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Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Sophomore Reese Fetherston swings for the fences against Carthage at Miller Stadium, Tuesday, April 16

Scoring extravaganza sets tone for week

Chase Keller, Assistant Men's Sports Editor April 21, 2024

The No. 6 UW-Whitewater baseball team is on fire. Going into the week of April 15, the team was 23-4 coming off two WIAC sweeps against UW-Platteville and UW-Eau Claire. Standing ahead was another double...

Michael Hilker Jr throws a pitch against UW-Stout March 30.

More than just a pitcher

Chase Keller, Men's Sports Editor April 7, 2024

The UW-Whitewater baseball team continues to flash early-season success. Since splitting a four-game series against No. 16 Trinity (Texas) to open the season, the Warhawks are 16-3 heading into Monday’s...

American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame Inductee John Vodenlich walks back to the Warhawk dugout after his 701st win.

Standing in the Hall of Fame

Dan Emary, Assistant Men’s Sports Editor January 21, 2024

To say baseball head coach John Vodenlich’s coaching career has been successful is an understatement of his twenty-two years of coaching between Edgewood College and UW-Whitewater. In his career he has...

During the first game of the doubleheader against UW-Oshkosh, Freshman Pitcher Donovan Brandl (34) throws the ball to home plate, Friday April 9, 2021.

Vodenlich preaches development ahead of 2022 season

Mason Thompson, Journalist February 27, 2022

It is hard to stay at the top of a sport for a long time. For UW-Whitewater baseball coach John Vodenlich, it’s something he takes a lot of pride in. Vodenlich is entering his 19th season coaching the...

Baseball season is just around the corner

Kyle Olson, Journalist February 24, 2020

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater baseball team is looking to continue its dominant tendencies in 2020. Pitchers and catchers have reported, Spring training is complete, and the first few games of...

Warhawks win 19th WIAC title

Tyler Job, Sports Editor May 6, 2019

The No. 16 Warhawk baseball team clinched at least of a share of the WIAC title in its first doubleheader against UW-Stevens Point May 3. But that was not good enough. The Force was with the Warhawks...

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

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...

Junior outfielder Brett Krause begins running down the first base line after connecting on a hit as freshman outfielder Matt Wary rounds third base in an April 8 doubleheader vicotry vs. UW-La Crosse. The Warhawks have now won six straight. Photo by Hannah Jewell

Warhawks win sixth straight game

Josh Sinclair, Senior Staff Writer April 13, 2017

The No. 4 ranked UW-Whitewater baseball team rolled to six straight wins, bringing the team’s early season record to 16-2. On April 5, UW-W took on Ripon College in a non-conference double header....

Warhawks roll despite loss

April 13, 2016

By Kyle Weaver April 13, 2016 Coming into the weekend with a perfect record, the UW-Whitewater baseball team suffered its first defeat of the season, but won three out of four games against rival UW-Stevens...

A year away creates a prospect today

April 13, 2016

By Emily Leclair April 13, 2016 One would assume that a pitcher who was ranked No. 100 on Baseball America’s College Top 100 Draft Prospects would be recruited for baseball. For sophomore Lake Bachar,...

No. 9 ’Hawks stay perfect

April 4, 2016

By Emily Leclair March 30, 2016 “Potential” is the word head coach John Vodenlich says best describes the No. 9 ranked 2016 UW-Whitewater baseball team, and with eight-straight wins over break, including...

Icon inspired UW-W romance

April 4, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal March 30, 2016 Head baseball coach John Vodenlich is married to his wife today, he said, because of late former coach James “Mills” B. Miller III. “He introduced me to my wife...

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