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Student athletes’ reputations reflect on university

January 23, 2013

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

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...

New tailback in town

August 29, 2012

Filed under Sports, Sports

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....

`Hawks win fourth title in past five years

January 18, 2012

Filed under Sports

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...

National champion Warhawks return to campus (Photo Gallery)

December 17, 2011

Filed under Sports

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...

Warhawks win third straight Stagg Bowl

December 16, 2011

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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...

One win away from Stagg Bowl

December 7, 2011

Filed under Sports

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...

Warhawks advance to semifinals

December 3, 2011

Filed under Sports, Sports

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...

UW-W gets defensive in win

November 29, 2011

Filed under Sports

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...

UW-W secures first playoff win

November 22, 2011

Filed under Sports

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...

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