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UW-W to host hoops championships

John Miller, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports

The 2017 National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament (NIWBT) is set to be hosted by UW-Whitewater March 9-11. The men’s (20-4) and women’s (11-8) UW-Whitewater wheelchair basketball teams will participate in sepa...

Undefeated hoops champs

April 4, 2016

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By Adam Reed March 30, 2016 The UW-Whitewater men’s Wheelchair basketball team capped off an undefeated season, winning its third-consecutive national title on March 12 in Edinboro, Pennsylvania. The victory against the Un...

Gribble dribbles down court

April 1, 2015

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April 1, 2015 By Emily Leclair Life does not always allow us to follow the path that we want. We face hardships and roadblocks and sometimes, our passion is taken from us. Kyle Gribble did not lose his passion, but rather,...

Men are champs again

March 11, 2015

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March 11, 2015 By Ryan Altman When Jeremy Lade took over as head coach of eight-time men’s wheelchair basketball national champions UW-Whitewater in 2008, he envisioned adding more titles, but not necessarily at the pace...

‘Hawks to host CID tourney

November 19, 2014

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Nov. 19, 2014 By Ryan Altman The UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s wheelchair teams have witnessed success as they enter the 2013-14 season with a combined five national championships in the past three years that the expectations...

Men’s wheelchair team wins back-to-back titles

March 14, 2012

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The men’s wheelchair basketball team won its second straight national championship last weekend, after facing the University of Illinois in the National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament Championship game for the fourth consecutive...

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