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Christian Patzka poses with his second place medal and trophy as he became an All-America for the second time in Lansing, Michigan on Saturday Nov. 19.

Cross-country runner makes history

Nick Walczak, Assistant Men’s Sports Journalist December 4, 2022

The UW-Whitewater men’s cross-country season has come to a close after yet another successful campaign. The runners took first in three out of their five regular season meets and earned second place...

WARHAWK WOMEN XC 2022

Women’s cross country sees growth

Kaitlin Geisler, Assistant Women's Sports Editor November 28, 2022

The women’s cross country team’s season ended with the team earning 12th in the NCAA regional meet on Nov. 12th. The team’s top runner of the meet, sophomore Ari De La Cerda placed 33rd at 23:09. “Coming...

Junior runner Paige Fassbender competes in the WIAC conference cross country meet

Women’s cross country finish Fifth in WIAC

Mikey Rottier, Women’s Sports Editor November 6, 2022

The Warhawk women’s cross country team placed fifth at the conference meet in West Salem, Saturday Oct. 29. The team was led by Sophomore Ari De La Cerda and Junior Paige Fassbender who have proved to...

Chrisitian Patzka looks on as he prepares for a race.

Cross Country keeps working

Parker Olsen, Mens Sports Editor November 6, 2022

The UW-Whitewater cross country team is one of the best in the nation. With runners like Christian Patzka, the bar is set pretty high, yet they keep on looking to raise it.  The team is ranked No....

Seizing every opportunity

Seizing every opportunity

Ryan Baker, Men’s Sports Assistant Editor September 11, 2022

Gunner Schlender is entering his second year at UW-Whitewater and is looking to be more of a leader for the reputable men’s cross country team. Being at the front of a young crew that includes fourteen...

Men’s cross country ready for the long haul

Men’s cross country ready for the long haul

Nick Walczak, Men’s Sports Journalist September 4, 2022

The UW-Whitewater men’s cross-country team’s 2022 campaign launches Sept. 10 at the Ken Weidt Invitational hosted by Concordia University-Wisconsin in Mequon, WI, where the team looks to start off...

Warhawk Cross Country Star Leads Young Squad

Warhawk Cross Country Star Leads Young Squad

Mikey Rottier,, Women’s Sports Editor September 4, 2022

Coming off a strong track season this past spring, Senior Paige Fassbender anticipates another strong showing for herself in the upcoming cross country season this fall. Fassbender led the Warhawk women’s...

Freshman Will MacCudden pushes to the finish line of the Tom Hoffman Invitational that was held in Whitewater Sept. 18, 2021.

Fall sports follow-up

Parker Olsen, Sports Editor December 12, 2021

The 2021 fall sports season was filled with success for many UW-Whitewater teams. Each of the fall sports were unable to compete in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic so, all teams were particularly excited...

Freshman Christian Seagren tries to overtake several runners during the Tom Hoffman Invitational meet in Whitewater on Sept. 18, 2021.

Fassbender leads cross country to 5th

Mikey Rottier, Assistant Sports Editor December 12, 2021

The UW-Whitewater men’s cross country team had one of their best seasons in program history this fall. After winning their first regional title in program history, they placed fifth at the National meet....

Senior Kyle Neuroth pushes toward the finish line of the Tom Hoffman Invitational meet in Whitewater, WI on Sept. 18th, 2021.

Running to victory

Samuel Strash, Sports Journalist October 3, 2021

One shocking fact about Kyle Neuroth is that cross-country wasn't even his main sport when he was young. In fact, he wouldn’t even be at UW-Whitewater had he not been cut from his high school baseball...

Whitewaters Freshman Chris Allen battles out a Washington U. competitor in the race to the finish line of the Tom Hoffman Invitational in Whitewater on Sept. 18, 2021.

Warhawks power through the finish line

Nay Salter, Sports Editor September 19, 2021

It’s a big day for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s Men’s cross country team since they won another big meet this weekend. The team competed in the Tom Hoffman Invitational on Sept. 18, which...

Warhawk football wont be seeing fans in the stands this season as pictured here in this game against UW-Platteville last October.

Athletics adapts to the new normal

Hannah Michalowski, Sports Editor August 31, 2020

The July 27 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) cancellation of fall competition due to COVID-19 affects several teams on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus. Those include football,...

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