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Warhawks light up game against Eau Claire

Warhawks light up game against Eau Claire

Ross Guyette, Assistant Sports Editor

October 7, 2019

The number three ranked Whitewater football team came home to torrential downpours and lightning delays at Perkins Stadium for their 24-14 victory over UW-Eau Claire, which took place after Family Fest on Oct. 5. The Warhawks scored their first touchdown two minutes into the game, and from there the flo...

Freckmann joins elite company

Freckmann joins elite company

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

February 11, 2019

Each athlete has a different role when it comes to making a team. Some are supporting members, some are starters, and a few are a rare breed. Senior forward Olivia Freckmann fits that rare breed category. Freckmann is from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and attended Pius XI High School, where she participated...

Warhawks squander second half lead

Warhawks squander second half lead

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

February 4, 2019

Despite leading by as much as 12 in the second half, the Warhawk men’s basketball team could not maintain it and fell to UW-Eau Claire on the road, 78-74, Feb. 2. The Warhawks in the process got swept by the Blugolds for the first time since the 2015-16 season. Whitewater won both of its games ...

Wrestling takes back-to-back road victories

Ben Lokken, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2018

The No. 16 UW-Whitewater wrestling team went on the road back-to-back days Dec. 5 and 6 for two separate matches against Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference foes, and won both of them. In the first of the two matches, the Warhawks headed to UW-Eau Claire Whitewater emerged with a decisive 31-16 v...

Volleyball short of WIAC tourney title

Volleyball short of WIAC tourney title

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

November 5, 2018

UW-Oshkosh and UW-Eau Claire have been UW-Whitewater’s two biggest rivals for years. That is what the no. 18 women’s volleyball team had to go through to win its second WIAC Tournament championship in three years, but it fell just short to no. 15 UW-Eau Claire in the tournament final Nov. 3 in Eau...

Women’s volleyball takes WIAC runner-up spot

Women’s volleyball takes WIAC runner-up spot

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

October 29, 2018

The No. 18 women’s volleyball team split its week of competition by handily sweeping UW-La Crosse at home Oct. 24 then falling to No. 13 and Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference champion UW-Eau Claire 3-1 on the road Oct. 26. The Warhawks’ victory against UW-L came on Spooky Spike Night...

’Hawks haunt Blugolds in win

’Hawks haunt Blugolds in win

November 5, 2015

By Andrea Sidlauskas Nov. 3, 2015 Rain, sleet and chilly 12-mile-per-hour winds couldn’t stop the Warhawk football team en route to its 14th-consecutive win against UW-Eau Claire this past Saturday. The ’Hawks racked up a season-high 582 offensive yards to defeat the Blugolds, 63-0, in the a...

Homecoming changes call for inclusion, unity

Homecoming changes call for inclusion, unity

October 28, 2015

By Ashley McCallum Oct. 27, 2015   Nearly two months after classes went into session for the school year, UW-Whitewater students and the community members are being welcomed home with a celebration that is less than familiar than what returning Warhawks are used to, with the goal of creati...

‘Hawks lose, miss alumnae

‘Hawks lose, miss alumnae

February 11, 2015

Feb. 11, 2011 By Paul Bressler The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team, 9-12 overall and 4-8 in WIAC, lost 64-49 on Feb. 7 on the road to UW-Eau Claire and dropped its fourth game in its last five contests. “I think we need to shoot the ball and make shots,” head coach Keri Carollo said....

Gymnasts break vault record again

February 4, 2015

Feb. 4, 2015 By Connor Moore School records were falling left and right as the Warhawks gymnastics team took on the Blugolds of UW-Eau Claire at home this past Saturday, winning 189.600-183.950. The Warhawks began its night on the vault, something that it has done with success as of late. Sophomore...

Students used to fight drugs

Students used to fight drugs

September 17, 2014

Sept. 17, 2014 By Sean Kirkby: Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism   Moments after Javonni Butler was busted for selling marijuana in 2011, he says police officers offered him a deal: Buy drugs to help convict others, and they would “sweep this under the rug.” Officers...

Softball: ‘Hawks win WIAC title

May 7, 2014

  May 7, 2014 By Ryan Altman   Every time the UW-Whitewater women’s softball team found themselves trailing on the scoreboard, the ’Hawks immediately had an answer for their opponents in the WIAC tournament. In the five games of the tournament last weekend, hosted by UW-Stout,...

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