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‘Hawks’ junior first baseman Marty Herum could join MLB organization

July 25, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham and Andrea Sidlauskas   UW-Whitewater sophomore Jack Herum, brother of junior Marty Herum, made an unverified announcement on Twitter earlier today about his brother joining the Arizona Diamondbacks baseball organization. Jack’s tweet read, "Marty Herum is now with the D-Backs... Hell yeah!! The party begins!!" Marty Herum has been a member of the UW-Whitewater baseball team for two seasons and has racked up a number of impressive accolades as an athlete. Herum primarily played first base this past season for the Warhawks. Herum hit .413 in 42 games this season. He totaled four triples, five stolen bases, 48 runs scored, 43 RBI's and seven home runs in the 42 games. Herum led the ’Hawks to a 35-9 record and a WIAC regular season championship. The sophomore at the time was named 2013 Division-III Second Team All-America. He was also named the Midwest Region Player of the Year this season, Rook...

Braun case mishandled on many levels

March 7, 2012

By Zach Hicks If you haven’t heard yet, Milwaukee Brewers leftfielder Ryan Braun has been exonerated of a 50 game ban after failing a drug test in October. The MLB issued a statement quickly after the news broke that they “vehemently disagreed with the arbitrator’s decision.” Despite Braun’s...

UW-W baseball alumnus opens training facility

February 8, 2012

In today’s society, it’s not uncommon to see professional athletes who give back to the community. For UW-Whitewater alumni Greg Reinhard, that’s exactly what he did. Reinhard, who was a part of the 2005 National Champion UW-Whitewater baseball team, had a successful college career. He was...

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