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Warhawks win three games by mercy rule

Warhawks win three games by mercy rule

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

April 8, 2019


Filed under carousel, Sports

The Warhawk softball team took crisp offense and defense to new heights this past week by sweeping its two opponents by a combined score of 39-8. The Warhawks won three of the four games by mercy rule. UW-W defeated WIAC foe UW-Stevens Point on the road April 4 by scores of 12-2 and 8-3, respectiv...

Letter to the Editor: Brussels, bicycles and talk of terrorism

April 5, 2016


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April 5, 2016 Remember “Brussels?” It’s in Europe, or was last week, or parts of it were. For our troubles, I’d recommend an OTC (over-the-counter) tranquilizer — “R.E.A.D.” (That’s Resistance, Evasion, Avoidance, Denial). Works fine for now. Our “leaders” employ it effectively. T...

Trump still entitled to freedom of speech

March 29, 2016


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Royal Purple Staff Opinion March 29, 2016 Donald Trump is scheduled to roll through Janesville on Tuesday afternoon and following suit with his previous rallies around the country, protests against the billionaire real estate tycoon are set to take place in response. As of Monday morning, a Facebo...

Politics at family gatherings unavoidable

December 8, 2015


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Royal Purple Staff Opinion Dec. 8, 2015 The holidays are fast approaching, but that doesn’t mean there’s a shortage of political and social issues to gripe about. Recent events are causing a time of year that should be defined by holiday spirits and goodwill to instead be drowned by divisiveness ...

Tragic day in Boston

Tragic day in Boston

April 17, 2013


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  UW-W senior runner safe after participating in Boston Marathon As he slowly sipped a cold beer in the famous Boston bar, Cheers, on Monday afternoon, UW-Whitewater senior Griffin Schroeder let his muscles relax. Just hours before, he had crossed the finish line of the Boston Marathon and his...

Whitewater Historical Society celebrates train depot

September 26, 2012


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  The Whitewater Historical Society will hold an event at 7 p.m. tonight to celebrate the Whitewater Train Depot building’s recent listing on the State Register of Historic Places. The depot was once home to the “Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company,” and “Milwaukee...

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