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Football: Lance Leipold teleconference call – Linfield College

December 5, 2013

Dec. 4 By Erik Lewis Linfield College is a name that rings a bell for the UW-Whitewater football team, seeing as how the two battled for the chance to play for the Stagg Bowl in 2009. The Warhawks stormed back from a 17-10 deficit in the fourth quarter on the strength of Jeff Donovan’s arm...

Football: Warhawks continue to soar

Football: Warhawks continue to soar

December 4, 2013

Dec. 4 By Andrea Sidlauskas The Warhawks football team’s defense has shined throughout the perfect 12-0 season thus far, and Saturday’s test was no different. It was a classic matchup of top-notch offense versus dominant defense this Thanksgiving weekend, as the ’Hawks took on Franklin Colleg...

Football: Unbeaten ‘Hawks host SNC

Football: Unbeaten 'Hawks host SNC

November 20, 2013

  By Andrea Sidlauskas After a dominating performance against UW-River Falls Saturday, the Warhawks football team will have a quick recovery period before beginning its second season, the NCAA Division-III Tournament playoffs, this Saturday.   “It was a good win, a great way to...

Football: Leipold Teleconference Call – UW-Stevens Point (11/6)

November 7, 2013

By Erik Lewis Finding their niche in the running game and defensively, the No. 6 Warhawks head to Stevens Point for a battle against the Pointers for one of their two remaining tests to their undefeated regular season. After effectively shutting down a potent UW-Platteville offense and using deceptive pressu...

Football: `Hawks pound Pioneers 35-16

Football: `Hawks pound Pioneers 35-16

November 6, 2013

  By Andrea Sidlauskas UW-Platteville’s high-powered offense was outmatched by the Warhawks’ shutdown defense Saturday, as the two undefeated top-ten teams battled for WIAC supremacy in front of a Homecoming crowd of 12,028. By winning on the road against UW-Oshkosh the previous week...

Football: Leipold Teleconference call – UW-Platteville (10/30)

Football: Leipold Teleconference call - UW-Platteville (10/30)

October 30, 2013

  By Erik Lewis This week, the No. 6 Warhawks face yet another tough opponent when one of the most powerful offenses in the conference, the No. 8 UW-Platteville Pioneers, comes to town Saturday. Coming off a tight, 17-14 win in Oshkosh, the Warhawks will have to score a lot of points to...

Football: Behrendt throws six TDs, sets record

Football: Behrendt throws six TDs, sets record

October 16, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham Coming off what was arguably quarterback Matt Behrendt’s most impressive start for the Warhawks against UW-La Crosse a week ago, it was going to be hard to replicate that kind of performance, much less top it. Fast forward one week, and Behrendt did more than just...

Football: Leipold teleconference call – UW-Stout

October 11, 2013

By Erik Lewis The UW-Whitewater Warhawks football team had their way with conference rival UW-La Crosse last weekend, 47-3. To say that it was an unexpected blowout would be an understatement. No score in the history of the Eagles-Warhawks matchup has ever been that large. One big difference head coach Lan...

Football: Leipold teleconference call – UW-La Crosse

October 3, 2013

  By Erik Lewis The Warhawks are coming off their largest victory in terms of margin in school history heading into WIAC play. A lot of things have come together for the ’Hawks (3-0) both offensively and defensively. Starting with quarterback Matt Behrendt and moving on to running backs. Of...

Football Fix Column: Is Warhawk football ‘back’?

October 2, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham The answer as to whether Warhawk football is ‘back’ is an unfair one. It’s a question that has recently been asked across campus and on social media platforms, such as Twitter and Facebook. Since head coach Lance Leipold has taken the reins of the Warhawk football...

Football: Warhawks win, set records

Football: Warhawks win, set records

October 2, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham En route to UW-Whitewater’s 65-0 victory over the Waldorf College Warriors on Saturday, the defense recorded six turnovers and held its third straight opponent to less than 200 yards of total offense. The 65-point margin of victory marked the largest in school history. A...

Football: ‘Hawks fly over Bengals, 55-14

September 25, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham Just over a calendar year and an 11-hour drive later, the UW-Whitewater football team finally got its revenge on the Buffalo State Bengals, the team that ended the Warhawks’ 46-game winning streak a season ago. “In the back of our heads, there definitely was [a...

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