Founded 1901

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Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Matt Behrendt - RP Male Athlete of the Year - Tradition sets up success

Matt Behrendt – RP Male Athlete of the Year – Tradition sets up success

May 7, 2014

    May 7, 2014 By Justin St. Peter Matt Behrendt was a varsity wide receiver at Class 5A Nazareth Academy in La Grange Park, Ill. The Roadrunners’ starting quarterback was struggling....

Football Column: Hawks leave no doubt, finish 15-0

Football Column: ‘Hawks leave no doubt, finish 15-0

January 22, 2014

Jan. 22, 2014   By Kevin Cunningham Finishing a season with a perfect record is one of the most difficult things a team can accomplish. This is true for any major sport, where the competition...

Football: Familiar foe, same result

Football: Familiar foe, same result

January 22, 2014

Jan. 22, 2014   By Andrea Sidlauskas Christmas came early for the Warhawks football team, as it celebrated its win in Stagg Bowl XLI on Dec. 20, 2013, to reclaim dominance in Division-III...

National champion Warhawks return to campus (Photo Gallery)

December 17, 2011
With the 'Hawks third straight Stagg Bowl victory over Mount Union, they extended their NCAA-leading consecutive win streak to 45 games. The team returned back to campus Saturday afternoon.

Warhawks win third straight Stagg Bowl

December 16, 2011
It wasn’t the game we all expected, but in the end, the No. 1 ranked Warhawk football team won its third straight NCAA Division-III National Title Friday night after defeating No. 2 Mount Union, 13-10.

Reunion with Mount Union

December 14, 2011
The Warhawk football team earned its seventh straight trip to the Stagg Bowl, or as some may refer to it, the Purple Bowl.

Warhawks move on from 2008 defeat

October 26, 2011
Pointers gave football team last regular season loss

Coppage stands tallest

May 11, 2011
It’s Game Day and Levell Coppage’s eyes are closed. He’s lying down and visualizing what will occur on the football field that day. He sees himself making hard cuts and breaking loose from defenders trying to take him down. He sees himself bursting through a gaping hole into the open field for a touchdown. “I’m a visual-type player,” Coppage said. “I like to picture things before I go out and do it.”

First-round loss to Mount Union leaves promising future

March 9, 2011
Underdog stories are highly coveted by fans, and it’s easy to understand why. The long rush of excitement finally came to an end for the No. 24 ( women’s basketball team Friday, when they lost to No. 16 University of Mount Union, 69-55, at Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, Ky.

Questions for champs at quarterback, secondary as team begins spring practice

April 7, 2010
They received a standing ovation at a Wisconsin Badger basketball game. They have been recognized by the Whitewater Common Council. They even mingled and shared a few laughs with Gov. Jim Doyle at his mansion in Madison. It’s been quite the ride for the football team since defeating Mount Union College (Alliance, Ohio), 38-28, on Dec. 19 to win the program’s second national championship in three years. However, with the first of 15 spring practices beginning today, senior wide receiver Aaron Rusch already has his eye on the 2010 season.

Warhawk Perfection: Football team finishes undefeated, wins second national title

January 20, 2010
The 2009 season will not be forgotten anytime soon. It was a season the UW-Whitewater football team dominated for much of the year. It was a season where numerous team and individual records were broken. And it was a season that ended in the most dramatic fashion on Division III’s grandest stage.

Deja Vu: Warhawks advance to Stagg Bowl again

December 16, 2009
The pieces have been in place all season. Now, more than three months after the football team’s opening game in Dickinson, N.D., the puzzle is almost complete. This final piece to the Warhawks’ perfect campaign and second national championship in the last three years could be put into place Saturday in Salem, Va.
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