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Freshman throws second no-hitter

Freshman throws second no-hitter

Josh Sinclair, Senior Staff Writer

May 3, 2017

The UW-Whitewater softball team won the program’s 11th WIAC regular season championship and the third in the last four years. The nation’s No. 13 ranked team took all four games to finish the conference season perfect, becoming the first team to do so since 2010. The Warhawks went on the road...

UW-W bounces back with four wins

UW-W bounces back with four wins

Josh Sinclair, Senior Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

The No. 3 UW-Whitewater baseball team suffered its first loss in the month of April, falling against Concordia in a non-conference battle but bounced back for four straight. The Warhawks (20-3 overall), were on the heels of a six-game winning streak, got roughed up before bouncing back, Big Sean...

Warhawks win sixth straight game

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. In the first contest sophomore right-hander Michael Kaska started on the hill and threw six shutout...

Perry wins indoor weight throw title

Perry wins indoor weight throw title

Josh Sinclair, Senior Staff Writer

March 14, 2017

Senior Levi Perry lead the way for the Warhawks  track and field team, becoming a national champion in the weight throw. His career-best mark of 64-06.5 earned him his first individual championship and his second All-American honor. Perry joins Jeremy Wendt ‘04 as the second ever UW-Whitewater n...

UW-W enjoys seven years of Bryson

UW-W enjoys seven years of Bryson

Josh Sinclair, Senior Staff Writer

March 14, 2017

You can still find them at the YMCA in the summer playing hoops together. Brother and brother, uniting to lock down some unknowing patrons who came to get in some run. Little do they know, that scoring on this afternoon might not be in the cards for them. Even after 160 wins, two national champi...

Hoopers in battle for second place in WIAC

Josh Sinclair, Senior Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

Feb. 15, 2017 The No. 18 ranked UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team split a pair of conference opponents last week leaving them steady at second in WIAC standings. The Warhawks started the week with a nail biting victory at UW-Stevens Point before dropping a close one at UW-River Falls. “Play...

Gymnasts prepare for D-I opponents

Josh Sinclair, Senior Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

Feb. 1, 2017 The UW-Whitewater gymnastics team tallied its third straight win, defeating UW-Eau Claire 189.300-186.475 on Jan. 28 at home. The Warhawks’ team score ranks 20th in the program record book, and it added a top-10 mark as a team on the parallel uneven bars (47.925, 7th). “It is gre...

Warhawks soar to top of WIAC standings

Josh Sinclair, Senior Staff Writer

January 26, 2017

The UW-Whitewater Warhawks women’s basketball team (16-1 overall, 6-0 WIAC), claimed sole possession of first place in the conference standings after two conference victories. The first game of the week took place on Jan. 18 when the Titans of UW-Oshkosh came to Kachel Gymnasium for a first place...

Soccer squad makes playoff push

Soccer squad makes playoff push

Josh Sinclair, Assistant Sports Editor

October 20, 2016

The UW-Whitewater men’s soccer team went 3-0 on the week to take their record to 10-4-3 on the season. Wins over Monmouth, Marian, and UW-Platteville have given the Warhawks a confidence boost as the regular season winds down. “It definitely gives us momentum, we haven’t been on a very consis...

Reid scores for the history books

Reid scores for the history books

Josh Sinclair, Assistant Sports Editor

October 13, 2016

56 is a number. 56 is the number of consecutive games in which New York Yankees’ Joe DiMaggio had a base hit in 1941, still a record. 56 is the number of men who signed the Declaration of Independence. 56 is the car number of Ray Peyton, Jr. in Herbie: Fully Loaded. 56 is also the number of goals it would take...

Soccer squad blanks opponents on road twice

Josh Sinclair, Assistant Sports Editor

October 8, 2016

By: Josh Sinclair Sept. 21, 2016   The UW-Whitewater men’s soccer team was able to escape defeat from all three opponents last week to continue the season’s hot start. The Warhawks tied Luther College 2-2, before heading on the road where they defeated Westminster and Webster Universi...

Hawk Cup comes back to UW-W

Hawk Cup comes back to UW-W

Josh Sinclair, Assistant Sports Editor

October 7, 2016

By Josh Sinclair Oct. 5, 2016 The UW-Whitewater men’s soccer team won their second straight Hawk Cup when they defeated Loras College on Sept. 28. The UW-W men’s soccer team topped the Loras Duhawks 2-1 to come away victorious. This was the eighth edition of the Hawk Cup, which started back...

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