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Warhawks move on to semifinal

Warhawks move on to semifinal

Tyler Job, Sports Editor December 4, 2018

Five Whitewater turnovers helped the No. 5 Warhawk football team pull away from No. 11 Bethel University (Minn.), 26-12, in the national quarterfinal round Dec. 1 at Perkins Stadium. The win sends the...

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Warhawks advance to quarterfinal

Tyler Job, Sports Editor November 28, 2018

Two down, three to go. After defeating Eureka College (Ill.) 67-14 Nov. 17, the No. 5 Warhawk football squad dominated St. Norbert College 54-21 in the NCAA playoffs second round Nov. 24 at Perkins Stadium,...

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Warhawks finish the job

UW-W football clinches WIAC title outright
Tyler Job, Sports Editor November 5, 2018

UW-Whitewater football head coach Kevin Bullis said last week the team was not keen on sharing the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title after defeating UW-Stout. The No. 5 football squad...

Senior quarterback Cole Wilber threw for two touchdowns and rushed for one in Whitewater's 44-7 victory over UW-River Falls. Wilber has 16 touchdowns compared to just five interceptions this year.

Football continues season-long dominance

The Warhawks have not allowed more than seven total points scored in a single game this season
Tyler Job, Sports Editor October 22, 2018

The No. 6 football team’s winning streak is now at 13 dating back to last season thanks to a dominant 44-7 homecoming victory against UW-River Falls Oct. 20. The howling 25 miles per hour wind gusts...

Warhawks feast all over UW-Eau Claire

Tyler Job, Sports Editor October 15, 2018

The No. 6 Warhawk football squad took down conference foe UW-Eau Claire 45-0 on the road Oct. 13 for their second consecutive shutout. Whitewater’s victory propels the team to a 6-0 overall record,...

Football opens conference with statement win

Dominant away victory gives Warhawks first 4-0 start since 2016 campaign
Tyler Job, Sports Editor October 1, 2018

A dominant second half propelled the No. 10 Warhawks to a 30-7 victory at No. 23 UW-La Crosse to take the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opener. Whitewater also advances to its first 4-0...

Football seeks defensive dominance

Tyler Job, Sports Editor September 24, 2018

The late Bear Bryant once said, “Offense sells tickets, but defense wins championships.” That infamous quote might not always be true for number one teams, but it definitely plays a role in earning...

Freshman running back Nyrel Sullivan carries the football into the end zone for the final touchdown score. Running backs Alex Peete and Ronny Ponnick were the other two to score in the contest.

Offense and defense score in major Warhawk win

UW-Whitewater puts up most points in a game since 2006
Tyler Job, News Editor September 18, 2018

The No. 10 Warhawks scored a whopping 73 points in a shutout against Middle Georgia State University to sweep non-conference play Sept. 15 at Perkins Stadium. The Warhawk’s score was just two...

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Warhawks get revenge against Cobbers

UW-Whitewater displays focus and preparation in 24-6 home victory
Tyler Job, Sports Editor September 10, 2018

A 24-point first half was all the No. 12 Warhawks football team needed to avenge last season’s loss to the Concordia College Cobbers, winning 24-6 in the home opener Sept. 8. After both teams traded...

Warhawk football hires new assistant offensive coach

Warhawk football hires new assistant offensive coach

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor April 15, 2018

The UW-Whitewater football team has announced that Peter Jennings will take over as the offensive coordinator on an interim basis for the 2018 season, and he couldn’t be more excited. “I don’t...

UW-W football releases 2018 schedule

UW-W football releases 2018 schedule

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor April 8, 2018

After starting off the 2017 season with three straight road games the 2018 UW-W football schedule features a more balanced set of five home games and five road games, including two home games versus teams...

UW-W lands new offensive coordinator

UW-W lands new offensive coordinator

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor February 6, 2018

There will be a new play caller for the UW-Whitewater football team in the 2018 season, and he’s already made a habit of shredding WIAC defenses. The Warhawks hired former UW-La Crosse offensive coordinator...

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