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Reid scores for the history books

Reid scores for the history books

Josh Sinclair, Assistant Sports Editor

October 13, 2016

56 is a number. 56 is the number of consecutive games in which New York Yankees’ Joe DiMaggio had a base hit in 1941, still a record. 56 is the number of men who signed the Declaration of Independence. 56 is the car number of Ray Peyton, Jr. in Herbie: Fully Loaded. 56 is also the number of goals it would take...

‘Hawks prepare for WIAC battles

‘Hawks prepare for WIAC battles

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

October 7, 2016

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

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...

Reid sets UW-W record

Reid sets UW-W record

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

October 7, 2016

By Tyler Job Oct. 5, 2016 The No. 9 UW-Whitewater women’s soccer team extended its winning streak to 10 games after a tough stretch of two home games against Loras College on Sept. 28, and UW-Stout on Oct. 1. The first game was a nail biter, but the ‘Hawks were able to outlast the Loras Colleg...

’Hawks take down nation’s No. 3

’Hawks take down nation’s No. 3

Josh Sinclair, Assistant Sports Editor

October 7, 2016

By: Josh Sinclair Sept. 21, 2016 The UW-Whitewater women’s soccer team traveled to Bloomington, Illinois and upended the nation’s No. 3 team, Washington University in St. Louis. Before the ’Hawks upset Washington-St. Louis, the Wahawks (7-1) faced the Luther College Norse on Sept. 14 at Fi...

Humphrey, Kitchell earn honors

Humphrey, Kitchell earn honors

Ashley Kouba, Staff Writer

October 7, 2016

By Ashley Kouba Sept. 24, 2016   The women’s tennis team headed to St. Peter, Minnesota this past weekend to compete in the 3 day Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s Midwest Regional Championships. The 6-1 Warhawks once again walked away on top. The tournament was composed of a round of 12...

Soccer squad wins eight in a row

Soccer squad wins eight in a row

Josh Sinclair, Assistant Sports Editor

October 7, 2016

By: Josh Sinclair Sept. 28, 2016 Senior forward Brianna Reid tied the UW-Whitewater all-time scoring record with her 55th career goal. Reid’s goal scoring propelled the Warhawks , leading them to their 8th straight victory. The No. 13 Whitewater women’s soccer team (9-1), captured a 1-0 win over No. 2...

Ranked squad travels the country

Ranked squad travels the country

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

October 7, 2016

By: Justin St. Peter Sept. 21, 2016 24. It is the number of straight appearances by the UW-Whitewater women’s volleyball team in the NCAA tournament. If the No. 16 ranked squad wins the WIAC conference title, securing an automatic bid to the tournament as predicted by the conference’s coach...

UW-W hopes to retain WIAC throne

UW-W hopes to retain WIAC throne

October 6, 2016

By Ashley Kouba Sept. 14, 2016 The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater women’s tennis team is back and defeating their competition as they try and top last year’s incredible finish. With the season only a few weeks in, they already have won their first tournament and are 4-1 and 1-0 in the WIA...

‘Hawks run away from opponents

‘Hawks run away from opponents

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

October 6, 2016

By Justin St. Peter Sept. 14, 2016 When the No. 2 overall football team in the nation trailed 13-10 in week two of the regular season, with the opponent threatening for more, the UW-Whitewater Warhawks defense stepped up. Belhaven University (Mississippi) had the ball with a first and goal at the one-...

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