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Evan Danowski

Wrestling freshman ready to fight

Kevin Cramer, Assistant Mens Sports Editor November 20, 2022

Evan Danowski is a freshman on the UW-Whitewater Wrestling team. Adjusting to college life is a tough task for anyone, and adjusting to the student-athlete college lifestyle is an even taller task. Despite...

Winter sports wrap-up

Winter sports wrap-up

Parker Rezner, Assistant Lifestyle Editor March 27, 2022

The winter sports season was another successful one for the Warhawks. Both teams and individual athletes were able to advance deep into the rankings of their respective sport, even picking up some national...

Shinhoster eyes NCAA title

Shinhoster eyes NCAA title

Mikey Rottier, Assistant Sports Editor February 13, 2022

Senior Jaritt Shinhoster has been in the sport of wrestling since he was just five-years-old. After performing well at the state meet his senior year of high school he was drawn toward the University of...

The UW-Whitewater wrestling team won in its first match of the 2021 season against
UW-Stevens Point Feb. 5.

Warhawks thrive on mats, in water

Devin Ulrich, Sports Editor February 14, 2021

The wrestling team continued its season this week with important matches against UW Eau Claire, La Crosse and Platteville. The Warhawks gave a dominant performance Feb. 9 in Whitewater defeating the Eau...

UW-Whitewater freshman wrestler Isaiah Mohmed (right) competes during a match against UW-Stevens Point Friday Feb. 5.

Warhawks win on the mat in home opener

Micheal Bose, Journalist February 7, 2021

The UW-Whitewater wrestling team pulled off a huge victory Friday, Feb. 12, defeating UW-Stevens Point by a close margin of 20-18 at the season home opener.  The night started out well for the Warhawks...

Wrestlers remember Willie Myers

Wrestlers remember Willie Myers

Nay Salter, Assistant Sports Editor January 31, 2021

On Tuesday Jan. 12 former coach, mentor, instructor and athletic administrator Willie Myers passed away at the age of 81.  Myers was the head wrestling coach from 1968-2004, he was the Men’s Athletic...

Sophomore on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater wrestling team Dakarai Clay, holds a
wrestling stance for a photo inside the Myers family wrestling gymnasium.

Wrestler ready to shine on the mat

Devin Ulrich, Sports Editor January 31, 2021

Sophomore wrestler Dakarai Clay is ready to hit the mats this winter season. He made a major impact last year already as a freshman for UW-Whitewater's wrestling team winning the team Newcomer of the Year...

UW-Whitewater wrestling team members Jerred Grell (left) and Ryan Vedner participate in a
warm-up drill during a team practice inside the Myers Family Wrestling Gymnasium Nov. 13.

Bright future on the mats

Devin Ulrich, Sports Editor November 15, 2020

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s wrestling team came into the 2020-2021 season with a much different look than last year. The team lost many wrestlers to graduation and now will suit up into the...

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,...

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.

Newman defends title, Tortorice takes third

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...

UW-W’s Big 3 off to Ohio

Augie Spankowski, Staff Reporter February 25, 2018

The UW-Whitewater wrestling team finished in third place this weekend at the NCAA Division III Upper Midwest Regional Tournament, hosted by Augsburg University in Minneapolis, Minn. The Warhawks finished...

Warhawk grapplers wrap up strong regular season

Warhawk grapplers wrap up strong regular season

Augie Spankowski, Staff Reporter February 19, 2018

As the University of UW-Whitewater wrestling team spends the weekend preparing for the NCAA Division III Regional Championships next weekend (February 23-24th), here’s a recap of their successful 2017-18...

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