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Amy Edmonds named UW-W Athletic Director

June 6, 2014

By Justin St. Peter Anytime somebody has the word interim in their job title removed, they can breathe a large sigh of relief. Former interim athletic director Amy Edmonds agrees. On May 28, Chancellor...

UW-Whitewater to D-II? Not so fast

April 23, 2014

  April 23, 2014 By Paul Bressler UW-Whitewater Interim Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Amy Edmonds put to bed any rumors that the Warhawks would make the jump to Division-II, at least...

Plinske takes AD position at Nebraska Kearney

September 4, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham Numerous rumors in the past have linked UW-Whitewater athletic director, Dr. Paul Plinske, to make a career jump to the Division-I or II level. The morning of Aug. 12,...

Athletic Director Paul Plinske

UW-W AD takes same position at D-II level

August 14, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham   Numerous rumors in the past have linked UW-Whitewater athletic director, Dr. Paul Plinske, to make a career jump to the Division I or II level. Earlier...

UW-Milwaukee to Interview Plinske for AD Position

February 12, 2013

  By Justin Woodard   UW-Whitewater Athletic Director Paul Plinske has seen several UW-Whitewater varsity athletic teams claim both WIAC and national titles during his tenure, many of...

Warm-hearted memories of UW-W’s biggest fan

Warm-hearted memories of UW-W’s biggest fan

January 23, 2013

  By: Zach Hicks Lying in his bed on Milwaukee Children’s Hospital’s cancer floor, Shaymus Guinn turned to his father to make a request. The request was not one many would expect from an...

Royal Purple says goodbye to trademarked logo

September 12, 2012

Sept. 12, 2012 By Andrea Behling There were big changes at the Royal Purple last semester when we debuted our new banner, replacing the Warhawk head logo, on top of the April 4 issue following spring...

UW-W Division-III Kings

May 9, 2012

What a year. With seven conference championships and three national titles, UW-Whitewater athletics has shown this year that it is one of the best in Division-III. “The 2011-2012 academic year is really...

2011-12 Royal Purple Male Athlete of the Year: Chris Davis

May 9, 2012

Transferring from Madison Area Technical College after his sophomore year, senior Chris Davis decided to use his two years of eligibility left at UW-Whitewater to try to win a national championship. After...

2011-12 Royal Purple Female Athlete of the Year: Emily Gerber

May 2, 2012

Emily Gerber always had the stats. A three-time WIAC Player of the Year, Gerber has said her individual statistics and records are nice, but her goals have always been to win and go far as a team. After...

Henschel bids farewell to UW-W

February 1, 2012

Goodbyes are always tough and for UW-Whitewater, the university had to say goodbye to head coach Greg Henschel this past week. Henschel, who coached both the men’s and women’s soccer programs since...

Quamme named women’s head coach

February 1, 2012

Following the departure of Greg Henschel to UW-Milwaukee, Ryan Quamme assumed the position of women’s head soccer coach. He will also act as the interim coach for the men’s program until a new head...

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