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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...

Men’s and women’s swim and dive topple Titans

Calahan Steed, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2018

The men’s and women’s swim and dive team lapped UW-Oshkosh on the road Nov. 9, with both teams defeating the Titans and earning their first wins of the season. The final score for the men was 153-60 and 164-68 for the women.      “I was really happy with how we did at the meet,” head coach Eli...

Warhawk football earns share of conference

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

October 29, 2018

Thirty-six. That’s the number of Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championships the No. 5 Warhawk football team is striving for after clinching at least a share of this year’s title with a 40-10 victory over UW-Stout and the help of No. 10 UW-Oshkosh’s loss to UW-Stevens Point. Whit...

Boudreau spikes her way to 400 career wins

Boudreau spikes her way to 400 career wins

Alyssa Brooks, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018

Women’s volleyball head coach Stacy Boudreau knows how to lead a team to victory. In her first year coaching  forWhitewater in 2005, Boudreau led the Warhawks to their second national championship in program history. The team has made an appearance in the NCAA tournament every season since except ...

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