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Football remains undefeated

Football remains undefeated

Ross Guyette, Assistant Sports Editor

November 11, 2019

Warhawk Football took on the UW-Stout Blue Devils at home at Perkins Stadium Saturday, Nov. 9, where they extended their win streak to 18 wins against the Blue Devils and proved the game to be more than advertised. Both teams were very physical. Knowing the regular season is about done, they wanted to p...

warhawks tighten grip on wiac championship

warhawks tighten grip on wiac championship

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

November 4, 2019

The Warhawks took another huge stride along the road toward a potential 37th WIAC Conference Championship after their victory over UW- La Crosse (5-3, 3-2 Conf.) by a score of 21-17. The game went down to the wire, but a 4th quarter interception by Mark McGrath secured the game for the Warhawks (8-0,...

Warhawk football plows through Pioneers at Homecoming 2019

Warhawk football plows through Pioneers at Homecoming 2019

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

October 14, 2019

UW-Whitewater will retain the Miner’s Axe trophy for winning the George Chryst Memorial Bowl. The contest between the Warhawks and Platteville Pioneers ended by a score of 21-14 Saturday, Oct. 12, with Jarrod Ware scoring the go-ahead touchdown early in the fourth quarter. “This is the home of the Axe, and you...

UW-W football wins big

UW-W football wins big

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

September 10, 2019

The Warhawk Football team took down Dubuque (Iowa) by a score of 42-7 on Saturday, Sept. 7 at Perkins Stadium, following a performance by Jesse McCartney as well as Senior Day festivities. The Warhawks (1-0) put together a dazzling debut defensive display, decimating Dubuque’s drives by daring them to drop ...

Warhawks begin season ranked No. 4

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

September 2, 2019

The Warhawk football team is poised to make 2019 a memorable year at Perkins Stadium after a deep playoff run ended in heartbreak last season. The WIAC champion Warhawks kick off the season Saturday, Sept. 7 at 2 p.m. against Dubuque (Iowa) at home. The game will take place following the performance...

Concordia’s running game forces Warhawks to 0-2 season start

Concordia’s running game forces Warhawks to 0-2 season start

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

September 12, 2017

The No. 15 UW-Whitewater football team is 0-2 to start the season for the first time since 1999, following the Warhawks’ 25-17 defeat against Concordia College on Sept. 9 in Moorhead-Minnesota. UW-W outgained Concordia 363 to 336 in yards, but committed three turnovers and 11 penalties in the process. “You can’t...

Perfect storm: Flooding on the QB

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

February 13, 2017

Dec. 14, 2016 NASA. Boeing Co. Football. John Flood does it all. The senior defensive lineman is a finalist for the 2016 Gagliardi Trophy, an award that goes to the most outstanding NCAA Division-III football. To date, 41 ballots have been cast for the award, including one from the fans from Nov. ...

Record crowd witnesses history

Record crowd witnesses history

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

October 13, 2016

When sophomore running back Drew Patterson received a toss on the Warhawks patented stretch play on third-and-13 with the game on the line, a collective groan emerged from some of the 17,535 fans in attendance. Seconds later, the groan turned to a cheer for Warhawk fans as Patterson waited for a creas...

‘Hawks prepare for WIAC battles

‘Hawks prepare for WIAC battles

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

October 7, 2016

By Justin St. Peter Sept. 28, 2016 If recent history was any indication, UW-Whitewater fans knew that Morningside College (Iowa), a top NAIA team, was going to prove to be quite a test for the Warhawks. Last year, it took a six yard touchdown run with 38 seconds left to secure a 33-30 road vic...

Sophomores shine in ‘Hawks win

Sophomores shine in ‘Hawks win

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

October 7, 2016

By Justin St. Peter Oct. 5, 2016 With 10:41 to go in the fourth quarter, the No. 2 UW-Whitewater Warhawks football team found themselves down 24-20 to the No. 8 UW-Platteville Pioneers. With 3:58 remaining, a pair of sophomores scored the game-winning touchdown to seal the team’s 12th straight...

‘Hawks run away from opponents

‘Hawks run away from opponents

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

October 6, 2016

By Justin St. Peter Sept. 14, 2016 When the No. 2 overall football team in the nation trailed 13-10 in week two of the regular season, with the opponent threatening for more, the UW-Whitewater Warhawks defense stepped up. Belhaven University (Mississippi) had the ball with a first and goal at the one-...

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