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Football: Moore powers ‘Hawks to 1-0 start

Wide receiver Jake Kumerow

September 11, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham In front of a crowd of 4,282 people, the UW-Whitewater football team opened the 2013 season at Perkins Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 7 with a 17-7 win over the Washington University-Saint Louis Bears. The 10-point win wasn’t as comfortable as the score may indicate...

Football: Season brings new challenges

Wide receiver Collin Nolen

September 4, 2013

  By Erik Lewis Coming off a 7-3 season in 2012, the Warhawks are working to get back to the playoffs, something they have not had to do in a while. Last season was seen as a down year, especially following three Division-III Championships in the past four seasons. “I feel like it was...

UW-Milwaukee to Interview Plinske for AD Position

February 12, 2013

  By Justin Woodard   UW-Whitewater Athletic Director Paul Plinske has seen several UW-Whitewater varsity athletic teams claim both WIAC and national titles during his tenure, many of which can be attributed partly to the athletic program Plinske helped build. As all professionals...

Former Warhawk scores tryout with Jets

November 27, 2012

  By Andrew Bayliss When Lane Olson played football for UW-Whitewater during the 2010 season, he had 32 more tackles than anyone else on the team. Now, defensive players are struggling to tackle him. After his final year as a Warhawk, Olson got an opportunity to play professionally in the...

Football: Warhawks snap two-game slump

November 6, 2012

  By Andrew Bayliss The Warhawks football class of 2013 did not come into the season expecting the Senior Day game against UW-Eau Claire to be played coming off back-to-back losses. With three national championships and undefeated seasons in their first three years, many of the seniors...

Football: Pointers out of ’Hawks’ reach

November 1, 2012

The thirteenth-ranked Warhawk football team fell to WIAC conference rival UW-Stevens Point 17-14 Saturday at Community Stadium in Stevens Point. The loss was the first time the ‘Hawks have lost consecutive games since 2001. Sophomore quarterback Matt Behrendt was pressured by the opposition’s...

’Hawks stomp Stout, Titans next

October 18, 2012

Saturday’s football game was the focal point of Hall of Fame Day for UW-Stout. Unfortunately, the Blue Devil’s hall-of-famers could not play against the Warhawk football team, which pounded the Blue Devils, 41-7. The ’Hawks found success in every facet of the game. Seniors Lee Brekke and...

Tackling Concussions

October 18, 2012

  By Zach Hicks These days in football, “getting your bell rung” on a helmet-to-helmet collision isn’t met with raucous applause from observers. Instead of a roaring stadium, a silence falls over the crowd. That’s because fans know the danger football players face today. According...

Football: Ward helps ’Hawks bounce back

September 25, 2012

Most players on the Warhawk football team had never taken the field at Perkins Stadium coming off a loss until Saturday, when the ’Hawks faced UW-Stevens Point. About three hours later, the team closed out a 34-7 victory. Senior defensive back Ryan Wenkman said the ’Hawks wanted to make a statement...

Football: Victory slips away for ‘Hawks

September 20, 2012

  The Warhawk football team saw its historic 46-game winning streak snapped by Buffalo State College 7-6 last Saturday. The Bengals cut off the ’Hawks’ winning streak at Perkins Stadium and handed head coach Lance Leipold his first non-conference regular season loss, dropping his all-time...

Unsung heroes lead special teams

September 19, 2012

Mistakes are a part of football. Sometimes they are blatantly obvious, but many mistakes, like a missed tackle or bad throw, can be covered up by a teammate making a great play. For Warhawks Eric Kindler and Zach Koch, however, every mistake made is magnified, and every success is merely expected....

Fans shouldn’t panic: Saturday’s loss doesn’t hurt ’Hawks chances

September 19, 2012

By Zach Hicks Nobody saw it coming. The Warhawk football team’s loss to Buffalo State College on Saturday has sparked conversation campus-wide. The surprise is understandable. After all, an NCAA-best 46 game winning streak came to an end Saturday. Some of the whispers on campus are filled...

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