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Women’s soccer drops rank in WIAC

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

October 9, 2018


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Women’s soccer fell behind in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference standings after falling to both UW-Oshkosh and UW-La Crosse. The Warhawks now drop to 6-7-1 overall and 0-3 in WIAC play. In the first conference matchup of the week, UW-W lost 2-0 at home against rival UW-Oshkosh on...

Opportunistic squad secures huge win

Opportunistic squad secures huge win

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

October 8, 2018


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The No. 10 Warhawk football team shut out their opponent for the second time this season, this time toppling UW-Oshkosh 20-0 at Perkins Stadium Oct. 6. Whitewater’s defense has not allowed more than seven points in a single game so far this season. The Warhawks rank atop the Wisconsin Intercollegiat...

Women’s Soccer vs. Carthage and Eau Claire

Dylan Piccolo, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2018


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Women’s soccer came up short twice on their two-game road trip this week. The Warhawks first traveled to Kenosha to face Carthage College and fell 1-0 Sept. 26. Carthage defenders limited Whitewater’s offense, which amassed five shots on goal over the course of the game. The Warhawks played...

Football opens conference with statement win

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

October 1, 2018


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A dominant second half propelled the No. 10 Warhawks to a 30-7 victory at No. 23 UW-La Crosse to take the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opener. Whitewater also advances to its first 4-0 start since the 2016 season, where the team went 12-1. Down 7-3 at the half, the Warhawks’ first d...

Campus Police serve UW-W with purpose

Campus Police serve UW-W with purpose

Shannan Lojeski, Assistant News Editor

September 24, 2018


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Campus police and faculty presented information on available safety resources to first -year students in a six-session program in the Hamilton Room of the University Center from Sept. 17 to Sept. 27.    “It is strongly encouraged for all freshmen students to attend this event. It’s really important th...

Football seeks defensive dominance

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

September 24, 2018


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The late Bear Bryant once said, “Offense sells tickets, but defense wins championships.” That infamous quote might not always be true for number one teams, but it definitely plays a role in earning championships. In the past several decades, Warhawk football has won 35 conference titles and six nat...

Women’s volleyball opens conference play with win

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

September 24, 2018


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Women’s volleyball kicked off conference play Sept. 19 with a 3-1 victory on the road against UW-Stevens Point. The Warhawks defeated the Pointers by scores of 25-22, 15-25, 25-21, 25-18. In the first set, the Warhawks and Pointers battled back and forth, exchanging frequent scoring runs. Stevens Point c...

Men’s soccer on wrong end of overtime thriller

Ethan Maurice, Sports Reporter

September 10, 2018


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After taking an early two goal lead, men’s soccer lost in overtime 3-2 to St. John’s University (Minn.) Sept. 8. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater scored two early goals from junior midfielders Henry Raymonds and Kevin Mesich. But the Whitewater defense could not stop the Johnnies energy surge. The...

Volleyball stacks up wins at weekend tournament

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

Women’s volleyball scored two match wins and one loss in the Illinois Wesleyan Tournament over the weekend. The two-day tournament included three matches total. The Warhawks defeated Ohio Wesleyan and Aurora (Ill.) They lost in five games to No. 10 Illinois Wesleyan, but won their first game...

Warhawks get revenge against Cobbers

Warhawks get revenge against Cobbers

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

September 10, 2018


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A 24-point first half was all the No. 12 Warhawks football team needed to avenge last season’s loss to the Concordia College Cobbers, winning 24-6 in the home opener Sept. 8. After both teams traded opening defensive stops, junior wide receiver Josh Ringelberg got the Warhawks going with a 60-yard punt...

Football takes care of business in opener

Football takes care of business in opener

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

September 3, 2018


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The No. 12 University Wisconsin-Whitewater football team kicked off the 2018 season with a bang by rolling past the University of Dubuque 38-6 Sept. 1 in Dubuque, Iowa. The Warhawks ensured not to repeat their performance in last season’s regular season opener, and did so by playing quality footba...

Volleyball favored to win WIAC

Volleyball favored to win WIAC

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

September 3, 2018


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A preseason poll shows the 2018 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s (WIAC) head coaches and informational directors predicting the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater women’s volleyball team will win this year’s championship title. The Warhawks finished their 2017 season with a 22-8 r...

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