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MLB Draftee comes back to school

Warhawk pitcher Austin Jones won the Royal Purple staff voted Male Athlete of the Year. Photos by Sierra High

John Miller, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017

Austin Jones, UW-Whitewater baseball’s pitching ace, has had anything but an ordinary career. After a breakthrough senior year in high school, Jones decided to his take his talents on the diamond to UW-W. Jones’ first year for the Warhawks was surreal. Jones played a significant role in the Warhawks...

Chamberlain saves the day for UW-W

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor

May 2, 2017

The No. 3 ranked Warhawks opened the week with a win, but the team couldn’t keep their undefeated WIAC season going. The ‘Hawks dropped two games against UW- Steven’s Point in back-to-back doubleheaders on April 22 and 23. The star of the week for the ’Hawks was senior second baseman Steve...

UW-W bounces back with four wins

Junior catcher Brent Feldner looks on as freshman pitcher Brett Smerz attempts a pick-off play to senior second baseman Steve Chamberlain against Concordia University. UW-W fell 21-3. Photo by Hannah Jewell

Josh Sinclair, Senior Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

The No. 3 UW-Whitewater baseball team suffered its first loss in the month of April, falling against Concordia in a non-conference battle but bounced back for four straight. The Warhawks (20-3 overall), were on the heels of a six-game winning streak, got roughed up before bouncing back, Big Sean...

UW-W dominating many opponents

Senior reliever Mike Nompleggi throws in a game last year. If the season ended today, Nompleggi would have led the MLB in strikeout percentage from last year, be it a small sample size.

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

March 28, 2017

The UW-Whitewater baseball team is good, but you already know that. The team is ranked in the top five nationally. What you didn’t know is that the team went 9-1 on the spring trip in Florida and will now begin play closer to home. The team’s high-powered offense scored three or more runs in nine of the f...

Love and sports

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor

February 21, 2017

Feb. 15, 2017 Trying to balance a college sport, work and schoolwork can be tough. When you add a boyfriend or girlfriend into the mix it gets even tougher. But not for senior love birds Carina Krausert and Austin Jones. They’ve found more than enough time to keep their lust alive for nearly a year, ...

Baseball: Warhawks split series with Stout

Baseball: Warhawks split series with Stout

April 30, 2014

  April 30, 2014 By Carson Taylor   The No. 4-ranked UW-Whitewater baseball team improved to 25-6 overall during the weekend, taking two games and splitting the four game series vs UW-Stout. It was the Warhawks’ first time playing the Blue Devils this season, but one other...

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