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O’Grady ‘scandal’ surfaces

O'Grady 'scandal' surfaces

May 7, 2014

  May 7, 2014 By Andrea Sidlauskas “Powered by tradition.” This saying is not only a slogan used at UW-Whitewater to signify the pride, integrity and respect of the athletic programs on campus, but is also a mindset of the student athletes and coaches. So when former UW-Oshkosh...

Matt Behrendt – RP Male Athlete of the Year – Tradition sets up success

Matt Behrendt - RP Male Athlete of the Year - Tradition sets up success

May 7, 2014

    May 7, 2014 By Justin St. Peter Matt Behrendt was a varsity wide receiver at Class 5A Nazareth Academy in La Grange Park, Ill. The Roadrunners’ starting quarterback was struggling. Behrendt was the backup and was inserted into the lineup with two games left in the season...

Softball: Houda throws no-hitter in five

Softball: Houda throws no-hitter in five

April 30, 2014

  April 30, 2014 By Daniel Schoettler   The Warhawks softball team strengthened its case for postseason play by winning all four of its games this past week. The last game of the weekend was special for Bekka Houda, who threw the first no-hitter by a Warhawks pitcher since Katie...

UW-W eyes WIAC meet

UW-W eyes WIAC meet

April 30, 2014

  April 30, 2014 By Andrea Sidlauskas   The Warhawks men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in the Drake Alternative Meet hosted by UW-Whitewater April 26. While team scores were not kept, both sides had high finishes within their events.   Men Junior Dawson...

Baseball: Warhawks split series with Stout

Baseball: Warhawks split series with Stout

April 30, 2014

  April 30, 2014 By Carson Taylor   The No. 4-ranked UW-Whitewater baseball team improved to 25-6 overall during the weekend, taking two games and splitting the four game series vs UW-Stout. It was the Warhawks’ first time playing the Blue Devils this season, but one other...

Women’s Tennis: Netters clinch seventh-straight WIAC crown

Women's Tennis: Netters clinch seventh-straight WIAC crown

April 30, 2014

  April 30, 2014 By Ryan Altman Based on seasons past, winning the WIAC Final Four tournament is something the UW-Whitewater women’s tennis team should look forward to doing each year. On senior day, the Warhawks clinched their seventh consecutive WIAC Final Four title and an automatic...

Softball: ‘Hawks look toward Titans

Softball: 'Hawks look toward Titans

April 23, 2014

  April 23, 2014 By Paul Bressler The UW-Whitewater softball team looks to close the conference gap with UW-Oshkosh in a doubleheader starting at 3 p.m. on April 23 in Whitewater. “We’re excited to face them,” senior first baseman Morgan Krisch said. “They [Titans] always bring us some good competition, but we don’t...

Men’s and Women’s Tennis: Motivated ‘Hawks eye nationals

Men's and Women's Tennis: Motivated 'Hawks eye nationals

April 9, 2014

  April 9, 2014 By Ryan Altman As the UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s tennis regular seasons are wrapping up, the ’Hawks are playing some of their last matches in preparation for the upcoming WIAC Final Four tournaments. Both teams look to qualify for May’s National Championships...

Roles reversed, down goes DePauw

Roles reversed, down goes DePauw

March 19, 2014

  March 19, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham History repeated itself in one way, yet did not repeat itself in another on March 15 in the Elite Eight game against DePauw University, when the UW-Whitewater Warhawks defeated the Tigers, 88-71, for the right to move on to the Final Four. Nearly...

Track & Field: Women take fifth, men sixth at nationals

Track & Field: Women take fifth, men sixth at nationals

March 19, 2014

  March 19, 2014 By Carson Taylor With numerous All-American honors, the UW-Whitewater track and field teams posted strong performances at the NCAA Division-III Indoor National Championships. Finishing in a tie for fifth, the Warhawk women equaled the best showing in school history....

Merg, Ruchti power ‘Hawks to Sweet 16

Merg, Ruchti power 'Hawks to Sweet 16

March 12, 2014

  March 12, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham For some teams, hitting the road can be seen as a burden. For the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team, playing in opposing teams’ gyms seems to be just another challenge the Warhawks embrace. “It feels like more of a tournament when we travel,”...

Gymnastics: Lady ‘Hawks go for gold

Gymnastics: Lady 'Hawks go for gold

March 5, 2014

  March 5, 2014 By Justin Schultz The UW-Whitewater gymnastics team is headed to New York for the National Championship once again. After winning last year’s regional, the Warhawks, who hosted the meet, finished in second place at the WIAC Championship on Sunday, earning them a trip...

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