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Baseball chains together wins in five of six

Baseball chains together wins in five of six

Joe Byers, Sports Reporter

May 7, 2018


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The UW-Whitewater baseball team is currently ranked No. 2 in the country, and this past week they proved their worth. In just six games the Warhawks went 5-1 and outscored their opponents 76 to 21. On April 30, they played a make-up game against Saint Scholastica (Minn.) that was rescheduled due to wea...

Hawks take top spot in WIAC

Hawks take top spot in WIAC

April 30, 2018


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The No. 3 UW-Whitewater baseball team went 3-1 in two WIAC doubleheaders in the past week to make their conference record 12-2, good for in the WIAC. The Warhawks split a home doubleheader with No. 11 UW-Oshkosh on April 25 before sweeping UW-Platteville in a doubleheader on April 28. Doubleheader...

Warhawks ridin’ hot start from Bryden

Warhawks ridin’ hot start from Bryden

Joe Byers, Sports Reporter

April 23, 2018


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The UW-Whitewater baseball team has been on a tear as of late, and outfielder Daytona Bryden is a big contributing factor. Bryden, a senior from Rockton, Illinois, has put up some of the best numbers in the country so far this season and has helped propel the No. 3 Warhawks to a 17-3 record. Bryden has s...

Warhawks Split Doubleheader with Titans

Warhawks Split Doubleheader with Titans

Joe Byers, Sports Reporter

April 15, 2018


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On Wednesday April 11 the No. 2 UW-Whitewater Warhawks split a doubleheader with the No. 16 UW-Oshkosh Titans at Miller Stadium in Whitewater. The Warhawks (15-3, 7-1) took down the Titans by a close score of 8-7 for the first game, but UW-Oshkosh got the best of them in the second game and won b...

No. 3 Baseball starts WIAC play undefeated

No. 3 Baseball starts WIAC play undefeated

Joe Byers, Sports Reporter

April 8, 2018


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The No. 3 UW-Whitewater baseball team started conference play with four straight wins in two doubleheader sweeps of WIAC opponents. On April 5 the Warhawks traveled to Chicago to take on Illinois Tech before hosting UW-Stout in a doubleheader over the weekend. Doubleheader vs. Illinois Tech On Thursday, April 5...

Baseball gets off to hot start during spring trip

Baseball gets off to hot start during spring trip

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

April 1, 2018


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The No. 2 ranked UW-Whitewater baseball team got out of the gates at the RussMatt Invitational hotter than the Florida sun but stumbled in their last two games in Auburndale to finish their spring trip 6-2. The Warhawks outscored their opponents by 49 runs in a perfect 6-0 start on the season, inclu...

Baseball ready to hit off new season

Baseball ready to hit off new season

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

March 18, 2018


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After posting a 36-9 record and a sweep of the WIAC tournaments last season, the UW-Whitewater baseball team looks to build upon that success in their 2018 campaign. On the mound, the Warhawks will be led by their two All-Americans, seniors Austin Jones and Heath Renz. Last season, Jones posted an 8-3...

Baseball fall update

Calahan Steed, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

After ending the 2017 baseball season ranked 15th in the nation with a 36-9 record, the UW-Whitewater baseball team have reason to have high expectations for their upcoming season. However, head coach, John Vodenlich, doesn’t want to set any crazy expectations for his team for the 2018 season. ...

Local fundraiser remembers Trey Kilar

Local fundraiser remembers Trey Kilar

Sutton Rettig, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016


Filed under Arts & Rec

With the Fall season in full swing, many members of the community are eager to get outside and enjoy the wonderful Autumn season in Whitewater. While so many of us look forward to apple picking with loved ones or carving Jack-O-Lanterns, this transitional time of year also brings about the city...

New MLB rules take time away from the experience

New MLB rules take time away from the experience

February 25, 2015


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Feb. 25, 2015 For those of us who have grown up loving baseball, “Take me out to the ball game” is as familiar to us as saying the “Pledge of Allegiance.” But take a minute and think about the lyrics. I don’t seem to remember there being a verse that says, “Can this game speed-up, I’m...

Baseball: UWW wins world series, completes trifecta

May 28, 2014


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By Justin St. Peter When the NCAA makes a new record book, it should leave an entire chapter reserved for the Warhawks. The ’Hawks (44-7) beat Emory College (38-13) 7-0 May 27 to win the College World Series and accomplish something that no other college has ever done. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater...

Mike Kilar throws out first pitch (photo gallery)

October 11, 2011


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Mike Kilar, Treyton's father, was given the opportunity to throw out the first pitch at the Milwaukee Brewers second game of the National League Championship Series against the St. Louis Cardinals. The Brewers also donated $10,000 to the "Treyton Kilar's Field of Dreams" project. Photos submitted and...

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