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The Badger State’s “other” title town

May 6, 2014

    May 7, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham People are familiar with the phrase, “Title Town” here in Wisconsin. When looking over the 2013-14 school year, championships upon championships were won in the Badger State’s “other” title town: UW-Whitewater. Starting with basketball,...

Alexandra Bayliss – RP Female Athlete of the Year – Senior seeks teaching, coaching back home

Alexandra Bayliss – RP Female Athlete of the Year – Senior seeks teaching, coaching back home

May 6, 2014

  May 7, 2014 By Paul Bressler   Senior Alexandra Bayliss, the most accomplished tennis player in UW-Whitewater history, can add yet another award to her collection after winning Royal Purple’s 2014 Female Athlete of the Year. “That’s really cool,” Bayliss said. “Hon...

Gymnastics Column: UW-Whitewater’s ‘other dynasty’

Gymnastics Column: UW-Whitewater’s ‘other dynasty’

April 8, 2014

  April 9, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham   The word ‘dynasty’ gets thrown around a lot in sports. Whether it is regarded as winning three titles in five years, or four in seven, talk of dynasties is a popular topic, no matter the sport. When it comes to UW-Whitewater and dynasties,...

Gymnastics: Fiorilli finishes 14th at D-I Regional

Gymnastics: Fiorilli finishes 14th at D-I Regional

April 8, 2014

  April 9, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham Of the 28 all-around competitors in the Minneapolis, Minn., Regional on April 5, 26 of the gymnasts competed in Division-I during the 2014 season. The lone representative outside of D-I or D-II was UW-Whitewater freshman Katie Fiorilli. There were...

Gymnastics: Another year, another title

April 1, 2014

  April 2, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham The UW-Whitewater gymnastics team won its third-straight NCGA National Championship in dominating fashion, recording a Division-III record-high 193.025 total score on March 21 in Ithaca, N.Y. “They put it all together and it was all about the team,...

Gymnastics: Lady ‘Hawks go for gold

Gymnastics: Lady ‘Hawks go for gold

March 5, 2014

  March 5, 2014 By Justin Schultz The UW-Whitewater gymnastics team is headed to New York for the National Championship once again. After winning last year’s regional, the Warhawks, who hosted the meet, finished in second place at the WIAC Championship on Sunday, earning them a trip...

Gymnastics: Gymnasts edge No. 3-ranked UW-La Crosse

Gymnastics: Gymnasts edge No. 3-ranked UW-La Crosse

February 12, 2014

  Feb. 12, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham UW-Whitewater’s gymnastics team may not have broken a school record in its past meet on Feb. 7, but it did come away from Milwaukee with a 187.850-186.450 win against the UW-La Crosse Eagles. Two weeks ago, the Warhawks scored a school record total...

Gymnastics: Gymnasts start 2014 strong

Gymnastics: Gymnasts start 2014 strong

January 29, 2014

  Jan. 29 By Daniel Schoettler The Warhawks gymnastics team looks to continue its success from the last two years after winning back-to-back national championships. Despite losing 2013 National Athlete of the Year Katie Thompson to graduation, junior Jen McKiernan said the team will...

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