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UW-W Rugby team opens season

Ryan Dietrich, Journalist

March 9, 2020

The season never ends for the UW-Whitewater Men’s Club Rugby team. The fall campaign ended a couple of months ago, and the spring “7s” is around the corner starting in April. “[I hope the team] can play some good competition … We would really like to get our young guys competitive experien...

Athletic royalty at UW-W

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

April 13, 2017

Powered by tradition is a learning community that helps student-athletes adjust to college demands as both a student and athlete. It has also been the unofficial slogan of the UW-Whitewater athletic department. This slogan also applies to the Mierow family. Jeff and Cathy Mierow met at UW-Whitewater’s...

Women’s Basketball: UW-W falls to Whitman, finishes third

Women's Basketball: UW-W falls to Whitman, finishes third

April 2, 2014

  April 2, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham Just one season ago, the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team created magic in the Final Four. The team had fallen short, losing to undefeated DePauw University in the national championship game, but memories were made. This time around, the...

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 football after failing to make the playoffs last season. The ’Hawks traveled to Salem, Va., triumphing...

National title game preview: No. 22 UW-Whitewater vs. No. 1 DePauw

March 16, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham The Warhawks women’s basketball team enters the national championship game after a thrilling 64-62 overtime victory over’s No. 6-ranked team, the Amherst College Lord Jeffs. Junior guard Mary Merg hit not one, but two buzzer-beaters to send the ’Hawks...

Men’s club rugby team wins national title

May 1, 2011

First it was the UW-Whitewater football team in December that won a national championship. Then it was the men’s wheelchair basketball team’s turn to snatch a national title of its own in March. Now, it’s the men’s club rugby team that is bringing home the hardware. Behind an impressive defensive fro...

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