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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 Lake Zurich, Illinois, Lewandowski’s first two seasons of college football were played with the Lacrosse...

Quinn Meinerz taking his game to next level

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.

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 of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) championship, as well as the National Champio...

Athletics adapts to the new normal

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

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, women’s volleyball, women’s soccer, and men’s and women’s cross country. Women’s tennis...

Warhawks light up game against Eau Claire

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.

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 on Oct. 5. The Warhawks scored their first touchdown two minutes into the game, and from there the flo...

Opportunistic squad secures huge win

photo by Ivan Pomeroy / Staff Photographer

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 seven points in a single game so far this season. The Warhawks rank atop the Wisconsin Intercollegiat...

Warhawk families get festive

photo by Julia Graff / Assistant Photo Editor

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 the campus and enjoy festivities and football at UW-Whitewater.    The day featured the Warhawk ...

Football takes care of business in opener

File Photo / Evan Halpop

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 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

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

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

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

Warhawks defeated UW-La Crosse 21-14 Friday night at Perkins Stadium.

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

October 17, 2017

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

Senior tight end Tony Gumina rumbles past Luke Wilz (9) and Nick Schulenburginto the endzone off a screen pass from junior quarterback
Cole Wilber for a 28-yard touchdown. The score was the first of the game and came with 3:26 in the first quarter.

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

October 10, 2017

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 ...

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