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Former coach files lawsuit

Former coach files lawsuit

October 6, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal and Justin St. Peter On May 13, 2014, then-University of Wisconsin-Whitewater wrestling coach Tim Fader’s children came home from school crying, all due to a letter that then-Chancellor Richard Telfer had distributed to the public, implying that their dad had done “something wr...

Second Title IX complaint for UW-W: Student files lawsuit against UW-W following assault

November 10, 2015

Compiled by Kimberly Wethal Nov. 11, 2015   The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is facing its second Title IX complaint in 18 months after a sexual assault survivor filed a federal lawsuit in July earlier this year. The information about the most recent federal lawsuit filed with the Departm...

Former coaches face violations

October 1, 2014

Oct. 1, 2014 By Justin St. Peter After a summer without coaches and a wrestling camp, the Warhawks team aims to be ready for the upcoming season. But a slew of violations await the team and UW-Whitewater in the wake of a report released by the university detailing recruitment policies and practices...

Wrestling: Warhawks finish as runner-up

Wrestling: Warhawks finish as runner-up

March 19, 2014

  March 19, 2014 By Christopher Clapper The UW-Whitewater wrestling team has taken its game to new heights in recent years, and last weekend’s NCAA national tournament provided the cherry on top. With two individual runner-ups, three fifth-place finishers and a second-place overall...

Despite adversity, Gibson eyes national title

Despite adversity, Gibson eyes national title

March 12, 2014

  March 12, 2014 By Christopher Clapper Cedric Gibson is used to being humbled. He has become close acquaintances with obstacles, roadblocks and naysayers. His high school wrestling career showed great promise, followed by great disappointment.  His college wrestling career was the...

Wrestling: Wrestlers send six to nationals

Wrestling: Wrestlers send six to nationals

March 5, 2014

  March 5, 2014 By Christopher Clapper In a season filled with record-breaking performances, the UW-Whitewater Warhawks did it again at the 2014 Midwest Super Regional hosted by Wabash College. Finishing the tournament with 130 points, eight ahead of second-place UW-La Crosse, the Warhawks...

Wrestling: ‘Hawks reign supreme

Wrestling: ‘Hawks reign supreme

February 19, 2014

  Feb. 19 By Christopher Clapper The UW-Whitewater wrestling team ended its conference season the same way it started, on top. The No. 2-ranked Warhawks went into the WIAC tournament as the top seed and defeated UW-La Crosse in the final match to secure their third-straight WIAC championship. Head...

Wrestling: Wrestlers win at Wheaton for first time

Wrestling: Wrestlers win at Wheaton for first time

February 12, 2014

  Feb. 12, 2014 By Christopher Clapper The No. 2-ranked UW-Whitewater Warhawks did something that no Warhawks wrestling team has done in the history of the program: Finish first in the Pete Willson Wheaton Invitational. The 32-team field was topped by the ’Hawks in what may have been...

Wrestling: Wrestlers host Badgers to open season

Wrestling: Wrestlers host Badgers to open season

November 13, 2013

  By Andrea Sidlauskas Coming off its best finish in program history at the NCAA Division-III Championships in 2012-13, the Warhawks men’s wrestling team looks to continue its superiority into the upcoming season. The ’Hawks are ranked ninth in the NWCA preseason poll and will return...

Wrestlers gear up for nationals

March 13, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham   With the Warhawks sending eight competitors to Cedar Rapids, Iowa for the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championship on March 15 and 16, head coach Tim Fader said each of his wrestlers can be potential national champions. “If we wrestle the way we can wrestle,...

‘Hawks Wrestling wins regional, sends eight to National Championships

March 5, 2013

By Justin St. Peter History has been made. The Warhawks wrestling team set a school record on Saturday March 2 at the NCAA Division III Regional in Elmhurst, Indiana. They sent eight of the ten wrestlers to the NCAA Wrestling Championship on March 15 and 16 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. “We had almost a...

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