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“Together We Can”: Camp teaches Walla Walla youth life lessons through play

Cole Anderson, Sports Editor

September 24, 2015

While the rest of the student body is either back at home or working a job or internship, each summer starting in 2009 the Whitman men's basketball team has extended its collective hand out to the rest of Walla Walla in putting on its "Together We Can" (TWC) basketball camp. This past summer more than...

Preseason trips more than just vacations for varsity athletes

Preseason trips more than just vacations for varsity athletes

Cole Anderson

September 25, 2014

One of the perks of being a varsity athlete at Whitman College is the implicit privilege, or obligation, to travel. Whether it is within the Pacific Northwest or to various places around the globe, it is no doubt that Whitman varsity athletes are well-travelled. Between the Bahamas, England and Hawaii,...

From Sydney to Walla Walla: Chircu’s Journey to Whitman’s Basketball Team

From Sydney to Walla Walla: Chircu’s Journey to Whitman’s Basketball Team

Sarah Debs

January 31, 2013

Phil Chircu is a long way from home, but the Australian Jan-start already has a big presence on campus. Coming from an impressive pre-college basketball career including playing on the Australian Under-14 National team and at the Under-17 world championships, Chircu is now an integral part of the ...

Men’s basketball focuses on National DIII Championship

maddybell

December 8, 2011

With winter break only two weeks away, Whitman's men's basketball is just beginning the league portion of its season. With two battles against George Fox and Lewis & Clark on Dec. 2 and 3, another opportunity began for the Missionaries to achieve their ultimate goal: March, and making the National...

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