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Former UW-W basketball standout drafted

November 22, 2011

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For the first time ever, a Warhawk is among the ranks of the NBA Developmental League. Myles McKay, who played at UW-Whitewater for two years under head coach Pat Miller, was picked in the sixth round of the D-League draft...

Women’s soccer team making noise in NCAA Tournament

November 16, 2011

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After earning their first-ever bid to the NCAA Tournament, the women’s soccer team has made a statement. After falling to UW-Oshkosh in the WIAC Championship game last weekend, the Warhawks have now advanced to the Sweet...

Hard work pays off for Roznos

November 9, 2011

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One of the reasons athletes have so much success is because they devote hours and hours to practice. They achieve greatness through determination and hard work. Without practice, natural talent is simply not enough. Just ask...

Coppage rewrites UW-W record books

November 2, 2011

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Strive for excellence. It’s a term one hears in the classroom, workplace or on the football field. While many may strive to be excellent in whatever they do, very few achieve excellence and nobody achieves perfection. For seni...

Soccer teams defend WIAC titles

November 2, 2011

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Both the men’s and women’s soccer teams captured WIAC titles over the weekend. For the men, it’s their third consecutive title while the women have captured their second straight. The men secured  a 5-0 win over Finlandia...

Football team defeats UW-SP in Homecoming game

October 29, 2011

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UW-Whitewater defeated UW-Stevens Point for their homecoming game 31-16. The victory extends the ‘Hawks nation-leading consecutive win streak to 38 and they will look to tie the University of Washington for the fifth-longest...

Warhawks win closest game since 2008

October 26, 2011

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It is not often the UW-Whitewater football team is tested throughout an entire game, but in Saturday’s matchup between the top two teams in the WIAC, the game was decided on a late field goal by Eric Kindler, which gave the...

Chamberlains reunited once again

October 19, 2011

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For Alyssa and Josh Chamberlain, playing soccer at UW-Whitewater is a family affair. “We’ve played together on the same team before, when we were younger,” Alyssa said. “Soccer is our family sport.” In their family, Alyssa a...

Three cheers for four years

October 12, 2011

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“I still remember coming in day one as a freshman,” senior Sofia Sanchez said. “Now, looking back, where did the time go?” Sanchez, along with Alyssa Bauer and Kelli Trautmann, make up a trio of seniors on the volleyball...

Seniors stepping up in a big way

October 5, 2011

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After starting the season 0-4, the Warhawks’ two seniors, midfielder Ryan Boyd and forward Kevin Kron, stepped up to lead the team to six consecutive wins. The men will look to make it  seven straight tonight at 7 p.m. against...

Carrying on a family tradition

September 28, 2011

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Once Brian and Jaren Borland step onto the field, it’s all business. Once they step off the field, they are like any father and son. Jaren, a junior linebacker for the Warhawk football team, transferred to UW-Whitewater after...

Lisa Panici back for ‘Dig Panici’

September 21, 2011

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Strength. It was written in body paint in the student section in a packed Kris Russell Arena Friday night. It was also displayed on the court as the Warhawks (8-3) defeated St. Olaf College (6-6) 3-0 on, ‘Dig Panici,’ night. Amon...

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