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Hanging Up the Boots: Quitting Varsity Soccer

Gareth Jones, Guest Writer
February 23
Filed under SPORTS

After one season with the men’s varsity soccer team, I decided to quit. The winter break that followed my chaotic first semester gave me some space for quiet introspection, during which I reached the conclusion that soccer had introduced far more stress into my life than it had removed. As one would ...

Athletes Grapple with High Rates of Sexual Assault Accusations

Arie Knops, Staff Reporter
February 2
Filed under SPORTS

While many of Whitman's varsity sports teams continue to see outstanding success on the field, concerning off-field behavior has been brought to light as the school continues to see high rates of sexual assault reports against athletes. Varsity athletes represent slightly more than 20 percent of Whi...

Varsity athletes take on the off-season

Sarah Debs
December 7
Filed under SPORTS

While varsity athletes' fall season has come to a close, they are still working hard in the off-season to stay fit and prepare for their next season. Most varsity sports with fall seasons, including cross-country, tennis and volleyball, continue to train. While NCAA regulations prohibit coaches from...

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