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Pro Day gives DIII football players chance to showcase talent in front of scouts and coaches

Whitewater football player Justin Prostinak breaks off the line to begin his 40-yard dash. Prostinak featured mostly as a kick returner for UW-W, but participated in Pro Day as a running back. The Senior racked up 250 yards between returning both kicks and punts, including a punt-return touchdown against UW-Stout.

Carter Secor, Assistant Sports Editor

March 13, 2020

For senior football players who are looking to continue their athletic careers at the professional level, a Pro Day is their best shot to get exposure and eyes on them from professional teams. While some DII and DIII players do get invited to Pro Days at DI colleges, many still do not. To remedy thi...

Final five head football coaching finalists speak to community, players

January 28, 2015

Jan. 28, 2015 By Justin St. Peter E R How do you replace the fastest coach to reach 100 wins in NCAA history? That is exactly what the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater top officials have to worry about after Lance Leipold left for the University of Buffalo head coaching position last month. Whoever...

The RP predicts Kevin Bullis to be next head football coach

The RP predicts Kevin Bullis to be next head football coach

January 28, 2015

Jan. 28, 2015 By Justin St. Peter The Royal Purple believes that Kevin Bullis is the man for the Warhawks head football job. Amy Edmonds would make a grave mistake letting Bullis leave the program after he chose to stay. Even if he stayed on, or got an expanded role, it would be awkward for th...

UW-Whitewater to D-II? Not so fast

April 23, 2014

  April 23, 2014 By Paul Bressler UW-Whitewater Interim Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Amy Edmonds put to bed any rumors that the Warhawks would make the jump to Division-II, at least for the near future. “We definitely believe in the Division-III philosophy,” Edmonds said....

Warhawks win national championship

March 17, 2012

In a stunning comeback where the Warhawks were down by 18 points with 15 minutes left in the game, they overcame and defeated Cabrini 63-60 Saturday night in Salem, Va. The Warhawks trailed 47-29 with just under 15 minutes left in the game, but then the 'Hawks turned things around. The 'Hawks took its first lead with just over a minute left when Chris Davis h...

Basketball team reaches title game

March 16, 2012

The UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team advanced to the national championship game after defeating the Massachusetts Institute of Technology 71-56 Friday night in Salem, Va. The Warhawks will face Cabrini in the national championship game at 6 p.m. CST tomorrow. The Warhawks went back-and-forth with the Engi...

National champion Warhawks return to campus (Photo Gallery)

December 17, 2011

The UW-Whitewater football team returned to Perkins Stadium for a victory parade on fire trucks throughout campus and the city of Whitewater. Here are just a few photos from the Warhawks' arrival on campus. Photos by Brandon Feivor and Michael Gouvion.

Warhawks win third straight Stagg Bowl

December 16, 2011

It wasn’t the game everyone expected, but in the end, the No. 1 ranked Warhawk football team won its third straight NCAA Division-III National Title Friday night in Salem, Va., after defeating No. 2 Mount Union, 13-10. It was the ’Hawks seventh straight appearance in the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl. UW-Whitewa...

Reunion with Mount Union

December 14, 2011

You almost knew it was going to happen. After a 20-0 drubbing of St. Thomas University (Minn.) Saturday, the Warhawks earned their seventh-consecutive Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl berth. They will also face Mount Union for the seventh-straight time at 6 p.m. CDT Friday in Salem, Va., for the Division-III...

Schebler selected as finalist for Division III’s top individual honor

December 2, 2009

Senior kicker Jeff Schebler was selected last week as one of the 10 finalists for the Gagliardi Trophy, Division III’s most prestigious award. “That’s a real accomplishment for me,” Schebler said. Fans can vote for Schebler by going to D3football.com. Voting ends Dec. 7 and the winner will be i...

Football team cruises into showdown against Pointers with first place on the line

October 28, 2009

Jordan Wells did not waver when he made this statement: “I guarantee they will know when we come off the football field that we’re the better football team,” the senior wide receiver said. Wells is, of course, referring to Saturday’s 1 p.m. showdown at UW-Stevens Point (5-2, 4-0 WIAC) –...

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