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‘Hawks rally in second half

'Hawks rally in second half

December 10, 2014

Dec. 10, 2014 By Andrea Sidlauskas Just when the end seemed near for the Warhawks football team, a fourth-quarter momentum surge led them to rack up 21 unanswered points to put away the Wartburg College Knights, 37-33, in the quarterfinal round of NCAA Division-III Playoffs at Perkins Stadium Dec....

Appreciate Lance Leipold’s historic tenure

December 10, 2014

Dec 10, 2014 By Zuhayr Tahir To say that the Whitewater student body was surprised to learn their beloved head football coach wouldn’t be returning next season is an understatement. Shocked is more like it. Nnews broke on Nov. 30 that UW-Whitewater head coach Lance Leipold would be leaving...

Leipold to run with the Bulls

Leipold to run with the Bulls

December 3, 2014

Dec. 3, 2014 By Andrea Sidlauskas With the success head football coach Lance Leipold attained during his reign at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, it’s reasonable for fans, athletes and alumni to wonder how long a small Division-III institution would be able to hold on to such an integral...

‘Hawks move on in playoffs

'Hawks move on in playoffs

December 3, 2014

Dec. 3, 2014 By Andrea Sidlauskas Three turnovers committed in a single game are usually enough to end a team’s season, especially in the second round of NCAA Division-III playoffs. But the top-ranked Warhawks football team proved it was able to overcome adversity on Saturday as they continued...

Justin Howard grabs game-winning touchdown pass

November 19, 2014

Nov. 19, 2014 By Andrea Sidlauskas The Warhawk football team is no stranger to a blowout. But a nail-biter is another story. Trailing 25-21 with less than two minutes to play in the fourth quarter against UW-River Falls on Saturday, senior quarterback Matt Behrendt hit senior wide receiver Justin...

‘Hawks win 34th WIAC title

'Hawks win 34th WIAC title

November 12, 2014

Nov. 12, 2014 By Andrea Sidlauskas The Warhawks football team has a winning tradition. They’ve won five of the last seven Division-III national titles, nine conference championships in the last 10 years, and 26-straight games to earn the longest win streak currently in D-III and the second-longest...

Football: ‘Hawks defeat Pointers 17-7, regain WIAC supremacy

November 13, 2013

By Andrea Sidlauskas The Warhawk football team is sitting securely in the conference driver’s seat, as it clinched its 33rd WIAC Championship title in program history Saturday with a win against UW-Stevens Point. Although the Pointers outgained the ’Hawks in total offense, the ’Hawks’ lockdown defens...

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