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Senior running back Alex Peete (23) makes a move on a defender while running the ball, during a morning practice in November 2020 at Perkins Stadium.

Warhawk football still flying

Devin Ulrich, Sports Editor May 2, 2021

  The UW-Whitewater football program has not played a game since the the Division III National Championship December 20, 2019 against North Central (Ill.) in the Stagg Bowl. The program dealt with...

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football offensive lineman Quinn Meinerz (77) prepares to
set a block for running back Jarrod Ware (9), during a game between UW-Whitewater and
Dubuque (Iowa) in September 2019.

Star lineman alum raises NFL draft stock

Devin Ulrich, Sports Editor February 7, 2021

Former First Team All-American offensive lineman Quinn Meinerz has the guts to make it big in the NFL. The UW-W alum drastically improved his draft chances in the January Reese’s Senior Bowl held...

Head Coach of the UW-Whitewater football team Kevin Bullis walks off the field smiling, after the Warhawks defeated St. John’s (MINN.) to advance to the 2019 Division III Football National Championship.


Warhawk Football coach teams up with UW Foundation, Inc. to go beyond the game
Hannah Michalowski, Sports Editor October 11, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to spread across Wisconsin, UW-Whitewater is no exception. But the QuaranTeam fundraiser set up by UW Foundation, Inc. provides students with some comfort in care packages and hygiene...

Star Quarterback Transfers to UW-Whitewater

Star Quarterback Transfers to UW-Whitewater

Hannah Michalowski, Sports Editor September 6, 2020

When Evan Lewandowski stepped into the Warhawk football stadium in a Lacrosse Eagle’s uniform last season, he had no idea he would return in 2020, but as a Warhawk. A talented quarterback out of...

The team captains, from left, defensive back Nate Tranel, linebacker Jacob Erbs, running back Ronny Ponick and offensive lineman Quinn Meinerz approach midfield for the coin toss. UW-Whitewater defeated St. John's University (Minnesota) 35-32 in a Div. III NCAA national championship football semifinal game on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, at Perkins Stadium in Whitewater.

Quinn Meinerz taking his game to next level

Jake Klein, Journalist August 31, 2020

Senior Quinn Meinerz, captain of the Whitewater football team received the Offensive-Lineman of the Year Award and was named Most Valuable Player last season. Meinerz helped lead the Warhawks to a share...

Warhawk football won't be seeing fans in the stands this season as pictured here in this game against UW-Platteville last October.

Athletics adapts to the new normal

Hannah Michalowski, Sports Editor August 31, 2020

The July 27 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) cancellation of fall competition due to COVID-19 affects several teams on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus. Those include football,...

Senior defensive lineman Jordan Brand forces Eau Claire’s quarterback Jonathan Malueg to fumble the ball just three plays into the game Saturday at Perkins Stadium. Brand finished the game with two sacks and four tackles.

Warhawks light up game against Eau Claire

Whitewater victorious in first WIAC competition
Ross Guyette, Assistant Sports Editor October 7, 2019

The number three ranked Whitewater football team came home to torrential downpours and lightning delays at Perkins Stadium for their 24-14 victory over UW-Eau Claire, which took place after Family Fest...

photo by Ivan Pomeroy / Staff Photographer

Opportunistic squad secures huge win

Tyler Job, Sports Editor October 8, 2018

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...

photo by Julia Graff / Assistant Photo Editor

Warhawk families get festive

Annual Family Fest event celebrates Warhawks
Killian Jauch, News Editor October 8, 2018

   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...

File Photo / Evan Halpop

Football takes care of business in opener

Tyler Job, Sports Editor September 3, 2018

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...

Warhawk football hires new assistant offensive coach

Warhawk football hires new assistant offensive coach

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor April 15, 2018

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...

UW-W lands new offensive coordinator

UW-W lands new offensive coordinator

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor February 6, 2018

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...

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