Royal Purple

One of the best to play the game

September 14, 2011

If you looked at senior running back Levell Coppage’s numbers through his first three years, you would have said ‘what an amazing career’. The thing is, he isn’t finished. By the time his career is over, Coppage will be arguably one of the best players in Division III history. Throug...

Experienced group leads the way

September 14, 2011

Good things are pointing in the right direction for the women’s soccer team. After claiming their first-ever share of the WIAC championship last season, the Warhawks have the chance to repeat. The only thing standing in their way are the UW-Stevens Point Pointers, who have won the last three conference...

That’s what (S)HE said…

September 7, 2011

HE SAID... (Commentary by Alex Wolf) The summer before going to college is exciting. The thought about being on your own, meeting new people and of course, the parties are all thrilling, but there’s just one thing that is frightening. Leaving your girlfriend. You don’t want to make it publi...

Lisa Panici making positive steps, looking forward to future

September 7, 2011

When former UW-Whitewater student and volleyball player Lisa Panici found out she had a mass tumor inside of her head in December of last year, she only had one thing in mind: to work hard and beat it. Back in December over Christmas break, Panici, who at the time was a freshman playing volleyball, started suffering from headaches after the season ended. At first,...

Golf finishes sixth at UW-Eau Claire Invite

September 7, 2011

In just their first invitational of the year, the Warhawk women’s golf team has shown that they will compete at the top of the conference. Participating in the Georgianni Memorial UW-Eau Claire Invite this last weekend, the ’Hawks finished sixth-place finish out of 22 teams. They will travel...

Warhawks win season opener

September 7, 2011

The first game of the season tells a lot about a team. Going into the season, the Warhawks had many unanswered questions. Losing almost half of the starters from last season to graduation, the ’Hawks proved once again Saturday that they can overcome anything. The ’Hawks stepped up defensively, opening...

Baseball looks for playoff run

May 11, 2011

Although things didn’t go the way it wanted them to this last week, the baseball team is still in prime position to make a postseason run. The Warhawks will travel to UW-Stevens Point to face UW-Oshkosh at 10 a.m. in the opening game of the WIAC tournament. The ’Hawks earned the No. 2 seed. Since...

Panici progressing, tumor reduces

May 11, 2011

The journey continues. After finding out she had brain cancer in January, Lisa Panici has been moving forward. A week after the April 15 benefit game that raised over $4,000, Lisa had an appointment with doctors to see how her treatment was working. “She had her MRI’s and it gave us encour...

Big week for ’Hawks as they look for No. 1 seed

May 4, 2011

No matter what you’re playing for, it’s always important to play your best ball at the end of the season. For the Warhawks, this next week will determine what seed they will get for the WIAC tournament. Whoever gets the No. 1 seed gets to host the tournament on May 13-14. The ’Hawks will ...

Senior duo dominating the mound

April 27, 2011

As the saying goes, defense wins championships. For baseball, a big part of that defense is pitching. One of the reasons the No. 10 ranked (D3Baseball.com) Warhawks have maintained a 21-5 record is because of seniors Jeff Donovan and Riley Tincher. A season ago, Tincher earned All-American status and...

Women’s bowling ready for team championships in Georgia

April 20, 2011

After qualifying in the United States Bowling Congress sectional tournament on March 13, the women’s bowling team will head to Columbus, Ga., to compete in the USBC team championships tomorrow through Saturday. This is the second straight year the women have earned a trip to the championship...

A night to remember for Lisa

April 20, 2011

Just three months after finding out freshman Lisa Panici had brain cancer, the Whitewater community pulled together. Led by the volleyball team, hundreds of students and community members came out to watch the UW-Whitewater vs. Elmhurst College benefit game for Lisa. The event required a $1 admission, and bracelets and T-shirts were on sale. The event raised just over $4...

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