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Freckmann joins elite company

Freckmann joins elite company

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

February 11, 2019


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Each athlete has a different role when it comes to making a team. Some are supporting members, some are starters, and a few are a rare breed. Senior forward Olivia Freckmann fits that rare breed category. Freckmann is from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and attended Pius XI High School, where she participated...

Gymnastics takes third place in La Crosse

Ben Lokken, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2019


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The No. 6 UW-Whitewater gymnastics team traveled to UW-La Crosse Feb. 1 for the 38th annual Gershon/McLellan Invitational and looked promising despite many injuries. UW-W faced off against No. 4 UW-La Crosse and Division I opponent Air Force, and scored 182.500 total points to place third in a highl...

Brown Jr. sets record, Warhawks split week

Brown Jr. sets record, Warhawks split week

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

January 29, 2019


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Warhawk men’s basketball has gone 3-5 in the WIAC since their 11-0 regular season start after splitting games against UW-Platteville on the road Jan. 23 and UW-La Crosse at Kachel Gymnasium Jan. 26. Whitewater took down the Pioneers, 88-80, with much of the credit going to senior forward Melvin Brown ...

Women’s basketball heating up in WIAC

Women’s basketball heating up in WIAC

Ethan Maurice, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019


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After a slow start to conference play, the Warhawk women’s basketball team has taken off on a four-game winning streak by beating UW-Platteville and No. 22 UW-La Crosse this past week. Sophomore guard Emily Schumacher led from the front, averaging 16.5 points this week. The Warhawks took down UW-Platteville ...

Big week for Andre Brown, Warhawks leads to split

Benjamin Pierce, Managing Editor

January 22, 2019


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Although the No. 23 UW-W men’s basketball team finished last week with a 1-1 record, the team’s overall play was a big win for coach Pat Miller and his team. The Warhawks kicked off the week with a Wednesday game against UW-Oshkosh. After going down 9-0 to start the game, the Warhawks respond...

From Division III to the 53

From Division III to the 53

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

January 21, 2019


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Jake Kumerow defies the odds. Many UW-Whitewater fans and students alike know him as a former star wide receiver for the Warhawks and current receiver for the Green Bay Packers. He has enjoyed success on both teams. Growing up in a football family, Kumerow realized playing football was his dream s...

Women’s basketball loses in battle of ’Hawks

Women’s basketball loses in battle of ’Hawks

Er, Assistant Sports Editor

December 10, 2018


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The No. 22 women’s basketball team fell short to Coe College (Iowa) in a non-conference matchup at Kachel Gymnasium Dec. 8 with a score of 68-63. The Warhawks’ overall record now is 4-3. They were held to a 39.4 shooting percentage throughout the game but held a 35-28 rebounding advantage, which helped ...

Warhawks’ journey comes to an end

Warhawks’ journey comes to an end

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

December 10, 2018


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After an undefeated regular season and 36th WIAC championship, the No. 5 UW-Whitewater football team fell short of the Stagg Bowl in the NCAA DIII semifinal against No. 2 University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton, Texas. The Warhawks conclude their season with a 13-1 overall record. UW-W has not a...

Warhawks move on to semifinal

Warhawks move on to semifinal

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

December 4, 2018


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Five Whitewater turnovers helped the No. 5 Warhawk football team pull away from No. 11 Bethel University (Minn.), 26-12, in the national quarterfinal round Dec. 1 at Perkins Stadium. The win sends the 13-0 Whitewater squad to a semifinal matchup at No. 2 University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (Texas) next...

Men’s hoops shoot for comeback

Men’s hoops shoot for comeback

Dylan Piccolo, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2018


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Last season, the Warhawks lost their first-round matchup in the WIAC tournament against UW-River Falls. The season did not finish the way they wanted, and it was telling they would be back ready to go with six of their seven leading scorers back on the hardwood for the 2018-19 season. UW-W is curren...

Warhawks advance to quarterfinal

Warhawks advance to quarterfinal

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

November 28, 2018


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Two down, three to go. After defeating Eureka College (Ill.) 67-14 Nov. 17, the No. 5 Warhawk football squad dominated St. Norbert College 54-21 in the NCAA playoffs second round Nov. 24 at Perkins Stadium, advancing to the quarterfinals against No. 11 Bethel University (Minn.). UW-W improves to 12-0...

Volleyball ends season in second round

Volleyball ends season in second round

Dylan Piccolo, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


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The No. 18 women’s volleyball team rolled into Grand Rapids, Michigan for their 26th NCAA Tournament appearance in the last 27 seasons, but fell short to regional host and No. 1 Calvin College (Mich.) in the second round, 3-1. The loss ended the Warhawks’ season, finishing with a 25-8 overall record ...

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