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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Meet the Most Important Person at Whitman College––The Basketball Team Manager

Meghan Kearney, a top 2 fan and not #2 February 8, 2024

Whitman’s famous D3 Men’s Basketball team has achieved a remarkable increase in viewership, especially considering I now attend the games. There has also been a surge of college applications to Whitman,...

Whitmans Basketball Team works towards NWC Success

Whitman’s Basketball Team works towards NWC Success

Holly VanVoorhis, Campus Life Reporter February 8, 2024

Last week, Whitman’s men’s and women’s basketball teams both played against Whitworth University and Lewis & Clark College. With each win and loss, the teams propelled themselves toward...

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...

Whitman Basketball nears the end of two slam dunk seasons

Whitman Basketball nears the end of two slam dunk seasons

Tenzin Uden, Campus Life Reporter March 2, 2023

Whitman's varsity basketball regular season has come to an exciting close with both the men's and women's teams taking victory in the Northwest Conference (NWC) regular season. The women's team is...

Photo by Chloe Collins.

Intramural basketball takes the courts by storm

Sam Patterson, Campus Life Reporter February 23, 2023

You may have thought that Whitman basketball reached its full potential when both the men’s and women’s teams secured the Northwest Conference title. Think again. The first jump ball of the 2023...

Contributed Photo by John Barry.

Women’s basketball team competes in NCAA Tournament

Jaime Fields, Campus Life Editor March 10, 2022

Last weekend, the Whitman women’s basketball team competed in the NCAA [National Collegiate Athletic Association] Tournament in Texas. Although they beat Whittier College (CA) 62-57 in the first...

Illustration by Lily Buller

48 Minutes: Reflecting on four years of collegiate basketball

Shara Carranza, Podcast Reporter February 10, 2022

On this week’s episode of the Whitman Wire Podcast, reporter Shara Carranza spoke with Kaylie McCracken, a senior co-captain of the women’s basketball team, to hear her thoughts on the season so far...

Womens basketball team 5-0 for the season thus far

Women’s basketball team 5-0 for the season thus far

Jaime Fields, Campus Life Editor December 2, 2021

Juggling life as a student athlete can be difficult, especially with the constant travel. The Whitman women’s basketball team is a prime example of that: so far this season, they’ve played every single...

Whitman men’s basketball welcomes new changes

Tate Cadang, Staff Reporter October 1, 2020

The Whitman basketball team has welcomed new head coach, Coach John Lamanna who is excited to take the helm and get on the court with his new team. Lamanna brings a lot of experience and a history of...

Senior Lily Gustafson high-fives teammates. Photos by James Baker

Women’s basketball takes NWC title

Tate Cadang, Staff Reporter February 20, 2020

The Whitman College women’s varsity basketball team claimed the title of Pacific Northwest Conference champions this past Valentine’s Day, but their work is far from done. Senior Natalie Whitesel...

Photo by Ridley Eastland-Fruit

Photos: Men’s BB Top Schreiner in NCAA Round 1

Ridley Eastland-Fruit, Web Editor March 3, 2018

The 27-1 Whitman Blues men's basketball team glided past visiting Schreiner University 87-77 in NCAA Round 1 action Friday night. The Blues, ranked #1 all season in the D3hoops.com rankings, will face...

Photo by Tywen Kelly

Deep Summer

Andrew Schwartz, Feature Editor September 7, 2017
You know about the doldrums.
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