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Senior Jordan Scheidecker hugs an assistant on the bench as he is subbed out for a final time as a Warhawk. Scheidecker is one of three ’Hawks graduating. Photo by Sierra High

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

March 14, 2017

When you think of athletic programs with traditions of winning at UW-Whitewater, many people could list off multiple teams from around the university, but they better include wheelchair basketball in that conversation. After the men’s squad won three straight National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Bask...

UW-W to host hoops championships

John Miller, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017

The 2017 National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament (NIWBT) is set to be hosted by UW-Whitewater March 9-11. The men’s (20-4) and women’s (11-8) UW-Whitewater wheelchair basketball teams will participate in separate tournaments, alongside teams from across the country. For the men’s team...

Warhawks back in action

January 21, 2015

Jan. 21, 2015 By Ryan Altman The UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s wheelchair basketball teams opened the second half of their respective seasons last weekend with a mixed bag of results. After a month-long layoff of competition for both teams, the ’Hawks left Wichita, Kan. with a combined...

‘Hoop Dreams on Wheels’ exhibit displayed in Old Main Lane

February 1, 2012

UW-Whitewater students and community members have the chance to get an inside look at the “internationally-known” UW-Whitewater wheelchair basketball teams. The “Hoop Dreams on Wheels” exhibit in Old Main Lane features photos, background information, past rosters and statistics about UW-Whitewater’s...

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