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Racine’s Mertins added to UW-Whitewater’s 2021-2022 Bowling Roster

The UW-Whitewater bowling team has added Racine native Caitlin Mertins to this season’s roster. Mertins, a graduate of Washington Park High School, will bowl this weekend to kick off the 2021-2022 season at McKendree’s Bearcat Hammer Open starting Friday at St. Clair Bowl in Fairview Heights, IL. The Warhawks are ranked fourth in the National […]

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Mt. Pleasant’s Abel Earns Spot on 2021-22 UW-Whitewater Men’s Swimming, Diving Roster

Joshua Abel, a native of Mt. Pleasant, WI, and graduate of Washington Park High School, will compete for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater men’s swimming and diving team during the 2021-22 season, which begins this Saturday. Abel, a freshman at UW-Whitewater, is majoring in elementary education. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater men’s and women’s swimming and diving […]

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UW-Whitewater Football Announces 2021 Roster; Four Locals Make the Cut

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team took the field for the first time since December of 2019 on Saturday as it began its 127th season. In 2019, Warhawks posted a 13-2 record in 2019, including a 6-1 mark in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, and won a share of their conference-record 37th league championship. UW-W […]

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Burlington’s Klein Earns Spot on 2021 UW-Whitewater Women’s Soccer Roster

Elizabeth Klein, a native of Burlington and graduate of Catholic Central High School, will compete for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater women’s soccer team during the 2021 season, which begins this week. Klein, a sophomore at UW-Whitewater, is majoring in human resource management. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater women’s soccer team heads into its 2021 season, which […]

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Racine’s Mertins Named NTCA All-Academic for UW-Whitewater Bowling

Caitlin Mertins, a native of Racine, WI, and member of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater bowling team, is one of 13 Warhawks who garnered National Tenpin Coaches Association All-Academic accolades, the organization announced last week. The Warhawks were also designated as an All-Academic Team with a team grade point average of 3.370, the No. 43 GPA […]

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Racine’s Ford Earns All-America Honors for UW-Whitewater Men’s Track and Field

Dwayne Ford, a native of Racine, WI, and member of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater men’s track and field team was one of two Warhawks who garnered All-America accolades over the weekend with their performances at the 2021 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Irwin Belk Track in Greensboro, N.C. 2021 NCAA Division […]

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Students perform in joint concert with Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra at UW-Whitewater

The following students performed in the Whitewater Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra Concert. These groups released their final concert of the year in a virtual format on April 30 – Racine, WI: Charlie Shilhavy, who is studying music, played bass – Waterford, WI: Wesley Woitowicz, who is studying music, played bass The Whitewater Symphony Orchestra […]

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Racine’s Mertins Part of National Third-Place Finish for UW-Whitewater Bowling

Caitlin Mertins, a native of Racine, WI, and graduate of Park High School, is a member of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater bowling team, which wrapped up its first appearance in the United States Bowling Congress Intercollegiate Team Championships since 2017 Friday in the semifinals, placing third at the national tournament in Wyoming, Mich. Mertins, a […]

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Racine’s Ford Named Conference Athlete of the Week at UW-Whitewater

WHITEWATER– Dwayne Ford, a native of Racine, WI, and student-athlete at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, was one of seven Warhawks who were named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Kwik Trip Athletes of the Week for their performances from March 22-28. Matt O’Sullivan (Sugar Grove, Ill./Kaneland) of the baseball team is now a three-time WIAC Pitcher of […]

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UW-Whitewater Department of Theatre/Dance Takes on a Digital Medium for “DanceScapes ’21”

WHITEWATER, WI — The following students are part of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Department of Theatre/Dance first-ever digital production of “DanceScapes ’21.” The event debuts at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 30. This year’s concert features work from artistic director and professor Barbara Grubel, award-winning guest artist Li Chiao Ping, faculty members Amy Slater and Piper […]

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Racine’s Gray Jr Named Conference Athlete of the Week for UW-Whitewater Swimming and Diving

WHITEWATER, WI– Simeon Gray Jr, a native of Racine, WI, and freshman on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater men’s swimming and diving team, has been named a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Kwik Trip Athlete of the Week in men’s diving for the second time this season based on his performance during the week of March 1-7, […]

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Cameron Hansen graduates from UW-Whitewater

WHITEWATER, WI– Cameron Hansen from Union Grove, WI, earned a degree from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater at winter commencement on December 19, 2021. Hansen graduated with an Associate of Arts in liberal arts. More than 846 graduates graduated in a virtual ceremony. The graduating class included 61 veterans, 6 international students, and 128 nontraditional undergraduate […]