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Warhawk Football looks forward after coming up short in 2019 Stagg Bowl

The Warhawks kept the Miner’s Axe again this season, beating UW-Platteville to earn the ceremonial trophy.
Program proud of playoff run, turns sights to 2020
February 17, 2020

As the clock hit 0:00 in Shenandoah, Texas and the North Central College Cardinals rushed onto the field celebrating their first ever Stagg Bowl win, the UW-Whitewater Warhawks National Championship hopes...

Warhawks down defending champs, return for Semifinal

Junior QB Max Meylor hurdles a defender on his way to the endzone. He rushed for 3 touchdowns on the season, including the final score against UMHB on Saturday, Dec. 7. Meylor has also thrown for 800 yards this year.
Forced fumble late in the game seals playoff win for Whitewater
December 9, 2019

Whitewater’s forced fumble early in the fourth quarter proved to be the backbreaker for Mary Hardin-Baylor as the Warhawk offense methodically destroyed last season’s champions. The game ended...

Meinerz plans offseason in Ontario

Quinn Meinerz (#77) clears the way for Zach Oles (#5) against No. 19 UW-Platteville as Head Coach Kevin Bullis (left) watches on.
Offensive lineman works at fish camp, but it's no vacation
December 2, 2019

It’s a beautiful day in Ontario, Canada as Quinn Meinerz starts his day. It’s about 8 a.m. as the sun rises over Hector Lake, where he stays. It’s nice to lay in bed for a while, however Meinerz...

Survive and Advance, Hawks into Quarterfinal

Senior wide receiver Justin Prostinak enters the endzone after returning a punt for a touchdown to go up 17-0 in the first quarter against Wartburg.
Whitewater forces five turnovers to defeat Wartburg, setting up reunion with UMHB
December 2, 2019

Picks, picks and more picks. Wartburg College’s air raid offense fell short as Whitewaters defense forces the Knights into throwing four interceptions as a result. Kickoff at Perkins Stadium was more...

Football remains undefeated

Max Meylor sneaks 18 yards for a touchdown to take 23-10 lead over Blue Devils. The 2nd string QB put up 167 yards and 2 TD’s.
Warhawks gather themselves late in 2nd half to seal hard fought win
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...

warhawks tighten grip on wiac championship

Alex Peete carries the ball during the game against La Crosse. He was trusted carrying the football for the final four minutes, as La Crosse tried to force fumbles.
Whitewater defeats UW-La Crosse 21-17, clinching game with late interception.
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...

Warhawk football plows through Pioneers at Homecoming 2019

Warhawks huddle to strategize before their battle against the Pioneers.
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...

UW-W football wins big

Quarterback, Max Meylor and Running Back, Ronny Ponick celebrate after a play at the Saturday, Sept. 7 game. The UW-Whitewater Warhawks dominated the University of Dubuque Spartans with a final score of 42 to 7. This marks the first game and Warhawk win of the season.
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...

Warhawks begin season ranked No. 4

Bullis has depth at tailback- has not announced starting QB
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....

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

Jarrod Ware
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...

Perfect storm: Flooding on the QB

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...

Record crowd witnesses history

Sophomore running back Drew Patterson sheds multiple tacklers on a run in the 17-14 victory against UW-Oshkosh. Patterson carried the ball 20 times for 90 yards and a touchdown. Photo by Kimberly Wethal
’Hawks beat Titans 17-14 after last-second winner
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...

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