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First-year head coach making impact

First-year head coach making impact

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

March 4, 2019


Filed under Sports

Starting in a collegiate program as head coach is a big responsibility. Matt Zwaschka’s situation was no different when he became head coach for the Warhawk wrestling team Sept. 18, 2018. But he was not inexperienced. He formerly served as an assistant coach for the Warhawks from 2005-11, working...

Running, jumping, hurdling and throwing

Running, jumping, hurdling and throwing

Calahan Steed, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2019


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The UW-Whitewater track & field team competed in the WIAC Indoor Championships this past weekend and displayed many solid individual performances. After a slow start on the first day Feb. 22, the men’s team battled back to finish in fourth place with 88 points. The women’s team fought hard ...

One-and-done for men’s basketball

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

February 25, 2019


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The UW-W men’s basketball team had to go on a final regular season run just to reach the playoffs for a 21st consecutive season and snuck into the postseason. But the Warhawks could not carry their momentum over to the postseason, losing on the road to UW-Platteville 77-60 in the first round of the...

NCAA Tournament bid clinched

NCAA Tournament bid clinched

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

February 25, 2019


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The UW-W women’s basketball team has been nearly unstoppable as of late, winning nine of 10 games before the WIAC Tournament started.   The Warhawks carried their momentum from the regular season and advanced to the WIAC Championship game with a tight 53-51 over No. 25 UW-La Crosse in the WIAC semifinal...

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

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...

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