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Wheelchair Basketball wins big at home tournament

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 counted for two, but it’s not that simple. This is Wheelchair basketball. Meyer, better known ...

Yeah Boie! From UW-Whitewater to Team USA

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 for most of the America’s Qualifier. In pool play, Team USA easily defeated Mexico, Uraguay and th...

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 eight of the last nine NCAA Division-III championship games, and have won four of the last five. From...

A Non-Traditional Life: David Fleming

September 5, 2012

“I look at every class as ‘this is the class I need to graduate.’” This is the mindset David Fleming, 28, has as he begins his freshman year at UW-Whitewater as a non-traditional student. Fleming, originally from Huffman, Texas, moved to Whitewater in July 2011 with hopes of going to school...

‘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 said he feels some frustration. “It just bothers me to no end that I’m going to be able to do th...

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-Arl...

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