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Football schedule could mean more success

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

April 29, 2019


Filed under Opinion

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] and Concordia-Moorhead College [Minn.], except the venues flip-flop this time around. Whitewaterâ€...

Men’s tennis team tops La Crosse in Minnesota

Ben Lokken, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2019


Filed under Sports

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 third straight win and improve their record to 12-5 on the season. “There is always a lot of intensity ...

Warhawks outslug Blue Devils in sweep

Warhawks outslug Blue Devils in sweep

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under carousel, Sports

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 were victorious 11-9 and won 4-3 in game two. UW-W improves to 14-6 overall and 7-1 in the WIA...

Warhawks win three games by mercy rule

Warhawks win three games by mercy rule

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

April 8, 2019


Filed under carousel, Sports

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 defeated WIAC foe UW-Stevens Point on the road April 4 by scores of 12-2 and 8-3, respectiv...

Gymnastics ends strong again

Gymnastics ends strong again

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

April 3, 2019


Filed under carousel, Sports

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 23, which was hosted by UW- Oshkosh. The Warhawks ended NCGA with 190.150 team points to earn the...

Baseball hits for strong opening homestand

Baseball hits for strong opening homestand

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

April 3, 2019


Filed under carousel, Sports

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...

Women’s tennis wins first match since October

Calahan Steed, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2019


Filed under Sports

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 University but fell in its second dual match, 6-3. “The match we were targeting first was Augustan...

Tortorice, Kauzlaric top finishers for Warhawk wrestling at nationals

Tyler Job, Sports Ediotr

March 12, 2019


Filed under Sports

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 of the six Warhawks that traveled earned eighth place finishes or higher to achieve All-Am...

Gymnastics squad goes for three-peat

Calahan Steed, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2019


Filed under Sports

Don’t flip out about the UW-Whitewater gymnastics team missing nationals. Leave the flipping to the gymnasts. On March 9, the Warhawks finished third at the WIAC Championship/NCGA West Regional. The third place finish was just enough to propel UW-W to nationals. Whitewater’s qualification to...

Gymnastics’ season-high score not enough

Scout Springgate, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2019


Filed under Sports

The Warhawk gymnastics team closed out the regular season this past Saturday against WIAC foe UW-Oshkosh at Kris Russell Arena, and dropped the meet by a close score of 190.675-191.850 on Senior Day. UW-W’s score was the highest team score this season and 19th-highest in Warhawk gymnastics history....

Bowling squad defeats top-ranked team in Big Red Invite

Ben Lokken, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2019


Filed under Sports

The No. 13 Warhawk bowling team took home fourth place with a 5-6 record in the Big Red Invitational against nine other schools, including Big 10 host the Nebraska Cornhuskers March 1-3 . “This weekend went really well,” senior Emma Kuhn said. “You will always have some bad breaks or bad luck an...

Warhawks suffer first-round defeat

Ethan Maurice, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2019


Filed under Sports

After a season full of ups and downs, the Whitewater women’s basketball team played their last game of the season, losing 72-56 to Washington University in St. Louis in the NCAA tournament first round March 2. UW-W’s appearance in the tournament marked its 11th run in the past 12 years. The team...

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