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Hoopers in battle for second place in WIAC

Josh Sinclair, Senior Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

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Feb. 15, 2017 The No. 18 ranked UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team split a pair of conference opponents last week leaving them steady at second in WIAC standings. The Warhawks started the week with a nail biting victory at U...

Gymnasts win four team meet

Gymnasts win four team meet

February 21, 2017

Love and sports

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor

February 21, 2017

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Feb. 15, 2017 Trying to balance a college sport, work and schoolwork can be tough. When you add a boyfriend or girlfriend into the mix it gets even tougher. But not for senior love birds Carina Krausert and Austin Jones. They’ve fo...

Track and field squad takes second

Matt Gilson, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

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Feb. 15, 2017 The Warhawk men's and women's track and field teams placed second out of six in the UW-Oshkosh Invitational on Feb. 11. It was a strong showing against WIAC rivals. Despite the second place the second place sh...

Perfect storm: Flooding on the QB

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

February 14, 2017

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Dec. 14, 2016 NASA. Boeing Co. Football. John Flood does it all. The senior defensive lineman is a finalist for the 2016 Gagliardi Trophy, an award that goes to the most outstanding NCAA Division-III football. To date, 41 ballo...

Hoopers prepare for final two home games

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017

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Feb. 8, 2017 The No. 19 UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team started off the week well with a 76-59 win over UW-Platteville Feb. 1, but suffered a disappointing blowout loss at UW-Stout 70-50. The Warhawks were sharp on both sides of the...

Brady cements legacy with win

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor

February 9, 2017

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Atlanta Falcon fans are still cowering in disbelief as their beloved dirty birds blew a 25-point second half lead to fall short to the Patriots in a heartbreaking overtime Super Bowl 51 thriller 34-28. The Patriot’s comebac...

John Cena: The man, the myth, the legend

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

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Whether WWE fans love him or hate him, John Cena is the greatest wrestler of all-time, and it is not even close. Some may argue that Ric Flair, Triple H, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, The Rock, Shawn Michaels, Hulk Hogan, o...

Remember the Royal Rumble

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

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Feb. 1, 2017 The tagline for the WWE 2017 Royal Rumble was “Remember the Rumble.” In the end, it certainly was a rumble to remember. The Royal Rumble event has been a year-long tradition for the past three decades that f...

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