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Warhawks move on to semifinal

Warhawks move on to semifinal

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

December 4, 2018


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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 13-0 Whitewater squad to a semifinal matchup at No. 2 University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (Texas) next...

Warhawks advance to quarterfinal

Warhawks advance to quarterfinal

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

November 28, 2018


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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, advancing to the quarterfinals against No. 11 Bethel University (Minn.). UW-W improves to 12-0...

Warhawks finish the job

Warhawks finish the job

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

November 5, 2018


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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 proved him right by taking care of UW-Stevens Point 59-7 at Perkins Stadium Nov. 3, officially clin...

Football continues season-long dominance

Football continues season-long dominance

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

October 22, 2018


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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 at Perkins Stadium made it more difficult than usual for both squads. Coming into the game, head coach Kevin...

Warhawks feast all over UW-Eau Claire

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

October 15, 2018


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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, a 3-0 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference record, and a 12-game winning streak dating back t...

Football opens conference with statement win

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

October 1, 2018


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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 start since the 2016 season, where the team went 12-1. Down 7-3 at the half, the Warhawks’ first d...

Football seeks defensive dominance

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

September 24, 2018


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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 championships. In the past several decades, Warhawk football has won 35 conference titles and six nat...

Offense and defense score in major Warhawk win

Offense and defense score in major Warhawk win

Tyler Job, News Editor

September 18, 2018


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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 points shy of tying the single game program scoring record.They now move on to conference play with a 3-0 record. At saturday’s game, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in ad...

Warhawks get revenge against Cobbers

Warhawks get revenge against Cobbers

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

September 10, 2018


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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 opening defensive stops, junior wide receiver Josh Ringelberg got the Warhawks going with a 60-yard punt...

Warhawk football hires new assistant offensive coach

Warhawk football hires new assistant offensive coach

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

April 15, 2018


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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 know if there is a better coordinating job in the country,” Jennings said. The Warhawk football team has...

UW-W football releases 2018 schedule

UW-W football releases 2018 schedule

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

April 8, 2018


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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 that defeated the Warhawks in the 2017 season. “We’re excited, obviously we love playing at [Perkin’s Sta...

UW-W lands new offensive coordinator

UW-W lands new offensive coordinator

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

February 5, 2018


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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 Jake Landry to fill the position last week after two years at the helm of the Eagles’ of...

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