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Warhawks move on to semifinal

Warhawks move on to semifinal

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

December 4, 2018

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

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

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

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 ...

Warhawks and Wizardry

Jeffrey Wardon, Jr., Biz & Tech Editor

November 5, 2018

A festive band of Warhawks created a supernatural experience like none other last week. The Warriors and Wizards Festival, hosted in Jefferson County from Oct. 19-21, brought together a talented group of University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students and faculty members to celebrate geek culture rangi...

Women’s soccer vs. Viterbo and River Falls

Dylan Piccolo, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2018

It was a huge week for the women’s soccer team as it was able to sneak into the WIAC tournament in its final week of regular season play. The team’s first match was a non-conference showdown on the road at Viterbo University. The Warhawks got on the board first with senior defender Payton DeLuga...

Women’s soccer clinches WIAC tournament berth

Dylan Piccolo, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2018

The women’s soccer team was able to sneak into the WIAC tournament in its final week of regular season play. The team’s first match was a non-conference showdown on the road at Viterbo University. The Warhawks got on the board first with senior defender Payton DeLuga’s third goal of the season in...

Women’s tennis claims another WIAC title

Women’s tennis claims another WIAC title

Alyssa Brooks, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2018

A winning tradition is an important theme for UW-Whitewater athletics, and the women’s tennis team just added to that. After completing a dominant fall schedule, the Warhawks went on to win their 12th straight Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title Oct. 21. The tournament took place at Nielsen ...

Football continues season-long dominance

Football continues season-long dominance

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

October 22, 2018

The No. 6 football team’s winning streak is now at 13 dating back to last season thanks to a dominant 44-7 homecoming victory against UW-River Falls Oct. 20. The howling 25 miles per hour wind gusts at Perkins Stadium made it more difficult than usual for both squads. Coming into the game, head coach Kevin...

Vukmir draws large crowd

Vukmir draws large crowd

Killian Jauch, News Editor

October 22, 2018

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater College Republicans hosted Wisconsin Senate candidate Leah Vukmir Oct. 17. Vukmir is currently closest competitor to incumbent Sen. Tammy Baldwin. The event drew a large crowd, nearly filling a lecture hall in Hyland Hall, and members of the group who put the event ...

Homecoming Star Search features songs, school spirit

Homecoming Star Search features songs, school spirit

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

October 22, 2018

The Star Search Talent show is a 72-year tradition that may never change for many Homecoming’s to come. “The Star Search Talent show has been going on since 1946, right after World War Two,” said Homecoming chair Kayla Tevepaugh. “This is roughly when the new time of Homecoming came about in the Uni...

Warhawks feast all over UW-Eau Claire

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

October 15, 2018

The No. 6 Warhawk football squad took down conference foe UW-Eau Claire 45-0 on the road Oct. 13 for their second consecutive shutout. Whitewater’s victory propels the team to a 6-0 overall record, a 3-0 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference record, and a 12-game winning streak dating back t...

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