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Video Game Review: ‘Mars: War Logs’

May 8, 2013

  After watching the trailer and listening to some of the banter in the office relaying nothing but excitement for this title prior to its release, I had high hopes for Mars: War Logs going in. But after beating the 10-hour campaign and experiencing much of what the game has to offer, I can...

Men prepare for nationals after third-place finish

May 11, 2011

The men’s track and field met their expectations at the WIAC championship last weekend, finishing in third place. The Warhawks have a couple of “last chance” meets these next couple weeks, and will now have time to prepare for the national championships which will take place May 26-28, in Delaware, Ohio. Despite expectations of first plac...

Men’s team looking to capture first WIAC title

May 4, 2011

Some try to argue that track and field is an individual sport. However, the Warhawks are out to prove it is a team sport just like any other. Through an injury-ridden season, the men’s track and field team has turned to its depth for support. In fact, almost all of the events contain different season leaders for the ’Hawks. The four exceptions include the 110-met...

Offensive power leading the way

April 13, 2011

Over-shadowed by great pitching this season, the offense of the Warhawks has gone unrecognized. But the balance across the  ’Hawks’ lineup makes them a nightmare for any opposing pitcher. “It’s peace of mind to know that if I do my job to hold our opponents to as few runs as possi...

Opening homestand a smashing success

April 6, 2011

The cold weather has done little to slow down the hot start to the Warhawks’ softball season. The team (15-3) carried the momentum from its 10-2 start in Florida back home as they swept Carroll University in a doubleheader March 31, 7-0 and 5-2. UW-Whitewater then went 3-1 over the weekend, ...

Softball team already hot early on

March 29, 2011

The softball team gave a preview of things to come this season as they dominated in Florida over spring break, leaving with a 10-2 record. Led by senior pitcher Jessica Stang, the Warhawks obliterated their opponents, giving up a mere 25 runs in 12 games. “As a team, we felt that doing well in Flo...

Latella ends season on right note

March 15, 2011

The wrestling team began the Division III national championships just as it did the entire season: With a deep hole to dig out of. The team began the season 0-7, and each of the five wrestlers’ start in the championships mirrored the team’s start to the season as they all lost their first matches. Fort...

Set to take nationals by storm

March 9, 2011

One tournament remains to separate the best from the rest. Five wrestlers will attempt to notch their name in the UW-Whitewater record books at the national tournament in La Crosse over the weekend. The men who will try to accomplish the feat are senior captain James Zarate, juniors Adam Late...

Grapplers show toughness with second-place finish

March 2, 2011

Any team in a sport that falls behind at the beginning of a season dreams of a miraculous resurgence. The wrestling team no longer has to dream of this revival for it is now a reality. A second-place finish in the WIAC tournament last weekend proved the Warhawks are the ultimate comeback artists,...

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