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Coppage sentenced to four months in jail


August 14, 2013

  By Samantha Jacquest A Walworth County judge reluctantly followed a plea agreement and on Tuesday sentenced former UW-Whitewater football standout Levell Coppage to four months in jail and three years probation. “There's an old saying, 'To whom much is given, much is expected,” Wal...

Former Warhawk arrested for drug charges


January 23, 2013

  Former UW-Whitewater stand-out running back Levell Coppage was arrested for drug charges. The charges included four felony counts of manufacturing/delivering of marijuana, one misdemeanor for possession of marijuana and another misdemeanor count for possession of drug paraphernalia. Coppage...

Student athletes’ reputations reflect on university

January 23, 2013

Most would agree that a university’s best-known students are its athletes. From traveling to other universities for sporting events to being reported on in the media, student athletes are constantly in the public eye. Their reputations directly reflect upon the organization they associate themselves...

New tailback in town

August 29, 2012

It was a cold day in December when Josh Williams made the trip from Downers Grove, Ill. to Whitewater, Wis. to catch the NCAA Division-III quarterfinal game between Salisbury University and UW-Whitewater. The Warhawks delivered. Coming out on top 34-14, but the game wasn’t the only thing they won...

`Hawks win fourth title in past five years

January 18, 2012

Unlike the last six seasons, defense proved to be the theme of the game this season as the Warhawks won their third consecutive Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl and their fourth in the last five years- all against Mount Union. The Warhawks stopped the Purple Raiders with just two minutes left in the game to...

National champion Warhawks return to campus (Photo Gallery)

December 17, 2011

The UW-Whitewater football team returned to Perkins Stadium for a victory parade on fire trucks throughout campus and the city of Whitewater. Here are just a few photos from the Warhawks' arrival on campus. Photos by Brandon Feivor and Michael Gouvion.

Warhawks win third straight Stagg Bowl

December 16, 2011

It wasn’t the game everyone expected, but in the end, the No. 1 ranked Warhawk football team won its third straight NCAA Division-III National Title Friday night in Salem, Va., after defeating No. 2 Mount Union, 13-10. It was the ’Hawks seventh straight appearance in the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl. UW-Whitewa...

Reunion with Mount Union

December 14, 2011

You almost knew it was going to happen. After a 20-0 drubbing of St. Thomas University (Minn.) Saturday, the Warhawks earned their seventh-consecutive Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl berth. They will also face Mount Union for the seventh-straight time at 6 p.m. CDT Friday in Salem, Va., for the Division-III...

One win away from Stagg Bowl

December 7, 2011

After facing a spread option offense a week ago against Franklin, the Warhawks came into its matchup against a Salisbury Univeristy team that ran a triple option. The Sea Gulls led Division-III in scoring offense (47.5 points per game) and were second in rushing offense (365 rushing yards per game). That...

Warhawks advance to semifinals

December 3, 2011

The Warhawks defeated Salisbury University 34-14 Saturday and will host St. Thomas University (Minn.) Saturday with times to be announced. Facing the No. 1 ranked offense in Division-III (, the 'Hawks held the Sea Gulls to 293 yards total offense, while senior running back Levell Coppage...

UW-W gets defensive in win

November 29, 2011

The Warhawks earned the right to advance after defeating Franklin College 41-14 Saturday at Perkins Stadium. The team’s latest win extends its record-setting winning streak to 42 games. Franklin runs a heavy pass offense often lining up with four or five receivers, but now the ’Hawks will face...

UW-W secures first playoff win

November 22, 2011

It didn’t take much time to show the two-time defending national champions were ready for their first-round matchup against Albion College. The Warhawks blanked the Britons 59-0 in the first round of the NCAA Division-III playoffs Saturday. The ’Hawks will host Franklin College noon this Saturday. The ...

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