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Hope on the horizon

UW-Whitewater men’s basketball freshman JT Hoytink (right) goes for a layup while contested on defense by freshman teammate Caleb Flaten-Moore (left) during the team's practice on Friday Oct. 23.
Winter sports coaches prepare for some sort of season in January
November 1, 2020

Competition of UW-W sports are canceled through Dec. 31 of this year, but once January 1st hits, there is a chance sports will be back on for the Warhawks. With winter sports like basketball and track...

Making a splash

Making a splash
Sophomore swimmer ready to compete in 2021
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...

Leaving a legacy

Director of Recreation Sports and Facilities Gary Harms
Director of Recreation Sports and Facilities Gary Harms retires
September 27, 2020

Director Gary Harms spent 35 years leading Recreation Sports and Facilities at UW-Whitewater. He started as coordinator of intramural sports in 1985 and was named director of recreation sports and facilities...

Club Sports Awareness Day

UW-Whitewater Club Basketball Team practice Nov. 2019
Club sports continue with planned 2020 seasons
September 27, 2020

A lack of athletics is one thing everyone has become accustomed to in the past few months, but at Whitewater club sports will be proceeding as planned for their respective 2020 seasons. UW-Whitewater Club...

WIAC suspends winter sports

UW-Whitewater Men's Basketball plays UW-La Crosse Jan. 15 2020. This year's winter sports are delayed to begin until Jan. 1.
Winter sports suspended until the end of the year
September 27, 2020

The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference sent out a statement announcing the suspension of all winter sports competitions until the end of 2020. The suspension of winter sports comes after a careful...

Hope and heartache

Andres Villarreal, 2019 Team photo
Athletes react to cancelled fall season
August 31, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused many changes worldwide to how everything ordinarily happens. As the norm has changed, so has sports at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. The fall season has been...

Athletics adapts to the new normal

Warhawk football won't be seeing fans in the stands this season as pictured here in this game against UW-Platteville last October.
August 31, 2020

The July 27 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) cancellation of fall competition due to COVID-19 affects several teams on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus. Those include football,...

Matt Zwaschka hired as interim Wrestling coach

October 1, 2018

Matt Zwaschka has been named interim head coach for the Warhawk wrestling team by University of Wisconsin-Whitewater athletics director Todd Garzarelli. Zwaschka worked as an assistant coach in the Warhawk...

’Hawks tennis squad splits weekend series at home

September 18, 2018

The women’s tennis team had a strong day Sept. 15 with a double header against University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and Carleton College [Minn.]. In their first meet against UW-L, the doubles team kicked...

Women’s volleyball dominates four match week

The Warhawks huddle before preparing for their match against Elmhurst College (Ill.) Sept. 11. Whitewater defeated the Blue Jays in three consecutive games 25-16, 25-15 and 27-25.
September 18, 2018

The women’s volleyball team played four games throughout the week of Sept. 10 and  showed nothing but success. The Warhawks won all four of their games in a five-day span, and plan to continue this...

Offense and defense score in major Warhawk win

Freshman running back Nyrel Sullivan carries the football into the end zone for the final touchdown score. Running backs Alex Peete and Ronny Ponnick were the other two to score in the contest.
UW-Whitewater puts up most points in a game since 2006
September 18, 2018

The No. 10 Warhawks scored a whopping 73 points in a shutout against Middle Georgia State University to sweep non-conference play Sept. 15 at Perkins Stadium. The Warhawk’s score was just two...

No. 2 gymnastics stays undefeated with sweep

No. 2 gymnastics stays undefeated with sweep
January 22, 2018

With a sweep across all events, the UW-Whitewater women’s gymnastics team defeated Gustavus Adolphus College (Minn.) 188.500-176.850. The Warhawks (3-0, 3-0) outscored the Golden Gusties 47.700-46.225...

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