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Kevin Bullis named new head football coach

Kevin Bullis named new head football coach

February 4, 2015

Feb. 4, 2015 By Justin St. Peter UW-Whitewater has removed one word from Kevin Bullis’s job title as interim head football coach. That word is “interim,” as Athletic Director Amy Edmonds named Bullis the new head football coach. “We are thrilled to promote Kevin to the position of head...

Another year, another title

Another year, another title

January 21, 2015

Jan. 21, 2015 By Andrea Sidlauskas It was a familiar foe, at a familiar place, with familiar stakes. The Warhawks football team faced long-time rival, Mount Union University, for the ninth time in 10 years on Dec. 19 at the 2014 Stagg Bowl in Salem, Va., which ended in a familiar result for the...

Leipold to run with the Bulls

Leipold to run with the Bulls

December 3, 2014

Dec. 3, 2014 By Andrea Sidlauskas With the success head football coach Lance Leipold attained during his reign at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, it’s reasonable for fans, athletes and alumni to wonder how long a small Division-III institution would be able to hold on to such an integral...

‘Hawks move on in playoffs

'Hawks move on in playoffs

December 3, 2014

Dec. 3, 2014 By Andrea Sidlauskas Three turnovers committed in a single game are usually enough to end a team’s season, especially in the second round of NCAA Division-III playoffs. But the top-ranked Warhawks football team proved it was able to overcome adversity on Saturday as they continued...

‘Hawks’ defense sparks win

'Hawks' defense sparks win

November 5, 2014

By Andrea Sidlauskas Nov. 5, 2014 The rivalry between UW-Whitewater and UW-Platteville’s football teams has been long in the making. Since 1993, the two teams square off each year in the George Chryst Memorial Bowl, named in honor of former UW-P head coach George Chryst, to earn the Miner’s Pick. This...

‘Hawks get homecoming win

'Hawks get homecoming win

October 29, 2014

Oct. 29, 2014 By Andrea Sidlauskas The Warhawks football team has historically been neck-and-neck with the UW-Oshkosh Titans football team, and Saturday’s Homecoming Game was no different. After blowing out opponent after opponent and posting two shutouts, the ’Hawks won their closest battle...

‘Hawks post second shutout

October 15, 2014

Oct. 15, 2014 By Andrea Sidlauskas Lockdown defense and a dominant offensive performance led the Warhawks to their second shutout of the season on Oct. 11, as they defeated UW-Stout, 37-0. The ’Hawks marked their 22nd-straight victory with the win, tying the record for the second-longest win...

Football: Familiar foe, same result

Football: Familiar foe, same result

January 22, 2014

Jan. 22, 2014   By Andrea Sidlauskas Christmas came early for the Warhawks football team, as it celebrated its win in Stagg Bowl XLI on Dec. 20, 2013, to reclaim dominance in Division-III football after failing to make the playoffs last season. The ’Hawks traveled to Salem, Va., triumphing...

Football: Warhawks continue to soar

Football: Warhawks continue to soar

December 4, 2013

Dec. 4 By Andrea Sidlauskas The Warhawks football team’s defense has shined throughout the perfect 12-0 season thus far, and Saturday’s test was no different. It was a classic matchup of top-notch offense versus dominant defense this Thanksgiving weekend, as the ’Hawks took on Franklin Colleg...

Football: `Hawks topple Titans 17-14, now ranked No. 6

Football: `Hawks topple Titans 17-14, now ranked No. 6

October 31, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham It had been nearly two years since the UW-Oshkosh Titans lost at home, but on Saturday, the UW-Whitewater football team put an end to the Titans’ streak, winning 17-14. Entering the game, the Warhawks were ranked No. 7 by, while the Titans came in...

Football: Leipold teleconference call – UW-La Crosse

October 3, 2013

  By Erik Lewis The Warhawks are coming off their largest victory in terms of margin in school history heading into WIAC play. A lot of things have come together for the ’Hawks (3-0) both offensively and defensively. Starting with quarterback Matt Behrendt and moving on to running backs. Of...

Plinske takes AD position at Nebraska Kearney

September 4, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham Numerous rumors in the past have linked UW-Whitewater athletic director, Dr. Paul Plinske, to make a career jump to the Division-I or II level. The morning of Aug. 12, it was made official that the former Warhawks athletic director took the same position at the University...

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