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`Hawks win fourth title in past five years

January 18, 2012

Unlike the last six seasons, defense proved to be the theme of the game this season as the Warhawks won their third consecutive Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl and their fourth in the last five years- all against Mount Union. The Warhawks stopped the Purple Raiders with just two minutes left in the game to...

Warhawks win third straight Stagg Bowl

December 16, 2011

It wasn’t the game everyone expected, but in the end, the No. 1 ranked Warhawk football team won its third straight NCAA Division-III National Title Friday night in Salem, Va., after defeating No. 2 Mount Union, 13-10. It was the ’Hawks seventh straight appearance in the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl. UW-Whitewa...

One win away from Stagg Bowl

December 7, 2011

After facing a spread option offense a week ago against Franklin, the Warhawks came into its matchup against a Salisbury Univeristy team that ran a triple option. The Sea Gulls led Division-III in scoring offense (47.5 points per game) and were second in rushing offense (365 rushing yards per game). That...

Football fans need to show better support for playoffs

December 7, 2011

As the NCAA Division-III playoffs come to an end, it’s exciting that our beloved Warhawks are one of four teams left.  If they win one more game, they will head to their seventh straight Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl. For many of the fans here, it’s almost expected for the team to reach that pinnacle....

Warhawks advance to semifinals

December 3, 2011

The Warhawks defeated Salisbury University 34-14 Saturday and will host St. Thomas University (Minn.) Saturday with times to be announced. Facing the No. 1 ranked offense in Division-III (D3Sports.com), the 'Hawks held the Sea Gulls to 293 yards total offense, while senior running back Levell Coppage...

Women’s soccer season comes to end in Sweet 16

November 22, 2011

The women’s soccer team ended its NCAA Tournament run Friday, falling 4-1 to Wheaton College in the Sweet 16. Regardless of the loss, the Warhawks made history this season. After falling in the WIAC Championship game, they earned their first-ever bid into the NCAA Tournament. Head coach Greg...

UW-W secures first playoff win

November 22, 2011

It didn’t take much time to show the two-time defending national champions were ready for their first-round matchup against Albion College. The Warhawks blanked the Britons 59-0 in the first round of the NCAA Division-III playoffs Saturday. The ’Hawks will host Franklin College noon this Saturday. The ...

Another perfect regular season

November 16, 2011

The two-time defending national champion Warhawk football team begins its quest for a seventh straight Stagg Bowl appearance after defeating UW-La Crosse Saturday 17-3. With the win, the ’Hawks went undefeated in the regular season for the third straight year, earned th No. 1 overall seed and will...

Women’s soccer team making noise in NCAA Tournament

November 16, 2011

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 16 of the Division-III National Tournament after defeating Aurora University...

Lucky number seven for football team

November 9, 2011

If someone were to look at the stat sheets, it would have appeared that UW-Eau Claire defeated the UW-Whitewater football team by a lot. But if someone looked at the scoreboard from Saturday, they would have seen that the Warhawks defeated the BluGolds 37-22. The BluGolds led the ’Hawks in f...

Hard work pays off for Roznos

November 9, 2011

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 Madeline Roznos. Roznos, a senior on the women’s cross-country team, ca...

Warhawks win closest game since 2008

October 26, 2011

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 Warhawks a 20-17 edge. Their three-point win was the closest margin of victory...

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