Royal Purple

Warhawk softball flies south for spring

Warhawk softball flies south for spring

Calahan Steed, Sports Reporter

March 18, 2018

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

Senior Jordan Newman defeated No.3 seeded Tyler Lutes of Wartburg 9-1 major decision to go back-to-back as the nation’s 184- pound National Champion. Newman went 4-0 in his championship run over the weekend. Photo is from the WIAC Championships.

March 13, 2018

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...

Three’s company for All-WIAC

The senior trio of Brooke Trewyn, Malia Smith and Andrea Meinert (left-to-right) were all named first-team All-WIAC for the women’s basketball team.

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

March 5, 2018

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...

Last chance to make the dance

Last chance to make the dance

Calahan Steed, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2018

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

Junior forward Olivia Freckmann embraces a teammate after the women’s basketball team was defeated by Gustavus Adolphus in the second round of the NCAA Division III Tournament. Freckmann finished the game with 12 points and five rebounds.

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

March 5, 2018

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...

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

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

Teammates senior guards Brooke Trewyn, Malia Smith and senior forward Andrea Meinert embrace after pulling out a win over the UW-Oshkosh Titans on Feb. 24 to clinch the WIAC championship title for the first time in program history. When the three started their UW-W basketball in the 2014-15 season, the team had a record of 13-13. The win propels them to the NCAA D-III tournament. The team’s seeding was not released by press time.

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

February 26, 2018

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 ride eight straight wins into WIAC tourney

UW-W ride eight straight wins into WIAC tourney

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

February 19, 2018

The No.14 UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team extended its win streak to eight games with a 61-50 victory over UW- La Crosse Feb.17 at Mitchell Hall in La Crosse. The Warhawks (22-3) used a stingy second half defensive effort to pull away from the Eagles. The team allowed 20 second-half points, w...

Fourth straight game slips away from UW-W

Fourth straight game slips away from UW-W

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

February 19, 2018

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...

Suffocating defense leaves Devils blue

Suffocating defense leaves Devils blue

Zach Semancik, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2018

The No. 22 Warhawks’ women’s basketball team shot 25.3 percent better than the season average from beyond the arc to cruise to a 42 point home-victory over last-placed UW-Stout. The Warhawks got off to an early lead in the match up, finding themselves up 20-13 at the end of the first quarter,...

Founded 1901
WIAC