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‘Hawks face UW-Oshkosh in first round of WIAC Championship

'Hawks face UW-Oshkosh in first round of WIAC Championship

February 25, 2015

Feb. 25, 2015 By Justin St. Peter The Warhawks women’s basketball team (13-12) is riding a four-game win streak heading into its first round WIAC Conference matchup against the UW-Oshkosh Titans on Feb. 25. The Warhawks enter the tournament as the six seed and will travel to the third-seeded...

Kevin Bullis named new head football coach

Kevin Bullis named new head football coach

February 4, 2015

Feb. 4, 2015 By Justin St. Peter UW-Whitewater has removed one word from Kevin Bullis’s job title as interim head football coach. That word is “interim,” as Athletic Director Amy Edmonds named Bullis the new head football coach. “We are thrilled to promote Kevin to the position of head...

Final five head football coaching finalists speak to community, players

January 28, 2015

Jan. 28, 2015 By Justin St. Peter E R How do you replace the fastest coach to reach 100 wins in NCAA history? That is exactly what the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater top officials have to worry about after Lance Leipold left for the University of Buffalo head coaching position last month. Whoever...

The RP predicts Kevin Bullis to be next head football coach

The RP predicts Kevin Bullis to be next head football coach

January 28, 2015

Jan. 28, 2015 By Justin St. Peter The Royal Purple believes that Kevin Bullis is the man for the Warhawks head football job. Amy Edmonds would make a grave mistake letting Bullis leave the program after he chose to stay. Even if he stayed on, or got an expanded role, it would be awkward for th...

Doubting Jake Kumerow is a mistake

Doubting Jake Kumerow is a mistake

January 21, 2015

Jan. 21, 2015 By Justin St. Peter Jake Kumerow is no stranger to having to prove himself. From growing up with a dad that played in the NFL, to being a preferred walk-on for the University of Illinois Fighting Illini and becoming UW-Whitewater’s star wide receiver, proving himself should not be...

Young Warhawks endure rough start to season

Young Warhawks endure rough start to season

December 10, 2014

Dec. 10, 2014 By Justin St. Peter After four starters graduated from last year’s third place team, growing pains were expected for the Warhawks this year as they have lost as many games (five) this season as they did all of last year. The ’Hawks faced a tough stretch playing four teams that...

‘Hawks win four in a row

December 3, 2014

Dec. 3, 2014 By Justin St. Peter   After losing the season opener to Cardinal Stritch University, the Warhawks men’s basketball team is on a roll heading into conference play. The ’Hawks, now 4-1, are on a four game winning streak and are outscoring opponents by an average of 10.8 points. Head...

Men’s soccer fall in round two

Men's soccer fall in round two

November 19, 2014

Nov. 19, 2014 By Justin St. Peter All good things must come to an end. For the nine Warhawks men’s soccer seniors, their college careers are over, but not before concluding a season that saw the ’Hawks achieve 14 wins, the third most wins in school history. “We had nine seniors that were...

Warhawks ranked preseason No. 1

Warhawks ranked preseason No. 1

November 12, 2014

Nov. 12, 2014 By Justin St. Peter After losing three starters and a key player of the bench from last year’s national champion squad to graduation, one would think the Warhawks’ mens’ basketball team might take a step back this year. Don’t tell that to this year’s team. The ’Hawks...

‘Hawks seeded No. 2 in WIAC

'Hawks seeded No. 2 in WIAC

November 5, 2014

By Justin St. Peter Nov. 5, 2014 To most people, a heavy wind is an annoyance. In soccer, a heavy wind completely changes a team’s gameplan. The Warhawks men’s soccer team battled through heavy winds in both games this past week. The ’Hawks beat conference foes UW-Platteville Pioneers on...

‘Hawks win on late goal

'Hawks win on late goal

October 29, 2014

Oct. 29, 2014 By Justin St. Peter As the saying goes, revenge is a dish best served cold. The Warhawks men’s soccer team gave the University of Chicago Maroons the main course on Oct. 25 at Perkins Stadium with a 1-0 win in double overtime. The ’Hawks thought they had won the game last year...

Top of WIAC, four games left

October 22, 2014

Oct. 22, 2014  By Justin St. Peter Fans of the Warhawks men’s soccer team have to wonder if they have forgotten what it feels like to lose. Since a 4-3 overtime loss on Sept. 24 against Carthage College, the ’Hawks have either won or tied seven games in a row. “The team is gelling and...

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