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Softball squad sweeps the week of competition

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


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The No. 15 UW-Whitewater softball team carried its momentum from the week before, going 4-0 on the week with sweeps against UW-Platteville April 12 and UW-Stevens Point April 14. The Warhawks clobbered UW-Platteville at home by a combined score of 13-0 in two games, my margins of five and eight, respectively. In...

Warhawks win sixth straight game

Warhawks win sixth straight game

Josh Sinclair, Senior Staff Writer

April 13, 2017


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The No. 4 ranked UW-Whitewater baseball team rolled to six straight wins, bringing the team’s early season record to 16-2. On April 5, UW-W took on Ripon College in a non-conference double header. In the first contest sophomore right-hander Michael Kaska started on the hill and threw six shutout...

Athletic royalty at UW-W

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

April 13, 2017


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Powered by tradition is a learning community that helps student-athletes adjust to college demands as both a student and athlete. It has also been the unofficial slogan of the UW-Whitewater athletic department. This slogan also applies to the Mierow family. Jeff and Cathy Mierow met at UW-Whitewater’s...

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

April 13, 2017


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The UW-Whitewater softball team won five of six games at home from April 6-9. UW-W first swept the University of Dubuque (Iowa) in consecutive shutouts April 6. The team then posted consecutive comeback wins over UW-Eau Claire April 8, before winning one of two against No. 7 Coe College (Iowa) the next...

Women’s tennis team wins twice

Ben Lokken, Staff Writer

April 13, 2017


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The Warhawks women’s tennis team traveled to Madison for the Midwest Invitational where the team won two out of three matches against three nationally ranked opponents. The men’s side dropped a close home match to nationally ranked Kalamazoo College (Michigan). “This is a perfect setup for the...

Track and field teams open outdoor season

Track and field teams open outdoor season

Matt Gilson, Staff Writer

April 13, 2017


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The Warhawk men and women both had strong performances in the team’s first home outdoor track and field meet, in the home Rex Foster Invitational on April 7. There were no team scores kept but many Warhawks captured victories or placed high in their events. Women In the 100-meter dash sophomore...

Warhawks gymnastics wins fourth national title

Warhawks gymnastics wins fourth national title

Connor Moore, Copy Editor

April 6, 2017


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The UW-Whitewater gymnastics team traveled to UW-Stout the weekend of Friday, March 31 and and came back home soaring high as 2017 National Collegiate Gymnastics Association National Champions. The team, who concluded the team championships on Friday with a total team score of 191.000, are now fo...

Baseball squad splits doubleheader

Baseball squad splits doubleheader

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


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The No. 4 UW-Whitewater baseball team split a doubleheader against St. Scholastica (Minnesota) March 29 in Whitewater. The Warhawks handily won the first game 10-5, but fell in extra innings in the second game 10-8. Game one started out as a little bit of a pitcher’s duel until the fourth inning, wh...

Title proves Perry’s doubters wrong

John Miller, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


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His motto is “train for excellence, achieve greatness.”  Adopting that mentality has propelled UW-Whitewater track and field thrower, senior  Levi Perry, to achieve something in most athlete’s dreams. What started as simply something to do in junior high, track and field has not only becom...

Softball begins season 3-1 at home

Softball begins season 3-1 at home

Ben Lokken, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


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The UW-Whitewater softball team emerged with a 3-1 record on the weekend after a pair of home doubleheaders.  The team started conference play with two games on April 1 against 22nd ranked UW-La Crosse.  The Warhawks won both games in close, hard fought fashion to start out 2-0 in the WIAC and at home, moving t...

Women’s tennis squad dominates home matches

Women’s tennis squad dominates home matches

Bailey Johnston, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


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The Warhawks made themselves comfortable in the team’s first dual match  on the home court against Carthage College and Elmhurst College April 1. The women’s tennis team is currently ranked 22nd in the nation, and assistant coach Byron Balkin is proud of how the team has performed against a diffic...

Men’s and women’s squad opens outdoor season

Maddie Drain, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


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The Warhawk men’s and women’s track and field teams had a strong start to the outdoor season at the Augustana Viking Invitational in Rock Island, Ill. The men’s team fell short to Augustana College by one point, and finished second with a total of 261 points. The women’s team finished with 100 ...

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