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MLB Draftee comes back to school

MLB Draftee comes back to school

John Miller, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017

Austin Jones, UW-Whitewater baseball’s pitching ace, has had anything but an ordinary career. After a breakthrough senior year in high school, Jones decided to his take his talents on the diamond to UW-W. Jones’ first year for the Warhawks was surreal. Jones played a significant role in the Warhawks...

Golf team takes sixth at spring home meet

John Miller, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017

With just one tournament remaining in the spring season, UW-Whitewater women’s golf team tied for sixth out of 16 teams at the UW-Whitewater Spring Fling in Beloit, Wisconsin on April 21-22. Head coach Andrea Wieland said there was a definite improvement in play from the team’s last tournament when...

UW-W golfers battle weather during Spring Fling

John Miller, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

With a few weeks left of the spring season, UW-Whitewater women’s golf team placed 16th out of 22 teams on April 14-15, at the Kathy Niepagen Spring Fling in Normal, Illinois. Head coach Andrea Wieland contributed the stellar competition the Warhawks faced as a reason for the placement in the two-day...

Title proves Perry’s doubters wrong

John Miller, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

His motto is “train for excellence, achieve greatness.”  Adopting that mentality has propelled UW-Whitewater track and field thrower, senior  Levi Perry, to achieve something in most athlete’s dreams. What started as simply something to do in junior high, track and field has not only becom...

Warhawk wrestler earns national championship

Warhawk wrestler earns national championship

John Miller, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017

The UW-Whitewater men’s wrestling team crowned its first individual national champion since 1991 on March 11, when junior Jordan Newman defeated his fifth-seeded opponent in the 184-pound weight class championship match at the 2017 NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships in La Crosse, Wisconsin. N...

UW-W to host hoops championships

John Miller, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017

The 2017 National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament (NIWBT) is set to be hosted by UW-Whitewater March 9-11. The men’s (20-4) and women’s (11-8) UW-Whitewater wheelchair basketball teams will participate in separate tournaments, alongside teams from across the country. For the men’s team...

‘Hawks earn first round bye in WIAC tourney

John Miller, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

With the regular season now at an end, the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team (20-5, 10-4) split its two road games this week with a nail biting 59-58 loss on Feb. 15 vs. No. 11 UW- Oshkosh, and a 68-56 win on Feb. 18 vs. UW-Eau Claire. The Warhawks earned the No. 2 overall seed in the upcoming WI...

Warhawks snap skid on Senior Day

Warhawks snap skid on Senior Day

John Miller, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

Feb. 15, 2017 The No. 24 UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team (19-4 overall, 9-3 WIAC) ended its two game losing skid Feb. 11 vs. UW-River Falls with a stymieing defensive effort that lead to a 57-37 victory inside Kachel Gymnasium. On Feb. 8, the Warhawks lost the team’s first home game of the year vs. U...

‘Hawks swim to top on senior night

‘Hawks swim to top on senior night

john miller, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

With the WIAC Championships just around the corner, both the UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams picked up wins Feb. 4 vs. UW-La Crosse inside the Williams Center. The Warhawk men won comfortably 190-109 to move to an overall record of 5-2, with a 2-2 conference record. The W...

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