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Callahan for AD

Ross Guyette, Assistant Sports Editor

September 23, 2019

Ryan Callahan has had a long and fruitful journey in sports, but being a Warhawk is closest to his heart. This year he steps up to the plate as interim Athletic Director. Callahan, who has been an employee at UW-Whitewater since 2007, will be promoted from Assistant Athletic Director for Internal Operations “Whitewater...

Baseball squad splits doubleheader

Baseball squad splits doubleheader

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

The No. 4 UW-Whitewater baseball team split a doubleheader against St. Scholastica (Minnesota) March 29 in Whitewater. The Warhawks handily won the first game 10-5, but fell in extra innings in the second game 10-8. Game one started out as a little bit of a pitcher’s duel until the fourth inning, wh...

Women’s hoops team falls in tourney

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017

The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team could not get through the first round of the NCAA Tournament and lost to No. 18 Hope College (Michigan), 78-71, on March 3 at Thomas More College in Kentucky. The Warhawks never led against the Flying Dutchmen. UW-W got off to perhaps its most sluggish start al...

‘Hawks dispatch UW-Stout in first round of WIAC tournament

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

February 21, 2017

After beating the UW-Stout Blue Devils at home by 35 two and a half weeks ago, the three-seeded UW-Whitewater Warhawks were in a much tighter contest in the team’s 78-69 victory Feb. 21 in the first round of the WIAC tournament. Head coach Pat Miller was not surprised it was a closer game. “We...

Ranked UW-W heads to postseason

Ranked UW-W heads to postseason

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

As the 17th ranked UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team heads to the WIAC tournament as the No. 3 seed, UW-W had an up-and-down final week of play. The team fell to UW-Oshkosh 67-63 Feb. 15, but rebounded with a 70-68 overtime win over UW-Eau Claire Feb. 18 on Senior Day. Despite leading most of the contest, UW-W go...

‘Hawks earn first round bye in WIAC tourney

John Miller, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

With the regular season now at an end, the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team (20-5, 10-4) split its two road games this week with a nail biting 59-58 loss on Feb. 15 vs. No. 11 UW- Oshkosh, and a 68-56 win on Feb. 18 vs. UW-Eau Claire. The Warhawks earned the No. 2 overall seed in the upcoming WI...

Gymnasts dismantle UW-Oshkosh

Gymnasts dismantle UW-Oshkosh

Maddie Drain, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

The UW-Whitewater gymnastics team (7-0) took down UW-Oshkosh 192.400-184.425 in the WIAC competition Feb. 18, earning the third highest score in program history. Sophomore Lisa O’Donnell won the vault, the uneven parallel bars, and the floor exercise to lead the team. O’Donnell placed first all-ar...

Tennis squad sweeps the weekend

Bailey Johnston, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

The Warhawks men’s tennis team never seems to disappoint, winning their fifth straight dual match at this past weekend’s tournament at Premier Tennis and Fitness in Janesvillle, Wisconsin. They remain undefeated in Division-III competitions with an overall 8-1 victory against Ohio Wesleyan Universit...

Wrestlers prepare for WIAC Championships

Wrestlers prepare for WIAC Championships

Maddie Drain, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

The No. 10 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (10-7 overall, 3-2 WIAC) lost to No. 5 UW-Parkside Rangers 28-15 and battled at UW-Eau Claire’s Don Parker Open this past week where no team scores were kept. Head coach Ned Shuck said the Warhawks used the non-conference meet to give the team’...

Wrestlers take seventh place

Ben Lokken, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

Feb. 1, 2017 The UW-Whitewater wrestling team’s season rolled into Wheaton, Illinois, this past weekend for the Pete Willson-Wheaton Invitational.  The No. 10 ranked Warhawks placed seventh out of 34 teams that competed with a final point total of 82.0. “It was disappointing,” head coach Ned ...

Warhawks stay on top of WIAC conference

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

Feb. 1, 2017 The No. 17 UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team had an up-and-down week when it lost at UW-Stevens Point 70-57 Jan. 25, but rebounded with a 67-53 victory over UW-La Crosse at home Jan. 28. The Warhawks were on an eight-game winning streak before the loss to the Pointers, and it was...

Edmonds to step down as athletic director

October 13, 2016

Amy Edmonds, athletic director for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, will be changing job positions to become an associate athletic director once an interim director is named in her place. UW-W spokesperson Sara Kuhl did not elaborate on the reason for the change in Edmonds’ role within the...

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