UW-Whitewater News

  • Wrapup: UWW gets a W; Ithaca gets new coach his first
    September 16, 2017
    UW-Whitewater avoided a third consecutive fourth-quarter horror show, while Dan Swanstrom got his first win as Ithaca head coach and a long losing streak was snapped. Plus, the double field-goal kick and much more in Saturday's roundup.
  • This season signifies one last shot at Salem
    August 31, 2017
    If you've never been to Salem for the Stagg Bowl, 2017 will be your last chance, at least for a while. For those who have their eyes on this prize, Adam Turer talks with those who have made that trip before, in this season's first Around the Nation column.
  • On the road from Whitewater
    August 19, 2017
    D3football.com's weekend on the road continues as the Warhawks dressed out for their scrimmage. Questions about offense and defense and leadership were the story in Whitewater, Wis. Check out the latest dispatch from the road.
  • Feeling at home and healthy at Whitewater
    November 29, 2016
    Drew Patterson's family legacy drew him to UW-Whitewater, after a one-year detour. He and several key teammates are getting healthy at just the right time for the surging Warhawks. Josh Smith has more in a Road to Salem feature.
  • Mount survives; JCU advances; Wheaton eliminates archrival
    November 26, 2016
    The Purple Raiders returned to the quarterfinals by pitching a second-half shutout, while the Blue Streaks moved on in two overtimes and the Cru rolled in the rematch. More from the playoff's second round.
  • Gagliardi Trophy semifinalists announced
    November 21, 2016
    Many were nominated, but only 10 get to the semifinal stage. Who are they? Read up on the players, then cast your fan ballot for the top overall student-athlete in Division III football.
  • UW-Whitewater Finishes Unbeaten Regular Season
    November 12, 2016
    The No. 2 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team scored 24 unanswered points in the second half to clinch the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title outright Saturday in a 34-16 victory at UW-Stout.
  • Handling the political football
    October 20, 2016
    A summer on Capitol Hill, an internship at a national convention, or a spring abroad at an embassy can shed light on how much work goes on beyond the commercials and 24-hour cable news. The preparation, teamwork, and sacrifice these D-III football players observed isn’t so different from a football season.
  • Top 25: N.Central rings bell; UMHB cruises; Warhawks battle
    October 15, 2016
    The Little Brass Bell took a short drive to the south, Blake Jackson had a big day for the Cru, UWW's defense bent but didn't break at La Crosse and Utica found some more magic against ranked teams. More in Saturday's Top 25 roundup.
  • Top 25: UWW wins late; Tommies survive
    October 08, 2016
    Drew Patterson bounced and picked his way to a TD with 55 seconds left to lift No. 2 UW-Whitewater past No. 5 UW-Oshkosh, while Concordia-Moorhead ran the hook and ladder to perfection but No. 4 St. Thomas wasn't done. More in Saturday's Top 25 roundup.
  • Top 25: UWW wins WIAC clash; Central, Huntingdon fall
    October 01, 2016
    No. 2 UW-Whitewater came away with the road win at No. 8 UW-Platteville, while Dubuque ruined Central's unbeaten record, Huntingdon fell on the road and Hobart survived. More in Saturday's Top 25 roundup.
  • No. 2 UW-Whitewater Downs UW-Platteville on Late Scoring Drive
    October 01, 2016
    The No. 2 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater retained the Miner’s Axe for the 12th consecutive season Saturday with a come-from-behind 30-24 victory over eighth-ranked UW-Platteville in the 22nd annual George Chryst Bowl and the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opener for both teams.
  • Top 25: Tommies' run continues; Witt tops Wabash
    September 24, 2016
    St. Thomas didn't need its All-America running back on Saturday to beat its archrival, UW-Whitewater downed the NAIA's No. 2 team and Wittenberg knocked off Wabash. More in Saturday's Top 25 roundup.
  • No. 2 UW-Whitewater outlasts NAIA No. 2 Morningside
    September 24, 2016
    The No. 2 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team posted its 27th consecutive win at Perkins Stadium Saturday with a 35-21 triumph over Morningside (Iowa), the No. 2 ranked team in the NAIA.
  • How we rank them: The D3football.com preseason poll
    July 19, 2016
    Win a few Stagg Bowls, and your preseason prognostications can withstand the loss of 15 of your 22 starters. Check out where the Purple Powers fall, as well as the entire D3football.com preseason Top 25 poll.
  • UW-Whitewater Football Releases 2016 Schedule
    February 12, 2016
    The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team has announced its 2016 schedule.
  • Whitewater enters offseason one game short of Salem
    December 13, 2015
    This year, UW-Whitewater's road to Salem went through Alliance and came to a stop, with the Warhawks falling to Mount Union for the first time since 2008. Ryan Tipps has more on the end of the 2015 Warhawks season.
  • Another Warhawk in the offensive arsenal
    December 07, 2015
    Marcus Hudson has developed a repertoire with quarterback Chris Nelson. The junior duo complement UWW's rushing attack and have been making big plays when the Warhawks need them the most. Their confidence is high heading into the biggest game of the season. Josh Smith has more in a Road to Salem feature.
  • Purple powers set up semifinal rematches
    December 05, 2015
    Mount Union and UW-Whitewater won their quarterfinals in different fashions, setting up the first postseason meeting between the two teams not on Salem's neutral field. Meantime, Linfield won at the gun and St. Thomas cruised.
  • Warhawks Win Thriller at UW-Oshkosh, Advance to NCAA Semifinals
    December 05, 2015
    OSHKOSH – The No. 5 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team stopped a two-point conversion late in the fourth quarter and made another defensive stop in the final minutes Saturday to hold on for a 31-29 victory over third-ranked UW-Oshkosh in a thrilling NCAA Division III Playoffs quarterfinal match-up at J.J. Keller Field at Titan Stadium.
  • Big First Half Sends Warhawks to National Quarterfinals
    November 28, 2015
    The No. 5 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team scored all of its points in the first half and made four fourth-down stops defensively in the second Saturday to defeat sixth-ranked Wheaton (Ill.) 31-17 in the second round of the NCAA Division III Playoffs at McCully Stadium in Wheaton, Ill.
  • Ratliffe a workhorse for Warhawks
    November 23, 2015
    UW-Whitewater's offense is built for November and December. Playing in the season's first snowfall, Jordan Ratliffe rushed for 159 first half yards, continuing to embody the Warhawks' ethos of pounding the rock. Josh Smith has more in a Road to Salem feature.
  • ONU gets round's first road W; WIAC, Wheaton advance
    November 21, 2015
    Ohio Northern rallied from a 16-0 halftime deficit for the only close game in the UW-Oshkosh bracket, while the other top seeds all advanced.
  • No. 5 UW-Whitewater Shuts Out St. Norbert, Moves to Second Round of NCAAs
    November 21, 2015
    The No. 5 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team combined a punishing rushing attack with an opportunistic defense Saturday for a 48-0 victory over St. Norbert in the first round of the NCAA Division III Playoffs on a snowy Perkins Stadium turf.
  • Former Warhawk Trey Bell Continues Fight Against Cancer
    November 11, 2015
    Trey Bell, an All-American and two-time all-conference defensive back for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team from 2000-04, is in a fight much greater than anything he ever experienced on the gridiron.
  • No. 6 Football Downs UW-River Falls
    November 07, 2015
    The No. 6 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team totaled 494 yards of offense and made several timely defensive stops Saturday in a 42-6 victory at UW-River Falls in a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference contest in River Falls, Wis.
  • No. 7 UW-Whitewater Rolls on Homecoming Saturday
    October 31, 2015
    The No. 7 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team was strong in all three phases of the game Saturday in a 63-0 victory over UW-Eau Claire in a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference match-up on a soggy day at Perkins Stadium.
  • Fast Start Helps No. 6 UW-Whitewater Down UW-Stevens Point
    October 24, 2015
    The No. 6 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team surged to a 21-point lead and recorded a clutch fourth-quarter drive Saturday to defeat UW-Stevens Point 35-27 in a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference affair at Goerke Park in Stevens Point.
  • Blanchard, Bailey catch on with new NFL clubs
    October 23, 2015
    UW-Whitewater alumnus Matt Blanchard and Rasheed Bailey of Delaware Valley each had strong training camps with their respective teams but failed to make the roster. Now each has signed with practice squads elsewhere.
  • No. 6 UW-Whitewater Downs UW-La Crosse
    October 17, 2015
    The No. 6 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team bounced back from its first loss in nearly three years Friday night, defeating UW-La Crosse 30-12 in a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference contest under the lights at Perkins Stadium.
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