• Nov 26, 10:28 amHappy Thanksgiving!

Royal Purple

Game of inches

Game of inches
November 8, 2017

It took two clutch defensive stops for the Warhawks to hold on to the Miner’s Axe in a thrilling 17-16 victory over the No. 20 UW-Platteville Pioneers. “As a (defensive) unit we enjoy the pressure...

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...

It’s a wrap: The Royal Purple’s top five stories

top five, Beverly Kopper, Kimberly Wethal
May 3, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal May 4, 2016   Collectively, the Royal Purple’s staff of 17 editors and many more staff writers wrote about the good, the bad and the political news, penned editorials on...

Warhawks still success

January 27, 2016

Jan. 27, 2016 Column by Andrea Sidlauskas It’s both a blessing and a curse to be dominant, and the Warhawk football team has one of the most dominant programs in college football. Prior to the 2015...

Second time’s the charm

December 10, 2015

By Andrea Sidlauskas It’s a rivalry many years in the making. The UW-Oshkosh Titans have long been a conference foe for the Warhawk football team, with each squad tallying two victories over the...

Warhawks bully Blue Devils

November 19, 2015

By Andrea Sidlauskas Nov. 18, 2015 It’s been said to save the best for last, and this past Saturday, that’s exactly what the Warhawk football team did. An explosive start helped the ’Hawks, ranked...

Hudson leads ’Hawks to win

Hudson leads ’Hawks to win
November 11, 2015

By Andrea Sidlauskas Nov. 11, 2015 The Warhawk football team, ranked No. 6 in the latest D3Football.com poll, utilized a high-powered offense and lockdown defense en route to its triumph over UW-River...

’Hawks haunt Blugolds in win

’Hawks haunt Blugolds in win
November 5, 2015

By Andrea Sidlauskas Nov. 3, 2015 Rain, sleet and chilly 12-mile-per-hour winds couldn’t stop the Warhawk football team en route to its 14th-consecutive win against UW-Eau Claire this past Saturday....

October 29, 2015

By Andrea Sidlauskas Despite a relatively close matchup, the Warhawk football team propelled itself to a 35-27 victory against UW-Stevens Point to hand the Pointers their third-straight loss on Oct. 24. “Going...

’Hawks back on track again

’Hawks back on track again
October 21, 2015

By Andrea Sidlauskas Oct. 21, 2015 The Warhawk’s football team has faced its share of difficulties in the recent past, but last week it proved just how resilient it is. Just six days after the team...

A streak, broken

A streak, broken
October 21, 2015

By Andrea Sidlauskas Oct. 14, 2015 All good things must come to an end. After a 36-game win streak spanning three years, the Warhawk’s football team took its first lost since Oct. 27, 2012, against...

Ratliffe embraces ’Hawks mantra

Ratliffe embraces ’Hawks mantra
October 21, 2015

By Justin St. Peter Oct. 14, 2015 The Warhawks’ football team’s longstanding mentality is, “pound the rock,” in reference to the program’s ability and tendency to run the football. Senior...

Load more stories
Founded 1901
UW-Whitewater football