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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...

Women’s Tennis wins 11th straight WIAC Championship

Women's Tennis wins 11th straight WIAC Championship

Joe Byers, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2018

The UW-Whitewater women’s tennis team defeated UW-Oshkosh and UW-Eau Claire April 29 to win the WIAC Tournament and finish the season with an undefeated conference record. The match was also the last home outing for the six seniors on the team. Head coach Frank Barnes emphasized the impact that the se...

‘Hawks’ plan works at Drake track meet

'Hawks' plan works at Drake track meet

Cal Steed, Sports Reporter

April 30, 2018

The UW-Whitewater track and field team recorded eight first place finishes at the Drake Alternative Meet held in Whitewater on Saturday. DuVaun Goodlow placed first in the high jump with a height of 6-11.00. In the men’s long jump, Matt Green placed in first with a distance of 22-07:75. Parker Witt ran th...

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...

Softball drops first WIAC game of season

Softball drops first WIAC game of season

Tyler Job, Sports Reporter

April 23, 2018

The UW-Whitewater softball team continued to roll past its competition this past week, going 3-1 against WIAC foes UW-Platteville and UW-River Falls. All four games were contested on the road, even though the Warhawks’ games against UW-RF were technically at home. That doubleheader was moved to...

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...

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...

UW-W football releases 2018 schedule

UW-W football releases 2018 schedule

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

April 8, 2018

After starting off the 2017 season with three straight road games the 2018 UW-W football schedule features a more balanced set of five home games and five road games, including two home games versus teams that defeated the Warhawks in the 2017 season. “We’re excited, obviously we love playing at [Perkin’s Sta...

Baseball ready to hit off new season


Senior outfielder Brett Krause hit for .382 last season to go along with two home runs, 31 RBIs, 12 stolen bases and a .988 fielding percentage.

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

March 18, 2018

After posting a 36-9 record and a sweep of the WIAC tournaments last season, the UW-Whitewater baseball team looks to build upon that success in their 2018 campaign. On the mound, the Warhawks will be led by their two All-Americans, seniors Austin Jones and Heath Renz. Last season, Jones posted an 8-3...

Senior flexes out another national title

Senior flexes out another national title

Augie Spankowski, Senior Sports Reporter

March 18, 2018

Senior Jordan Newman finished off his UW-Whitewater wrestling career just like he did last year – on top. Newman became just the second wrestler in program history to win back-to-back national titles, defeating No. 3 ranked Tyler Lutes of Wartburg (Iowa) in the 184-pound division. It was the perfect...

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