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Tennis squad faces tough competition

John Miller, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017


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After  a five-match winning streak, the UW-Whitewater men’s tennis team (5-3) was defeated on the road 7-0 on Feb. 24 vs. UW-Green Bay. The Warhawk loss was headlined by the duo of sophomore Rory Calabria and freshman Zach Wood, who were narrowly defeated in a 6-5 doubles match at the No. 2 spot...

Track squad wins flurry of first places

Track squad wins flurry of first places

Maddie Drain, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017


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The Warhawk men’s track and field team took third with 105 total points at the WIAC Indoor Championships on Feb. 25. The women’s team finished fourth with 84.50 total points. The women improved 30 points and jumped three spots over last year’s seventh place score of  50.5 points. The men beat la...

Turner’s three-point shot descended from heavens to let ’Hawks advance

Turner’s three-point shot descended from heavens to let ’Hawks advance

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

March 4, 2017


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When sophomore guard/forward Maurquis Turner received a pass from junior point guard Chris Jones and launched a three-pointer from the corner right in front of the UW-Whitewater bench, he turned to prayer. “It hung in the air for a long time,” Turner said. “I’m like, ‘please it’s gotta...

‘Hawks dispatch UW-Stout in first round of WIAC tournament

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

February 22, 2017


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After beating the UW-Stout Blue Devils at home by 35 two and a half weeks ago, the three-seeded UW-Whitewater Warhawks were in a much tighter contest in the team’s 78-69 victory Feb. 21 in the first round of the WIAC tournament. Head coach Pat Miller was not surprised it was a closer game. “We...

Swimmer honored at WIAC Championships

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor

February 21, 2017


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The Warhawk men and women’s swimming and diving teams both placed third at the WIAC Swimming and Diving Championships at the Schroeder Aquatic Center in Brown Deer Feb. 18 to wrap up their 2016-17 seasons. The Warhawk men finished with 656 points, while the women tallied 731. UW-Stevens Point claimed...

Ranked UW-W heads to postseason

Ranked UW-W heads to postseason

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


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As the 17th ranked UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team heads to the WIAC tournament as the No. 3 seed, UW-W had an up-and-down final week of play. The team fell to UW-Oshkosh 67-63 Feb. 15, but rebounded with a 70-68 overtime win over UW-Eau Claire Feb. 18 on Senior Day. Despite leading most of the contest, UW-W go...

‘Hawks earn first round bye in WIAC tourney

John Miller, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


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With the regular season now at an end, the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team (20-5, 10-4) split its two road games this week with a nail biting 59-58 loss on Feb. 15 vs. No. 11 UW- Oshkosh, and a 68-56 win on Feb. 18 vs. UW-Eau Claire. The Warhawks earned the No. 2 overall seed in the upcoming WI...

Gymnasts dismantle UW-Oshkosh

Gymnasts dismantle UW-Oshkosh

Maddie Drain, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


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The UW-Whitewater gymnastics team (7-0) took down UW-Oshkosh 192.400-184.425 in the WIAC competition Feb. 18, earning the third highest score in program history. Sophomore Lisa O’Donnell won the vault, the uneven parallel bars, and the floor exercise to lead the team. O’Donnell placed first all-ar...

‘Hawks succeed at Titan Challenge

Matt Gilson, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


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The Warhawk’s men’s and women’s track teams took to the track for a showdown at the Titan Challenge on Feb. 18 at UW-Oshkosh. Both teams were highly successful overall with the women’s team earning a second place finish out of 12 teams, and the men’s squad taking home the top spot with a first...

Tennis squad sweeps the weekend

Bailey Johnston, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under column, Sports

The Warhawks men’s tennis team never seems to disappoint, winning their fifth straight dual match at this past weekend’s tournament at Premier Tennis and Fitness in Janesvillle, Wisconsin. They remain undefeated in Division-III competitions with an overall 8-1 victory against Ohio Wesleyan Universit...

Van Duyn wins overall competition

Maddie Drain, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


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Feb. 15, 2017 The No. 14 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater women's bowling team (37-25), placed sixth out of the 23-team, three day Stephen F. Austin Ladyjack Invitational in Houston, Texas. Senior Amanda Van Duyn said the team was disappointed walking into the tournament ranked No. 14, but us...

UW-W takes second at conference

Ben Lokken, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


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Feb. 15, 2017 The 10th ranked UW-Whitewater wrestling team earned a second place finish at the WIAC championships meet Feb. 10 in Platteville.  The Warhawks finished with 108 team points behind only fifth-ranked UW-La Crosse’s 160 team points. “It was really disappointing,” head coach Ned Shuck...

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