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Silencing fans discourages competition

January 26, 2016

Royal Purple Staff Opinion Jan. 26, 2016 There’s less than 10 seconds to go before the half. The visiting team is down by two. The inbound pass goes in, the player dribbles down the court and the gym is rife with suspense. A pullup jumper flies, just beyond the three-point line. The ball sails thr...

Feature: Merg beats more than just the buzzer

Feature: Merg beats more than just the buzzer

February 26, 2014

  Feb. 26, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham The stage could not have been bigger. With 3:04 remaining in regulation, the Warhawks’ women’s basketball team trailed Amherst College by 12 points in the 2013 Final Four. The ’Hawks had made zero 3-pointers in the game until the clock hit 2:49....

Braun case mishandled on many levels

March 7, 2012

By Zach Hicks If you haven’t heard yet, Milwaukee Brewers leftfielder Ryan Braun has been exonerated of a 50 game ban after failing a drug test in October. The MLB issued a statement quickly after the news broke that they “vehemently disagreed with the arbitrator’s decision.” Despite Braun’s...

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...

Athletics at UW-Whitewater help promote academics

December 14, 2011

If you haven’t heard by now, the UW-Whitewater football team has been doing quite well. They are on a quest to win their third consecutive national championship as they travel to Salem, Va., for the Stagg Bowl. While we are proud of our football team, our university has other programs with winning...

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