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Zurbrugg qualifies for Paralympics

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Miranda Christensen, Sports Journalist

April 20, 2020

The simplest thing can change a person’s life forever. For Lindsey Zurbrugg, a student-athlete at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, it was stretching too far during yoga at a basketball camp when she was 13. She injured her spinal cord, which left her paralyzed within 36 hours and impacted her...

Women’s hoopers finish season in third at home

Maddie Drain, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017

The UW-Whitewater women’s wheelchair basketball team finished third in the National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament (NIWBT) this weekend. The Warhawks battled hard the first day,  but fell to the eventual national champion University of Alabama  51-41. UW-W led by five at half, and sen...

UW-W to host hoops championships

John Miller, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017

The 2017 National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament (NIWBT) is set to be hosted by UW-Whitewater March 9-11. The men’s (20-4) and women’s (11-8) UW-Whitewater wheelchair basketball teams will participate in separate tournaments, alongside teams from across the country. For the men’s team...

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