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New app gives UW-W students anonymous outlet

October 16, 2014

Oct. 15, 2014 By Emily Leclair   The Yik Yak app has taken over the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with 1,486 active users as of Oct. 1. Three weeks earlier, it only had 203 users. Yik Yak gives students a chance to connect with each other anonymously in a matter of seconds. Freshman...

Women’s Wheelchair Basketball: Proven winner on U.S. and European Courts

Women's Wheelchair Basketball: Proven winner on U.S. and European Courts

April 16, 2014

  April 16, 2014 By Ryan Altman Living more than 4,200 miles away in Cologne, Germany, Mareike Adermann enjoyed years of playing stand-up basketball. It wasn’t until several ACL injuries later, at the age of 17, that forced her to put a hold on playing a sport she loved. Instead...

Women’s Wheelchair Basketball: Warhawks capture three-peat in Arlington, Texas

Women's Wheelchair Basketball: Warhawks capture three-peat in Arlington, Texas

March 12, 2014

  March 12, 2014 By Andrea Sidlauskas The Warhawks women’s wheelchair basketball team has done it again. After finishing the regular season with a spotless 13-0 record, the team clinched its third consecutive national championship title at the National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball...

Men’s Wheelchair Basketball: Men win fourth in six-year span

Men's Wheelchair Basketball: Men win fourth in six-year span

March 12, 2014

  March 12, 2014 By Ryan Altman A wild finish to the National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament title game on March 8 capped off another championship season for the UW-Whitewater men’s wheelchair basketball team. The ’Hawks’ victory in Arlington, Texas, gives the...

Men/Women Wheelchair Basketball: Warhawks confident heading into March

Men/Women Wheelchair Basketball: Warhawks confident heading into March

February 26, 2014

  Feb. 26, 2014 By Ryan Altman The Warhawks men’s and women’s wheelchair basketball teams wrapped up their regular seasons last weekend in Tuscaloosa, Ala., combining for six victories, ahead of the upcoming National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament. This tournament...

Women fall short of national title

March 16, 2011

In just its third season in existence, the women’s wheelchair basketball team has proved it can compete against national powerhouses. The team finished second in the National Invitational Wheelchair Basketball Tournament as a No. 2 seed, losing a heartbreaker, 58-56, to the University of Alabama...

Wheelchair basketball team wins national title

March 13, 2011

They got their revenge. And as a result, they got another national championship. One year after falling to the University of Illinois in the National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament, the UW-Whitewater men's wheelchair basketball team dethroned the Fighting Illini, 66-54, Saturday in the title game at the University of Texas-Arl...

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