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Warriors end five-game win streak against Minnesota State


October 30, 2013

Sam Thiel/Winonan Entering the weekend, the Winona State University football team was riding a five-game winning streak. Unfortunately, they drew the wrong card for their next opponent, falling to No. 1 Minnesota State 44-10...

Warriors win barnburner as winning streak hits four


October 16, 2013

Sam Thiel/Winonan Chichi Ojika ran for 181 yards, and Warrior defense created a couple of turnovers in the fourth quarter to carry the Winona State University football team to a 45-40 victory over Sioux Falls Saturday. Ojika...

Key plays help Winona State roll to third consecutive victory


October 9, 2013

Sam Thiel/Winonan The Winona State University football team used some key plays in all aspects of its 49-32 victory over Upper Iowa University Saturday in the NSIC South opener for both teams in Winona. Winona State recorded...

Ojika runs through Minot; Warriors cruise to 49-14 victory


October 2, 2013

Sam Thiel/Winonan Winona State University’s Chichi Ojika and Vikings’ Adrian Peterson are similar in two ways: both are talented running backs and wear purple jerseys. Ojika did his best Peterson impersonation Saturday,...

Winona State football falls to St. Cloud State as Nelson makes debut


September 18, 2013

Sam Thiel/Winonan Freshman quarterback Jack Nelson had a strong outing in his collegiate debut, but the Winona State University football team dropped its second game of the season as the Warriors fell to St. Cloud State 29-26...

Winona State student athletes among smartest


January 30, 2013

Danielle Stone/Winonan Student athletes at Winona State University have been recognized as some of the smartest in the country by The Best Colleges. For the sixth semester in a row, Winona athletes have had an average GPA...

Warrior football coach makes transition to Division I Western Illinois


January 23, 2013

Alyssa Griffith/Winonan Winona State University football’s co-offensive coordinator A.J. Blazek has recently made the move to MaComb, Ill., where he’ll join the coaching staff of NCAA Division I Western Illinois. He’ll...

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