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Warhawks back in action

January 21, 2015

Jan. 21, 2015 By Ryan Altman The UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s wheelchair basketball teams opened the second half of their respective seasons last weekend with a mixed bag of results. After a month-long layoff of competition for both teams, the ’Hawks left Wichita, Kan. with a combined...

Dutch star leads Warhawks

Dutch star leads Warhawks

December 10, 2014

Dec. 10, 2014 By Connor Moore Mariska Beijer can often be seen donning a big and generous smile upon spotting her around campus. According to the women’s wheelchair basketball head coach Dan Price, don’t let all that fool you when it comes to her presence on the court. “‘Mars’ is a beast,”...

‘Hawks to host CID tourney

November 19, 2014

Nov. 19, 2014 By Ryan Altman The UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s wheelchair teams have witnessed success as they enter the 2013-14 season with a combined five national championships in the past three years that the expectations for this year should be no different. Both men’s head coach,...

Women’s Wheelchair Basketball: Proven winner on U.S. and European Courts

Women's Wheelchair Basketball: Proven winner on U.S. and European Courts

April 16, 2014

  April 16, 2014 By Ryan Altman Living more than 4,200 miles away in Cologne, Germany, Mareike Adermann enjoyed years of playing stand-up basketball. It wasn’t until several ACL injuries later, at the age of 17, that forced her to put a hold on playing a sport she loved. Instead...

M/W Wheelchair Basketball: Perfect Weekend

M/W Wheelchair Basketball: Perfect Weekend

January 29, 2014

  Jan. 29 By Ryan Altman There is only one word that can describe the success of the UW-Whitewater Warhawks men’s and women’s wheelchair basketball teams this past weekend: perfection. During a two-day span on Jan. 25 and 26 at the University of Edinboro, the two teams combined for...

Women’s wheelchair team earns first title

March 14, 2012

History was made in Champaign, Ill., last Saturday when the women’s wheelchair basketball team won its first national championship. The Warhawks defeated the three-time defending champs, the University of Alabama, 63-34. “I could not be more excited and proud for our girls and for the program going...

‘Hoop Dreams on Wheels’ exhibit displayed in Old Main Lane

February 1, 2012

UW-Whitewater students and community members have the chance to get an inside look at the “internationally-known” UW-Whitewater wheelchair basketball teams. The “Hoop Dreams on Wheels” exhibit in Old Main Lane features photos, background information, past rosters and statistics about UW-Whitewater’s...

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