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Warhawk pitcher goes professional after MLB Draft

June 10, 2016

By Adam Reed June 10, 2016 One of last year’s starting pitchers for the UW-Whitewater baseball team has made national news by realizing his dream of playing in the major leagues. Junior Lake...

‘Hawks offense hums at home

April 13, 2016

By Adam Reed April 13, 2015 The UW-Whitewater softball team (14-7) went 4-2 over the last week, splitting doubleheaders with Lake Forest University (Illinois) and UW-Stout and sweeping UW-River Falls....

Undefeated hoops champs

April 4, 2016

By Adam Reed March 30, 2016 The UW-Whitewater men’s Wheelchair basketball team capped off an undefeated season, winning its third-consecutive national title on March 12 in Edinboro, Pennsylvania. The...

’Hawks bow out in round two

March 11, 2016

By Adam Reed March 9, 2016 A championship run for the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team (20-8 overall) was not to be this year; the team saw its season end in the second round of the NCAA national...

Royal Purple takes home nine awards

Column by 
Ashley McCallum 
Managing Editor
March 1, 2016

March 1, 2016 For the 2015 season, the Royal Purple was recognized by the Wisconsin Newspaper Association’s (WNA) Better Newspaper Contest as second place in the general excellence category. The...

’Hawks falter in final stretch

’Hawks falter in final stretch
February 24, 2016

By Adam Reed Feb. 24, 2016 The No. 11-ranked UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team (19-4 overall) finished regular season play this week, falling to UW-Oshkosh and UW-Eau Claire in back-to-back losses. The...

UW-W reigns supreme again

UW-W reigns supreme again
February 19, 2016

By Adam Reed Feb. 17, 2016 The 13th-ranked UW-Whitewater wrestling team won its fifth consecutive conference championship in Stevens Point on Sunday. The Warhawks held off the fifth-ranked UW-LaCrosse...

Wrestlers reach reversal in Eau Claire

February 15, 2016

By Adam Reed Feb. 10, 2016 The 14th-ranked UW-Whitewater wrestling team competed in its last home meet on Feb. 4, followed by a road trip to UW-Eau Claire for the Don Parker Open on Feb. 6. It was a...

Second is the best for UW-W

February 3, 2016

Feb. 3, 2016 By Adam Reed The UW-Whitewater track and field team was back in action on Jan. 29 and 30 at home at the Kachel Fieldhouse. Both the men’s and women’s teams earned second-place finishes. After...

Sophomore has two more years to reach target

December 10, 2015

By Adam Reed Dec. 9, 2015 Eleven seconds! Eleven seconds is probably not a long time for most people. For sophomore cross country runner Brett Harms, however, it is an eternity. This year, 11...

’Hawks upset in first round

’Hawks upset in first round
November 19, 2015

By Adam Reed Nov. 18, 2015 The UW-Whitewater women’s volleyball team saw its season grind to an abrupt halt Nov. 13, losing a heartbreaker to the University of Northwestern [Minnesota] Eagles in the...

Humphreys and Barnes named player and coach of the year

November 11, 2015

By Adam Reed Nov. 11, 2015 Junior tennis player Megan Humphreys and head coach Frank Barnes were named WIAC women’s tennis player and coach of the year for 2015. It was the second year in a row Humphreys...

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