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‘Hawks dispatch UW-Stout in first round of WIAC tournament

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

February 22, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports

After beating the UW-Stout Blue Devils at home by 35 two and a half weeks ago, the three-seeded UW-Whitewater Warhawks were in a much tighter contest in the team’s 78-69 victory Feb. 21 in the first round of the WIAC tournament. Head...

‘Hawks earn first round bye in WIAC tourney

John Miller, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports

With the regular season now at an end, the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team (20-5, 10-4) split its two road games this week with a nail biting 59-58 loss on Feb. 15 vs. No. 11 UW- Oshkosh, and a 68-56 win on Feb. 18 vs....

Women’s basketball team begins NCAA play Friday

February 28, 2011

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Following its 73-53 loss to UW-Stevens Point in the WIAC championship game Sunday, the women’s basketball team has received an at-large bid to participate in the NCAA Division III tournament. The Warhawks (21-6) will travel...

Mitchell’s balancing act

February 2, 2010

Filed under Sports

Dustin Mitchell was surrounded by children who came and left Saturday night at the Kachel Gymnasium. It’s something that isn’t out of the ordinary for him, however. It was Kid’s Day as the men’s basketball team battled UW-Stout, meaning after the game, many children lin...

Men’s basketball team reloads for new season

November 17, 2009

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2009-10 MEN’S BASKETBALL PREVIEW More than 70 percent of its scoring is gone. All five of its starters from last year’s NCAA second round tournament game against eventual national champion, Washington University,...

McKay finds basketball success in Europe

October 20, 2009

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Myles McKay lives by one motto and everyone seems to know it. “I can’t accept anyone working harder than me,” said McKay, who as a senior last year led the men’s basketball team to the second round of the NCAA tourname...

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