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MLB Draftee comes back to school

Warhawk pitcher Austin Jones won the Royal Purple staff voted Male Athlete of the Year. Photos by Sierra High
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...

Golf team takes sixth at spring home meet

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...

UW-W golfers battle weather during Spring Fling

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...

Title proves Perry’s doubters wrong

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...

Warhawk wrestler earns national championship

Warhawk wrestler earns national championship
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...

UW-W to host hoops championships

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...

‘Hawks earn first round bye in WIAC tourney

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...

Warhawks snap skid on Senior Day

Warhawks snap skid on Senior Day
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...

‘Hawks swim to top on senior night

From left, freshman Cameron Gidlow, freshman Luke Piccione, and senior 
McKenzie Asplund all cheer on their fellow teammates during both team’s victories on Feb. 4. Photo by Kimberly Wethal
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...

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