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Making a splash

Devin Ulrich, Assistant Sports Editor

October 11, 2020

Leanne Stigler feels like a fish out of water. She can't wait to get back in the pool to compete with her family of a team. And there may be hope for some competition after December 31 with the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Competition on hold until then. Stigler showed a ton of potential and s...

Beware of “The Mighty Mouse”

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

March 18, 2019

Junior Mike Tortorice might be only 5’3” and 125 pounds, but he is dangerous on the wrestling mat. The Warhawk wrestling team also calls him “Mighty Mouse,” because of his unlikely combination of height and toughness. “I stand at a whopping 5’3” in height which makes me by a decent margin the s...

RP editor proud to be UW-W athlete

Killian Jauch, News Editor

October 22, 2018

Here is a quick disclaimer to this column: I am a freshman. I have not been on campus very long. I do not want to pretend like I understand how everything here at UW-Whitewater works. But since I have been on campus, I have noticed something about being a student athlete in college. It is not like hig...

Letter to the Editor: Athletes should talk mental health

April 26, 2016

April 27, 2016 “Mental toughness” is a term that every athlete has heard consistently throughout their sports career; meaning that an athlete must remain level headed through failures, and to not be afraid to go up and fail again. It is commonly assumed that this toughness carries on into “regular”...

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