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WIAC title race heats up at mid-season mark

WIAC title race heats up at mid-season mark

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

January 29, 2018

In a crucial conference match up, the No.18 UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team (16-3, 6-2) outlasted UW-Eau Claire 61-58 Jan. 27 at Zorn Arena in Eau Claire. Despite UW-W shooting 36.5 percent from the field and being outrebounded 35-24 by the Blugolds, the Warhawks used the turnover margin to...

Women’s Tennis opens WIAC unbeaten

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

September 19, 2017

The UW-Whitewater women’s tennis team won two dual matches in their conference season opener to extend their conference win streak in dual matches to 83. The Warhawks (4-0) defeated the UW-La Crosse Eagles in their first match of the weekend. Then, they defeated UW-Eau Claire in the second match on S...

Men’s team eliminated early

Men’s team eliminated early

March 2, 2016

The Warhawks men’s basketball team had many question marks heading into the season after losing nine players and all five starters from last year’s WIAC championship-winning team. Many questions were answered, but they were not answered early enough as the Warhawks failed to make the postseason ...

Gymnasts start season hot

January 27, 2016

Jan. 27, 2016 By Kali Schmieding The national champion runner-up UW-Whitewater women’s gymnastics team started the WIAC season with a win against UW-Eau Claire, UW- Oshkosh and UW- Stout last Saturday. The  ’Hawks tallied 190.000 points which was the 10th highest score in program meet history. ...

Warhawks bully Blue Devils

November 19, 2015

By Andrea Sidlauskas Nov. 18, 2015 It’s been said to save the best for last, and this past Saturday, that’s exactly what the Warhawk football team did. An explosive start helped the ’Hawks, ranked No. 5 according to, rack up 595 yards of total offense – their highest output of the...

Second Title IX complaint for UW-W: Student files lawsuit against UW-W following assault

November 10, 2015

Compiled by Kimberly Wethal Nov. 11, 2015   The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is facing its second Title IX complaint in 18 months after a sexual assault survivor filed a federal lawsuit in July earlier this year. The information about the most recent federal lawsuit filed with the Departm...

‘Hawks season cut short

'Hawks season cut short

March 4, 2015

March 4, 2015 By Emily Leclair In the second time playing UW-Oshkosh in just seven days, the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team ended its season with a first round WIAC Championship tournament loss to the Titans 66-59. The ’Hawks finished 13-13 overall and 8-8 in conference. “That’s...

Warhawks fly on top of WIAC

Warhawks fly on top of WIAC

March 4, 2015

March 4, 2015 By Paul Bressler The No. 2-ranked UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team will face Defiance College (21-6) in the first round of the NCAA D-III Tournament on March 6 in Kachel Gymnasium at a time to be announced at a later date. The victor will await the outcome of the No. 13-ranked...

‘Hawks go 2-0 on the week

'Hawks go 2-0 on the week

February 18, 2015

Feb. 18, 2015 By Evan Carlin The women’s basketball team came away with a double-digit 64-52 home victory against the UW-Stevens Point Pointers on Feb. 11. ’Hawks junior guard Abbie Reeves had a big performance, tallying 15 while freshman Kate McKay had 11.  This was the second meeting between...

Coach in a league of his own

Coach in a league of his own

February 15, 2015

Feb. 11, 2015 By Emily Leclair Baseball is a game of numbers, and with eight WIAC titles, two NCAA Division III National Championship titles and a lifetime record of 402-128-1 at UW-Whitewater, head baseball coach John Vodenlich has the numbers. Vodenlich, 45, will be the youngest member to be...

Women break three records

Women break three records

February 11, 2015

Feb. 11, 2011 By Joe Walsh The UW-Whitewater women’s swimming and diving team defeated UW-La Crosse in its last meet of the season 145.50-97.50 Feb. 7 in the Williams Center Pool. The meet ended with a bang for the Warhawks by breaking three school records. Sierra Becker broke the diving record...

‘Hawks remain undefeated

'Hawks remain undefeated

February 11, 2015

Feb. 11, 2015 By Andrew Lowe The UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team holds the No. 1 rank in the nation with its 13th straight win against UW-Eau Claire 77-62 on Feb. 7 in Whitewater. The team will head to UW-Stevens Point on Feb. 11 to battle for first place in the WIAC. “We got beat up on...

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