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Warhawk softball flies south for spring

Warhawk softball flies south for spring

Calahan Steed, Sports Reporter

March 18, 2018


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After being trapped inside Kachel Fieldhouse for weeks, the Warhawks women’s softball team is ready to get outside. The Warhawks’ season officially begins on March 22, in Clermont, Florida where they’ll play a 14-game tournament in seven days. Senior outfielder Mallory Klotz is excited to finally bre...

Newman defends title, Tortorice takes third

Newman defends title, Tortorice takes third

March 13, 2018


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Senior Jordan Newman secured his second consecutive national title on Saturday, March 10 at the NCAA Division III National Championships in Cleveland, Ohio. Newman is only the second Warhawk to ever win back-to-back national championships and, this time, it was over No. 3 seeded Tyler Lutes of Wartburg (Iowa...

Soccer coach proudly reps Northern Ireland

Soccer coach proudly reps Northern Ireland

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

March 11, 2018


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UW-Whitewater men’s head soccer coach Tony Guinn has lived most of his life in the United States, but it is not the country he calls home. Guinn was born in Northern Ireland, but because of The Troubles, a guerrilla war between the Protestants and Catholics in Northern Ireland, his family moved to...

Rehberg rebounds

Rehberg rebounds

Scout Springgate, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2018


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In her third sports-related injury in as many years, UW-Whitewater senior gymnast Chloe Rehberg tore her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) but still went on to receive All-American honors the following season. It all started when Rehberg tore her ACL during her vault warm-up prior to the home opener...

Warhawk track rolls into Bama

Warhawk track rolls into Bama

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

March 11, 2018


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The UW-Whitewater track and field teams wrapped up their indoor seasons in Birmingham, Alabama with the men’s team finishing in the top 25 of the nation. The UW-W men’s track and field team finished tied for 16th place with WIAC opponent UW-Stevens Point, while the women’s team had three top...

Three’s company for All-WIAC

Three’s company for All-WIAC

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

March 5, 2018


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Three players from both the UW-Whitewater women’s and men’s basketball teams were named to All-WIAC teams, which was announced Feb. 27. Women senior guards Brooke Trewyn and Malia Smith, along with senior forward Andrea Meinert, were selected to the All-WIAC first team. For the men, junior guard An...

Men win eight straight after two losses out the gate

Men win eight straight after two losses out the gate

Joe Byers, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2018


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The UW-Whitewater men’s tennis team defeated Wooster College on Saturday at the Aspen Racquet Club, in Wooster, Ohio, by a score of 7-2 to push their win streak to eight in a row. With this win, the Warhawks improve their record to 8-2 on the season and are currently ranked 40 in the country, accor...

Last chance to make the dance

Last chance to make the dance

Calahan Steed, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2018


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The UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s track and field team competed in three last chance meets in hopes of improving marks to reach qualifying status for the NCAA Indoor Championships. The Warhawks traveled to UW-Platteville and Wartburg (Iowa) on Friday and UW-Stevens Point on Saturday to compete in...

’Hawks tournament run ends sour, not sweet

’Hawks tournament run ends sour, not sweet

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

March 5, 2018


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Despite the many accomplishments in the women’s basketball 2017-2018 season, the tournament ended more bitter than sweet for the team. The No.11 Warhawks (25-4) were defeated 74-60 by Gustavus Adolphus (24-6) in the second round of the NCAA Division III Tournament, falling short of the Sweet 16, on...

Women’s gymnastics stumbles on senior day

Women’s gymnastics stumbles on senior day

Joe Byers, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2018


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The UW-Whitewater women’s gymnastics team was defeated by UW-La Crosse 192.125-190.975 Saturday Feb. 24 in front of a large crowd at the Russell arena in Whitewater. UW-La Crosse and UW-Whitewater both came into the meet with an undefeated record in conference. With this win, the Eagles claimed ...

Rongstad’s career-high 34 not enough to snap skid

Rongstad’s career-high 34 not enough to snap skid

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

February 26, 2018


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The UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team dropped the first game of the WIAC tournament despite a career-high 34 points from junior Derek Rongstad. The Warhawks lost 79-68 to UW-River Falls, dropping their third game of the season to the Falcons. UW-W came back from an 18-point first half deficit to ...

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