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Team Lisa, the irresistible force

April 13, 2011

For three months, Lisa Panici was living on this campus carefree. Her worries were nothing out of the ordinary for a freshman in college. She had tests to study for, and homework to finish, while also trying to balance the rigors that come with playing a collegiate sport. Things looked promising for...

Injuries hurt chances of high placement at nationals

April 13, 2011

After a fifth-place finish at nationals a year ago, the men’s club volleyball team headed into the season with bigger and better goals. The Warhawks tied for 41st place in the National Collegiate Volleyball Federation’s national tournament last weekend in Houston. They were part of the Division...

Schaefer returns to UW-W, top tennis spot

April 6, 2011

Growing up in Madison, junior Kalla Schaefer always wanted to go to college in her hometown. There was only one thing that stopped her from doing that: tennis. In her first two seasons as a Warhawk, Schaefer did great things. She qualified as an All-American in singles in 2009 and has been the ’...

Club volleyball team looks to finish season on high note

April 6, 2011

Although the men’s club volleyball team didn’t perform the way it wanted to at the Wisconsin Volleyball Conference championships last weekend, it still has one final opportunity to turn its season into a great one. The team will travel to Houston to participate in the National Collegiate Volleyball...

Second place satisfying for gymnasts

March 30, 2011

At the start of the season, the gymnastics team’s goal was to finally win a national championship. Somehow, that goal fell short. Although they headed to Eau Claire with hopes of a first place finish, they still left with their heads held high. In their fourth straight year competing in the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association champi...

That what’s he said/she said

March 16, 2011

Question: I just started a new relationship, but my recent ex is making it very difficult for me. I really care about the new girl, but I also don't want to hurt my ex. How do I balance this situation? He Said ... Moving on from a long-term relationship is never easy. When doing this, try to...

Women fall short of national title

March 16, 2011

In just its third season in existence, the women’s wheelchair basketball team has proved it can compete against national powerhouses. The team finished second in the National Invitational Wheelchair Basketball Tournament as a No. 2 seed, losing a heartbreaker, 58-56, to the University of Alabama...

Back-to-back conference champs

March 16, 2011

With an undefeated record and a No. 1 ranking, the back-to-back WIAC champion gymnastics team looks to complete its last goal: To win nationals. The gymnasts will travel to Eau Claire March 25-26 to compete in the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association championship, trying to wrap up a perfect...

Owen turns season into an unforgettable one

March 9, 2011

Talk about turning the tables. Starting the season slow, sophomore JoLyn Owen has turned the season into one she will never forget.            Owen, who a week ago was named the co-field performer of the WIAC championships, looks forward to her first trip to nationals. “It was awesome...

Education program provides distinct training

March 2, 2011

The College of Education recently gained national recognition from the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the Council from Exceptional Children, as part of their blended program. “Early childhood program at UW-Whitewater is phenomenal,” senior and education major Erica Klefstad said. “I can honestly say that I’m lucky to be part...

Senior gymnasts ready for final hurrah

March 1, 2011

With the chance of a potential first-place team finish this year at nationals, seniors Allison Nelson and Katie Hedstrom could have the perfect ending to their careers. “I don’t think there are words that can describe that feeling,” Nelson said. “It would be an amazing feeling to end my...

Women’s basketball team begins NCAA play Friday

February 28, 2011

Following its 73-53 loss to UW-Stevens Point in the WIAC championship game Sunday, the women’s basketball team has received an at-large bid to participate in the NCAA Division III tournament. The Warhawks (21-6) will travel to Crestview Hills, Kent., Friday to face the University of Mount Union...

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