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Baseball squad takes down top conference foe

Baseball squad takes down top conference foe

Ethan Maurice, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2019


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The Warhawk baseball team came out victorious in both games of a home doubleheader against top WIAC foe UW-Oshkosh April 6. The first game was a nail-biter that saw Whitewater win on an eighth-inning single from senior second baseman Nick Schrader. The final score was 5-4. In the second contest of ...

Baseball hits for strong opening homestand

Baseball hits for strong opening homestand

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

April 3, 2019


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The No. 22 Warhawk baseball team started their regular season play on a high note after shutting out the College of St. Scholastica [Minn.] in their home-opening doubleheader at Prucha Field at James B. Miller Stadium March 30. The Warhawks are now 7-5 overall, after winning 2-0 in the first game a...

MLB Draftee comes back to school

MLB Draftee comes back to school

John Miller, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


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Austin Jones, UW-Whitewater baseball’s pitching ace, has had anything but an ordinary career. After a breakthrough senior year in high school, Jones decided to his take his talents on the diamond to UW-W. Jones’ first year for the Warhawks was surreal. Jones played a significant role in the Warhawks...

Chamberlain saves the day for UW-W

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor

May 2, 2017


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The No. 3 ranked Warhawks opened the week with a win, but the team couldn’t keep their undefeated WIAC season going. The ‘Hawks dropped two games against UW- Steven’s Point in back-to-back doubleheaders on April 22 and 23. The star of the week for the ’Hawks was senior second baseman Steve...

Warhawks win sixth straight game

Warhawks win sixth straight game

Josh Sinclair, Senior Staff Writer

April 13, 2017


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The No. 4 ranked UW-Whitewater baseball team rolled to six straight wins, bringing the team’s early season record to 16-2. On April 5, UW-W took on Ripon College in a non-conference double header. In the first contest sophomore right-hander Michael Kaska started on the hill and threw six shutout...

Baseball squad splits doubleheader

Baseball squad splits doubleheader

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


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The No. 4 UW-Whitewater baseball team split a doubleheader against St. Scholastica (Minnesota) March 29 in Whitewater. The Warhawks handily won the first game 10-5, but fell in extra innings in the second game 10-8. Game one started out as a little bit of a pitcher’s duel until the fourth inning, wh...

UW-W dominating many opponents

UW-W dominating many opponents

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

March 28, 2017


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The UW-Whitewater baseball team is good, but you already know that. The team is ranked in the top five nationally. What you didn’t know is that the team went 9-1 on the spring trip in Florida and will now begin play closer to home. The team’s high-powered offense scored three or more runs in nine of the f...

Warhawk pitcher goes professional after MLB Draft

June 10, 2016


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By Adam Reed June 10, 2016 One of last year’s starting pitchers for the UW-Whitewater baseball team has made national news by realizing his dream of playing in the major leagues. Junior Lake Bachar was drafted 144th overall by the San Diego Padres. Bachar’s selection in the fifth round made...

’Hawks hope for better ending

March 29, 2011


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One inning. One play. That is all that separated the men’s baseball team from a berth in the College World Series last season. As the Warhawks walked off their home field last May after a painful 4-3 loss to UW-Stevens Point, outfielder Jeff Donovan vowed his senior season wouldn’t end l...

Donovan delivers in more than one way

May 12, 2010


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2009-10 Royal Purple Male Athlete of the Year: Jeff Donovan Jeff Donovan’s year has been a non-stop process. It’s been practice-after-practice, game-after-game. It’s also been win-after-win and one championship after another. After putting on a dominating display during the football season,...

Warhawks eye WIAC title

April 28, 2010


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All one could hear were the flags blowing in the wind. Silence filled the air. One would have thought the baseball team was in last place from the somber tone in the players’ voices after letting the series finale against UW-Stevens Point slip away Monday evening. The 15-9 loss was a disappointment for a team that entered last week as the ...

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