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Blues Baseball and Green Dot Team up to Raise Awareness

Ridley Eastland-Fruit, Sports Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under SPORTS

It was a win all-around Thursday afternoon as the Green Dot Advocates teamed up with Whitman baseball to use the afternoon's ballgame as a platform for increasing community awareness and knowledge of Whitman's Green Dot program. Headed by Barbara Maxwell, Green Dot is an effort to create a ...

A Whittie on the Walla Walla Sweets

A Whittie on the Walla Walla Sweets

Quinn Salkind, Sports Writer
September 15, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

As he finished up his Junior year, Garrett Atkinson (’17) went into the summer preparing for a business internship with the Walla Walla Sweets Baseball Club. What he did not expect was to be playing for the team himself. As it turned out, the Sweets were in need of left handed pitchers at the start...

Whitman Baseball Optimistic About ’16 Season Despite Slow First Weekend

Whitman Baseball Optimistic About ’16 Season Despite Slow First Weekend

February 11, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS, Varsity Sports

The Whitman Baseball team has played its first games of the 2016 season. Despite not being able to come away from the weekend with a win, the program is optimistic about the season. This season is very different from the last several. Most notably, they have an entirely new coaching staff, starting...

Young talent on rise for Whitman baseball

Young talent on rise for Whitman baseball

Riley Foreman
March 12, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS, Varsity Sports

Although the Whitman Baseball Team might still be trying to hit its stride, it's certainly not all doom and gloom for the young squad. The program recently secured its first regular season win and glimpsed the star potential of one of its many first years. Meet Whitman's silver lining, Adrian Vela,...

Baseball Looks To Build On Last Season’s Success

Cole Anderson
January 29, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Front Page Slideshow, SPORTS, Sports Highlight, Varsity Sports

This article was authored by Riley Foreman. The temperatures outside may not reflect it, but the Whitman baseball team has spring fever. The clubhouse impatiently waits for the opportunity to post a consecutive winning record and build on their seventh-place conference finish last season. To repeat...

Baseball Seniors Reflect on Past, Show Optimism about Future

Baseball Seniors Reflect on Past, Show Optimism about Future

Cole Anderson
April 17, 2014
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Sports Highlight, Varsity Sports

The Whitman College baseball team has come further and amassed more wins in the last two seasons than any Whitman baseball team in the last 40 years. Recording 16 total wins last season was the winningest season for Whitman baseball since 1975, and this season they have already surpassed that tally and h...

Moyes’s Hard Work, Focus Pay Off

Moyes’s Hard Work, Focus Pay Off

Cole Anderson
March 6, 2014
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Sports Highlight, Varsity Sports

For many college athletes, the senior year season is a bittersweet experience. It is the culmination of four years of hard work and, for those athletes who will not play after college, the product of years of experience. Seniors will have seen the ups and downs of a program, and ideally their final s...

Baseball Looks to Take Next Step Towards Contention

Baseball Looks to Take Next Step Towards Contention

Marah Alindogan
February 6, 2014
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Sports Highlight

Together as one––from the field to the dugout these three simple words form the motto driving the Whitman baseball team day in and day out. Coming off the best season in the school's history since 1975, this year's team looks to build on their recent success. The team will rely on veteran leader...

Kinney back for second season

Kinney back for second season

Cole Anderson
September 12, 2013
Filed under SPORTS

With several months to go before the season rolls around, Whitman baseball is already looking toward the spring and preparing for what it will entail. Head Coach Sean Kinney met with his players and coaching staff last week to establish goals for the season. Some were personal but most were team-oriented,...

Grateful Norovirus Apologizes for What It Did to Whitman Baseball Team

Matt Raymond
March 7, 2013
Filed under Humor

As the Whitman Missionaries baseball bus sped back from Caldwell, Idaho like a potato in a slingshot, catcher Mack Harden '15 looked behind him and laughed as yet another one of his teammates doubled over and began vomiting. "Back of the bus!" he jeered without mercy, pointing towards the quarantine...

Baseball Team Faces Adversity in Idaho

Cole Anderson
February 25, 2013
Filed under SPORTS

As players reflected back on the Missionary baseball team's four-game series this past weekend in Caldwell, Idaho, battling adversity was the main theme. Following an untimely bye week, in only the second week of a long season, the team traveled to the College of Idaho for two doubleheaders. In a...

Same article, Same Team, Different Ballgame

Tristan Gavin
February 9, 2013
Filed under I Didn't Bother to Pick My Category

Every spring, it seems, The Pioneer writes the same article about the baseball team. Year after year, the baseball preview promises improvement, and year after year the team finishes another season with the same disappointing results. As a newly hired Sports Editor, I was very aware of this trend, b...

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