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Five in a row for women’s tennis

October 26, 2011

For the fifth straight year, the UW-Whitewater women’s tennis team captured the conference championship title, after sweeping all six singles flights and all three double flights. The sweep marked only the third time this was done in WIAC history, with the ’Hawks doing it in 2008. “O...

Warhawks move on from 2008 defeat

October 26, 2011

Three years ago, UW-Whitewater hosted UW-Stevens Point. It was homecoming and the Warhawks had a 19-game winning streak. They had just previously defeated the University of Mount Union the year before for its first ever national championship and were looking to repeat. Leading the Pointers 16-9, the...

’Hawks defeat UW-Stout under the lights

October 19, 2011

A trend of the UW-Whitewater football team this season has been getting off to slow starts in the first quarter. Friday night was no different, as UW-Stout came into Whitewater and slowed things down for a while before the Warhawks took control, defeating the Blue Devils 42-21. With the victory, the ’...

Robinson makes return to football

October 19, 2011

For any sport, comebacks are very rare. Once an athlete leaves a program for any reason, it’s hard for them to be accepted back. For UW-Whitewater senior football player Cory Robinson, it was worth the risk. Robinson, who played wide receiver for the Warhawks in his first three years, decided ...

Women’s tennis duo compete at ITA National Championship

October 19, 2011

Coming off of one of the best seasons in UW-Whitewater women’s tennis history, senior Kalla Schaefer and sophomore Alexandria Bayliss added to the resume. After Schaefer won the singles draw and her and Bayliss winning the doubles draw at the ITA Midwest Regional on Sept. 25, the two earned a trip...

Warhawks extend winning streak

October 12, 2011

After a slow start last week to UW-Platteville, the Warhawks came into Saturday’s game with a mindset of not letting that happen again.      The ’Hawks did just that, storming out to a 28-7 halftime lead. They ended up beating the Falcons 42-10, improving their record to 5-0. Senior quart...

Brewers fans have waited long enough

October 12, 2011

Twenty-nine. That is the number of years Milwaukee Brewers fans have had to wait to watch their team win a playoff series. In fact, 29 years ago was when the Brewers made their first franchise World Series appearance since moving to Miwaukee, but lost in seven games to the St. Louis Cardinals. Yes,...

Gerber’s career one to remember

October 5, 2011

Coming out of DeForest High School, UW-Whitewater senior Emily Gerber was a basketball player. She led the Norskies to two straight WIAA State Tournament runs and decided to play for Division-II St. Joseph’s College (Ind.). After a year of playing basketball, Gerber decided to switch directions...

Carrying on a family tradition

September 28, 2011

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 the 2009 season. He spent his first two years playing at Saginaw Valley...

Warhawks win home opener

September 21, 2011

In front of a packed crowd of 6,823, the UW-Whitewater football team put on a show in their home opener Saturday, defeating Campbellsville University 54-14. The Warhawks came out strong and used a sequence of big scoring plays to put away the Fighting Tigers. The ’Hawks had scoring plays that consisted...

Blanchard opens season with many new weapons

September 14, 2011

Heading into a new football season with new wide receivers can be difficult, especially if one of those wide receivers was statistically the best in team history. The Warhawks came into this season with having to fill the shoes of wideouts Aaron Rusch and Adam Brandes. Rusch is first in the...

Senior leadership key for defense

September 14, 2011

When teams lose players to graduation, it’s typically hard to replace not only their talent, but their leadership as well. Despite losing four seniors on the defensive side, the Warhawks have filled those shoes very well so far this year. Senior Jared Kiesow, a defensive leader on this defense ...

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