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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

The start of the MLB season is always surrounded by much fanfare, and this year was no exception. As opening day became opening week and teams capitalized on the increased publicity, baseball fever grasped...

Senior Day a Success for Whitmans Baseball Team

Senior Day a Success for Whitman’s Baseball Team

Tristan Gavin April 29, 2013

After two tough losses in a doubleheader last Saturday, April, 29 against Whitworth University, Whitman Baseball bounced back with a dominating performance in what marked a very successful final home game...

Kinney Produces Wins for Missionary Baseball

Cole Anderson April 18, 2013

With a 12-18 overall record and a 7-13 league record, the Whitman varsity baseball team is having one of its best seasons in recent memory. This could be due to a higher work ethic on and off the field,...

Mariners’ Outlook

Tristan Gavin April 18, 2013

Seattle is a sad sports city. No, it isn't hopelessly doomed to horrendous teams in every sport like Cleveland, but that is precisely what makes me sympathetic to Seattle sports fans. They are hopeful....

Adam Miller Selected as New Director of Admission

Maegan Nelson March 31, 2013

Even as acceptance letters are going out for incoming students, the Office of Admission is undergoing a major transition in leadership. Claremont McKenna College alumnus Adam Miller was recently selected...

John Lee: Varsity Aesthete

John Lee: Varsity Aesthete

Tristan Gavin March 7, 2013

Somewhere between his cleats, mitt, jerseys and schoolwork, Whitman College first-year John Lee finds space on the bus to take his cameras with him on the road to indulge his other passion. Lee is a finesse...

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