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Warhawks’ journey comes to an end

Warhawks’ journey comes to an end

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

December 10, 2018


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After an undefeated regular season and 36th WIAC championship, the No. 5 UW-Whitewater football team fell short of the Stagg Bowl in the NCAA DIII semifinal against No. 2 University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton, Texas. The Warhawks conclude their season with a 13-1 overall record. UW-W has not a...

Warhawks advance to quarterfinal

Warhawks advance to quarterfinal

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

November 28, 2018


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Two down, three to go. After defeating Eureka College (Ill.) 67-14 Nov. 17, the No. 5 Warhawk football squad dominated St. Norbert College 54-21 in the NCAA playoffs second round Nov. 24 at Perkins Stadium, advancing to the quarterfinals against No. 11 Bethel University (Minn.). UW-W improves to 12-0...

Warhawks finish the job

Warhawks finish the job

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

November 5, 2018


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UW-Whitewater football head coach Kevin Bullis said last week the team was not keen on sharing the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title after defeating UW-Stout. The No. 5 football squad proved him right by taking care of UW-Stevens Point 59-7 at Perkins Stadium Nov. 3, officially clin...

Football opens conference with statement win

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

October 1, 2018


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A dominant second half propelled the No. 10 Warhawks to a 30-7 victory at No. 23 UW-La Crosse to take the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opener. Whitewater also advances to its first 4-0 start since the 2016 season, where the team went 12-1. Down 7-3 at the half, the Warhawks’ first d...

Football to rely on intensity, strength

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

September 3, 2018


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At the end of the 2017 season, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team rallied to win its last six games, ending with a 7-3 overall record and 6-1 record in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC). The Warhawks started the 2017 season 1-3, including a loss on the road to ...

Football takes care of business in opener

Football takes care of business in opener

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

September 3, 2018


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The No. 12 University Wisconsin-Whitewater football team kicked off the 2018 season with a bang by rolling past the University of Dubuque 38-6 Sept. 1 in Dubuque, Iowa. The Warhawks ensured not to repeat their performance in last season’s regular season opener, and did so by playing quality footba...

Perfect storm: Flooding on the QB

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

February 14, 2017


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Dec. 14, 2016 NASA. Boeing Co. Football. John Flood does it all. The senior defensive lineman is a finalist for the 2016 Gagliardi Trophy, an award that goes to the most outstanding NCAA Division-III football. To date, 41 ballots have been cast for the award, including one from the fans from Nov. ...

Student athletes balance work, play, life

Student athletes balance work, play, life

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

January 26, 2017


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Imagine being the person that thousands of people are counting on to win the national championship for the school they attend. If the person fails, their reputation is tarnished and will forever have the stink of not coming up in the clutch, but if they win, their names will go down in history as one ...

’Hawks come back in fourth again

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

October 20, 2016


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Undefeated opponents crumble when they come to play the UW-Whitewater football team. The team has faced 10 straight undefeated opponents counting back to last year’s playoff run and have a 9-1 record against them (the only loss was the national semifinal game against the University of Mount Union)....

Record crowd witnesses history

Record crowd witnesses history

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

October 13, 2016


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When sophomore running back Drew Patterson received a toss on the Warhawks patented stretch play on third-and-13 with the game on the line, a collective groan emerged from some of the 17,535 fans in attendance. Seconds later, the groan turned to a cheer for Warhawk fans as Patterson waited for a creas...

‘Hawks prepare for WIAC battles

‘Hawks prepare for WIAC battles

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

October 7, 2016


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By Justin St. Peter Sept. 28, 2016 If recent history was any indication, UW-Whitewater fans knew that Morningside College (Iowa), a top NAIA team, was going to prove to be quite a test for the Warhawks. Last year, it took a six yard touchdown run with 38 seconds left to secure a 33-30 road vic...

Sophomores shine in ‘Hawks win

Sophomores shine in ‘Hawks win

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

October 7, 2016


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By Justin St. Peter Oct. 5, 2016 With 10:41 to go in the fourth quarter, the No. 2 UW-Whitewater Warhawks football team found themselves down 24-20 to the No. 8 UW-Platteville Pioneers. With 3:58 remaining, a pair of sophomores scored the game-winning touchdown to seal the team’s 12th straight...

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