Royal Purple

Minett named games MVP

January 18, 2012

Sophomore defensive end Louissant Minett couldn’t have said it better: “Good players make big plays.” That was the case for the Whitewater High School graduate, as he was named the Stagg Bowl MVP after forcing a fumble late into the third quarter which set up a one-yard touchdown run by senior...

`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 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 (, the 'Hawks held the Sea Gulls to 293 yards total offense, while senior running back Levell Coppage...

Spring practice wrapping up

April 27, 2011

After the football team won its first national championship in 2007, it was handed the task of replacing 15 starters and 24 seniors its next season. Three years later and after back-to-back titles, the outlook looks the same for the Warhawks as it did in 2008, as 17 seniors have departed, 13 of them...

Warhawk legends speak out on state of the football team

November 24, 2009

The national championship game is still more than three weeks away, and the Warhawks have not punched their ticket into that game quite yet. But can this team return to Salem, Va., the site of the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl and play in its fifth straight title game? Three UW-Whitewater Hall of Famers, who have either...

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