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Howell Breaking Records, Twisting Ankles, Lightening Hearts

Howell Breaking Records, Twisting Ankles, Lightening Hearts

Cherokee Washington, Sports Reporter

February 9, 2017

Tim Howell is one of Whitman’s most visible students. Originally from Calabasas, California, Howell has made his mark on the Whitman campus in less than three years. A sociology major and member of the Whitman men’s basketball team, the junior point guard leads the Northwest Conference in scoring...

Season-ending Injury Forces Redefined Leadership Role for Senior Jackson Clough

Photo by Tywen Kelly

February 4, 2016

As the men's basketball season approached in the fall of 2015, there were high expectations for senior guard Jackson Clough, who was predicted to play a vital role in the success of the team's season. What was not predicted however, was that Clough’s contributions would not come from his stellar play...

Jose Cedeno adds fresh perspective for men’s soccer

Jose Coronado, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2015

Born in Manta, a city on the coast of Ecuador, Coach Jose Cedeno left the warm shores of the Pacific when he was 11 years old and moved with his family to Queens, New York. Jose and his family moved to the neighborhood of Woodside, a place full of diversity with many families from Colombia, Mexico, the Domi...

Farewell to the Fall Sports Class of 2016

Alden Glass

November 15, 2015

As the fall seasons come to a close, a number of Whitman athletes have suited up and stepped onto the field of competition for the last time. Seniors on the  men’s and women’s soccer teams, cross country teams and volleyball teams have scored their last goals, won their last races and served their...

Hoffman brings talent, leadership to men’s golf

Photo by Karissa Hampson

Alden Glass

October 22, 2015

In last weekend’s Northwest Conference Men’s Fall Golf Classic, Senior Daniel Hoffman sunk a hole in one on the way to helping the Missionaries fight back after a rough first day of competition. Coach Peter McClure discussed the difficulties of hitting a hole in one and his own experience with...

Freshman Golfer Shiyang Fan Cards School Record 70, Wins Whitman Invitational

Mario Santos-Davidson, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2015

In her second ever collegiate tournament, Shiyang Fan set a school record by scoring a two under par 70 in the first round at the Whitman Women’s Invitational on Sept. 26. She followed that up with a 78 in Sunday’s second round, enough to win by three strokes over sophomore teammate Phoebe Nguyen. With...

Lady Sweets help win World Championships

Alden Glass

September 17, 2015

This past July, two members of the Lady Sweets ultimate Frisbee team represented the United States of America at the World Championships in London. This tournament showcased the best talent from around the world competing for the top prize in Frisbee. Whitman students and Lady Sweets, Arianne Lozano...

Callahan assists men’s basketball in unconventional ways

Kyle Flannery

February 12, 2015

Go to any Whitman Men's basketball game and you will rarely see senior Clay Callahan score, or even shoot for that matter. But what you will see him do are the intangibles, the little things that transcend box scores and the stat sheet. He won't win you the game with a single shot; he will win you the...

Sweets throw their way into offseason

Photo by Nikki Antenucci.

Cole Anderson

November 6, 2014

Though the Ultimate Frisbee season will not start until next semester, the men's and women's Ultimate teams at Whitman are already hard at work prepping for what they hope will be yet another successful season for both programs. With emerging new talent poised to fill voids left by graduating seniors and...

Men’s soccer kicks season into full gear

Men's soccer kicks season into full gear

Cole Anderson

September 18, 2014

After starting their season with two losses in three games on a preseason trip to Virginia, the Whitman men's soccer team rallied to win their final game of the trip. Now with five games down, they are riding a three-game winning streak into conference play. The Missionaries will open their conference...

Sweet’s Revere Makes Junior National Team for Second Time

Sweet's Revere Makes Junior National Team for Second Time

Cole Anderson

April 24, 2014

The Whitman College women's ultimate team is typically never short of at least a couple standouts every year, but with this year's first-year class came a player with an especially rare level of talent. First-year Claire Revere came into Whitman already boasting one junior national team appearance, and this year she made the team once again. Fo...

Mering Wants More Coming Off Historic Win

Mering Wants More Coming Off Historic Win

Sarah Anderegg

April 10, 2014

Only three weeks shy of becoming Whitman College's first national champion in its Division-III history, junior two-time All-American swimmer Karl Mering already has his eye set on his next and final season. "The off season is an extremely important time for swimmers. It's not just about getting...

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