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Warhawks move on to semifinal

Warhawks move on to semifinal

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

December 4, 2018

Five Whitewater turnovers helped the No. 5 Warhawk football team pull away from No. 11 Bethel University (Minn.), 26-12, in the national quarterfinal round Dec. 1 at Perkins Stadium. The win sends the 13-0 Whitewater squad to a semifinal matchup at No. 2 University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (Texas) next...

Warhawks finish the job

photo by Grace Holler / Photo Editor

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

November 5, 2018

UW-Whitewater football head coach Kevin Bullis said last week the team was not keen on sharing the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title after defeating UW-Stout. The No. 5 football squad proved him right by taking care of UW-Stevens Point 59-7 at Perkins Stadium Nov. 3, officially clin...

Warhawk football earns share of conference

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

October 29, 2018

Thirty-six. That’s the number of Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championships the No. 5 Warhawk football team is striving for after clinching at least a share of this year’s title with a 40-10 victory over UW-Stout and the help of No. 10 UW-Oshkosh’s loss to UW-Stevens Point. Whit...

Football continues season-long dominance

Senior quarterback Cole Wilber threw for two touchdowns and rushed for one in Whitewater's 44-7 victory over UW-River Falls. Wilber has 16 touchdowns compared to just five interceptions this year.

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

October 22, 2018

The No. 6 football team’s winning streak is now at 13 dating back to last season thanks to a dominant 44-7 homecoming victory against UW-River Falls Oct. 20. The howling 25 miles per hour wind gusts at Perkins Stadium made it more difficult than usual for both squads. Coming into the game, head coach Kevin...

Opportunistic squad secures huge win

photo by Ivan Pomeroy / Staff Photographer

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

October 8, 2018

The No. 10 Warhawk football team shut out their opponent for the second time this season, this time toppling UW-Oshkosh 20-0 at Perkins Stadium Oct. 6. Whitewater’s defense has not allowed more than seven points in a single game so far this season. The Warhawks rank atop the Wisconsin Intercollegiat...

Football opens conference with statement win

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

October 1, 2018

A dominant second half propelled the No. 10 Warhawks to a 30-7 victory at No. 23 UW-La Crosse to take the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opener. Whitewater also advances to its first 4-0 start since the 2016 season, where the team went 12-1. Down 7-3 at the half, the Warhawks’ first d...

Offense and defense score in major Warhawk win

Freshman running back Nyrel Sullivan carries the football into the end zone for the final touchdown score. Running backs Alex Peete and Ronny Ponnick were the other two to score in the contest.

Tyler Job, News Editor

September 18, 2018

The No. 10 Warhawks scored a whopping 73 points in a shutout against Middle Georgia State University to sweep non-conference play Sept. 15 at Perkins Stadium. The Warhawk’s score was just two points shy of tying the single game program scoring record.They now move on to conference play with a 3-0 record. At saturday’s game, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in ad...

Football to rely on intensity, strength

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

September 3, 2018

At the end of the 2017 season, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team rallied to win its last six games, ending with a 7-3 overall record and 6-1 record in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC). The Warhawks started the 2017 season 1-3, including a loss on the road to ...

Football takes care of business in opener

File Photo / Evan Halpop

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

September 3, 2018

The No. 12 University Wisconsin-Whitewater football team kicked off the 2018 season with a bang by rolling past the University of Dubuque 38-6 Sept. 1 in Dubuque, Iowa. The Warhawks ensured not to repeat their performance in last season’s regular season opener, and did so by playing quality footba...

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