Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

(left to right) Thomas Oberst, Talen Jourdan, and Benny Guerin getting ready for a rebound on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022 in Kachel Fieldhouse.

Wheelchair basketball shows resiliency

Nick Walczak, Assistant Men's Sports Editor December 4, 2022

The UW-Whitewater wheelchair basketball team is looking promising early into their 2022 campaign. The team has great chemistry and skill and it’s also obvious that first year head coach Jake Williams...

Senior Jeromie Meyer moves to block an Edinboro Mustang player from going closer to the basket during their game on Nov. 19, 2021, in the Kachel Fieldhouse.

‘It’s about family’ in the Warhawks wheelchair basketball program

Sam Strash, Assistant Sports Editor November 28, 2021

Some of the world’s best athletes play in the collegiate ranks all across the country. From football and basketball to soccer and tennis, it takes great determination and copious amounts of practice...

John Boies basketball wingspan nearly equals that of a giant Warhawk emblem on a wall in Roseman Gym, where Boie practiced as a student with the UW-Whitewater Mens Wheelchair Basketball Team. Boie, who earned a BBA in human resources management in 2014 and is now an academic advisor at the university, last month won a gold medal with Team USA at the Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru, and anticipates playing in the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (UW-Whitewater photo/Craig Schreiner)

Boie brings home the Tokyo gold

Nay Salter, Sports Editor September 26, 2021

Former Warhawk and one time gold medalist John Boie got the amazing opportunity to compete in the 2021 Summer Tokyo Paralympics. He competed in wheelchair basketball along with his peers and had an experience...

UW-Whitewater men’s wheelchair basketball senior Jeromie Meyer #44 passes the ball during
game against Illinois, in November 2019.

Cheering for wheelchair basketball

Devin Ulrich, Sports Editor November 29, 2020

Wheelchair basketball is a prestige sport at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. The sport contains the same amount of contact as able body sports, and it still creates the same type of competitive...

UW-Whitewater womens wheelchair basketball player Lindsey Zurbrugg is shown with the silver medal she received as a member of Team USA at the Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru, in August 2019. She will play as a Warhawk in 2019-20 and hopes to qualify again for Team USA ahead of  the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

Zurbrugg qualifies for Paralympics

Miranda Christensen, Sports Journalist April 20, 2020

The simplest thing can change a person’s life forever. For Lindsey Zurbrugg, a student-athlete at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, it was stretching too far during yoga at a basketball camp when...

Jeromie Meyer takes a 3-point shot early in the first half against Illinois.

Wheelchair Basketball wins big at home tournament

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor December 2, 2019

It was a simple basketball play, a drive and kick to the top of the key. But as the shooter, Jeromie Meyer, took his shot, he clearly rolled over the 3-point line. In able-bodied basketball, the shot would’ve...

John Boie

Yeah Boie! From UW-Whitewater to Team USA

September 12, 2017

UW-Whitewater Services Associate John Boie won gold in the 2017 International Wheelchair Basketball Federation America’s Qualifier in Cali, Columbia, over the summer. The American team was in control...

UW-Whitewater dominant at more than just football

April 2, 2014

April 2, 2014 Commentary by Lucas Wimmer It’s easy for the topic of conversation to go directly to football when talking about UW-Whitewater, and for good reason. The Warhawks have competed in...

Get to know your campus assistants

November 20, 2012

  Campus Assistants are an asset when it comes to bringing in new Warhawks. They give tours to prospective students and are known for walking backward in purple coats. Get to know these four CAs...

A Non-Traditional Life: David Fleming

September 5, 2012
Freshman looks forward to starting school and sports

‘Camp Dreams’ to send students to camps

April 18, 2012

This summer, professor Eric Roche plans to climb Mt. McKinley, the highest mountain in America. Roche said he is “so thankful and excited” to embark on his climb June 22. However, Roche also...

Wheelchair basketball team wins national title

March 13, 2011
They got their revenge. And as a result, they got another national championship. One year after falling to the University of Illinois in the National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament, the UW-Whitewater men's wheelchair basketball team dethroned the Fighting Illini, 66-54, Saturday in the title game at the University of Texas-Arlington.
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