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Club volleyball team looks to finish season on high note

April 6, 2011

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Although the men’s club volleyball team didn’t perform the way it wanted to at the Wisconsin Volleyball Conference championships last weekend, it still has one final opportunity to turn its season into a great one. The team will travel to Houston to participate in the National Collegiate Volleyball...

Netters using strong doubles performances to advantage

March 2, 2011

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The men’s tennis team traveled to Michigan last weekend for a trio of matches that would be the team’s biggest challenge so far this season. The Warhawks defeated the Hope College Flying Dutch and Kalamazoo College Hornets, but fell to the Case Western University Spartans. The ’Hawks beat...

Title hopes strong for Warhawks

February 22, 2011

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Both the men’s and women’s track and field teams will try to capture each program’s very first WIAC Championship Feb. 25-26 at UW-River Falls. “It would be an incredible feeling [to win],” head women’s coach Josh Ireland said. “It’s something that has never happened before in the existence...

New school records come in bunches for swimmers

February 22, 2011

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Both the men’ and women’s swimming team set an assortment of school records at the WIAC championships last Thursday-Saturday, with both teams finishing fourth. The teams set new school records in most points scored, with the men totaling a score of 596, while the women ran up 441.5 points on the...

Zarate sets bar for team in final go around

February 22, 2011

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A person can only be a leader if others are willing to follow. The young wrestling team has rallied behind lone senior, James Zarate, on the way to another successful season. Zarate has displayed the work ethic and tremendous leadership the underclassmen need in the adjustment to college level wrestling. Zarate...

Club volleyball team on pace to have big year

February 22, 2011

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After finishing fifth at nationals last season, the men’s club volleyball team is on a good start to bring home the national title. The No. 12 ranked Warhawks hold a 7-2 record in the Wisconsin Volleyball Conference and are in second place behind UW-Oshkosh. The ’Hawks have a showdown with the Titans at...

Carollo’s bunch turn skeptics into believers

February 5, 2011

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With last Saturday being Alumni Day for the women’s basketball team, the likes of Heidi Sonntag and Nicole Bundy were wandering the halls at the Kachel Gymnasium. Memories probably lingered in their heads of what they, along with Kelsey Hendrickson, accomplished here. They were at the forefront ...

Defense runs in the family for the Nashleanas’

November 10, 2010

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One of the best parts of sports is that they can be a family event. Parents and siblings come out to games to watch family members participate. In the Nashleanas family, participation in sports runs two-fold. Senior Steve and freshman Laren are both starters for the backline of the WIAC championsh...

Raebel defeats cancer

October 27, 2010

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This Homecoming will be special for AJ Raebel. Actually, all the Homecomings from here on out will be quite special for him. Raebel, who graduated in May 2009, looks at life a little different these days. “I don’t take the little things in life  for granted anymore,” Raebel said. “Just thi...

Schmidt finishes fifth, Bautista claims eighth at nationals

March 10, 2010

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Senior wrestlers Jon Schmidt and Austin Bautista earned All-American honors last weekend at the NCAA Division III national tournament. Schmidt placed fifth in the heavyweight division, while Bautista took eighth place in the 141-pound division, earning All-American honors for the third time. Schmidt...

Long road traveled

February 16, 2010

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Dupree Fletcher counts his blessings each and every day. “By the grace of God I turned my life around,” Fletcher said. He knows, however, his life could have turned out quite differently if he didn’t change. He knows his life has been a struggle at times. And he knows his life has taken more detours than he ever anticipated. But he doesn’t hide from his past. “The...

Donovan shining under spotlight

December 8, 2009

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The spotlight has been on Jeff Donovan ever since he stepped foot on the UW-Whitewater campus in 2006. Now, in his final year as the quarterback of one of the top-ranked football offenses in the country, he is shining in that spotlight. “I want people to put their faith in me,” Donovan said...

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