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Edmonds to step down as athletic director

October 13, 2016

Amy Edmonds, athletic director for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, will be changing job positions to become an associate athletic director once an interim director is named in her place. UW-W spokesperson Sara Kuhl did not elaborate on the reason for the change in Edmonds’ role within the...

Athletic director to be replaced

Athletic director to be replaced

Kimberly Wethal, Co-Editor in Chief

October 9, 2016

Amy Edmonds, current athletic director for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, will be changing job positions to become an associate athletic director once an interim director is named in her place. UW-Whitewater spokesperson Sara Kuhl did not elaborate on the reason for the change in Edmo...

Former coach files lawsuit

Former coach files lawsuit

October 6, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal and Justin St. Peter On May 13, 2014, then-University of Wisconsin-Whitewater wrestling coach Tim Fader’s children came home from school crying, all due to a letter that then-Chancellor Richard Telfer had distributed to the public, implying that their dad had done “something wr...

Letter to Editor: UW-W coalition observes Alcohol Awareness Month

April 8, 2015

April 8, 2015 This April is Alcohol Awareness Month, founded and sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) since 1987. This year’s theme is: “For the Health of It: Early Education on Alcoholism and Addiction.” Alcohol use is a serious, complex issue....

Letter to the Editor: UW-W administration should be ashamed

February 25, 2015

Feb. 25, 2015 The now closed sexual assault case has shed new light upon UW-Whitewater and its practices. Not the whole college party scene but rather the Athletic Department. Here at UW-W it is no joke that athletics are taken very seriously, after all we are the D3 Champions right? Football, Basketball,...

DA will not prosecute in alleged sexual assault case

DA will not prosecute in alleged sexual assault case

February 17, 2015

Feb. 18, 2015 By Alexandria Zamecnik The Walworth County District Attorney will not prosecute a collegiate wrestler who was visiting UW-Whitewater on April 17, 2014 on a recruiting visit for alleged Second Degree Sexual Assault. Dequence Goodman, 21, who is currently a wrestler at University...

Kevin Bullis named new head football coach

Kevin Bullis named new head football coach

February 4, 2015

Feb. 4, 2015 By Justin St. Peter UW-Whitewater has removed one word from Kevin Bullis’s job title as interim head football coach. That word is “interim,” as Athletic Director Amy Edmonds named Bullis the new head football coach. “We are thrilled to promote Kevin to the position of head...

The RP predicts Kevin Bullis to be next head football coach

The RP predicts Kevin Bullis to be next head football coach

January 28, 2015

Jan. 28, 2015 By Justin St. Peter The Royal Purple believes that Kevin Bullis is the man for the Warhawks head football job. Amy Edmonds would make a grave mistake letting Bullis leave the program after he chose to stay. Even if he stayed on, or got an expanded role, it would be awkward for th...

Amy Edmonds named UW-W Athletic Director

June 6, 2014

By Justin St. Peter Anytime somebody has the word interim in their job title removed, they can breathe a large sigh of relief. Former interim athletic director Amy Edmonds agrees. On May 28, Chancellor Richard Telfer hired her as the athletic director for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. “Over...

UW-Whitewater to D-II? Not so fast

April 23, 2014

  April 23, 2014 By Paul Bressler UW-Whitewater Interim Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Amy Edmonds put to bed any rumors that the Warhawks would make the jump to Division-II, at least for the near future. “We definitely believe in the Division-III philosophy,” Edmonds said....

Plinske takes AD position at Nebraska Kearney

September 4, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham Numerous rumors in the past have linked UW-Whitewater athletic director, Dr. Paul Plinske, to make a career jump to the Division-I or II level. The morning of Aug. 12, it was made official that the former Warhawks athletic director took the same position at the University...

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