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Warhawks suffer first-round defeat

Ethan Maurice, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2019

After a season full of ups and downs, the Whitewater women’s basketball team played their last game of the season, losing 72-56 to Washington University in St. Louis in the NCAA tournament first round March 2. UW-W’s appearance in the tournament marked its 11th run in the past 12 years. The team...

Men’s soccer seniors lead ’Hawks on senior night

Men’s soccer seniors lead ’Hawks on senior night

Dylan Piccolo, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018

Senior night brings a lot of opportunities to leave a final note on the program that players have given everything to. That was clearly the way the three recognized seniors on the UW-W men’s soccer team wanted to leave their program on Halloween night when they defeated no. 18 UW-Platteville 3-0 ...

Women’s volleyball takes WIAC runner-up spot

Women’s volleyball takes WIAC runner-up spot

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

October 29, 2018

The No. 18 women’s volleyball team split its week of competition by handily sweeping UW-La Crosse at home Oct. 24 then falling to No. 13 and Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference champion UW-Eau Claire 3-1 on the road Oct. 26. The Warhawks’ victory against UW-L came on Spooky Spike Night...

UW-W witnesses madness in March

UW-W witnesses madness in March

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

March 14, 2017

With three game-winning shots with less than two seconds left on the clock in the first and second rounds of the Division-III NCAA Men’s Tournament at Kachel Gymnasium in a little over 24 hours, you know that the calendar has flipped its page to March, or should I say March Madness. Augustana Coll...

Women’s hoops team falls in tourney

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017

The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team could not get through the first round of the NCAA Tournament and lost to No. 18 Hope College (Michigan), 78-71, on March 3 at Thomas More College in Kentucky. The Warhawks never led against the Flying Dutchmen. UW-W got off to perhaps its most sluggish start al...

Warhawks await seed

Warhawks await seed

November 5, 2015

By Emily Leclair Nov. 3, 2015 The UW-Whitewater men’s soccer team ended its regular season with a 3-2 loss against UW-Platteville in overtime on Oct. 28. The team now awaits the announcement of the 61-team field NCAA Tournament on Nov. 9 at 12:30 p.m. on NCAA.com. “Platteville played well which didn’t help...

Pat Miller – RP Coach of the Year

Pat Miller – RP Coach of the Year

May 7, 2014

  May 7, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham Two seasons away from winning a national championship back in 2011-12, men’s head basketball coach Pat Miller entered this season with more than just a title in mind. Royal Purple’s Coach of the Year award winner and former national championship-...

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...

Merg, Ruchti power ‘Hawks to Sweet 16

Merg, Ruchti power ‘Hawks to Sweet 16

March 12, 2014

  March 12, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham For some teams, hitting the road can be seen as a burden. For the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team, playing in opposing teams’ gyms seems to be just another challenge the Warhawks embrace. “It feels like more of a tournament when we travel,”...

Men’s Basketball: Warhawks host to begin ‘Big Dance’

Men’s Basketball: Warhawks host to begin ‘Big Dance’

March 5, 2014

  March 5, 2014 By Paul Bressler The No. 3-ranked UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team is set to host the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament but could eventually have to go through No. 1-ranked UW-Stevens Point in a potential Elite Eight rematch. The Warhawks will take on the University...

Women’s Basketball Column: ‘Hawks fall short, still make NCAA’s

Women’s Basketball Column: ‘Hawks fall short, still make NCAA’s

March 5, 2014

  March 5, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team may not have won the WIAC Tournament this past weekend, but falling short did not keep head coach Keri Carollo’s team out of reaching the NCAA Tournament. “They [UW-Superior] played with a lot of heart,...

Men’s Basketball: ‘Hawks top UW-Stout, eye UW-SP

Men’s Basketball: ‘Hawks top UW-Stout, eye UW-SP

February 5, 2014

  Feb. 5, 2014 By Emily Leclair The UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team improved its conference record to 8-3 with a win over UW-Stout, 70-59. The ’Hawks are now 17-3 overall. The Warhawks opened the game strong with an 8-1 run. The Blue Devils missed all five shots from the field...

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