Royal Purple

One of the best to play the game

September 14, 2011

If you looked at senior running back Levell Coppage’s numbers through his first three years, you would have said ‘what an amazing career’. The thing is, he isn’t finished. By the time his career is over, Coppage will be arguably one of the best players in Division III history. Throug...

Coppage stands tallest

May 11, 2011

Royal Purple 2010-11 Male Athlete of the Year It’s Game Day and Levell Coppage’s eyes are closed. He’s lying down and visualizing what will occur on the football field that day. He sees himself making hard cuts and breaking loose from defenders trying to take him down. He sees himself ...

Spring practice wrapping up

April 27, 2011

After the football team won its first national championship in 2007, it was handed the task of replacing 15 starters and 24 seniors its next season. Three years later and after back-to-back titles, the outlook looks the same for the Warhawks as it did in 2008, as 17 seniors have departed, 13 of them...

NFL future could be in store for Olson

April 6, 2011

Lane Olson isn’t your prototypical NFL strong safety. Standing at 5-foot-8 inches and weighing just more than 200 pounds, the Racine native didn’t even play the position for the majority of his college career. But after posting some of the best numbers in this year’s safety draft class at ...

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