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Another year, another title

Another year, another title

January 21, 2015


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Jan. 21, 2015 By Andrea Sidlauskas It was a familiar foe, at a familiar place, with familiar stakes. The Warhawks football team faced long-time rival, Mount Union University, for the ninth time in 10 years on Dec. 19 at the 2014 Stagg Bowl in Salem, Va., which ended in a familiar result for the...

Football Column: ‘Hawks leave no doubt, finish 15-0

Football Column: ‘Hawks leave no doubt, finish 15-0

January 22, 2014


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Jan. 22, 2014   By Kevin Cunningham Finishing a season with a perfect record is one of the most difficult things a team can accomplish. This is true for any major sport, where the competition plays at an extraordinarily high level game-in and game-out. When looking at the NFL, a perfect...

Football: Familiar foe, same result

Football: Familiar foe, same result

January 22, 2014


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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 champion Warhawks return to campus (Photo Gallery)

December 17, 2011


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The UW-Whitewater football team returned to Perkins Stadium for a victory parade on fire trucks throughout campus and the city of Whitewater. Here are just a few photos from the Warhawks' arrival on campus. Photos by Brandon Feivor and Michael Gouvion.

Warhawks win third straight Stagg Bowl

December 16, 2011


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It wasn’t the game everyone expected, but in the end, the No. 1 ranked Warhawk football team won its third straight NCAA Division-III National Title Friday night in Salem, Va., after defeating No. 2 Mount Union, 13-10. It was the ’Hawks seventh straight appearance in the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl. UW-Whitewa...

Athletics at UW-Whitewater help promote academics

December 14, 2011


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If you haven’t heard by now, the UW-Whitewater football team has been doing quite well. They are on a quest to win their third consecutive national championship as they travel to Salem, Va., for the Stagg Bowl. While we are proud of our football team, our university has other programs with winning...

Coppage stands tallest

May 11, 2011


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Royal Purple 2010-11 Male Athlete of the Year It’s Game Day and Levell Coppage’s eyes are closed. He’s lying down and visualizing what will occur on the football field that day. He sees himself making hard cuts and breaking loose from defenders trying to take him down. He sees himself ...

Donovan delivers in more than one way

May 12, 2010


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2009-10 Royal Purple Male Athlete of the Year: Jeff Donovan Jeff Donovan’s year has been a non-stop process. It’s been practice-after-practice, game-after-game. It’s also been win-after-win and one championship after another. After putting on a dominating display during the football season,...

Questions for champs at quarterback, secondary as team begins spring practice

April 6, 2010


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They received a standing ovation at a Wisconsin Badger basketball game. They have been recognized by the Whitewater Common Council. They even mingled and shared a few laughs with Gov. Jim Doyle at his mansion in Madison. It’s been quite the ride for the football team since defeating Mount Union College (Alliance, Ohio), 38-28, on Dec. ...

2009 Football Individual Awards

January 19, 2010


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Team MVP - Jeff Donovan The senior picked apart defensive secondaries all season and simply overwhelmed the opposition, including Mount Union in the Stagg Bowl last month. Additionally, his efficiency was second to none especially in the national championship game when he put the ball in th...

Warhawk Perfection: Football team finishes undefeated, wins second national title

January 19, 2010


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The 2009 season will not be forgotten anytime soon. It was a season the UW-Whitewater football team dominated for much of the year. It was a season where numerous team and individual records were broken. And it was a season that ended in the most dramatic fashion on Division III’s grandest...

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