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Leipold has created a lasting legacy in just three years

January 20, 2010

When Lance Leipold was introduced as the new head football coach three years ago, he knew what awaited him. The Warhawks were coming off the best seasons in school history advancing to the national championship game in 2005 and 2006. “The bar has been raised here the last couple of y...

Donovan shining under spotlight

December 9, 2009

The spotlight has been on Jeff Donovan ever since he stepped foot on the UW-Whitewater campus in 2006. Now, in his final year as the quarterback of one of the top-ranked football offenses in the country, he is shining in that spotlight. “I want people to put their faith in me,” Donovan said...

McKay finds basketball success in Europe

October 21, 2009

Myles McKay lives by one motto and everyone seems to know it. “I can’t accept anyone working harder than me,” said McKay, who as a senior last year led the men’s basketball team to the second round of the NCAA tournament. “I can’t accept it. Hard work is everything to me.” Not a bad motto for where it has taken him: It got him a Division I basketball scholarship ...

Football team’s hidden gem

September 23, 2009

Andy Harris doesn’t have a fancy office or get any credit for the football team’s national success. But that doesn’t bother him. “I just like being behind the scenes and getting out of the way,” Harris, the team’s director of football operations, said. “I just like staying out of ...

Football team’s dynamic duo thrust into national spotlight

September 9, 2009

It was all a matter of seizing the opportunity.   For Levell Coppage and Antwan Anderson, this was the motto both played with throughout the 2008 football season. And when each had their chance to start, Coppage and Anderson grabbed it with full confidence and kept UW-Whitewater’s running back tr...

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