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Opportunistic squad secures huge win

Opportunistic squad secures huge win

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

October 8, 2018


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The No. 10 Warhawk football team shut out their opponent for the second time this season, this time toppling UW-Oshkosh 20-0 at Perkins Stadium Oct. 6. Whitewater’s defense has not allowed more than seven points in a single game so far this season. The Warhawks rank atop the Wisconsin Intercollegiat...

Warhawk families get festive

Warhawk families get festive

Killian Jauch, News Editor

October 8, 2018


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   Hundreds of Warhawk families flooded campus  Saturday for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s annual Family Fest. The day was an opportunity for the families of students and staff to experience the campus and enjoy festivities and football at UW-Whitewater.    The day featured the Warhawk ...

Football takes care of business in opener

Football takes care of business in opener

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

September 3, 2018


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The No. 12 University Wisconsin-Whitewater football team kicked off the 2018 season with a bang by rolling past the University of Dubuque 38-6 Sept. 1 in Dubuque, Iowa. The Warhawks ensured not to repeat their performance in last season’s regular season opener, and did so by playing quality footba...

Warhawk football hires new assistant offensive coach

Warhawk football hires new assistant offensive coach

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

April 15, 2018


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The UW-Whitewater football team has announced that Peter Jennings will take over as the offensive coordinator on an interim basis for the 2018 season, and he couldn’t be more excited. “I don’t know if there is a better coordinating job in the country,” Jennings said. The Warhawk football team has...

UW-W lands new offensive coordinator

UW-W lands new offensive coordinator

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

February 6, 2018


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There will be a new play caller for the UW-Whitewater football team in the 2018 season, and he’s already made a habit of shredding WIAC defenses. The Warhawks hired former UW-La Crosse offensive coordinator Jake Landry to fill the position last week after two years at the helm of the Eagles’ of...

Game of inches

Game of inches

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

November 8, 2017


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It took two clutch defensive stops for the Warhawks to hold on to the Miner’s Axe in a thrilling 17-16 victory over the No. 20 UW-Platteville Pioneers. “As a (defensive) unit we enjoy the pressure and we rose to the occasion,” sophomore defensive back Jacob Frey said. UW-W was up 17-14 with th...

UWW Football wins battle of birds

UWW Football wins battle of birds

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

October 17, 2017


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Junior running back Drew Patterson’s legs carried the UW-Whitewater football team to a 21-14 victory over No. 24 UW-La Crosse. Patterson nished the game with 221 yards on 32 carries and scored all three of the Warhawk touchdowns. No touchdown was more important than Patterson’s 93-yard spurt...

Stout D leads to win over UW-Stout

Stout D leads to win over UW-Stout

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

October 10, 2017


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The UW-Whitewater football team defeated the 23rd ranked UW-Stout Blue Devils 14-0. The Warhawks return to action Friday, October 13 at 7 p.m. when they host UW-La Crosse for its third conference game of the season. Country singer Jackie Lee will perform a free concert for those in attendance before ...

Headlines 10-11-2017

Headlines 10-11-2017

October 9, 2017


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In this week's edition of the Royal Purple: an update on the weekend fire at Rosa's Pizza, the effect of the Affordable Care Act on campus, and a recap of the football team's win on Family Fest. These stories and more in this week's edition, which hits news stands on Wednesday.

Warhawks down No. 23 Blue Devils in home opener

Warhawks down No. 23 Blue Devils in home opener

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

October 7, 2017


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On a rainy afternoon the UW-Whitewater football team defeated the 23rd ranked UW-Stout Blue Devils 14-0 in the Warhawks home opener. The Warhawks, now 2-3, were lead by the play of their defense as they finished the game with seven sacks.  Their defense forced three turnovers, two fumbles and...

‘Hawks outlasted by No. 3 Titans

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

October 3, 2017


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The UW-Whitewater football team was defeated by the No. 3 UW-Oshkosh Titans 37-20, dropping their conference opener for the first time since 2001. The Warhawks (1-3, 0-1) battled back from 23-7 to bring the game within three, but UW-W could not stop the Titan rushing attack long enough to complete ...

Early season contest of UW-W and the Titans has postseason implications

Early season contest of UW-W and the Titans has postseason implications

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

September 26, 2017


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The UW-Whitewater football team opens conference play on Oct. 30 when they travel to Oshkosh to take on the No. 3 UW-Oshkosh Titans. Arguably the biggest rivalry in Division 3 football, the Warhawks and the Titans broke the all-time record for attendance in last season’s game where UW-W defeated UW-...

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