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‘Hawks post second shutout

October 15, 2014

Oct. 15, 2014 By Andrea Sidlauskas Lockdown defense and a dominant offensive performance led the Warhawks to their second shutout of the season on Oct. 11, as they defeated UW-Stout, 37-0. The ’Hawks marked their 22nd-straight victory with the win, tying the record for the second-longest win...

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October 8, 2014

Oct. 8, 2014 By Justin St. Peter ‘Matt Behrendt throws and it is caught by Jake Kumerow!’ ‘Matt Behrendt throws and it is caught, once again, by Jake Kumerow!’ Whenever the UW-Whitewater Warhawks are playing, get used to announcers saying that over and over again. The senior duo is a huge...

Warhawks 1-0 in WIAC

Warhawks 1-0 in WIAC

October 8, 2014

Oct. 8, 2014 By Andrea Sidlauskas More than 10,000 fans gathered in Perkins Stadium Oct. 4 despite the cold, rainy weather to watch the football team kick off its conference season at Family Fest. The Warhawks had won 12 consecutive WIAC opening games prior to this season, and Saturday’s contest...

‘Hawks ranked No. 1 in AFCA poll

September 24, 2014

Sept. 24, 2014 By Andrea Sidlauskas A stellar offensive performance combined with the Warhawks’  lockdown defense yet again to propel the football team to victory Sept. 20, as they shut out The College of New Jersey [TCNJ], 48-0. “They are a great team,” TCNJ head coach Wayne Dickens said...

‘Hawks dominate second half

September 22, 2014

Sept. 17, 2014 By Andrea Sidlauskas The Warhawks’ quest for perfection continues, as they maintain an unblemished record with a victory against Franklin College Sept. 13, extending their win streak to 19 games. The first-ranked ’Hawks, according to, faced the Grizzlies on the...

O’Grady ‘scandal’ surfaces

O'Grady 'scandal' surfaces

May 7, 2014

  May 7, 2014 By Andrea Sidlauskas “Powered by tradition.” This saying is not only a slogan used at UW-Whitewater to signify the pride, integrity and respect of the athletic programs on campus, but is also a mindset of the student athletes and coaches. So when former UW-Oshkosh...

Matt Behrendt – RP Male Athlete of the Year – Tradition sets up success

Matt Behrendt - RP Male Athlete of the Year - Tradition sets up success

May 7, 2014

    May 7, 2014 By Justin St. Peter Matt Behrendt was a varsity wide receiver at Class 5A Nazareth Academy in La Grange Park, Ill. The Roadrunners’ starting quarterback was struggling. Behrendt was the backup and was inserted into the lineup with two games left in the season...

Football Column: ‘Hawks leave no doubt, finish 15-0

Football Column: 'Hawks leave no doubt, finish 15-0

January 22, 2014

Jan. 22, 2014   By Kevin Cunningham Finishing a season with a perfect record is one of the most difficult things a team can accomplish. This is true for any major sport, where the competition plays at an extraordinarily high level game-in and game-out. When looking at the NFL, a perfect...

Football: Familiar foe, same result

Football: Familiar foe, same result

January 22, 2014

Jan. 22, 2014   By Andrea Sidlauskas Christmas came early for the Warhawks football team, as it celebrated its win in Stagg Bowl XLI on Dec. 20, 2013, to reclaim dominance in Division-III football after failing to make the playoffs last season. The ’Hawks traveled to Salem, Va., triumphing...

Football: Warhawks continue to soar

Football: Warhawks continue to soar

December 4, 2013

Dec. 4 By Andrea Sidlauskas The Warhawks football team’s defense has shined throughout the perfect 12-0 season thus far, and Saturday’s test was no different. It was a classic matchup of top-notch offense versus dominant defense this Thanksgiving weekend, as the ’Hawks took on Franklin Colleg...

Football: Unbeaten ‘Hawks host SNC

Football: Unbeaten 'Hawks host SNC

November 20, 2013

  By Andrea Sidlauskas After a dominating performance against UW-River Falls Saturday, the Warhawks football team will have a quick recovery period before beginning its second season, the NCAA Division-III Tournament playoffs, this Saturday.   “It was a good win, a great way to...

Football: ‘Hawks defeat Pointers 17-7, regain WIAC supremacy

November 13, 2013

By Andrea Sidlauskas The Warhawk football team is sitting securely in the conference driver’s seat, as it clinched its 33rd WIAC Championship title in program history Saturday with a win against UW-Stevens Point. Although the Pointers outgained the ’Hawks in total offense, the ’Hawks’ lockdown defens...

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