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Not all ties are created equal

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

October 6, 2017

In a must-win match-up, the UW-Whitewater men’s soccer team (6-3-4) tied 0-0 in double-overtime against Augustana College (IL) in the Viking-Warhawk Cup Oct. 4 at Fiskum Field. Head coach Tony Guinn said he was disappointed about the result. “We need to have men step up, unfortunately we didn...

Hawks defeat Carthage Lady Reds. Next volleyball game is Oct. 5

Hawks defeat Carthage Lady Reds. Next volleyball game is Oct. 5

Zach Semancik, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017

The No. 9-ranked UW-Whitewater women’s volleyball team stayed hot Oct. 3, defeating the Carthage College Lady Reds in a three-set sweep inside the Williams Center (25-20, 25-19, 25-19). Opening the first set on an 8-2 run, the Warhawks never looked back from their lead, taking the first set and putting...

UW-W parking changes, explained

UW-W parking changes, explained

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2017

Members of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater administration spoke at Tuesday’s Common Council meeting to address the council’s concerns about changes to the structure of parking in August 2017. Chancellor Beverly Kopper, Vice Chancellor of Administrative Affairs Grace Crickett and Police Services ...

‘Hawks outlasted by No. 3 Titans

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

October 3, 2017

The UW-Whitewater football team was defeated by the No. 3 UW-Oshkosh Titans 37-20, dropping their conference opener for the first time since 2001. The Warhawks (1-3, 0-1) battled back from 23-7 to bring the game within three, but UW-W could not stop the Titan rushing attack long enough to complete ...

UW-Whitewater drops Saint John’s

UW-Whitewater drops Saint John’s

Eli Johnson, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017

The UW-Whitewater men’s soccer team are back on the right track with a 2-0 victory against Saint John’s University Oct. 1 at Fiskum Field after a tie in their  matchup Sept. 27, which snapped a two-game win streak. Attacking early and often, the Warhawks took a total of 17 shots in the game, but on...

On the road again, it’s UW-W on the road again

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

October 3, 2017

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater athletics programs have been on the road more than normal during the 2017 Fall season and that’s because recent dominance makes scheduling home games difficult. “With the national profile that we’ve come accustomed to, winning championships, it’s hard to g...

Women’s soccer ties Blue Devils in WIAC opener

Women’s soccer ties Blue Devils in WIAC opener

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017

It was a bittersweet result for the No. 12 UW-Whitewater women’s soccer team, as the Warhawks ended up tying UW-Stout in the WIAC opener Sept. 30, 1-1. UW-W began the contest aggressive, registering three corner kicks within the first seven minutes. All three corners, which were kicked by junior def...

UW-W rallies to tie Luther College two goals scored within 51 seconds

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

October 3, 2017

The UW-Whitewater men’s soccer team (5-3-3) rallied late to earn a 3-3 tie against Luther College on Sept. 27 in Decorah, Iowa. After getting down 3-0 in less than 25 minutes of action, the Warhawks got a much-needed goal in the 36th minute from freshman forward Adam Demaster. The Hawks’ ...

Early season contest of UW-W and the Titans has postseason implications

Early season contest of UW-W and the Titans has postseason implications

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

September 26, 2017

The UW-Whitewater football team opens conference play on Oct. 30 when they travel to Oshkosh to take on the No. 3 UW-Oshkosh Titans. Arguably the biggest rivalry in Division 3 football, the Warhawks and the Titans broke the all-time record for attendance in last season’s game where UW-W defeated UW-...

Warhawks volleyball win weekend matches on the road

September 26, 2017

No. 11 ranked UW-Whitewater Women’s Volleyball recorded two wins on the road this weekend as the team defeated St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin on Sept. 22. The ‘Hawks won by a score of 3 to 1 (26-28, 25-19, 25-12, 25-16) and defeated Carroll University in Waukesha, Wisconsin on Sept. 23...

Students celebrate liberty, free speech

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

September 26, 2017

Libertarians on campus joined forces last Monday to promote liberty for young Americans by handing out copies of the constitution. The University of Wisconsin - Whitewater chapter of Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) joined forces with student government for the event. YAL is a national non-profit or...

Doubles squad leads UW-W tennis

Ben Lokken, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017

Over the weekend, the UW-Whitewater women’s tennis team continued their strong start to the season at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships and at the Gustie Fall Invite. Both of which took place at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. “A lot of the team thought this was their ...

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