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Blues Baseball Building a Unit Early On

Lucas Thrun

Maegen Martin, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2019

The Whitman Baseball team has been working and improving every day, getting ready for regular season to start. With their field covered in snow, they have been practicing mostly indoors, doing what they can in preparation for season. The Blues participated in the 2019 Cactus Classic in Tucson, Ari...

Blues Baseball Slides into Spring Season

Lennae Starr, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2019

Requiring its athletes to be both explosive and methodical, baseball is quite the sport to master. The Blues baseball team has been preparing for the upcoming season since the beginning of the school year, but each individual player has been prepping for far longer. As Spring draws near and days grow...

Whitman Baseball Optimistic About ’16 Season Despite Slow First Weekend

Photo by Natalie Mutter

February 11, 2016

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...

New coaches bring excitement, perspective to Whitman athletics

Alec Rainsford, Staff reporter

October 28, 2015

An influx of energy and excitement has hit the Whitman College athletic department in recent years. Four new head coaches have taken leadership of their respective programs in the last two years, bringing positive energy and a wealth of experience with them. Kate Robinson (Women’s lacrosse) and Laura ...

Young talent on rise for Whitman baseball

Vela (center) dives for a ball in center field. Photo by John Lee.

Riley Foreman

March 12, 2015

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

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

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

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

Photo by Halley McCormick

Marah Alindogan

February 6, 2014

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...

Spring sports wrap up seasons with big wins, new records

Collage by Jack Lazar

Andrew Hawkins

May 4, 2011

As spring in Walla Walla continues to tentatively unfold, varsity sports this semester have drawn definitively to a close. The men's baseball team recently had its last home game, and the men's and women's golf and tennis teams have all completed their seasons. The Pioneer looks back at the achieveme...

Baseball home games canceled due to rain

Andy Jobanek

March 6, 2009

The four baseball games against Puget Sound scheduled for March 7-8 have been canceled due to chances of rain. Forecasts of wintry conditions with highs in the low 40s, strong gusts of winds and a 50 percent chance of rain led to the decision. The games will be rescheduled for May 1-2. This cancellation...

Baseball team opens conference season this weekend

Whitman Baseball

March 4, 2009

Below are a couple of schedule notes for the games Saturday and Sunday: Saturday, March 7, 2009 University of Puget Sound versus Whitman College at Borleske Stadium (2 9 inning games), 12 p.m. The Missionaries will open their conference schedule against Puget Sound, last year's sixth-place te...

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