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Senior Defensive back Mark McGrath (29) darts across the field escaping from University of Central’s players with the ball Saturday Dec. 4, 2021.

Football eyes up next season

Mason Thompson, Assistant Campus News Editor May 1, 2022

The UW-Whitewater football team finished its spring training in the final week of April and players will participate in various athletic camps this summer to prepare individually for the 2022 season ahead....

Offensive Coordinator for the Quarterbacks Nick Pesik observes the players warm ups during their practice in Perkins Stadium Friday afternoon April 8, 2022.

Introducing new Warhawk football coaches

Parker Olsen, Sports Editor April 10, 2022

The UW-Whitewater football team enjoyed a highly successful 2021 campaign - the team finished 13-1 overall and ended their season in the national semifinals ranking third in the nation. That highly successful...

Warhawk football wins because of the people

Warhawk football wins because of the people

Parker Olsen, Sports Editor March 13, 2022

In 2005 the UW-Whitewater football team made its first appearance in the Division III National Championship game, now the Warhawks have been to the Stagg Bowl ten times and have garnered six national titles....

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...

photo by Grace Holler / Photo Editor

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,...

photo by Grace Holler / Photo Editor

Warhawks finish the job

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 Whitewaters 44-7 victory over UW-River Falls. Wilber has 16 touchdowns compared to just five interceptions this year.

Football continues season-long dominance

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

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

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...

photo by Julia Graff / Staff Photographer

Warhawks get revenge against Cobbers

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...

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