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Football: Lance Leipold teleconference call – Linfield College

December 5, 2013

Dec. 4 By Erik Lewis Linfield College is a name that rings a bell for the UW-Whitewater football team, seeing as how the two battled for the chance to play for the Stagg Bowl in 2009. The Warhawks stormed back from a 17-10 deficit in the fourth quarter on the strength of Jeff Donovan’s arm...

Football: Leipold Teleconference Call – UW-Stevens Point (11/6)

November 7, 2013

By Erik Lewis Finding their niche in the running game and defensively, the No. 6 Warhawks head to Stevens Point for a battle against the Pointers for one of their two remaining tests to their undefeated regular season. After effectively shutting down a potent UW-Platteville offense and using deceptive pressu...

Volleyball: Netters enter tourney as No. 3 seed

Volleyball: Netters enter tourney as No. 3 seed

November 6, 2013

  By Erik Lewis One season has ended, but another begins when tournament time hits. The Warhawks women’s volleyball team knows that fact and plans to use lessons it learned from adversity during the season. “I think our biggest challenge will be us being ourselves, because that’s how it was when we were in our rut recently,” senior Ariel Johnston...

Football: Leipold teleconference call – UW-La Crosse

October 3, 2013

  By Erik Lewis The Warhawks are coming off their largest victory in terms of margin in school history heading into WIAC play. A lot of things have come together for the ’Hawks (3-0) both offensively and defensively. Starting with quarterback Matt Behrendt and moving on to running backs. Of...

Renamed building honors former coach

September 19, 2012

Powered by tradition. It’s a phrase that has played such a prominent role in the Warhawk football program’s history. Bob Berezowitz, who coached football at UW-Whitewater from 1985-2006 will be honored this weekend against UW-Stevens Point. The Student Athletic Complex (SAC) will be named after...

Pitching trio leading the way

April 25, 2012

No player can be fully replaced. Those who come after are bound to play with their own style. The Warhawks could not replace All-American pitcher Jessica Stang with just one pitcher, but instead, rebuilt their rotation with three new pitchers: Katie Boyle, Amy Christopher and Bekka Houda. “We had...

Softball team stumbles

April 11, 2012

The Warhawks carried over their momentum from Florida sweeping UW-Stevens Point Thursday, but lost it when they fell to Illinois Wesleyan University twice in a doubleheader Friday. The ’Hawks are now 15-3 on the season and will play in a doubleheader starting at 3 p.m. today against UW-Oshkosh at...

Wrestlers place high at nationals

March 14, 2012

A national championship is like the Super Bowl. It is great to get there, but upon advancing to that stage athletes want to win it. That’s probably what the No. 6 Warhawks were feeling going into the NCAA Championship in La Crosse over the weekend. “It’s a measurable improvement this year...

Wrestlers aim high for NCAA Tournament

March 7, 2012

The Warhawk wrestling team is preparing for its battle this weekend at the NCAA Championships in La Crosse. The team will travel to the place where current ’Hawks head coach Tim Fader guided the Eagles to seven straight WIAC Championships from 1998-2004. After the ’Hawks won their first WIAC...

Wrestlers win WIAC Championship

February 29, 2012

After a drought of 20 years, the ninth ranked UW-Whitewater wrestling team finally won the WIAC title. The season isn’t quite over though. The Warhawks will travel to La Crosse March 9 to compete in the NCAA Championships. On Sunday, the ’Hawks outscored UW-La Crosse 108.5-96, who had pr...

Men’s tennis sweeps Invite, team goes 3-0

February 15, 2012

The men’s tennis team is off to a 3-1 start after beating Luther College, UW-Oshkosh and Wheaton College at the Warhawk Invite tournament over the weekend. The Warhawks are ranked No. 8 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division-III Central Region Poll and No. 21 in D-III by the ITA overall. For...

Swim teams prepare for conference meet

February 8, 2012

With the regular season winding down, it’s time for the men’s and women’s swim team to gear up for the WIAC Conference meet. This year, the Warhawks had one of the largest turnouts with 80 swimmers participating. Coach Joel Rollings said he is impressed with the way the freshmen swimmers...

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