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Women return home after losing two

December 14, 2011


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After a hot start to the season for the Warhawk women’s basketball team, the ’Hawks have lost two in a row to UW-La Crosse and UW-Eau Claire. The team’s next game will be at 7 p.m. The ’Hawks will be facing an undefeated top-10 team in UW-Stevens Point. “We’re expecting it to be a really tough...

Women’s basketball thrashes UW-Stout, improves to 6-1

December 7, 2011


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The women’s basketball team improved their record to 6-1 on Saturday when they dominated UW-Stout to the tune of a 95-65 victory. The ’Hawks are off to a good start, and they will try to take another step tonight when they play UW-La Crosse at 7 p.m. Sophomore guard Mary Merg led the offensive ...

Basketball teams off to good start

November 22, 2011


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With both the men’s and women’s basketball teams picked to finish second in the WIAC this year, expectations are high at UW-Whitewater. Men’s head coach Pat Miller has finished first in the WIAC four times during his 11 head-coaching seasons at UW-Whitewater, so he has seen how a team can win...

First-round loss to Mount Union leaves promising future

March 9, 2011


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Underdog stories are highly coveted by fans, and it’s easy to understand why. The long rush of excitement finally came to an end for the No. 24 (D3hoops.com) women’s basketball team Friday, when they lost to No. 16 University of Mount Union, 69-55, at Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, Ky. Seni...

Despite loss, women move on

March 2, 2011


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After falling to rival UW-Stevens Point in the WIAC championship game Sunday, the women’s basketball team will regain their focus on their next task at hand: Mount Union. The ’Hawks found out Monday they received an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament and face No. 18 University of Mount Union (D3h...

Former UW-W athlete discusses eating disorders

February 23, 2011


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For three years, UW-Whitewater graduate Mary Donohoo seemed to follow the same pattern every day. When she woke up in the morning, the first thing she did was pull the covers off herself to check the size of her stomach. If she felt like her stomach was small that day, she would eat breakfast, yet...

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