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Womens Basketball Preview

Jack Miller, Assistant sports editor

November 1, 2017

Going by the numbers, the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team had one of its most memorable seasons in recent memory in 2016-2017. The Warhawks finished with an overall record of 22-6, had two players named to the first team all-conference squad and won one WIAC tournament trophy. Even with all the...

Men’s Soccer Season Recap

Jack Miller, Assistant sports editor

November 1, 2017

An 83rd minute red card and an 85th minute goal resulted in the UW-Whitewater men’s soccer team’s 3-2 defeat against UW-Platteville in the Shaymus Guinn Cup Oct. 29 in the Warhawks season finale in Platteville, Wisconsin. “I don’t think we lacked efforts by any means,” head coach Tony Guinn said. ...

Men’s basketball strengthens

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

October 25, 2017

W-Whitewater men’s basketball added two new staff members for the upcoming season, both who understand what it means to be a Warhawk. Lou Chapman and Jarod Wichser were announced as assistant coaches to the Warhawks’ 2017-2018 staff Sept. 14 by head coach Pat Miller. “He [Chapman] brings a lot o...

Volleyball drops No. 7 Northwestern in top ten battle

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

October 17, 2017

Taking down a top ten opponent in the process, No.9 UW-Whitewater women’s volleyball team extended their win streak to 11 with two victories Oct. 14 at the Northwestern Invitational in St. Paul, Minnesota. UW-W (18-3, 5-0) toppled host and No.7 University of Northwestern (Minn.) in thei...

Warhawk Cross Country Battle Weather and Competition

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

October 17, 2017

On an unusually hot mid-October day, the UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s cross country teams both placed 24th at the Cowbell Classic Oct. 14 in Elsah, Illinois at the North Farm Course. The meet gave the Warhawks a first- hand look at what it would take to win a team or individual nationa...

Hawks beat by No. 12 Vikings

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

October 17, 2017

Riding a seven-game unbeaten streak, the UW-Whitewater men’s soccer team (8-4-4) was blanked 3-0 against No. 12 North Park University Oct. 15 in Chicago, Illinois at the Holmgren Complex. With the win, North Park University retook the North Park-Whitewater Cup after the Warhawks’ were v...

Not all ties are created equal

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

October 6, 2017

In a must-win match-up, the UW-Whitewater men’s soccer team (6-3-4) tied 0-0 in double-overtime against Augustana College (IL) in the Viking-Warhawk Cup Oct. 4 at Fiskum Field. Head coach Tony Guinn said he was disappointed about the result. “We need to have men step up, unfortunately we didn...

UW-W rallies to tie Luther College two goals scored within 51 seconds

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

October 3, 2017

The UW-Whitewater men’s soccer team (5-3-3) rallied late to earn a 3-3 tie against Luther College on Sept. 27 in Decorah, Iowa. After getting down 3-0 in less than 25 minutes of action, the Warhawks got a much-needed goal in the 36th minute from freshman forward Adam Demaster. The Hawks’ ...

Cross country run at Blugold Invitational

Jack Miller, Sports Editor

October 3, 2017

After the UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s cross country teams both started the season off with top-two finishes, the men placed sixth and the women finished ninth at the Blugold Invitational Sept. 29 in Colfax, Wisconsin. The men’s team tallied a total time of 2:11:05 in 13-team, eight-kilomet...

Beer flows into Perkins Stadium

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

October 3, 2017

Beer will be available for purchase inside Perkins Stadium concession stands beginning with the UW-Whitewater Warhawk football home opener Oct. 7. Sales are anticipated to continue for the rest of the season. Fans will no longer be allowed to tailgate during games, but can still tailgate before and a...

Raymonds twins reunite on Fiskum Field for UW-W soccer

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

September 26, 2017

Among the many new faces the UW-Whitewater men’s soccer team welcomed at the start of the 2017 season, two were just about indistinguishable. Identical twins and junior forwards Peter and Henry Raymonds are currently in their first season with the Warhawk soccer team, after both recently transferred...

Warhawk Football Offense Explodes in 4th

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

September 19, 2017

The UW-Whitewater football team (1-2) scored 27 points in the fourth quarter en route to the Warhawks’ 40-21 victory against Washington-St. Louis on Sept. 16 at Francis Field. Entering the final quarter, the Warhawks trailed 14-13. In just nine minutes, the team scored 21-unanswered points to take a ...

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