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Athletics adapts to the new normal

Warhawk football won't be seeing fans in the stands this season as pictured here in this game against UW-Platteville last October.

Hannah Michalowski, Sports Editor

August 31, 2020

The July 27 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) cancellation of fall competition due to COVID-19 affects several teams on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus. Those include football, women’s volleyball, women’s soccer, and men’s and women’s cross country. Women’s tennis...

UWW hosts Warhawk Invite

UWW hosts Warhawk Invite

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

September 2, 2019

The scene in the Williams Center was extremely chaotic. There were girls buzzing around everywhere, looking for a snack or any available seat. Parents were herding their families around, in an effort to get to their next games. This was the UW-Whitewater Invite. The event, which featured both high school...

UW-W Volleyball left out of NCAA’s

The Warhawks won their first two conference games, but were unable to take down the UW- La Crosse in the conference championship. After not receiving an at large bid for the NCAA tournament, it will be the first time since 1991 the Warhawks wont be in the tournament

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

November 8, 2017

The Warhawks lost more than just a conference tournament this weekend. After the No. 16 UW-Whitewater women’s volleyball team triumphed 3-1 over UW-Eau Claire Nov. 2 in a WIAC tournament semifinal contest, the team was defeated 3-0 by UW-La Crosse two days later in the WIAC tournament championship...

Volleyball drops No. 7 Northwestern in top ten battle

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

October 17, 2017

Taking down a top ten opponent in the process, No.9 UW-Whitewater women’s volleyball team extended their win streak to 11 with two victories Oct. 14 at the Northwestern Invitational in St. Paul, Minnesota. UW-W (18-3, 5-0) toppled host and No.7 University of Northwestern (Minn.) in thei...

Hawks defeat Carthage Lady Reds. Next volleyball game is Oct. 5

Hawks defeat Carthage Lady Reds. Next volleyball game is Oct. 5

Zach Semancik, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017

The No. 9-ranked UW-Whitewater women’s volleyball team stayed hot Oct. 3, defeating the Carthage College Lady Reds in a three-set sweep inside the Williams Center (25-20, 25-19, 25-19). Opening the first set on an 8-2 run, the Warhawks never looked back from their lead, taking the first set and putting...

Warhawks volleyball win weekend matches on the road

September 26, 2017

No. 11 ranked UW-Whitewater Women’s Volleyball recorded two wins on the road this weekend as the team defeated St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin on Sept. 22. The ‘Hawks won by a score of 3 to 1 (26-28, 25-19, 25-12, 25-16) and defeated Carroll University in Waukesha, Wisconsin on Sept. 23...

Volleyball opens conference play with win

The 11th ranked UW-W volleyball team defeated the No. 17 UW-Stevens Point Pointers on Sept. 20 in a thriller to open their Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference season.

Zach Semancik, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

The 11th ranked UW-W volleyball team defeated the No. 17 UW-Stevens Point Pointers on Sept. 20 in a thriller to open their Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference season. The match ended with UW-W topping the Pointers in five sets (26-28, 25-21, 24-26, 25-20, 16-14). Stevens Point came o...

Volleyball suffers first home loss in two seasons

Courtney Wagner and Rachel Butterfield

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

September 12, 2017

The No. 14 UW-Whitewater volleyball team swept the first two matches of the UW-Whitewater Invite before being swept themselves for their first loss of the season. The Warhawks (6-1) swept Lewis and Clark and Augustana on Sept. 8. Then the next day, the Warhawks were swept by Luther. The setback to Luther marked ...

Panici progressing, tumor reduces

May 11, 2011

The journey continues. After finding out she had brain cancer in January, Lisa Panici has been moving forward. A week after the April 15 benefit game that raised over $4,000, Lisa had an appointment with doctors to see how her treatment was working. “She had her MRI’s and it gave us encour...

Senior prepares for final show

May 4, 2011

BA majors display work for last time as college students Senior Te Bates has been preparing his entire college career around this moment. Now, it’s all coming together. The Senior Show will be held May 9-14 in the Crossman Gallery in the UC.  The exhibit will showcase the works students have be...

Volleyball team wants to stay hot

September 27, 2010

The Warhawk volleyball team has a tough weekend ahead, going up against not one, but three ranked teams. At the first of three UW-Whitewater Invitational Tournaments of the season, the No. 8 ’Hawks (American Volleyball Coaches Association top 25 poll) will play Iowa Wesleyan College and No. 3 Emory...

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