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Senior Defensive back Mark McGrath (29) darts across the field escaping from University of Central’s players with the ball Saturday Dec. 4, 2021.

Football eyes up next season

Mason Thompson, Assistant Campus News Editor May 1, 2022

The UW-Whitewater football team finished its spring training in the final week of April and players will participate in various athletic camps this summer to prepare individually for the 2022 season ahead....

Offensive Coordinator for the Quarterbacks Nick Pesik observes the players warm ups during their practice in Perkins Stadium Friday afternoon April 8, 2022.

Introducing new Warhawk football coaches

Parker Olsen, Sports Editor April 10, 2022

The UW-Whitewater football team enjoyed a highly successful 2021 campaign - the team finished 13-1 overall and ended their season in the national semifinals ranking third in the nation. That highly successful...

Warhawk football wins because of the people

Warhawk football wins because of the people

Parker Olsen, Sports Editor March 13, 2022

In 2005 the UW-Whitewater football team made its first appearance in the Division III National Championship game, now the Warhawks have been to the Stagg Bowl ten times and have garnered six national titles....

Freshman kicker Matt Maldonado makes another field goal for the Warhawk football team.

Maldonado says farewell to Whitewater, enters transfer portal

Mikey Rottier, Assistant Sports Editor March 6, 2022

Freshman kicker Matt Maldonado had an impressive season for the UW-Whitewater football team. Maldonado worked his way up to the first string kicker, punter and kickoff man for the Warhawks in no time....

SteveO’s Flip Flops and Tank Tops owner Steve Fairchild stands behind the bar ready to serve football fans during the Super Bowl.

Whitewater bars bring the Super Bowl fun

Dauntae Green, Managing Editor February 6, 2022

There is always a tradition in towns when it comes time for the Super Bowl. Citizens generally patronize the local bars and taverns to get a drink with their friends, shouting during the close plays, shooting...

Senior quarterback Max Meylor gets ready to throw the ball to another team member during the game against DePauw University Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021.

QB Meylor ‘trusts the process’ in shot at pros

Mikey Rottier, Assistant Sports Editor January 23, 2022

Max Meylor can easily be considered one of the most famous people in the town of Whitewater these days. The senior quarterback led the Warhawk football team all the way to the Division III semifinals,...

Senior running back Alex Peete (23) looks to his teammates in a time out during the NCAA semifinals against Mary Hardin-Baylor University from Texas Saturday, Dec.11, 2021.

Crusaders’ defense dominates in football semifinal

Sam Strash, Assistant Sports Editor December 12, 2021

The UW-Whitewater Warhawks football team (13-1) fell to the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (TX) Crusaders (14-0) at Perkins Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Crusaders will now travel to Canton, OH...

Senior quarterback Max Meylor (7) jumps over the opposing team and across Perkins Stadium field to score Saturday afternoon Dec. 4, 2021.

Warhawks crush Central College

Parker Olsen, Sports Editor December 5, 2021

The No. 3 UW-Whitewater football team (13-0) prevailed in their battle with the No. 8 ranked Central College (IA) (12-1) winning by a score of 51-21 at Perkins Stadium Saturday, Dec. 3 in the National...

UW-W Alumnus Ray Jacobsen

Mentorship means a lot

Felicity Knabenbauer, Lifestyle Editor December 5, 2021

Whether it be wrestling or academics, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is recognized in a variety of different ways. If you look up the university on Google, you will be met with the description...

Senior running back Alex Peete (23) runs across Perkins Stadium field towards the end zone during the NCAA Division III Playoffs against DePauw University Saturday Nov. 27, 2021.

Warhawks advance to NCAA Quarterfinals

Mikey Rottier, Sports Journalist November 29, 2021

After a 69-7 victory against Greenville (Ill) in the first round of the playoffs, the UW-Whitewater football team kept their momentum going in a 45-0 shutout win against Depauw University out of Indiana...

Junior offensive line Brendan Cavanaugh (62) fights off opposing Eagles during the home game against UW- La Crosse Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021.

A football game for the ages at Perkins Stadium

Parker Olsen, Assistant Sports Editor November 7, 2021

The UW-Whitewater football team (9-0, 6-0 WIAC) handed UW-La Crosse (7-2, 5-1 WIAC) a tough loss as they won 13-7 in front of a crowd of nearly 12,000 fans.  Coming into the game, both teams were ranked...

Senior Quarterback Max Meylor (7) attempts to throw the ball across the field in Perkins Stadium, Fall 2021.

Football is ready for homecoming

Sam Strash, Sports Journalist October 24, 2021

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team is slated to host the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Blugolds on Saturday, Oct. 30 at Perkins Stadium. Warhawks’ fans are in for a treat. In...

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