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Aleah Grundahl fights for a loose ball on the Warhawks home court

All-American chasing title

Mikey Rottier, Women’s Sports Editor January 30, 2023

Senior forward Aleah Grundahl has been a major factor for the success of the Warhawks women’s basketball team throughout her four years with the program. Grundahl has started all four years and will...

Head Coach Keri Carollo offers encouragement to her team during a game in the 2013 season at Kachel Gymnasium

Basketball coach hits historic milestone

Mikey Rottier, Women’s Sports Editor January 30, 2023

In her 21st year as the Warhawk women’s head basketball coach, Keri Carollo achieved her 400th win. Carollo has elevated the program into a yearly NCAA Tournament team and National Championship candidate...

UW-Whitewater player number fourteen, Miles Barnstable, gets open on offense, to try and score a basket, at the game versus UW-La Crosse, at the Williams Center.

Basketball can’t keep up

Kevin Cramer, Assistant Men’s Sports Editor December 4, 2022

The UW-Whitewater men's basketball team (4-3) was defeated by UW-La Crosse (7-0) in the first conference game of the season by a score of 88-74. The game started off as a back and forth affair but ultimately...

The Warhawks were defeated by two points against Calvin.

Basketball stunned at home

Brian Gale, Assistant Women's Sports Editor November 28, 2022

The number four ranked Whitewater women's basketball team suffered their first loss of the season after being defeated by Calvin 66-64.  It was a close game the whole way as both teams would trade...

UW-Whitewater player number zero, Elijah Lambert, waits to help out teammate, player number twenty-three, Carter Capstran, with offense at the game versus Ripon College, at the Williams Center.

Basketball outlasts Ripon

Parker Olsen, Men’s Sports Editor November 28, 2022

In a game of back and forth, lows and highs, hot and cold steaks, the UW-Whitewater basketball team (4-2) defeated Ripon College (3-2) 70-69 Nov. 26. inside Kachel Gymnasium. The victory was the first...

UW-Whitewater Warhawks on defense against Illinois Wesleyan Nov. 16 2022.

Warhawks topple Titans

Mikey Rottier, Women’s Sports Editor November 21, 2022

The Warhawks clawed back from a first quarter deficit at Kachel Gymnasium in Whitewater, Wednesday Nov. 16 to defeat Illinois-Wesleyan 70-61. Kacie Carollo led the Warhawks scoring with 20 points and Lunden...

Forward Elijah Lambert dribbles the basketball down the court in a home game UW-River Falls Jan. 22, 2022.

Fresh faces join basketball team

Parker Olsen, Men’s Sports Editor October 23, 2022

Last basketball season UW-Whitewater made a late push but came up short of a WIAC title and failed to make the NCAA tournament. Now, after a long and emotional offseason, the Warhawks are looking to improve...

Warhawks mourn loss of beloved basketball player

Warhawks mourn loss of beloved basketball player

Parker Olsen, Men’s Sports Editor September 4, 2022

On July 24, 2022, UW-Whitewater men’s basketball player Derek Gray died unexpectedly in Whitewater. Gray was working at a UW-Whitewater basketball camp for youth when he suddenly collapsed due to a blood...

Phi Delta, Sigma Tau, and Phi Chi Epsilon all joined together in this basketball tournament.

Frats play basketball for charity

Parker Rezner, Assistant Lifestyle Editor April 10, 2022

Three University of Wisconsin-Whitewater fraternities decided to hold a basketball tournament for a good cause Saturday, April 9 inside the Willaims Center. The tournament is the first of its kind here...

Warhawks finish season as national runner-ups

Warhawks finish season as national runner-ups

Mikey Rottier, Assistant Sports Editor March 27, 2022

The Warhawk women’s basketball team capped the 2021-22 season with a 28-5 record and an NCAA Tournament run that left them just short of a National Championship. Whitewater advanced to the Final Four...

Cutting down nets: Junior forward Aleah Grundahl (33) cuts down the net after the game to celebrate the win.

Warhawks headed to Final Four

Mikey Rottier, Assistant Sports Editor March 13, 2022

The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team earned their spot in the Final Four after an electrifying weekend of basketball at Kachel Gymnasium in Whitewater. The Warhawks hosted the sectional rounds of...

Sophomore guard Gage Malensek aims to make a move toward the basket in the home game against the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh Jan. 16, 2022.

Warhawks lose battle in regular season finale

Parker Rezner, Assistant Lifestyle Editor February 20, 2022

The UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team (14-10, 7-6 WIAC) finished its season with a matchup against their bitter rivals the UW-Oshkosh Titans (20-3, 10-2 WIAC), Wednesday Feb. 16 in Kachel Gymnasium....

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