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‘Hawks ready for new start

'Hawks ready for new start

September 3, 2015

September 3, 2015 By Andrea Sidlauskas When former Warhawks football coach Lance Leipold left his dynasty in Whitewater to pursue a Division I coaching position at the University of Buffalo, he invited several members of his coaching staff to accompany him, including former defensive assistant Kevin Bull...

Football: Warhawks snap two-game slump

November 6, 2012

  By Andrew Bayliss The Warhawks football class of 2013 did not come into the season expecting the Senior Day game against UW-Eau Claire to be played coming off back-to-back losses. With three national championships and undefeated seasons in their first three years, many of the seniors...

Football: Pointers out of ’Hawks’ reach

November 1, 2012

The thirteenth-ranked Warhawk football team fell to WIAC conference rival UW-Stevens Point 17-14 Saturday at Community Stadium in Stevens Point. The loss was the first time the ‘Hawks have lost consecutive games since 2001. Sophomore quarterback Matt Behrendt was pressured by the opposition’s...

Loud crowd needed for conference clash on Saturday

October 18, 2012

Saturday is Homecoming for UW-Whitewater. It’s a big day for the university, but this Saturday will be even bigger for the Warhawk football team. As usual, Homecoming’s main event will take place at 1 p.m. in Perkins Stadium. This year, the ’Hawks will play a talented and hungry UW-Oshkosh...

Unsung heroes lead special teams

September 19, 2012

Mistakes are a part of football. Sometimes they are blatantly obvious, but many mistakes, like a missed tackle or bad throw, can be covered up by a teammate making a great play. For Warhawks Eric Kindler and Zach Koch, however, every mistake made is magnified, and every success is merely expected....

Warhawks’ defensive ‘fource’

September 19, 2012

In football, the main focus is more often than not aimed toward the offense. But UW-Whitewater’s defense line, made up of junior linebackers Kyle Wismer, Ryan Cortez, Cole Klotz and senior Josh Williams, shouldn’t be overlooked. The four led the Warhawk defense to an undefeated season in 2011,...

Fans shouldn’t panic: Saturday’s loss doesn’t hurt ’Hawks chances

September 19, 2012

By Zach Hicks Nobody saw it coming. The Warhawk football team’s loss to Buffalo State College on Saturday has sparked conversation campus-wide. The surprise is understandable. After all, an NCAA-best 46 game winning streak came to an end Saturday. Some of the whispers on campus are filled...

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