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Football: ‘Hawks defeat Pointers 17-7, regain WIAC supremacy

November 13, 2013

By Andrea Sidlauskas The Warhawk football team is sitting securely in the conference driver’s seat, as it clinched its 33rd WIAC Championship title in program history Saturday with a win against UW-Stevens Point. Although the Pointers outgained the ’Hawks in total offense, the ’Hawks’ lockdown defens...

Football: Leipold Teleconference Call – UW-Stevens Point (11/6)

November 7, 2013

By Erik Lewis Finding their niche in the running game and defensively, the No. 6 Warhawks head to Stevens Point for a battle against the Pointers for one of their two remaining tests to their undefeated regular season. After effectively shutting down a potent UW-Platteville offense and using deceptive pressu...

Baseball: ‘Hawks prepare for WIAC tourney

Baseball: ‘Hawks prepare for WIAC tourney

May 7, 2013

  By Jenny Dupuis The WIAC Conference Tournament begins this weekend and the Warhawks have high expectations for the outcome. The ‘Hawks have been successful so far this season. The team has a 30-5 overall conference record, and they were named 2013 WIAC Champions for the 14th time in sch...

Women’s basketball: ‘Hawks defeat Yellowjackets in semifinal, host Pointers in WIAC Championship

February 23, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham   The free throw line has been a comfortable place for the Warhawks women’s basketball team all season long. For the ’Hawks, the second half of an 80-71 victory over UW-Superior in the WIAC semifinal on Friday proved just that. In the first half, the team...

Men’s Basketball: ’Hawks prevail under pressure

Men’s Basketball: ’Hawks prevail under pressure

January 23, 2013

By: Andrew Bayliss Christmas came late for the Warhawks men’s basketball team, as they ended a brutal winter break schedule with two WIAC victories. On Saturday, Jan. 19, the ’Hawks snuck past UW-Stout, 58-55, to improve to 7-2 in conference play and 14-3 overall. The win over the Blue Devils and a 68-50 victory over UW-Oshkosh capped a nine-ga...

Women’s Soccer: ’Hawks snag first ever WIAC title

November 6, 2012

  By Kevin Cunningham The feat had never been accomplished before. For the first time in school history, the Warhawk women’s soccer team won the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament championship game. The team captured the WIAC title by defeating UW-Stevens Point...

Football: Pointers out of ’Hawks’ reach

November 1, 2012

The thirteenth-ranked Warhawk football team fell to WIAC conference rival UW-Stevens Point 17-14 Saturday at Community Stadium in Stevens Point. The loss was the first time the ‘Hawks have lost consecutive games since 2001. Sophomore quarterback Matt Behrendt was pressured by the opposition’s...

’Hawks go 4-2, look to get healthy

September 19, 2012

Coming into the week, the Warhawks volleyball team was ranked 10th in the AVCA Division III Coaches Poll and had an opportunity to continue to rise in the rankings. The ’Hawks played six matches in four days and ended the week at 4-2. The team battled through sickness and injury throughout the week,...

Warhawks take doubleheader against UW-Stevens Point

May 2, 2012

The UW-Whitewater baseball team swept UW-Stevens Point in the second doubleheader played this past week at James B. Miller Stadium in Whitewater on Monday. In the first game, the ’Hawks got the offense going early on a single by sophomore Dylan Friend which scored senior Matt Beyer. The next...

Women’s team preparing for NCAA Tournament

February 29, 2012

The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team fell short against UW-Stevens Point on Saturday, losing 80-61 in the WIAC Championship game. The Pointers earned the WIAC’s automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament and forced the Warhawks to wait and hope for a tournament bid. Although the ’Hawks ...

Warhawks move on from 2008 defeat

October 26, 2011

Three years ago, UW-Whitewater hosted UW-Stevens Point. It was homecoming and the Warhawks had a 19-game winning streak. They had just previously defeated the University of Mount Union the year before for its first ever national championship and were looking to repeat. Leading the Pointers 16-9, the...

It’s time for UW-W to raise admission standards

October 19, 2011

Look around you. Our campus is becoming more and more crowded every semester and this fall is no different. This semester, UW-Whitewater has a record enrollment of 11,615 undergraduates. More students at Whitewater will translate to more money for the university. However, the university has to draw...

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