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Men’s tennis brings the heat

September 27, 2006
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by Caitlin Tortorici If you think your weekend was intense, picture spending up to 12 hours a day running around on a tennis court. On Friday, Sept. 22, the men's Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Northwest Regional Championship tennis tournament kicked off, keeping players on the court from...

Rough start for women’s soccer

September 20, 2006
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by Andrew Hookom The women's soccer team had a disappointing start to Northwest Conference play this weekend, losing twice. After a hard-fought 0-1 match against second-ranked Willamette Saturday, the Missionaries were soundly beaten 1-4 by last-ranked George Fox on Sunday. "This is obviously not the way ...

Men’s soccer ties Willamette University 0-0

September 20, 2006
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by Marcus Koontz Despite running into double overtime at home against Willamette University, the Whitman men's soccer team still came up scoreless Saturday and ended the final 10 minute overtime period tied. "[The team] just couldn't put the ball in the net," said #30 Brett Axelrod, goalkeeper. All ...

Volleyball copes with decreased team size

September 13, 2006
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by Sarah Golden As the 2006 volleyball season begins, Whitman is finding its team to be smaller. Two players, junior Hayley Hillman and freshman Helen Peros, have decided to stop playing. "It just ended up being too big of a time commitment," said Peros, who wants to be more involved with activities ...

IM sports commence

September 13, 2006
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by Andrew Hookom Whitman intramural (IM) football kicks off another season of play next weekend, leading in a new year of offerings from one of the top IM sports programs in the country. Team registration forms for all divisions of football were due Thursday, Sep. 14 and, as some teams began train...

Women’s soccer defeats Northern Idaho

September 13, 2006
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by Katie Collier After a tough 1-4 loss to Northwest Nazerene University on Thursday, the Whitman women's soccer team found rejuvenation on Sunday in a polished 2-0 victory over North Idaho College. "Thursday's game was rough and we made a lot of little mistakes, but today we were able to tighten u...

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