Royal Purple

Women’s hoops stunned by home loss to rivals

Becky Raeder (Left) scrambles for the loose ball in the semifinal loss to UW-Oshkosh. She finished with five points and two assists in what could be her last home game in Warhawk colors.

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

March 2, 2020

The Whitewater women’s basketball team lost in the second round of the WIAC tournament on Thursday, Feb. 27 to eventual champion UW-Oshkosh. The game was tight in the first quarter, but got away from the Warhawks in the second period and they could not find their way back into it. The final score w...

Conference Champions

The women's basketball team celebrates winning their ninth regular season conference championship after their win over Oshkosh.

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

February 24, 2020

The UW-Whitewater Women’s basketball team won both their games this week, clinching the WIAC Championship outright on Wednesday night over UW Oshkosh (15-10 [8-6 conf.]) with 75-71 victory. The Warhawks (23-2 [13-1 conf.]) finished out the season with a trip to UW-Stout (15-10 [6-8 conf.])  Feb. 22 and won ...

Women’s hoops takes down Platteville before Oshkosh snaps winning streak

Sophomore Veronica Kieres (15) drives to the hoop off a screen by senior Becky Raeder (13) in the game against Platteville.

January 27, 2020

The Warhawk Women’s Basketball Team was unable to keep its remarkable winning streak alive because defending conference champion UW-Oshkosh knocked them off, winning 62-51. After a 67-52 victory over conference rival UW-Platteville (10-8, 2-5 conf.) the Warhawks traveled up to defending conference cham...

Softball collapses in WIAC tourney

Softball collapses in WIAC tourney

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

May 6, 2019

The No. 23 Warhawk softball team failed to sustain its momentum from the regular season by dropping its two games in the WIAC Tournament at van Steenderen Complex in Whitewater. Whitewater fell to UW-Oshkosh 7-2 May 3 in its first game of the tournament. UW-W, with a record of 26-11, scored a pair of runs in ...

Baseball squad takes down top conference foe

Baseball squad takes down top conference foe

Ethan Maurice, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2019

The Warhawk baseball team came out victorious in both games of a home doubleheader against top WIAC foe UW-Oshkosh April 6. The first game was a nail-biter that saw Whitewater win on an eighth-inning single from senior second baseman Nick Schrader. The final score was 5-4. In the second contest of ...

Men’s basketball in trouble

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

February 11, 2019

After losing its makeup game on the road to UW-Oshkosh, the Warhawk men’s basketball team split its normal week of competition with a home loss to UW-Stevens Point, followed by a road win against UW-Stout. UW-W’s standing in the WIAC does not make things easier, however, as it is currently sixth with a...

Closer look at Wisconsin farms

Closer look at Wisconsin farms

Olivia Storey, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019

The traveling exhibit The Lands We Share made its way to Andersen Library this week, showcasing farming and culture across Wisconsin. “This exhibit is the result of collaborative research from faculty and students at four UW campuses (UW-Whitewater, UW-Oshkosh, UW-Milwaukee, and UW-Madison),” said Sarell...

Lady Warhawks win five straight

Ethan Maurice, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2019

After its midweek game was cancelled due to the Polar Vortex, the Warhawk women’s basketball team took down UW-Eau Claire by a score of 68-55 at Kachel Gymnasium Feb. 2. Whitewater has not jumped into third place in the WIAC and is on a five-game winning streak. Senior forward Olivia Freckmann was the high...

UW-W women’s hoops vs. Oshkosh and River Falls

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

January 21, 2019

After beginning the 2019 WIAC season 1-3, the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team fought its way back to .500 in conference with wins against No. 12 UW-Oshkosh on the road Jan. 16 and against UW-River Falls Jan. 19 at Kachel Gymnasium. With the two conference triumphs, UW-W improves to 10-7 overall ...

Interim Chancellor steps in

Killian Jauch, Assistant News Editor

January 21, 2019

The University of Wisconsin - Whitewater has named an interim chancellor for the upcoming semester. Dr. Cheryl Green was announced as the choice for the position on Dec. 21, following former Chancellor Beverly Kopper’s resignation at the end of last semester. According to the announcement by UW System P...

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...

Men’s hoops shoot for comeback

Men’s hoops shoot for comeback

Dylan Piccolo, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2018

Last season, the Warhawks lost their first-round matchup in the WIAC tournament against UW-River Falls. The season did not finish the way they wanted, and it was telling they would be back ready to go with six of their seven leading scorers back on the hardwood for the 2018-19 season. UW-W is curren...

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