Royal Purple

JP says goodbye to the RP

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor May 3, 2017

The Royal Purple, so many different words and emotions come to mind when thinking about describing this place. Fun, serious, crazy, sarcastic, friends, hard work and late nights are just a couple of the...

Sophomore Lisa O'Donnell poses on the balance beam after winning the Royal Purple Female Athlete of the Year. Photo by Hannah Jewell

O’Donnell has stellar second season

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor May 3, 2017

Picking a college is tough for any student. When athletics are added to the equation it can make the decision nearly impossible. Evaluating the academic side of school with the athletic side can make for...

Chamberlain saves the day for UW-W

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor May 2, 2017

The No. 3 ranked Warhawks opened the week with a win, but the team couldn’t keep their undefeated WIAC season going. The ‘Hawks dropped two games against UW- Steven’s Point in back-to-back doubleheaders...

Freshman softball pitcher Bella Matthias is all smiles in the Warhawk dugout and on the mound after being near the WIAC lead in every pitching category. Photo by Sierra High

Fear the freshman pitching phenom

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor May 2, 2017

Adjusting to the next level is one of the toughest things to do in sports. Countless athletes have been chewed up and swallowed because they weren’t able to perform. It’s tough enough to be able to...

TV viewer robs professional golfer of major win

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor April 6, 2017

A very extraordinary situation unfolded at the ANA inspiration LPGA tournament in Rancho Mirage California on April 2. Golfer Lexi Thompson received a four-stroke penalty for a 1-inch ball placement...

The UW-W softball team huddles following a home victory last season. The No. 21 Warhawks began the season 10-2 in the team’s spring trip to Florida.

Potent offense propels softball team to hot start

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor March 28, 2017

The Warhawk softball team started the season on a hot streak beginning on March 17 in Clermont, Florida. The ’Hawks started the trip winning five straight games, starting the season sweeping Roger Williams...

Baseball players begin season in NFL stadium

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor March 14, 2017

Growing up, every baseball player’s dream is to take the field at a professional stadium. Although they aren’t in the big leagues yet, that’s exactly what the Warhawk baseball players did on March...

Swimmer honored at WIAC Championships

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor February 21, 2017

The Warhawk men and women’s swimming and diving teams both placed third at the WIAC Swimming and Diving Championships at the Schroeder Aquatic Center in Brown Deer Feb. 18 to wrap up their 2016-17 seasons....

Love and sports

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor February 21, 2017

Feb. 15, 2017 Trying to balance a college sport, work and schoolwork can be tough. When you add a boyfriend or girlfriend into the mix it gets even tougher. But not for senior love birds Carina Krausert...

Brady cements legacy with win

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor February 9, 2017

Atlanta Falcon fans are still cowering in disbelief as their beloved dirty birds blew a 25-point second half lead to fall short to the Patriots in a heartbreaking overtime Super Bowl 51 thriller 34-28....

Track and field squads sweep meets

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor February 9, 2017

Feb. 1, 2017 The Warhawk men and women’s track and field teams both took first place in each of its home opening meets of the season. Both teams have now officially won their first home meet, due...

Individual ‘Hawks shine at NAIA Challenge

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor January 26, 2017

Although no total team scores were compiled at the NAIA Challenge on Jan. 21 at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois, Warhawk men and women track athletes still made their presence felt...

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