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Gymnasts victorious on Senior Day

Gymnasts victorious on Senior Day

Ben Lokken, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports

The UW-Whitewater gymnastics team, 8-3, ended its three meet skid and celebrated senior night by edging out WIAC foe Hamline (Minnesota) by a final score of 192.125-188.850 on March 11 at Kris Russell Volleyball arena in Whitewater.  It was the Warhawks fifth consecutive score above 190 points to fi...

Baseball players begin season in NFL stadium

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor

March 14, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports

Growing up, every baseball player’s dream is to take the field at a professional stadium. Although they aren’t in the big leagues yet, that’s exactly what the Warhawk baseball players did on March 9 and March 10 as the team had a pair of doubleheaders against St. Thomas University and Concordi...

Tennis squads sweep the weekend

Ben Lokken, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports

The Warhawks men's and women's tennis teams combined to go 3-0 on the weekend. On March 10th the men's team beat Carthage College 5-4. The men won again on March 11 when they defeated Augustana College 7-2.  Finally on March 12 the women's team completed the weekend sweep for the tennis program when t...

UW-W witnesses madness in March

UW-W witnesses madness in March

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

March 14, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports

With three game-winning shots with less than two seconds left on the clock in the first and second rounds of the Division-III NCAA Men’s Tournament at Kachel Gymnasium in a little over 24 hours, you know that the calendar has flipped its page to March, or should I say March Madness. Augustana Coll...

UW-W enjoys seven years of Bryson

UW-W enjoys seven years of Bryson

Josh Sinclair, Senior Staff Writer

March 14, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports

You can still find them at the YMCA in the summer playing hoops together. Brother and brother, uniting to lock down some unknowing patrons who came to get in some run. Little do they know, that scoring on this afternoon might not be in the cards for them. Even after 160 wins, two national champi...

UW-W to host hoops championships

John Miller, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports

The 2017 National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament (NIWBT) is set to be hosted by UW-Whitewater March 9-11. The men’s (20-4) and women’s (11-8) UW-Whitewater wheelchair basketball teams will participate in separate tournaments, alongside teams from across the country. For the men’s team...

Women’s hoops team falls in tourney

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017


Filed under column, Sports

The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team could not get through the first round of the NCAA Tournament and lost to No. 18 Hope College (Michigan), 78-71, on March 3 at Thomas More College in Kentucky. The Warhawks never led against the Flying Dutchmen. UW-W got off to perhaps its most sluggish start al...

Gymnasts compete against DII opponents in Missouri

Bailey Johnston, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017


Filed under column, Sports

It was a successful weekend for the Warhawks gymnastics team while recording the highest team score of the season, 192.600, and taking third in the team’s meet in St. Charles, Missouri against two Division II teams, Lindenwood University (Missouri) and Texas Woman’s University. “We were the on...

Tennis team splits weekend in Minnesota

Ben Lokken, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports

March 8, 2017 The UW-Whitewater men’s tennis team split a pair of matches in St. Peter, Minnesota March 4. The No. 17 ranked Warhawks pushed their overall record to 6-4 on the season.  The Warhawks lost their first match by a score of 8-1 to No. 23 ranked Gustavus Adolphus College (Minnesota). T...

Hawks’ win first wiac tourney title

Hawks’ win first wiac tourney title

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team won its first ever WIAC Tournament Championship after dethroning UW-La Crosse 69-54 Feb. 24 and UW-Oshkosh 65-56 Feb. 26, and have earned an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament. UW-W will appear in its ninth tournament in the last decade. The Warhawk...

Twining inspires swimming and diving teams

Bailey Johnston, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports

‘STrong’, is a word that has many meanings with the UW-Whitewater swimming and diving team. It is a word that resembles the tenderness of life, being strong for your teammates and family as defined by the team. “‘STrong’, to me, means giving yourself the strength to push to be the best vers...

Men’s Hoopers set to host tourney

Men’s Hoopers set to host tourney

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

March 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports

Despite falling in the second round of the WIAC Championships, the Warhawks men’s basketball team will host games in the first and second rounds of the Division-III NCAA tournament. The ’Hawks (21-6) will face the University of Northwestern-St. Paul (20-7), who won the Upper Midwest Athletic Conf...

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