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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Being a NARP around ARPs

Meghan Kearney, board-certified NARP November 9, 2023

My evenings typically begin with my daily trek across Ankeny towards Cleve. The sun is setting, the ducks are quacking and unbeknownst to me, a frisbee comes hurling towards my head with a sweaty player...

Mariners DEI Efforts Unite Fans and Community

Mariners DEI Efforts Unite Fans and Community

Bex Heimbrock and Garrett Schreiber September 21, 2023

It’s Sept. 15, and T-Mobile Park, home of the Mariners, is buzzing with energy. In the packed stadium, fans exchange chants: “Let’s Go Mariners” vs. “Let’s Go Dodgers.” A few minutes...

Clubhouse at Borleske Stadium Puts the All in Baseball

Clubhouse at Borleske Stadium Puts the All in Baseball

Holly VanVoorhis, Campus Life Reporter September 21, 2023

With the return of WhitCity and a rise of student engagement with school sports after COVID, the construction of a new clubhouse in Borleske Stadium offers students and student athletes alike a new...

Contributed by John Lee.

Blues Baseball Shines at Safeco

Mitchell Smith, Editor in Chief March 9, 2017

The pitcher’s mound at Safeco Field in Seattle contains a six inch by two feet slab of white rubber placed exactly 60 feet, six inches from home plate. In the 18 years of Safeco’s existence as the...

Contributed by Gaby Thomas.

Unbeatable: Whitman Teams Seize Three Conference Titles

Ridley Eastland-Fruit, Sports Editor February 16, 2017

It was a breathtaking weekend for Whitman Athletics: men’s and women’s swimming broke records to each win the Northwest Conference Championship, men’s basketball clinched its first NWC title since...

Sports Teams Snowed In

Arie Knops, Staff Reporter February 16, 2017

Though many across campus have expressed extreme annoyance with the seemingly never-ending winter experienced by Walla Walla this year, few have been more frustrated than many of the athletes on our campus....

Illustration by Claire Revere

Seattle Mariners Fall Painfully Short

Quinn Salkind, Sport's Reporter October 5, 2016

As the Major League Baseball season drew to a close, the Seattle Mariners were one game behind securing an American League wildcard spot. In order to make the playoffs for the first time since 2001, the...

Garrett Atkinson. Photo by Matt Banderas, Contributed by Katie Biagi

A Whittie on the Walla Walla Sweets

Quinn Salkind, Sports Writer September 15, 2016

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...

Photo by Natalie Mutter.

Whitman athletics: a fall in review, strong spring to come

December 7, 2015

Whitman Athletics got off to a strong start to the 2015-16 season as seven teams played their fall seasons. Even before the season there was excitement, as the soccer teams got to play with the members...

MLB Season Starts in Dramatic Fashion

Dylan Snyder May 1, 2014
On the field there has been no lack of controversy, from the new replay rules, to injuries, to maturity problems, to illegal substances. The MLB installed new rules to determine out/safe calls and the security of a catch in the field. This seems pretty straightforward, but came under critique when several calls where made when a player dropped the ball when moving it from his gloved to his off hand. The MLB later made a statement to make a more uniform ruling, and concluded that once a player has the ball in his glove it is a completed catch.
Senior Day a Success for Whitmans Baseball Team

Senior Day a Success for Whitman’s Baseball Team

Tristan Gavin April 29, 2013
Whitman beat Whitworth 9-0 in what turned out to be more than just a celebration of its seniors.

Kinney Produces Wins for Missionary Baseball

Cole Anderson April 18, 2013
Behind Interim Head Coach Sean Kinney, baseball has had more success than in over a decade, but with Kinney at the helm there is no telling what the future may hold for the talented Missionaries.
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