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‘We are even better together’

‘We are even better together’

Killian Jauch, News Editor

September 3, 2018

One of Chancellor Beverly Kopper’s main talking points in this year’s State of the University address was the restructuring of the University of Wisconsin-Rock County into a satellite campus for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Kopper said there is still work to be done, but everyone involv...

Another year, another title

Another year, another title

January 21, 2015

Jan. 21, 2015 By Andrea Sidlauskas It was a familiar foe, at a familiar place, with familiar stakes. The Warhawks football team faced long-time rival, Mount Union University, for the ninth time in 10 years on Dec. 19 at the 2014 Stagg Bowl in Salem, Va., which ended in a familiar result for the...

Doubting Jake Kumerow is a mistake

Doubting Jake Kumerow is a mistake

January 21, 2015

Jan. 21, 2015 By Justin St. Peter Jake Kumerow is no stranger to having to prove himself. From growing up with a dad that played in the NFL, to being a preferred walk-on for the University of Illinois Fighting Illini and becoming UW-Whitewater’s star wide receiver, proving himself should not be...

‘Hawks rally in second half

‘Hawks rally in second half

December 10, 2014

Dec. 10, 2014 By Andrea Sidlauskas Just when the end seemed near for the Warhawks football team, a fourth-quarter momentum surge led them to rack up 21 unanswered points to put away the Wartburg College Knights, 37-33, in the quarterfinal round of NCAA Division-III Playoffs at Perkins Stadium Dec....

‘Hawks move on in playoffs

‘Hawks move on in playoffs

December 3, 2014

Dec. 3, 2014 By Andrea Sidlauskas Three turnovers committed in a single game are usually enough to end a team’s season, especially in the second round of NCAA Division-III playoffs. But the top-ranked Warhawks football team proved it was able to overcome adversity on Saturday as they continued...

Leipold reaches milestone

October 22, 2014

  Oct. 22, 2014 By Justin St. Peter “Powered by Tradition” is the slogan followed by most athletic teams at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. For the Warhawks football team, the tradition seems to be winning. Head coach Lance Leipold reached a milestone Oct. 18 after the ’Hawk...

Friends on and off the gridiron

Friends on and off the gridiron

October 8, 2014

Oct. 8, 2014 By Justin St. Peter ‘Matt Behrendt throws and it is caught by Jake Kumerow!’ ‘Matt Behrendt throws and it is caught, once again, by Jake Kumerow!’ Whenever the UW-Whitewater Warhawks are playing, get used to announcers saying that over and over again. The senior duo is a huge...

Warhawks 1-0 in WIAC

Warhawks 1-0 in WIAC

October 8, 2014

Oct. 8, 2014 By Andrea Sidlauskas More than 10,000 fans gathered in Perkins Stadium Oct. 4 despite the cold, rainy weather to watch the football team kick off its conference season at Family Fest. The Warhawks had won 12 consecutive WIAC opening games prior to this season, and Saturday’s contest...

‘Hawks ranked No. 1 in AFCA poll

September 24, 2014

Sept. 24, 2014 By Andrea Sidlauskas A stellar offensive performance combined with the Warhawks’  lockdown defense yet again to propel the football team to victory Sept. 20, as they shut out The College of New Jersey [TCNJ], 48-0. “They are a great team,” TCNJ head coach Wayne Dickens said...

Matt Behrendt – RP Male Athlete of the Year – Tradition sets up success

Matt Behrendt – RP Male Athlete of the Year – Tradition sets up success

May 6, 2014

    May 7, 2014 By Justin St. Peter Matt Behrendt was a varsity wide receiver at Class 5A Nazareth Academy in La Grange Park, Ill. The Roadrunners’ starting quarterback was struggling. Behrendt was the backup and was inserted into the lineup with two games left in the season...

Football: ‘Hawks defeat Pointers 17-7, regain WIAC supremacy

November 13, 2013

By Andrea Sidlauskas The Warhawk football team is sitting securely in the conference driver’s seat, as it clinched its 33rd WIAC Championship title in program history Saturday with a win against UW-Stevens Point. Although the Pointers outgained the ’Hawks in total offense, the ’Hawks’ lockdown defens...

Football: Behrendt throws six TDs, sets record

Football: Behrendt throws six TDs, sets record

October 15, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham Coming off what was arguably quarterback Matt Behrendt’s most impressive start for the Warhawks against UW-La Crosse a week ago, it was going to be hard to replicate that kind of performance, much less top it. Fast forward one week, and Behrendt did more than just...

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