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Undefeated hoops champs

April 4, 2016

By Adam Reed March 30, 2016 The UW-Whitewater men’s Wheelchair basketball team capped off an undefeated season, winning its third-consecutive national title on March 12 in Edinboro, Pennsylvania. The victory against the University of Alabama in the championship game marks the fifth time in the last six year...

Men are champs again

March 11, 2015

March 11, 2015 By Ryan Altman When Jeremy Lade took over as head coach of eight-time men’s wheelchair basketball national champions UW-Whitewater in 2008, he envisioned adding more titles, but not necessarily at the pace it had happened. Following a semi-final victory last Friday over host University...

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...

‘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,...

The Badger State’s “other” title town

May 7, 2014

    May 7, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham People are familiar with the phrase, “Title Town” here in Wisconsin. When looking over the 2013-14 school year, championships upon championships were won in the Badger State’s “other” title town: UW-Whitewater. Starting with basketball,...

Men’s Wheelchair Basketball: Men win fourth in six-year span

Men's Wheelchair Basketball: Men win fourth in six-year span

March 12, 2014

  March 12, 2014 By Ryan Altman A wild finish to the National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament title game on March 8 capped off another championship season for the UW-Whitewater men’s wheelchair basketball team. The ’Hawks’ victory in Arlington, Texas, gives the...

Men/Women Wheelchair Basketball: Warhawks confident heading into March

Men/Women Wheelchair Basketball: Warhawks confident heading into March

February 26, 2014

  Feb. 26, 2014 By Ryan Altman The Warhawks men’s and women’s wheelchair basketball teams wrapped up their regular seasons last weekend in Tuscaloosa, Ala., combining for six victories, ahead of the upcoming National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament. This tournament...

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...

‘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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