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Men’s team eliminated early

Men’s team eliminated early

March 2, 2016

The Warhawks men’s basketball team had many question marks heading into the season after losing nine players and all five starters from last year’s WIAC championship-winning team. Many questions were answered, but they were not answered early enough as the Warhawks failed to make the postseason ...

Bike thefts in Whitewater cause frustration

March 1, 2016

March 1, 2016 Imagine enjoying a movie with your girlfriend on a Sunday morning, and your roommate bursts into the house asking if you had brought your bike inside for the winter. This is the exact situation I found myself in last weekend. Confused, I said no. In response, he informed me that both m...

’Hawks win third straight game

February 19, 2016

Column by Justin St. Peter Feb. 17, 2016 This is a clear message to all WIAC teams. Do not sleep on the Warhawks. After an up-and-down year that saw a massive amount of turnover from last year’s WIAC Championship roster, the ’Hawks are getting hot at exactly the right time. After going 2-0 in th...

Consistency on defense gives Warhawks issues

Consistency on defense gives Warhawks issues

February 15, 2016

By Justin St. Peter Feb. 10, 2016 There is an old saying that is repeated across many sports that says, “Defense wins championships.” Head coach Pat Miller said he believes defense to be his team’s biggest issue, but it was not the case in the ’Hawks 72-51 victory against UW-Stevens Point on Fe...

Warhawks lose third game in a row

February 3, 2016

Feb. 3, 2016 By Justin St. Peter The Warhawks men’s basketball team has been involved in seven straight games with a final margin of victory less than seven points. The Warhawks (12-6 overall, 3-4 in conference) continued this trend with a 78-75 overtime home loss against UW-Platteville on Jan. 27. ...

Close games the key for UW-W’s young team

January 27, 2016

Jan. 27, 2016 By Justin St. Peter The Warhawks men’s basketball team was down by 10 to UW-Oshkosh at halftime on Jan. 20 on the road. They had given up nine 3-pointers and head coach Pat Miller said the team wasn’t happy with the way it had played. That was when the team slowly turned it aro...

Warhawks fall to No. 1 team, win in overtime

December 10, 2015

By Justin St. Peter Dec. 9, 2015 When looking at the schedule, head coach Pat Miller knew a home game against the No. 1 team in the country, Augustana College on Dec. 2, would be a challenge for his team. The Warhawks held a 29-28 lead in the first half, before the Vikings pulled away in the...

Ranked squad starts strong

December 10, 2015

By Kali Schmieding and Justin St. Peter Dec. 9, 2015 After missing last year’s NCAA tournament, the Warhawks women’s basketball team said they hope to make it back to back to the ‘big dance.’ Junior guard Andrea Olsen believes it is possible. “We really take pride in our goal to...

Nine letter-winners out, 11 in, team wins

November 19, 2015

By Justin St. Peter Nov. 18, 2015 After losing nine players from last year’s 24-4 team, including all five starters, the Warhawks men’s basketball team will have an uphill battle to get back to the top of the WIAC. Among the nine players lost, guard Quardell Young, and forward K.J. Evans were bot...

Young team looks to build off last year’s success

November 11, 2015

By Evan Carlin and Justin St. Peter Nov. 11, 2015 The Warhawks wrestling team will officially start its 2015-2016 campaign Nov. 12, on the road against UW-Madison. This meet will be the first competition for both schools after each school hosted its own intra-squad scrimmage prior to this match up. ...

Quardell Young deserves a chance in the NBA

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Justin St. Peter 
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November 5, 2015

Column by Justin St. Peter Nov. 3, 2015 Quardell Young’s illustrious basketball career is not over yet. The former Warhawks star point guard was selected in the fifth round, with the 95th pick, in the National Basketball Association Development League Draft (NBA D-League) by the Maine Red Claws on Oct....

Volleyball honors Panici by continuing streak

Volleyball honors Panici by continuing streak

October 29, 2015

Commentary by Justin St. Peter Commentary by Kali Schmieding Oct. 28, 2015 The No. 9 UW-Whitewater volleyball team continued one of its longest win streaks in school history at the Dig Panici Classic. The ’Hawks have 16 straight wins and are 26-3 overall, utterly dominating competition all year l...

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