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Track and field take on WIAC in Indoor Championships

Track and field take on WIAC in Indoor Championships

Calahan Steed, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under Sports

The UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s track and field teams placed second and sixth, respectively, Feb.23-24 at the WIAC Indoor Championships in Stevens Point. The men’s team finished the two day event with a score of 105, and the women’s team finished with a score of 51.50. On the men’s sid...

Women complete historic WIAC run

Women complete historic WIAC run

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under carousel, Sports

The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team is making habit out of cutting nets down in the WIAC. The No.12 Warhawks (24-3) outlasted No.23 UW-Oshkosh (21-6) 68-65 in the WIAC Tournament Championship final Feb.24 at Kachel Gymnasium. It is the second time in as many years the Warhawks defeated the T...

UW-W’s Big 3 off to Ohio

Augie Spankowski, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2018


Filed under Sports

The UW-Whitewater wrestling team finished in third place this weekend at the NCAA Division III Upper Midwest Regional Tournament, hosted by Augsburg University in Minneapolis, Minn. The Warhawks finished behind Augsburg (147 points) and UW-La Crosse (128.0 points), but managed to produce a few notable ...

UW erodes students’ free speech

UW erodes students’ free speech

Royal Purple Staff, Royal Purple Editorial Staff

February 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Fellow students, you might want to start watching your volume. Thanks to a new University of Wisconsin System policy, if your speech, protest or demonstration “substantially disrupts” another person’s speech or choice to listen to someone else’s speech, it will be regarded as misconduct a...

Swimming makes splash at WIAC championships

Swimming makes splash at WIAC championships

Ben Lokken, Sports Reporter

February 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

Over the weekend the UW-Whitewater women’s swimming and diving team tied their best-ever finish at the conference championships and the men’s team finished fourth. The women’s team finished second,  scoring a total of 730.5 points. “The women had a great offensive game plan going into the...

UWW Gymnastics Feb.16

UWW Gymnastics Feb.16

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

With the regular season nearing its end, the UW-Whitewater women’s gymnastics team defeated UW-Oshkosh 187.875-185.375 Feb.16 at Kolf Sports Center in Oshkosh. The Warhawks’ (7-4, 6-0) overall score was their third lowest of the season, but considering the circumstances head coach Jennifer Rega...

Fourth straight game slips away from UW-W

Fourth straight game slips away from UW-W

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

Twenty-eight turnovers, many missed free throws and an eight minute stretch without a field goal handed the Warhawks men’s basketball team their fourth straight loss as they suffered a 60-55 defeat at the hands of UW-La Crosse. After starting the season 16-5 the Warhawks closed out the year with four co...

Warhawk grapplers wrap up strong regular season

Warhawk grapplers wrap up strong regular season

Augie Spankowski, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

As the University of UW-Whitewater wrestling team spends the weekend preparing for the NCAA Division III Regional Championships next weekend (February 23-24th), here’s a recap of their successful 2017-18 regular season. The Warhawks finished off the season with an overall record of 10-5, remaining unde...

A Meinert setback for a major comeback

A Meinert setback for a major comeback

Tyler Job, Sports Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

Everything was going well for UW-Whitewater women’s basketball senior forward Andrea Meinert at the start of her junior year. She was averaging a career-high in points (9.7 per game) and minutes (23.7), and for the first time in her career, she was the starting forward for every game. “We k...

Warhawks fall to Falcons in fight for fourth

Warhawks fall to Falcons in fight for fourth

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Sports

The UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team was defeated 76-66 at UW-River Falls on Saturday night, capping off a week that already saw the Warhawks drop a heartbreaker just days earlier. The loss drops the Warhawks record to 6-6 in WIAC play, putting them below UW-O and tying them with UW-RF in the...

Warhawks on track for WIAC Championships

Warhawks on track for WIAC Championships

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Sports

In one of the toughest meets of the year, the UW-Whitewater men’s track and field team finished second out of eight teams, while the women placed fifth out of eight teams, Feb.10 at the Midwest Elite Invitational at Kachel Fieldhouse. The invite consisted of four of the nation’s top 25 women’s ...

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