Royal Purple

Sophomore guard Gage Malensek aims to make a move toward the basket in the home game against the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh Jan. 16, 2022.

Warhawks lose battle in regular season finale

Parker Rezner, Assistant Lifestyle Editor February 20, 2022

The UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team (14-10, 7-6 WIAC) finished its season with a matchup against their bitter rivals the UW-Oshkosh Titans (20-3, 10-2 WIAC), Wednesday Feb. 16 in Kachel Gymnasium....

Freshman guard Derek Gray makes a drive toward the basket in hopes to cause a foul during their home game against the University of Wisconsin - River Falls Feb. 5, 2022.

Men’s basketball struggles continue

Parker Olsen, Sports Editor February 6, 2022

The UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team (12-9, 5-5 WIAC) was defeated by UW-River Falls (11-8, 4-6 WIAC) with a final score of 67-69 in overtime at Kachel Gymnasium in the Williams Center, Saturday Feb...

Junior forward Trevon Chislom (33) shouts over to his teammates during the game against the University of Whitworth Saturday, Nov.13, 2021.

Basketball splits Tip-Off Tournament

Sam Strash, Assistant Sports Editor November 14, 2021

The UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team (3-1) hosted their annual Tip-Off Tournament at the Kachel Gymnasium on Nov. 12 and 13, facing the Golden Gusties of Gustavus Adolphus University (MN) (0-2) and...

Men’s basketball in trouble

Tyler Job, Sports Editor February 11, 2019

After losing its makeup game on the road to UW-Oshkosh, the Warhawk men’s basketball team split its normal week of competition with a home loss to UW-Stevens Point, followed by a road win against UW-Stout. UW-W’s...

Warhawks squander second half lead

Warhawks squander second half lead

Tyler Job, Sports Editor February 4, 2019

Despite leading by as much as 12 in the second half, the Warhawk men’s basketball team could not maintain it and fell to UW-Eau Claire on the road, 78-74, Feb. 2. The Warhawks in the process got...

photo by Julia Graff / Assistant Photo Editor

Brown Jr. sets record, Warhawks split week

Tyler Job, Sports Editor January 29, 2019

Warhawk men’s basketball has gone 3-5 in the WIAC since their 11-0 regular season start after splitting games against UW-Platteville on the road Jan. 23 and UW-La Crosse at Kachel Gymnasium Jan. 26. Whitewater...

Men’s hoops shoot for comeback

Men’s hoops shoot for comeback

Dylan Piccolo, Staff Reporter December 4, 2018

Last season, the Warhawks lost their first-round matchup in the WIAC tournament against UW-River Falls. The season did not finish the way they wanted, and it was telling they would be back ready to go...

The senior trio of Brooke Trewyn, Malia Smith and Andrea Meinert (left-to-right) were all named first-team All-WIAC for the women’s basketball team.

Three’s company for All-WIAC

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor March 5, 2018

Three players from both the UW-Whitewater women’s and men’s basketball teams were named to All-WIAC teams, which was announced Feb. 27. Women senior guards Brooke Trewyn and Malia Smith, along with...

Rongstad’s career-high 34 not enough to snap skid

Rongstad’s career-high 34 not enough to snap skid

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor February 26, 2018

The UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team dropped the first game of the WIAC tournament despite a career-high 34 points from junior Derek Rongstad. The Warhawks lost 79-68 to UW-River Falls, dropping...

Fourth straight game slips away from UW-W

Fourth straight game slips away from UW-W

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor February 19, 2018

Twenty-eight turnovers, many missed free throws and an eight minute stretch without a field goal handed the Warhawks men’s basketball team their fourth straight loss as they suffered a 60-55 defeat at...

Warhawks fall to Falcons in fight for fourth

Warhawks fall to Falcons in fight for fourth

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor February 12, 2018

The UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team was defeated 76-66 at UW-River Falls on Saturday night, capping off a week that already saw the Warhawks drop a heartbreaker just days earlier. The loss drops...

Hot shooting from deep scorches UW-Stout

Hot shooting from deep scorches UW-Stout

Kolten Hegstrom, Sports Editor February 6, 2018

Junior forward Mitchell Pfiefer scored 22 points in just 16 minutes to lead the Warhawks to a much-need 74-55 victory over the UW-Stout Blue Devils. The win came days after UW-W dropped a key game to WIAC...

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