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Whitewater Wellfest aims to teach community members how to choose a healthy lifestyle

April 11, 2012

The first ever Whitewater Wellfest will take place this Saturday at Whitewater High School. UW-Whitewater alumna Charlotte Erickson is directing the free event hosted by the Working for Whitewater’s Wellness coalition. “[Whitewater] has a lot of things to offer especially in terms of healthy...

A day in the life of: Megan Lynch

March 14, 2012

Four years ago, sophomore Megan Lynch woke up in the hospital paralyzed from the neck down after hitting her head in the swimming pool. “The doctors told me with therapy, moving different parts of my body may or may not come back,” Lynch said. “I had to ignore all that and just have the mindset...

Operation Beautiful comes to campus

February 22, 2012

Failing her chemistry test was the last straw for Caitlyn Boyle before she experienced an intense emotional defeat. “I had a breakdown over how stupid I was and feeling worthless,” Boyle said. “Something came over me, and I wrote ‘you are beautiful’ on a pieceof paper, stuck it on a mirror,...

Women look to build on last season

November 29, 2011

After one of their best finishes in program history last season, the women’s track and field team looks to contend within the conference once again.  The team opens up the indoor season with the Alumni meet on Dec. 10 in the UW-Whitewater fieldhouse. In a year when key senior leaders from last...

Coach Miller celebrates 30 years at UW-W

November 22, 2011

What is a coach? To some, a coach can be someone with a whistle who barks orders.  For others, a coach is a teacher that puts athletes through hell to bring out their best. Here at UW-Whitewater, Jeff Miller recently completed his 30th season as the head cross-country coach. He has coached the men’s...

Hard work pays off for Roznos

November 9, 2011

One of the reasons athletes have so much success is because they devote hours and hours to practice. They achieve greatness through determination and hard work. Without practice, natural talent is simply not enough. Just ask Madeline Roznos. Roznos, a senior on the women’s cross-country team, ca...

UW-W cross country teams prepare for Midwest Regionals

November 2, 2011

The UW-Whitewater men’s cross country team finished sixth and the women’s team finished seventh at the WIAC Conference meet in Menomonie on Saturday. The Warhawks head to Illinois next week for the Division-III Midwest Regionals. Last year, the men finished in fourth and the women took...

Cross country teams finish first at Gene Davis Invite

October 12, 2011

Both the UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s cross country teams took first place in the second annual Gene Davis Invitational hosted by Lawrence University at the Reid Municipal Golf Course in Appleton Saturday. Seven Warhawk runners finished in the top 11 with Dan Machmueller and Mathias Wer...

Second place finish for men, women

September 21, 2011

Both the men and women’s cross-country teams began the season on a positive note on Saturday. The Warhawk Invite, the teams’ only home meet, was the first race of the season, and both teams placed second out of eight teams. Mathias Werve, a fifth-year senior for the Warhawks, ran well and took...

Roznos leads women’s cross country team, hoping for big year

September 14, 2011

The women’s cross country team finished sixth in the WIAC championship, and was 11th out of 38 teams at the NCAA Division III Midwest Regional last season. The team hopes to build upon that success this season with a strong core of returning runners. Carrying the load for the Warhawks this fall...

Top three WIAC finish goal for women

March 29, 2011

As we flip the calendar to the month of April, it signifies good weather will be just around the corner. It also means the outdoor track season has finally arrived. For the women’s track and field team, the arrival of fresh air and a larger track is welcomed after a long indoor season. “I...

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