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Football: Leipold Teleconference Call – UW-Stevens Point (11/6)

November 7, 2013

By Erik Lewis Finding their niche in the running game and defensively, the No. 6 Warhawks head to Stevens Point for a battle against the Pointers for one of their two remaining tests to their undefeated regular season. After effectively shutting down a potent UW-Platteville offense and using deceptive pressu...

Football: `Hawks pound Pioneers 35-16

Football: `Hawks pound Pioneers 35-16

November 6, 2013

  By Andrea Sidlauskas UW-Platteville’s high-powered offense was outmatched by the Warhawks’ shutdown defense Saturday, as the two undefeated top-ten teams battled for WIAC supremacy in front of a Homecoming crowd of 12,028. By winning on the road against UW-Oshkosh the previous week...

Football: `Hawks topple Titans 17-14, now ranked No. 6

Football: `Hawks topple Titans 17-14, now ranked No. 6

October 31, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham It had been nearly two years since the UW-Oshkosh Titans lost at home, but on Saturday, the UW-Whitewater football team put an end to the Titans’ streak, winning 17-14. Entering the game, the Warhawks were ranked No. 7 by D3football.com, while the Titans came in...

Football: Leipold Teleconference call – UW-Platteville (10/30)

Football: Leipold Teleconference call - UW-Platteville (10/30)

October 30, 2013

  By Erik Lewis This week, the No. 6 Warhawks face yet another tough opponent when one of the most powerful offenses in the conference, the No. 8 UW-Platteville Pioneers, comes to town Saturday. Coming off a tight, 17-14 win in Oshkosh, the Warhawks will have to score a lot of points to...

Football: Behrendt throws six TDs, sets record

Football: Behrendt throws six TDs, sets record

October 16, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham Coming off what was arguably quarterback Matt Behrendt’s most impressive start for the Warhawks against UW-La Crosse a week ago, it was going to be hard to replicate that kind of performance, much less top it. Fast forward one week, and Behrendt did more than just...

Football: Leipold teleconference call – UW-Stout

October 11, 2013

By Erik Lewis The UW-Whitewater Warhawks football team had their way with conference rival UW-La Crosse last weekend, 47-3. To say that it was an unexpected blowout would be an understatement. No score in the history of the Eagles-Warhawks matchup has ever been that large. One big difference head coach Lan...

Football: Leipold teleconference call – UW-La Crosse

October 3, 2013

  By Erik Lewis The Warhawks are coming off their largest victory in terms of margin in school history heading into WIAC play. A lot of things have come together for the ’Hawks (3-0) both offensively and defensively. Starting with quarterback Matt Behrendt and moving on to running backs. Of...

Football Fix Column: Is Warhawk football ‘back’?

October 2, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham The answer as to whether Warhawk football is ‘back’ is an unfair one. It’s a question that has recently been asked across campus and on social media platforms, such as Twitter and Facebook. Since head coach Lance Leipold has taken the reins of the Warhawk football...

Football: Warhawks win, set records

Football: Warhawks win, set records

October 2, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham En route to UW-Whitewater’s 65-0 victory over the Waldorf College Warriors on Saturday, the defense recorded six turnovers and held its third straight opponent to less than 200 yards of total offense. The 65-point margin of victory marked the largest in school history. A...

Football: ‘Hawks fly over Bengals, 55-14

September 25, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham Just over a calendar year and an 11-hour drive later, the UW-Whitewater football team finally got its revenge on the Buffalo State Bengals, the team that ended the Warhawks’ 46-game winning streak a season ago. “In the back of our heads, there definitely was [a...

Football: Moore powers ‘Hawks to 1-0 start

Wide receiver Jake Kumerow

September 11, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham In front of a crowd of 4,282 people, the UW-Whitewater football team opened the 2013 season at Perkins Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 7 with a 17-7 win over the Washington University-Saint Louis Bears. The 10-point win wasn’t as comfortable as the score may indicate...

Football: Season brings new challenges

Wide receiver Collin Nolen

September 4, 2013

  By Erik Lewis Coming off a 7-3 season in 2012, the Warhawks are working to get back to the playoffs, something they have not had to do in a while. Last season was seen as a down year, especially following three Division-III Championships in the past four seasons. “I feel like it was...

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