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UW-W Division-III Kings

May 9, 2012

What a year. With seven conference championships and three national titles, UW-Whitewater athletics has shown this year that it is one of the best in Division-III. “The 2011-2012 academic year is really a culmination of several years of ongoing success in our athletic department,” UW-Whitewater...

Devin Cramer, football player, commits to UW-W

February 15, 2012

Choosing the right college is potentially one of the hardest decisions an athlete can make. Not only does the sport he/she plays have to fit in to the decision, but the school and community as well. For Devin Cramer, choosing UW-Whitewater came easy, even though he passed up an offer from a Division-I...

Blanchard has NFL in mind

February 8, 2012

This past Saturday, former UW-Whitewater quarterback Matt Blanchard continued his NFL preparation campaign by playing in the Player’s All-Star Classic. This game is held annually in Little Rock, Ark., for potential NFL prospects to showcase their abilities. The Player’s All-Star Classic capped...

Minett named games MVP

January 18, 2012

Sophomore defensive end Louissant Minett couldn’t have said it better: “Good players make big plays.” That was the case for the Whitewater High School graduate, as he was named the Stagg Bowl MVP after forcing a fumble late into the third quarter which set up a one-yard touchdown run by senior...

`Hawks win fourth title in past five years

January 18, 2012

Unlike the last six seasons, defense proved to be the theme of the game this season as the Warhawks won their third consecutive Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl and their fourth in the last five years- all against Mount Union. The Warhawks stopped the Purple Raiders with just two minutes left in the game to...

Warhawks secure seventh-straight Stagg Bowl appearance

December 10, 2011

With their 44th consecutive win in the books after a 20-0 drubbing of St. Thomas University, the Warhawks earned their seventh-consecutive trip to the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl. They will face Mount Union Friday in Salem, Va., for the Division-III championship. “We played a very fine football...

One win away from Stagg Bowl

December 7, 2011

After facing a spread option offense a week ago against Franklin, the Warhawks came into its matchup against a Salisbury Univeristy team that ran a triple option. The Sea Gulls led Division-III in scoring offense (47.5 points per game) and were second in rushing offense (365 rushing yards per game). That...

Football fans need to show better support for playoffs

December 7, 2011

As the NCAA Division-III playoffs come to an end, it’s exciting that our beloved Warhawks are one of four teams left.  If they win one more game, they will head to their seventh straight Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl. For many of the fans here, it’s almost expected for the team to reach that pinnacle....

Warhawks advance to semifinals

December 3, 2011

The Warhawks defeated Salisbury University 34-14 Saturday and will host St. Thomas University (Minn.) Saturday with times to be announced. Facing the No. 1 ranked offense in Division-III (D3Sports.com), the 'Hawks held the Sea Gulls to 293 yards total offense, while senior running back Levell Coppage...

UW-W gets defensive in win

November 29, 2011

The Warhawks earned the right to advance after defeating Franklin College 41-14 Saturday at Perkins Stadium. The team’s latest win extends its record-setting winning streak to 42 games. Franklin runs a heavy pass offense often lining up with four or five receivers, but now the ’Hawks will face...

UW-W secures first playoff win

November 22, 2011

It didn’t take much time to show the two-time defending national champions were ready for their first-round matchup against Albion College. The Warhawks blanked the Britons 59-0 in the first round of the NCAA Division-III playoffs Saturday. The ’Hawks will host Franklin College noon this Saturday. The ...

Another perfect regular season

November 16, 2011

The two-time defending national champion Warhawk football team begins its quest for a seventh straight Stagg Bowl appearance after defeating UW-La Crosse Saturday 17-3. With the win, the ’Hawks went undefeated in the regular season for the third straight year, earned th No. 1 overall seed and will...

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