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On to the Next: The ‘Big Dance’ Continues for Men’s Basketball

March 10, 2016

Two weeks ago, there was uncertainty whether the Whitman men’s basketball would even make an appearance in this year’s postseason. Bowing out in the semi-finals of a conference tournament is hardly an ideal way to make a case for a spot in the national tournament, no less instill any kind of fear ...

Patriots take 4th Superbowl over Hawks’ chance to repeat

Dylan Snyder

February 5, 2015

The Patriots certainly know how to make things interesting. The Pats have been to six Superbowls since 2000, and never has the game been decided by more than four points. This year was not unusual for the Patriots as they completed the largest fourth-quarter comeback in Superbowl history to take the...

Women’s Basketball Falls in National Championship

Cole Anderson

March 25, 2014

The Whitman women's basketball team fell to the FDU-Florham Devils in the DIII national title game on Saturday, March 22 with a final score of 80-72, ending a record-breaking season for the Missionaries. Heading into the 2013-2014 season, Whitman's team motto was "paving the road to Steven's Point,...

Women’s Basketball Starts NCAA Tournament With Two Wins

Cole Anderson

March 10, 2014

Whitman 106, Chapman 51 Following a close loss to the Whitworth Pirates in the Northwest Conference Championship, there were doubts whether the previously undefeated, previously no. 1 nationally ranked Missionaries women's basketball team was the real deal. If their Friday night performance in the f...

Women’s Basketball Stumbles in NWC Title Game

Cole Anderson

March 3, 2014

In the final Northwest Conference contest of the season, the Whitman vs. Whitworth rivalry saw another instant classic Saturday night. This time it was for the conference title, and the Pirates finally found a way to best the previously undefeated Whitman women's basketball team, 68-65. It was really...

Game of the Week: NWC Golf Championship tourney

Game of the Week: NWC Golf Championship tourney

Noah Moskat

April 23, 2009

The year's biggest moment has arrived for Whitman's golf teams: where both the stakes and the pressure will reach their highest point. This Saturday and Sunday, April 25 and 26, both squads will participate in their respective Northwest Conference Championship tournaments. Though held on the same dates, the men's and women's championships will take place...

Game of the week: men’s golf competes in first spring tournament

Libby Watkins

March 12, 2009

The Whitman men's golf team has high hopes as they look toward the Pacific Invitational tournament this weekend at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Course in North Plains, Ore. "I am expecting our team to do very well," said sophomore Brian Barton. "Each player has been working hard to improve his own game and...

Game of the week: women’s tennis v. Linfield

Game of the week: women’s tennis v. Linfield

Rachel Hoar

March 5, 2009

Linfield carries a 102-match conference winning streak into their game against Whitman this weekend. Linfield has won the past seven conference championships, and is one of the two undefeated teams this season in the Northwest Conference, the other is Whitworth. "I think it's going to be one of...

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