head football coach three years ago, he knew what awaited him. The Warhawks were coming off the best seasons in school history advancing to the national championship gam...

Deja Vu: Warhawks advance to Stagg Bowl again

December 16, 2009

The pieces have been in place all season. Now, more than three months after the football team’s opening game in Dickinson, N.D., the puzzle is almost complete. This final piece to the Warhawks’ perfect campaign and ...

Donovan shining under spotlight

December 9, 2009

The spotlight has been on Jeff Donovan ever since he stepped foot on the UW-Whitewater campus in 2006. Now, in his final year as the quarterback of one of the top-ranked football offenses in the country, he is shining in that spotlight. “I want people to put their faith in ...

Schebler selected as finalist for Division III’s top individual honor

December 2, 2009

Senior kicker Jeff Schebler was selected last week as one of the 10 finalists for the Gagliardi Trophy, Division III’s most prestigious award. “That’s a real accomplishment for me,” Schebler said. Fans can vote for S...

Defense anchors football team into NCAA quarterfinals

December 2, 2009

At the football team’s annual media day session in August, Troney Shumpert had one main objective for his defensive unit in 2009. “Our goal is to be better than we were last year,” the senior defensive back said. More than three months later, as Shumpert and the Warhawks (12-...

Warhawk legends speak out on state of the football team

November 24, 2009

The national championship game is still more than three weeks away, and the Warhawks have not punched their ticket into that game quite yet. But can this team return to Salem, Va., the site of the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl and play in i...

Men’s basketball team reloads for new season

November 18, 2009

2009-10 MEN’S BASKETBALL PREVIEW More than 70 percent of its scoring is gone. All five of its starters from last year’s NCAA second round tournament game against eventual national champion, Washington University,...

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