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Pat Miller – RP Coach of the Year

Pat Miller – RP Coach of the Year

May 7, 2014

  May 7, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham Two seasons away from winning a national championship back in 2011-12, men’s head basketball coach Pat Miller entered this season with more than just a title in mind. Royal Purple’s Coach of the Year award winner and former national championship-...

The Badger State’s “other” title town

May 7, 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,...

Kevin Cunningham Blog: Western Conference NBA Playoffs First-Round Predictions

April 23, 2014

  April 23, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham People talk about how much better the Western Conference is compared to the East and rightfully so. When looking at overall records, the No. 9-seeded Phoenix Suns at 48-34 compiled the same record as the No. 3-seeded Toronto Raptors. The argument...

Kevin Cunningham Blog: Eastern Conference NBA Playoffs First-Round Predictions

April 23, 2014

  April 23, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham At the beginning of the season, if someone were to say the Eastern Conference playoff picture would look the way it does today, a few questions would be asked. For the most part, however, from an outsider’s perspective, things held true to form. The...

Gymnastics: Fiorilli finishes 14th at D-I Regional

Gymnastics: Fiorilli finishes 14th at D-I Regional

April 9, 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...

Women’s Basketball: UW-W falls to Whitman, finishes third

Women’s Basketball: UW-W falls to Whitman, finishes third

April 2, 2014

  April 2, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham Just one season ago, the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team created magic in the Final Four. The team had fallen short, losing to undefeated DePauw University in the national championship game, but memories were made. This time around, the...

Gymnastics: Another year, another title

April 2, 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,...

Roles reversed, down goes DePauw

Roles reversed, down goes DePauw

March 19, 2014

  March 19, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham History repeated itself in one way, yet did not repeat itself in another on March 15 in the Elite Eight game against DePauw University, when the UW-Whitewater Warhawks defeated the Tigers, 88-71, for the right to move on to the Final Four. Nearly...

Women’s Basketball Column: ‘Hawks soar to another Final Four

Women’s Basketball Column: ‘Hawks soar to another Final Four

March 19, 2014

  March 19, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham The Warhawks overcame their demon, DePauw University, in the Elite Eight game on March 15. Just a season ago, in the national championship, the Tigers got the best of the ’Hawks, 69-51, completing their 34-0 perfect season. Fast forward nearly a year...

Women’s Basketball Column: ‘Hawks fall short, still make NCAA’s

Women’s Basketball Column: ‘Hawks fall short, still make NCAA’s

March 5, 2014

  March 5, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team may not have won the WIAC Tournament this past weekend, but falling short did not keep head coach Keri Carollo’s team out of reaching the NCAA Tournament. “They [UW-Superior] played with a lot of heart,...

Feature: Merg beats more than just the buzzer

Feature: Merg beats more than just the buzzer

February 26, 2014

  Feb. 26, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham The stage could not have been bigger. With 3:04 remaining in regulation, the Warhawks’ women’s basketball team trailed Amherst College by 12 points in the 2013 Final Four. The ’Hawks had made zero 3-pointers in the game until the clock hit 2:49....

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...

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