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Senior running back Alex Peete (23) makes a move on a defender while running the ball, during a morning practice in November 2020 at Perkins Stadium.

Warhawk football still flying

Devin Ulrich, Sports Editor May 2, 2021

  The UW-Whitewater football program has not played a game since the the Division III National Championship December 20, 2019 against North Central (Ill.) in the Stagg Bowl. The program dealt with...

Junior Pitcher Westin Muir (18) leans forward to throw the ball towards home plate, during game one of the Warhawks doubleheader against UW-La Crosse Wednesday March 31.

Conference dominance continues on the diamond

Devin Ulrich, Sports Editor April 4, 2021

The UW-Whitewater Baseball Team has won six games in a row. They now faced two double header matchups against conference opponent UW-Lacrosse.  The Warhawks began Wednesday’s double header against...

Sophomore Taiya Stelmachowski competes on Bars during the Warhawks dual meet vs UW-Oshkosh, inside Kachel Gymnasium Saturday April 3.

One last flip

Nay Salter, Assistant Sports Editor April 4, 2021

The women’s gymnastics team concluded their season on April 3 against UW-Oshkosh. This Saturday was a special day for the Warhawks since it was their Senior Day and last time they would compete with...

The team captains, from left, defensive back Nate Tranel, linebacker Jacob Erbs, running back Ronny Ponick and offensive lineman Quinn Meinerz approach midfield for the coin toss. UW-Whitewater defeated St. John's University (Minnesota) 35-32 in a Div. III NCAA national championship football semifinal game on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, at Perkins Stadium in Whitewater.

Quinn Meinerz taking his game to next level

MVP Q&A
Jake Klein, Journalist August 31, 2020

Senior Quinn Meinerz, captain of the Whitewater football team received the Offensive-Lineman of the Year Award and was named Most Valuable Player last season. Meinerz helped lead the Warhawks to a share...

Football schedule could mean more success

RP sports editor predicts lots of wins for 2019 Warhawk football team
Tyler Job, Sports Editor April 29, 2019

The Warhawk football team released its schedule for the 2019 season April 22, and a lot of it involves much familiarity from last year. UW-W starts off the year against the University of Dubuque [Iowa]...

Men’s tennis team tops La Crosse in Minnesota

Ben Lokken, Staff Reporter April 15, 2019

The UW-Whitewater men’s tennis team traveled up to Winona, Minn. April 13 for a WIAC showdown with UW-La Crosse, and was able to take down the Eagles by an 8-1 score. The win gave the Warhawks their...

Warhawks outslug Blue Devils in sweep

Warhawks outslug Blue Devils in sweep

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor April 15, 2019

The No. 23 ranked Warhawk baseball team won their ninth  out of the past 10 games April 13 by winning both games over UW- Stout at Prucha Field at James B. Miller Stadium. In the first game, the Warhawks...

Warhawks win three games by mercy rule

Warhawks win three games by mercy rule

Softball team sweeps four games against Stevens Point and Chicago
Tyler Job, Sports Editor April 8, 2019

The Warhawk softball team took crisp offense and defense to new heights this past week by sweeping its two opponents by a combined score of 39-8. The Warhawks won three of the four games by mercy rule. UW-W...

Gymnastics ends strong again

Gymnastics ends strong again

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor April 3, 2019

The women’s gymnastics team placed third and also added five All-American honors, including one individual national championship, at the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association Championship on March...

Baseball hits for strong opening homestand

Baseball hits for strong opening homestand

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor April 3, 2019

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....

Women’s tennis wins first match since October

Calahan Steed, Staff Reporter March 20, 2019

The Warhawk women’s tennis team earned its first win since winning the WIAC championship in October against Augustana College [Ill.] 7-2 in Lake Geneva March 16. UW-W also took on Cardinal Stritch...

Tortorice, Kauzlaric top finishers for Warhawk wrestling at nationals

Tyler Job, Sports Ediotr March 12, 2019

This week’s edition might be named the “Best of Whitewater,” but several Warhawk wrestlers proved they are among the best in the country at the NCAA championships this past weekend in Roanoke, Va. Four...

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