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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...

Warhawks eye WIAC title

April 28, 2010

All one could hear were the flags blowing in the wind. Silence filled the air. One would have thought the baseball team was in last place from the somber tone in the players’ voices after letting the series finale against UW-Stevens Point slip away Monday evening. The 15-9 loss was a disappointment for a team that entered last week as the ...

Senior football players not finished yet in 2009

November 4, 2009

More than likely the football team will have home field advantage throughout the postseason. The Warhawks have not clinched a berth in the NCAA tournament yet, but there is little doubt they will roll to the national championship game – especially after the drubbing the ’Hawks put on UW-Stevens Point las...

Football team cruises into showdown against Pointers with first place on the line

October 28, 2009

Jordan Wells did not waver when he made this statement: “I guarantee they will know when we come off the football field that we’re the better football team,” the senior wide receiver said. Wells is, of course, referring to Saturday’s 1 p.m. showdown at UW-Stevens Point (5-2, 4-0 WIAC) –...

Homecoming 2009: Warhawks eye victory after last year’s disappointing loss

October 21, 2009

No one saw it coming. It was almost one year ago to the date, when the unexpected happened on Homecoming. The previously undefeated Warhawks fell to UW-Stevens Point, 17-16, and shocked a packed Perkins Stadium crowd. UW-Whitewater was flying high up until that point and had just completed a...

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