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Royal Purple takes home nine awards

Royal Purple takes home nine awards

March 1, 2016

March 1, 2016 For the 2015 season, the Royal Purple was recognized by the Wisconsin Newspaper Association’s (WNA) Better Newspaper Contest as second place in the general excellence category. The general excellence category recognizes the best weekly newspaper at the collegiate level in the st...

Warhawks still success

January 27, 2016

Jan. 27, 2016 Column by Andrea Sidlauskas It’s both a blessing and a curse to be dominant, and the Warhawk football team has one of the most dominant programs in college football. Prior to the 2015 season, the ’Hawks had appeared in the NCAA Division-III playoffs 10 times in the last 11 years, ...

Second time’s the charm

December 10, 2015

By Andrea Sidlauskas It’s a rivalry many years in the making. The UW-Oshkosh Titans have long been a conference foe for the Warhawk football team, with each squad tallying two victories over the past four meetings – the Titans’ most recent win just seven weeks ago, resulting in a tight 10-7...

Warhawks bully Blue Devils

November 19, 2015

By Andrea Sidlauskas Nov. 18, 2015 It’s been said to save the best for last, and this past Saturday, that’s exactly what the Warhawk football team did. An explosive start helped the ’Hawks, ranked No. 5 according to D3Football.com, rack up 595 yards of total offense – their highest output of the...

Hudson leads ’Hawks to win

Hudson leads ’Hawks to win

November 11, 2015

By Andrea Sidlauskas Nov. 11, 2015 The Warhawk football team, ranked No. 6 in the latest D3Football.com poll, utilized a high-powered offense and lockdown defense en route to its triumph over UW-River Falls, 42-6, on Nov. 7. Despite an average margin of victory of 41-14 against the Falcons, the ’H...

’Hawks haunt Blugolds in win

’Hawks haunt Blugolds in win

November 5, 2015

By Andrea Sidlauskas Nov. 3, 2015 Rain, sleet and chilly 12-mile-per-hour winds couldn’t stop the Warhawk football team en route to its 14th-consecutive win against UW-Eau Claire this past Saturday. The ’Hawks racked up a season-high 582 offensive yards to defeat the Blugolds, 63-0, in the a...

October 29, 2015

By Andrea Sidlauskas Despite a relatively close matchup, the Warhawk football team propelled itself to a 35-27 victory against UW-Stevens Point to hand the Pointers their third-straight loss on Oct. 24. “Going in, we knew it was going to be a tough game,” senior running back Jordan Ratliffe said. ...

’Hawks back on track again

’Hawks back on track again

October 21, 2015

By Andrea Sidlauskas Oct. 21, 2015 The Warhawk’s football team has faced its share of difficulties in the recent past, but last week it proved just how resilient it is. Just six days after the team suffered its first loss in nearly three years, the ’Hawks faced off against conference rival UW-L...

A streak, broken

A streak, broken

October 21, 2015

By Andrea Sidlauskas Oct. 14, 2015 All good things must come to an end. After a 36-game win streak spanning three years, the Warhawk’s football team took its first lost since Oct. 27, 2012, against conference rival UW-Oshkosh by a score of 10-7. “It was a surprising feeling,” junior quarterback Chris N...

Football breaks record, UW-P’s hearts

Football breaks record, UW-P’s hearts

October 8, 2015

By Andrea Sidlauskas Oct. 7, 2015 Despite a cloudy 50-degree afternoon interspersed with chilling 16-mile-per-hour winds, a record-breaking crowd filled Perkins Stadium this past Saturday to watch the Warhawks football team defeat the UW-Platteville Pioneers, 17-7, in the 21st annual George Chryst Me...

Tom Hoffman Invite a success

Tom Hoffman Invite a success

September 25, 2015

September 23, 2015 Commentary by Andrea Sidlauskas The Warhawks’ men and women’s cross country teams competed in what used to be called the Warhawk Invitational this past Saturday to kick off its 2015 seasons. This year, however, the meet was officially renamed as the Tom Hoffman Invitational, a...

Seniors roll on the ground

Seniors roll on the ground

September 16, 2015

September 16, 2015 By Andrea Sidlauskas If the season opener is any indication of how the rest of the Warhawks’ season is going to play out, it’s likely the team could add another trophy to its already-stocked case. After a bye last week, the Warhawk football team traveled to Jackson, Mississippi...

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