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Senior defensive back Bennett Young stiff-arms a would-be tackler while returning his first career interception 43 yards. Young also led the team with 11 tackles. Photo by Kim Gilliland

‘Hawks prepare for WIAC battles

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor October 7, 2016

By Justin St. Peter Sept. 28, 2016 If recent history was any indication, UW-Whitewater fans knew that Morningside College (Iowa), a top NAIA team, was going to prove to be quite a test for the Warhawks....

Sophomore Jarrod Ware had 21 carries for 169 yards and a touchdown. Photo by Kim Gilliland

‘Hawks run away from opponents

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor October 6, 2016

By Justin St. Peter Sept. 14, 2016 When the No. 2 overall football team in the nation trailed 13-10 in week two of the regular season, with the opponent threatening for more, the UW-Whitewater Warhawks...

top five, Beverly Kopper, Kimberly Wethal

It’s a wrap: The Royal Purple’s top five stories

May 3, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal May 4, 2016   Collectively, the Royal Purple’s staff of 17 editors and many more staff writers wrote about the good, the bad and the political news, penned editorials on...

’Hawks haunt Blugolds in win

’Hawks haunt Blugolds in win

November 5, 2015

By Andrea Sidlauskas Nov. 3, 2015 Rain, sleet and chilly 12-mile-per-hour winds couldn’t stop the Warhawk football team en route to its 14th-consecutive win against UW-Eau Claire this past Saturday....

October 29, 2015

By Andrea Sidlauskas Despite a relatively close matchup, the Warhawk football team propelled itself to a 35-27 victory against UW-Stevens Point to hand the Pointers their third-straight loss on Oct. 24. “Going...

’Hawks back on track again

’Hawks back on track again

October 21, 2015

By Andrea Sidlauskas Oct. 21, 2015 The Warhawk’s football team has faced its share of difficulties in the recent past, but last week it proved just how resilient it is. Just six days after the team...

A streak, broken

A streak, broken

October 21, 2015

By Andrea Sidlauskas Oct. 14, 2015 All good things must come to an end. After a 36-game win streak spanning three years, the Warhawk’s football team took its first lost since Oct. 27, 2012, against...

Seniors roll on the ground

Seniors roll on the ground

September 16, 2015

September 16, 2015 By Andrea Sidlauskas If the season opener is any indication of how the rest of the Warhawks’ season is going to play out, it’s likely the team could add another trophy to its...

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