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UW-Whitewater senior center Johanna Taylor (40) goes up for a shot during the Warhawks' matchup against the UW-Oshkosh Titans in the WIAC Tournament Championship game, Friday, Mar. 5.

Titans top Warhawks for basketball championship title

Nay Salter, Assistant Sports Editor March 7, 2021

The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team touched glory in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Championship Final Friday, Mar. 5, but fell to UW-Oshkosh in the second half. The Warhawks...

Sophomore guard Gage Malensek (3) drives to the basket during a regular season game between the warhawks and UW-Stout on wednesday Feb. 24.

Men’s hoops fight hard, but fall short in season finish

Devin Ulrich, Sports Editor March 7, 2021

The UW-Whitewater’s men’s basketball team season came to an end on Monday Mar. 1 after a hard fought loss of 81-76 to UW-River Falls in the first round of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference...

UW-Whitewater women’s basketball freshman forward Savannah Youngstrom (24) jumps up to the hoop against UW-Stout Friday, Feb. 26.

Women win big on basketball court

Devin Ulrich, Sports Editor February 28, 2021

The UW-W women’s basketball team finished the regular season with four straight wins, capping off two action-packed weeks before heading into the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC)...

Sophomore guard Brian Conaghan (11) looks for an opportunity to pass the ball while junior forward Jack Brahm (24) blocks a UW-Oshkosh player Friday, Feb. 10.

Warhawks fight hard, but fall to Pioneers

Devin Ulrich, Sports Editor February 21, 2021

The UW-W men’s basketball team fought hard, but lost another tough game to 11th nationally ranked UW-Platteville, Friday night 58 to 64 in Platteville on Bo Ryan Court. The game was a slugfest in the...

Sophomore guard Will Pytleski (21) turns back around to face freshman guard John Itounas (12), who’s looking for an open teammate to pass the basketball to on Friday, Feb. 12 at the UW-Whitewater men’s basketball game.

Titans trounce Warhawks on basketball court

Nay Salter, Assistant Sports Editor February 14, 2021

Both UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s basketball teams suffered tough defeats from UW-Oshkosh this past week. The athletes now prepare for face-offs against UW-Platteville in the days ahead.  The...

UW-Whitewater Men’s Basketball Center Trevon Chislom

Looking for a shot

Jake Klein, Journalist October 25, 2020

Sophomore Trevon Chislom is aiming to be a key part of the Whitewater Men’s Basketball team this upcoming season. The six foot, six inches forward played high school basketball at McFarland High...

Senior guard Andre Brown (14) makes a three-point shot late in the second half to bring the Warhawks within one point of UW-Oshkosh in a WIAC conference game at the Williams Center on Wednesday, January 16, 2019.  The Warhawks could not overcome the No. 5 Titans but Brown in the first half became the 29th player in program history to reach 1,000 career points.

Remembering Lucas Burns

Devin Ulrich, Sports Editor September 6, 2020

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and surrounding community mourns the loss of former men's basketball forward Lucas Burns, who died at the age of 30.  Burns was part of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater...

Fourth straight game slips away from UW-W

Fourth straight game slips away from UW-W

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor February 19, 2018

Twenty-eight turnovers, many missed free throws and an eight minute stretch without a field goal handed the Warhawks men’s basketball team their fourth straight loss as they suffered a 60-55 defeat at...

Home losses cool ‘Hawks’ hot start

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor January 23, 2018

The No. 2 UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team went through a series of ups and downs over winter break, going 6-2 since many students left campus during the holidays. The Warhawks claimed several...

Miller time at UW-W

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor December 13, 2017

Two national championships, four WIAC Coach of the Year awards and six regular season conference championships sound nice, but what stands out most to UW-W men’s head coach Pat Miller about his tenure...

Women’s basketball claims fifth win of season

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor December 7, 2017

Led by senior guard Brooke Trewyn’s near triple-double, the No.14 UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team (5-0) handily defeated Augustana College (IL) 82-65 Nov. 30 at Kachel Gymnasium. Trewyn posted...

Giannais leads herd of young bucks

Tyler Job, Senior Staff Reporter November 30, 2017

No player in the NBA has had a faster start to the 2017-18 season than premier young Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo. Over the first two weeks of the season, he was the NBA’s leading...

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