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Baseball chains together wins in five of six

Baseball chains together wins in five of six

Joe Byers, Sports Reporter

May 7, 2018

The UW-Whitewater baseball team is currently ranked No. 2 in the country, and this past week they proved their worth. In just six games the Warhawks went 5-1 and outscored their opponents 76 to 21. On April 30, they played a make-up game against Saint Scholastica (Minn.) that was rescheduled due to wea...

Catino and Camardo continue comradery

Catino and Camardo continue comradery

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

May 7, 2018

From AIM buddies to college roommates, UW-Whitewater softball players Julia Camardo and Caitlin Catino have been friends for over half of their lives. Camardo and Catino met while in elementary school and are now in their junior year of college. Suitable for the two softball standouts, their friend...

Softball secures sixth straight WIAC title

Softball secures sixth straight WIAC title

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

May 7, 2018

After winning back-to-back regular season WIAC championships for the first time since 2008-2009, the Warhawks softball team won their sixth consecutive WIAC Conference tournament. The Warhawks defeated the UW-Oshkosh Titans 6-5 on championship Sunday to claim their automatic bid to the NCAA DIII t...

Warhawks track and field claims seven top spots

Warhawks track and field claims seven top spots

Cal Steed, Sports Reporter

May 7, 2018

The UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s track team competed at the WIAC Outdoor Championship in River Falls May 4 and 5. The men’s team placed second, while the women took fifth. The Warhawks finished with seven individual conference titles and one relay title. The men scored 155.50 points, 34.5 points be...

Hawks take top spot in WIAC

Hawks take top spot in WIAC

April 30, 2018

The No. 3 UW-Whitewater baseball team went 3-1 in two WIAC doubleheaders in the past week to make their conference record 12-2, good for in the WIAC. The Warhawks split a home doubleheader with No. 11 UW-Oshkosh on April 25 before sweeping UW-Platteville in a doubleheader on April 28. Doubleheader...

Slew of strikeouts surge softball to split with Blugolds

Slew of strikeouts surge softball to split with Blugolds

Tyler Job, Senior Sports Reporter

April 30, 2018

The UW-Whitewater softball team continued its success against WIAC opponents April 28 by splitting a doubleheader on the road against UW-Eau Claire. Solid pitching from both squads decided the contests. “We definitely pitching well enough to win,” UW-W head coach Brenda Volk said. “We just didn’t ...

Warhawks ridin’ hot start from Bryden

Warhawks ridin’ hot start from Bryden

Joe Byers, Sports Reporter

April 23, 2018

The UW-Whitewater baseball team has been on a tear as of late, and outfielder Daytona Bryden is a big contributing factor. Bryden, a senior from Rockton, Illinois, has put up some of the best numbers in the country so far this season and has helped propel the No. 3 Warhawks to a 17-3 record. Bryden has s...

Warhawks Split Doubleheader with Titans

Warhawks Split Doubleheader with Titans

Joe Byers, Sports Reporter

April 15, 2018

On Wednesday April 11 the No. 2 UW-Whitewater Warhawks split a doubleheader with the No. 16 UW-Oshkosh Titans at Miller Stadium in Whitewater. The Warhawks (15-3, 7-1) took down the Titans by a close score of 8-7 for the first game, but UW-Oshkosh got the best of them in the second game and won b...

Softball bounces back from slow start, wins five of six

Softball bounces back from slow start, wins five of six

Tyler Job, Senior Sports Reporter

April 15, 2018

The UW-Whitewater softball team turned things around quickly this past week, going 5-1 in a span of three days. The Warhawks improve to 14-8 overall and 4-0 in the WIAC following a shaky regular season start in Florida. UW-W kicked off its busy week by sweeping UW-Stevens Point in consecutive blowouts,...

Outdoor track season starts

Outdoor track season starts

Ben Lokken, Senior Sports Reporter

April 15, 2018

The UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s track teams opened their outdoor seasons April 12 when they traveled to Platteville for the UW-Platteville Invitational. “We were happy to finally get the outdoor season underway,” head coach Mike Johnson said. “The weather helped us get some good perfor...

Warhawk football hires new assistant offensive coach

Warhawk football hires new assistant offensive coach

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

April 15, 2018

The UW-Whitewater football team has announced that Peter Jennings will take over as the offensive coordinator on an interim basis for the 2018 season, and he couldn’t be more excited. “I don’t know if there is a better coordinating job in the country,” Jennings said. The Warhawk football team has...

Volk’s coaching career more than just milestones

Volk’s coaching career more than just milestones

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

April 15, 2018

With over 600 career wins, six WIAC conference championships, seven WIAC Tournament championships and 11 NCAA Tournament appearances, Brenda Volk has amounted a lengthy list of accolades during her time as the UW-Whitewater head softball coach. However, accolades are not what have defined Volk’s tenu...

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